a salary negotiation success story
Ask A Manager
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
I’m a 27-year-old woman, and I recently negotiated my salary successfully for the first time. For my third job, an internal move to a different department at the same organisation, I was once again offered a lower salary than I wanted. The HR manager approached me in person with the verbal offer and salary, with a contract to follow. Intimidated, and really wanting the job, I lost my nerve and accepted without “contesting” the salary any further.