The oh-so-avoided conversation about salary is now becoming one that is more and more commonly brought up during interviews and employment contract negotiations.
There tends to be a variety of approaches: some can either be highly effective, or on the contrary, less receptive. It primarily comes down to how and when to bring up the subject of getting what your worth in the market is but you should never be afraid to discuss this with your potential employer.
These tips can help develop your approach when negotiating but, when in doubt, reach out to your friendly recruitment consultancy for some tips or guidance!
Negotiation is an art form and like any art form, it takes practice. The worst way to learn to negotiate is by avoiding negotiation at all costs. You'll never get stronger or more confident — or get paid what you're worth — that way!