In an economy that's less than robust, more companies than ever are cutting back -- not only on their workforce, but also on the compensation and benefits they offer.
Whether you are applying for a new position, or you are just up for your annual review, you might feel lucky to just have a job.
Before you settle, know that you can negotiate a salary in a tough economy. This article explores 12 dos and don'ts that will increase the odds you get what you deserve.
Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...