Salary Negotiations

One of the most common negotiation scenarios many bargainers will face during one’s career is that of negotiating for a higher salary or better compensation. These articles focus on the effective negotiation tactics employed by negotiators who advocate on behalf of themselves or others to secure higher salaries or more competitive employment benefits.

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Salary Negotiation: How to Ask for a Higher Salary

PON Staff   •  07/22/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

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For a new employee, salary negotiation skills can be the most important and the most intimidating, but the most important, of difficult conversations to have at the beginning of your career. A new employee, successfully negotiating a salary offer up by $5,000 could make a huge difference over the course of her career. … Read More 

Compensation Negotiation Tips: Lessons from Broadway

PON Staff   •  07/19/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

Compensation Negotiation Tips: Lessons from Broadway

Compensation negotiation tips often revolve around encouraging job candidates to ask for a higher salary and teaching them how to frame their salary requests. But negotiators who take a broader approach to evaluating a job offer may be able to set themselves up for much greater long-term earnings. A negotiation initiated by the original cast … Read More 

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary

PON Staff   •  07/06/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

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When considering how to negotiate a higher salary, job candidates often focus on back-and-forth haggling strategies. But it’s at least as important to think about our broader goals, the type of organization we’d be joining, and the best way to frame an offer. The following advice on how to bargain salary should set you up … Read More 

Negotiators: Resist Vividness Bias in Negotiations

PON Staff   •  06/29/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

vividness bias

Vividness bias is the tendency to overweight the vivid and prestigious attributes of a decision, such as salary or an employer’s status, and underweight less impressive issues, such as location or rapport with colleagues. Let’s talk about a clear vividness bias example from 2015 in Major League Baseball.

For the New York Mets, it was hard … Read More 

Why Great Negotiators Earn More Money

Katie Shonk   •  06/29/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

Great Negotiators

What’s the best way to claim more money in a negotiation? Many professional negotiators would recommend hard-bargaining tactics, such as asking the other party to disclose their bottom line, standing firm on price, and threatening to walk away. But truly great negotiators recognize that using haggling strategies alone may leave significant money on the table. … Read More 

Job Offer Negotiation Tips During the Pandemic

Katie Shonk   •  01/18/2021   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

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Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, many jobseekers have concluded that if they are lucky enough to be offered a good job in a tight market, they lack the power needed to negotiate better employment terms. In fact, a silver lining of the crisis is that it has created new opportunities to negotiate. With the coronavirus throwing … Read More 

Asking for More in Salary Negotiation: When Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Aniston Spoke Out

Katie Shonk   •  12/07/2020   •  Filed in Salary Negotiations

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“We’re very much a sexist society,” actress Jennifer Aniston said in back in 2015 in an interview with the New York Times, addressing not just the constant questions she faces about marriage and children, but about recent revelations of pay discrimination and salary negotiation in Hollywood.

“Women are still not paid as much as men,” Aniston … Read More 

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