The IT Career Builder's Toolkit, Chapter 15: Salary Negotiations and Employment Agreements
- 15. Salary Negotiations and Employment Agreements
- Start Early
- Know What You Want
- Understand the Employer’s Perspective
- Be Creative
- Be Firm
- Your Worth to the Company
- Negotiations Never Fail
- Be Flexible
- Employment Agreements
- Actions & Ideas
Chapter 15. Salary Negotiations and Employment Agreements
Well, it has happened. A company is preparing to offer a position. You developed and utilized various elements of your toolkit to get to this point. Your résumé and cover letter were brilliant, your interviews were scintillating, and your follow-up and professional networking were perfect!
Now the employer is starting to press the envelope. The company has expressed interest, and it is time to start negotiating your compensation program. Wait!
Salary negotiations, employment agreements, and performance contracts are critical elements to your overall career success. They can help lay the groundwork for future growth within a company.