4 Professional, Effective Ways to Handle Being Offered a Low Salary
I don’t condone negotiating salary in this manner, nor does it get anyone all that far, but to cut an expected offer in half is something that I’ve seen before, running a recruiting firm, and I can almost guarantee I’ll see it one hundred times more.
Essentially, it is an interviewing tactic that is not highly effective, but you must understand that negotiation makes many feel uncomfortable and if they have won with a tactic in the past, they are going to continue to use it.
Neither you nor the next person are exempt from an interviewer’s poor negotiation habits. Don’t take it personally; it happens because it’s business.
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