Knowing that he’d be kicking himself for the next year for not negotiating, John asked the following questions:
Is it in bad form to go back 4 days after accepting an offer and try to negotiate?
If so, what would be the best approach to do so?
Should I wait until my review the following year?
Does it make sense to say anything now to set expectations?
While I have given examples of people that have negotiated increases even after accepting an offer, in this case John decided NOT to go back and try and get more money. Here are three situations in which it is unwise to negotiate after you've already accepted an offer.
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