Salary NegotiationÂ Job Seeker
Quintessential Careers Job-seekers are often at a disadvantage when negotiating salary. How well do you know salary negotiation tactics? Take our combination quiz and tutorial to not only test your knowledge, but gain deeper insights into negotiating your best salaryÂ¦ your best job offer.
Salary Negotiation, Are you currently interviewing with companies Â” or plan to in the near future? Do you feel confident that you can negotiate the best job offer Â” the best compensation package Â” from prospective employers? Take this quiz and test your salary negotiation readiness.
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Indeed Salary Search — unlike traditional salary calculators that typically focus only on job titles, with Indeed’s Salary Search, you can use keywords (in addition to job titles). The results are based on an index of salary information extracted from more than 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Because of Indeed’s standing as the premier aggregator of job listings, the salary information gathered here is amazingly deep. No cost to job-seekers.
Best Outside Salary Resources:
Glassdoor — this multi-purpose site offers great salary information in which you can review salary information by occupation, industry, and company. In addition to its amazing salary database, job-seekers can also research prospective employers — and even search for new jobs.
Job Search Intelligence — a great salary research tool for job-seekers, with a comprehensive set of questions to provide accurate compensation data. (Currently offering information on 480 occupations, within 560 geographic regions.) Sources include the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and previous job-seekers. No cost to job-seekers.
PayScale — a salary assessment site that matches job-seekers job profiles with expected compensation through comparisons to compensation packages of job-seekers with similar skills and experiences — rather than through comparing simple job titles or zip code comparisons. Basic report is free, while more detailed reports are fee-based.
Salary.com — if you’re looking for help in determining the value of a job offer or what you are worth on the job market, then you need to come to this site where they have compiled a vast collection of salary reports on virtually every occupation. Free.
SalaryExpert.com — a comprehensive salary site offering salaries, benefits, and cost-of-living information for 30,000 positions in more than 45,000 locations. Job-seekers can find accurate salary data — the site even shows its sources for the information. From Baker, Thomsen Associates Insurance Services, Inc. Free to job-seekers.
SalaryList.com — provides real person, real position, real job and associated real salary information for many U.S. job titles — by job, company, and state. The site is maintained by MacroKey Data Research Group. No cost to job-seekers.
SalaryNegotiations.com — a great resource from Jack Chapman, the author of one of the best books on salary negotiation. Take the salary negotiation quiz and see if you know enough about negotiating.
Other Salary Resources for Job-Seekers:
JobStar — Salary Negotiation Strategies — a nice collection of links (kind of like this list) that offers tips and advice on salary negotiation.
Noel Smith-Wenkle Salary Negotiation Method — offers some insights from headhunter Noel Smith-Wenkle about how to properly negotiate salary offers.
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