Negotiate Your Salary Offer? Three Stories
Hiring Technical People
DECEMBER 19, 2013
When I was a hiring manager, I almost never negotiated the offer I made to candidates. I often asked in the phone screen when I knew I wanted to bring someone in, “The typical salary for this job is this range: x- y. I never made lowball offers, either. My job was to make the best offer, an honest and fair offer, even when I discovered underpaid candidates. I read this post, Why I Did NOT Negotiate My Salary , and it resonated with me.