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How To Get Higher Salary For Your Next Job With Good Negotiation Skills?
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If they aren't budging on salary, here are five other perks to ask for—and how to ask for them.

So you finally landed that big job offer. Congratulations! But don’t break open the bubbly just yet. It’s time to gear up for the tricky negotiation phase that often takes place before the deal is officially sealed.
And we’re not just talking salary, either. Sure, it’s important to negotiate your base pay, because what you take home today can impact your future earnings. But remember, "Your salary is not the only ‘benefit’ from your job," says certified career coach Hallie Crawford.
So quash those nerves and don’t be afraid to talk about what additional compensation, perks, or benefits could really boost your job satisfaction. After all, "Employers expect you to negotiate," says Vicki Salemi, an author and career expert with Monster. Plus, asking for and getting these things will feel light years' harder after you’re already locked into your position, she adds.
That said, if you’ve only ever negotiated the salary figure on your offer letter and nothing else, you may not even realize what other potential benefits are on the table. So we’ve lined up five often-overlooked areas below—and offer tips on how to confidently make the ask.

Once you’ve negotiated a salary to your liking, Salemi suggests immediately turning your attention to a signing bonus; they’ve become more common in recent years. "I’ve seen more people asking for it—and rightly so," she says.
A 2016 survey from the human resources association WorldatWork, which surveyed respondents from the finance, manufacturing, consulting, and IT sectors, found that 76% of organizations had a sign-on bonus program. Most of the bonuses were a fixed-dollar amount, though some companies used a percentage of the salary offered.
How to make the ask. For the sake of holding onto a bargaining chip, chances are good that the human resources rep isn’t at liberty to bring up a signing bonus or offer up the max amount that’s been allotted—unless you bring it up first. So it’s up to you to kick off the conversation by asking if a signing bonus is available. "I can’t tell you how many times, as a recruiter, we had a signing bonus on the table, but people just didn’t ask for it," Salemi says. "You always need to ask."
If it turns out the company doesn’t have a signing bonus program, you can always use that fact as leverage to push for other perks.

It may seem hasty to ask about your next pay bump when you haven’t even stepped foot inside your new office. But "find out right off the bat when the increase will be," Salemi suggests, because whether you’re eligible for a raise in six months or 16 can drastically affect your future income.
How to make the ask. Ask how often employees are evaluated for a salary increase, which can vary from quarterly performance check-ins to the traditional annual review. If it’s the latter, clarify whether your hiring date makes the cutoff for the next round of assessments, which Salemi says could be tied to a fiscal year that starts in April rather than January.

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