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Salary Negotiations in Tough Times

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

Forbes.com just ran a piece on how to negotiate during this recession, and I’m happy to say I’ve been quoted in it. Take a look at it for some quick tips on why you should negotiate even (especially!) in this tough job market.

The bottom line is: negotiation is a part of any job offer, no matter what state the economy is in. Don’t jump to accept the very first offer that comes your way without negotiating your terms. Getting a job offer is NOT your ultimate goal; your goal is to accept a job that you’ll love, that will fit into your long-term career plan, and give you the salary that you deserve.

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Ford R. Myers is an award-winning career coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. He is author of the best-seller, Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring. Ford’s firm helps clients take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve! He has held senior consulting positions at three of the nation’s largest career service firms. Ford’s articles have appeared in thousands of publications and web sites, and he has been interviewed on every major television and radio network. Ford has also conducted presentations at hundreds of companies, associations and universities. Learn more at https://careerpotential.com.

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