Salary Negotiation Tips for Job Seekers [EPISODE 7] #Podcast

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Welcome to Episode 7 of Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode.

This is a follow-up discussion to Episode 6.

This week’s episode of the podcast is devoted to answer a job seekers question of “How do I negotiate a salary with an employer, so that I will not price myself low?”

How do I negotiate a salary with an employer, so that I will not price myself low? Click To Tweet

This is a very common interview question job seekers must be able to answer with ease. But, my experience with job seekers (new entrant/fresh graduates and experienced job seekers) shows that many lack the adequate wisdom to answer this question in the most appropriate manner. For some, they see the question as an opportunity to name their price for the job and for some, they are timid at answering.

This question is often used by employers as a ‘deciding factor’ of who gets the job after the candidates’ suitability for the job has been ascertained already. Every employer wants the best employee he can ‘afford’ and every job seeker wants a job that would pay him the best pay available.

A Salary is a PERCEIVED WORTH of an employee by the employer in exchange for VALUE. Click To Tweet

Take your time to download and listen to this podcast to know the best answer to this salary interview question. 

Feel free to ask your questions after listening to the podcast.

Happy listening 🙂

Credit: Podcast Soundtrack by BenSound.Com

Segun Akiode

Segun Akiode is a Chemical Engineer turned Strategic HR Professional. He is the Author of the fastest selling book "Corporate Misfit: Immutable Career Lessons for Fresh Graduates".

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