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10 Salary Negotiation Myths

Don't Let These Common Mistakes Cost You When Negotiating a Job Offer

Myth #4: Success is Based on How Much You Increase Your Current Salary

Can getting a giant raise from $50,000 to $75,000 ever be a bad thing? It can be if your coworkers are all making $90,000 and other opportunities in your field are offering six figures.

In most cases, you should judge your salary goals against your current worth in the marketplace, not what you’ve made in the past or what others around you are making.