How to Negotiate Salary: 37 Tips You Need to Know - Deepstash
Pick the Top of the Range

As you’re doing your research, you’ll likely come up with a range that represents your market value. It can be tempting to ask for something in the middle of the range, but instead...

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How to Negotiate Salary: 37 Tips You Need to Know

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Put Your Number Out First

The anchor—or the first number put on the table—is the most important in negotiation, since it’s what the rest of the conversation is based off of. If it’s too low...

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Stay Positive, Not Pushy

Negotiation may be scary, but you should always keep the conversation on a positive note: "I really enjoy working here and find my projects very challenging. In the last year, I’ve...

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Consider Other Options

If your boss (or the hiring manager) really, really won’t budge? Try negotiating for flex time, more vacation time, a better title, or plum projects and assignments.

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Be Willing to Walk Away

When considering your numbers, you should also come up with a “walk away point”—a final offer that’s so low that you have to turn it down. This could be based on financial need, ma...

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