You did it. You applied for your dream job, or at least a position that'll help pay the bills, and you got an interview. The interview went well, and they sent you a confirmation offering the position. You, however, are not comfortable with the salary they're offering. What do you do next?
For many new employees, and plenty of old ones, negotiating is a terrifying topic. However, it doesn't have to be.
Chances are you won't have time to study up on everything you need to do during the negotiation. But a valid shortcut is researching the things you should not do during a negotiation.
By heading into a negotiation with a solid framework that highlights what you absolutely shouldn’t do when trying to get those extra dollars, you're ahead of the game whether you’re negotiating for a higher salary or something else.
Instead of going into the negotiation unaware, take these tips and know at the very least you’re avoiding the most common mistakes.