Billy Glading Billy is the co-founder of Candid Career, a video based career exploration website that hosts informational interviews with industry professionals as well as videos on "getting hired". Candid Career’s notion is that we can all learn from the experiences of others. The company is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers so viewers will be informed and ready for what lies ahead. Billy attended the University of Virginia and earned his degree in Economics.
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How to Negotiate the Highest Possible Salary
by BILLY GLADING | published Jul 10, 2018
How to Negotiate the Highest Possible Salary
The definitive guide to getting paid more
Salary negotiation is a conversation that can quite literally change your life. It’s a skill, and like any other it requires knowledge and practice to master. Candid Career has interviewed thousands of professionals in hundreds of fields to put together a comprehensive guide to help you succeed. Make sure you go into the process prepared to get the most out of what you’re worth.
There's 6 Key Things You Need to Know:
1. Play the game by the rules
2. Learn who should make the first move
3. Do the right research ahead of time
4. Be flexible with other details
5. Be careful about making a decision
6. Avoid the biggest mistake you can make
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