How Job Seekers Negotiate For A Higher Salary

Published: Aug 17, 2017

Although job seekers are often reluctant to ask for more money when negotiating a salary for a new position, Jobvite’s Job Seeker Nation 2017 Report find that those who do ask for more money are often successful. While only 29% of job seekers reported feeling comfortable negotiating for more, of those who did negotiate, 84% were successful in obtaining a higher salary, the report found. Further, a fifth of those who took the time to negotiate a higher salary were paid 11% to 20% more.

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