Don't Forget That Even in This Job Market, You Can Still Negotiate a Job Offer

On The Job

It's time to negotiate. Now, some people may think that there's no room for negotiation in this job market. But if you get an offer you believe could use some improvement, it's time to move onto negotiation. What are some other things to consider when negotiating a job offer?

Can a Crisis Revive Your Reputation?

On The Job

Dodd obviously had to be in on these negotiations because of his job, but he clearly put himself out there to deal with a very controversial idea.

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Would You Rather Have Your Pinky Toe Cut Off?

On The Job

Having gotten a bit carsick on the way to the game, he was negotiating getting a hotel room and staying the night. My son, still in negotiation mode, said: "How about if we play 'which would you rather?'"

2008 130

How to Survive When Your Company's Ship Sinks

On The Job

Keep in mind that if you get a job offer, you can usually negotiate a bit on the salary and benefits. * Is there any more disturbing site than watching employees cart their belongings in a cardboard box out of a failed company?

2008 130

Juggling Multiple Tasks, Bosses

On The Job

The key, they say, is being able to negotiate and debate with others so that it is clear to everyone what the priorities must be and what you have going on. By keeping a clear picture, you can see what deadlines need to be negotiated, and what tasks need to be delegated. Remember, your hesitancy to negotiate the work load is what enslaves you. It’s no secret that many of us are doing twice -- if not three or four times -- the amount of work we were doing a few years ago.

2008 109

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

Negotiate for other compensation/benefits. In this economy, it can be difficult to negotiate when employers are cutting back not only salaries, but positions. If you were offered a job you really wanted, would you be willing to accept less money than what you expected? That's the question many people are facing these days, even in those positions that were in such high demand they were supposedly bulletproof.

2008 100

Is it ever OK to tell someone how much you make?

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was told they do not give the salary range out, but that it was something potential employees negotiated with them when an offer was made. Someone asked me the other day what my salary was. I was taken aback. Then she proceeded to tell me how much she earned. I was even more surprised at that. What bothered me the most however was learning she was making more than I was for the same job. Years ago we were taught never to reveal our salary.

2008 100

Difficult Working Relationships

Laughing all the Way to Work

The relationship is very important to them The compromiser wants negotiation and compromise. I have often joked with my co-workers that this world would be an easier place to live in if it weren’t for the people. People can be difficult at times. I can be difficult at times. I heard a speaker say that the way you handle conflict depends on your experiences and I believe that is true. Managing conflict with limited knowledge and skill in that area will most likely not result in success.

2008 100

Body Language Speaks Volumes

On The Job

Researchers have found that when negotiations are going well, participants unbuttoned their coats, uncrossed their legs, sat forward in chairs, and moved closer to the other side of the table. It’s one of those awkward situations we’ve all found ourselves in: we’re standing around at a company function, and all of a sudden the top brass shows up and heads our way. Suddenly we don’t know what to do with our arms.

2008 100

Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 24, 2007 There are two ways to get better payment terms from your suppliers – make sure you know what the pricing is and negotiate the payment terms last, without warning. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 24, 2007 There are two ways to get better payment terms from your suppliers – make sure you know what the pricing is and negotiate the payment terms last, without warning. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 182

Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

Youd be amazed of how well it works and helps you negotiate the only thing that you really can negotiate - time! Home About Me Advertise Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss? By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Filed Under: Organize A re you afraid to talk to your boss about your workload - if you really do feel stressed about the workload that you have? Try using the "Compliment Sandwich" method.

2007 100

Surviving Redundancy

Practically Perfect PA

I got through it and most people do but I also know if I could go back to 2008 when it was happening I wish I had done a little bit more to protect myself, been a little bit more selfish and also reached the best possible outcome for me! Pin It.

2012 211

Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development is Important but Few Plan to Invest in Them

Office Dynamics

Although few respondents expect to invest in soft skills training, the results show a greater emphasis on this area than in 2008 , when only 8 percent of CFOs planned to support interpersonal skills development.

2013 192

Dealing With Unreasonable Requests

Professional Assistant Blog

Negotiating Time If the person persists on bothering you, one thing that you can always negotiate is time. Home About Me Advertise Dealing With Unreasonable Requests By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 08, 2009 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity Y ou receive an e-mail , among the many others that you receive each and every day. Your colleague or boss calls or comes up to you exactly 2 minutes later and asks if youve read it.

2009 109

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

In this economy, every price is negotiable. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

2010 225

Top 5 Basic Advertising Tips

The Small Business Blog

Frank Said on March 21st, 2010 at 9:58 pm Another tip is to align your advertising activity with your public relations activity and if you can, negotiate a review of your product or editorial alongside your advertise campaign. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 164

How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business.

The Small Business Blog

Get better payment terms by negotiation. It’s obviously fine to try and negotiate payment terms, but I think that deliberately paying your bills late is just bad business. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 192

I'm back!!

Laughing all the Way to Work

In 2008 I took a job as an Executive Assistant and Corporate Secretary to a non-profit corporation. I also had to get ready for a Board of Directors' meeting earlier than expected, but I did it and my boss even negotiated with my new boss so I could go to the final board meeting to finish off that aspect of my job. I'm sure some of you are wondering why I didn't work with my past employer to try to negotiate a better working condition.

2015 109

Reasons to Write Properly

Daily Writing Tips

” A corporation does not fire an employee; it arranges a “negotiated departure” or makes a “workforce imbalance correction.” Truss also wrote children’s books: Twenty-Odd Ducks: Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts (2008).

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Small Business Checklist: Business Process Outsourcing | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Negotiate a back-up deal if you can, so if your primary provider falls ill, you have a back-up, or divide the work between two or more service providers to begin with. Roland Quast Said on March 22nd, 2008 at 2:23 am Great article! E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 217

New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

The Small Business Blog

Stefan Justine Curtis Said on May 1st, 2008 at 3:11 pm What a great idea for a multi-lingual virtual assistant. Wine Aerator Said on July 28th, 2008 at 11:29 am The business growth is extremely necessary. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

2007 199

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I knew we were going to go back to that city the next year so negotiated with the hotel that if I booked the next event at their venue would they waive the cancellation fee. Negotiation As you saw above, negotiation is possible.

2010 141