31 May 2013

Infographic: How To Negotiate For A Higher Salary

With the cost of living constantly on the rise, it won’t hurt to have some extra money in the pocket—but how do you negotiate for a higher salary from your boss?

According to an infographic by Grad School Hub, it said that you should always “plan your approach” by knowing your job description and your company’s compensation policies. It also won’t hurt to know how much others in your line of work are making as well.

Another important step is to stand out and get noticed—in order for you to get that salary rise that you so deserve, you would have to speak up, ask questions and don’t let good opportunities pass you by.

Lastly, it also points out that you should always take the initiative to ask for a higher salary as companies rarely give out automatic pay increments.

For more information, check out the infographic below:

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[via Grad School Hub]