Have you ever heard just how important it is to know your worth? Now have you ever thought that not knowing your worth can hurt your career? The truth is most people think that knowing their worth is more of a personal view and not a business view but that couldn’t be further from the truth. To learn more about the three ways that failing to know your worth can hurt your career, read more here.
- One of the most challenging aspects of managing our careers is trying not to flub salary negotiations.
- When you think about it, we’re all salespeople in that moment – trying to sell our services to the employer.
- Thus, when it comes time to negotiate pay, questions like, “How much am I worth?” “Am I being paid fairly?” And, “How much more can I reasonably ask for?” occupy our thoughts.
“One of the best ways to gain more confidence in your salary negotiation skills is to get a good sense of what the market is paying for your skill set.”