Chapter 27

Negotiating the offer

Congratulations! You’ve got a job offer on the table.

In many cases an employer will make a straightforward offer and you will be inclined to accept it without question; however, there will be occasions when you may wish to negotiate the precise details of their offer. If you’re unprepared, this can be a difficult stage to handle. If you’ve done your research and thought the matter through, your end goal is now very much in sight.

The package

There’s a reason this chapter is called negotiating the offer and not negotiating your salary. That’s because, depending on your circumstances, there could be a whole horde of other factors you need to take into account besides just your salary.

  • Cash: bonuses; profit ...

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