Fall is a peak time for finding a new job you love. For new graduates looking for their first full-time role and seasoned professionals seeking a change, this time of year is ripe with opportunity for advancement—both financial and in stature.
And while pay is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you hear about workplace negotiations, in reality you negotiate many aspects of your career, including bids for more satisfying and challenging roles. So how do you do that and what are some winning strategies for role negotiation? Read on to find out…
Get Access to the Hot Jobs That Give you a Leg Up
Role negotiation is a winning strategy that benefits individuals looking to move their way up the ladder. In fact, according to our report, Role Negotiation and the Pursuit of Hot Jobs, women and men high potentials who reported greater success in role negotiation also:
Reported greater access to two important types of hot jobs: roles with P&L responsibility and projects with C-suite visibility.
Saw themselves as more innovative in their work.
Saw themselves as more likely to remain with their current organizations.
So how can you learn these strategies? Keep reading...
Seven Tips to Negotiate Your Way to a More Challenging and Satisfying Role
Want to feel more empowered? Challenge yourself and learn new skills? Maximize your access to “hot jobs”—the large, highly visible projects, mission-critical roles, and international assignments that provide critical on-the-job development opportunities and accelerate career advancement? This infographic offers seven tips to boost your chances and is the perfect way to open the door to successfully negotiating your role.
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How to Negotiate Your Salary Like a Boss
Ever hear that women earn less money than men because “women don’t ask”? Catalyst research says that even when women use the same career-advancing strategies as men, they still advance less quickly and experience slower pay growth. The problem isn’t that women don’t ask—it’s that they don’t always know which tactics work. Check out these pro tips from Catalyst’s own HR Director, Maighan A. Moody, on how to nail this tricky conversation.