When you think about what is included in a job offer, do you think just about salary, paid time off and medical benefits? There are many other components to a job offer. Here are 10 questions to ask before accepting a job.
Would you be willing to leave $1 million to $1.5 million on the table in lost salary earnings over the course of your career? If you aren't negotiating your salary at the onset, chances are, you already are. It's time to change the trend and take some of that money back.
Negotiate in person whenever possible. Once you get to the salary discussion, the employer has decided she wants to hire you. Nevertheless, if you’re sitting in front of her, says Cohen, “there’s more of a commitment.” It’s a lot easier to get someone off the phone than to dismiss a prospective employee from your office.