Salary negotiation? Piece of cake for lawyers, right? Many lawyers are effective negotiators when working on behalf of their client, but when it comes to their own pay packages things fall apart. If you don’t negotiate, however, you may end up below the going rate for in-house counsel salaries.
“Instead of fearing salary negotiation, here are five rules every professional should follow when asking for a raise. Are you hoping to receive an awesome job offer? Are you praying that your employer will give you a raise this year? Whether it’s the fear of being perceived as pushy or feeling uncomfortable about the negotiation process, professionals are hesitant…. Make it a goal this year to earn the salary you deserve…..here are five rules every professional should follow when asking for a raise.”
Read: 5 Rules of Salary Negotiation at Entrepreneur