“How much vacation time do I get?”
- Dress appropriately; Really? You have to tell them this. Don’t wear a suit to a job interview for janitor.
- Don’t show up drunk. I actually interviewed after a guy who did this!
- Don’t ask if the employer is flexible on when you show up and leave the job. Yep, Liberals do ask this question of jobs that require punctuality.
- Don’t ask if there is a place to take a nap. Yes there is…at your home!
“Salary negotiations are like any other type of negotiations — except the words you use can be extremely powerful, since there is a personal aspect to the discussion,” says HR expert Steve Kane. “The negotiation is not over the worth and price of an inanimate object, but rather the value of you to some enterprise.”Here are 15 words and phrases that may hurt more than they’ll help in a salary negotiation:“I accept [the first offer].”Remember: This is a negotiation, so be careful not to end it before it has even had a chance to start, says Ryan Kahn, a career coach, founder of The Hired Group, and author of “Hired! The Guide for the Recent Grad.”“I’m looking for X.”Never throw out the first number. “You want to leave room for discussion,” says Lynn Taylor, author of “ Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job.”Kahn agrees. “A good negotiation strategy is to let the employer offer the first number. That puts you in a position to see the number they are offering and gives you the opportunity to negotiate it up from there.”
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