Receiving a job offer is one of the most exciting events for job-seekers — it means all your hard work in tracking down job leads, submitting resumes and application packets, and preparing for job interviews has paid off. Receiving a job offer, though, is also one of the most stressful times for job-seekers, as many people agonize over the terms of the offer and whether to take the plunge into negotiating a better deal.Negotiating a better salary — or other terms in your job offer — should not be feared or loathed… as in buying a car or a home, a job offer is a starting point. The offer could be the employer’s best offer, but more than likely there is room to negotiate — as long as job-seekers understand the rules and overcome some very common myths about the process.Here is our list of the top myths — along with the realities — of salary and job offer negotiation.
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