Offers analysis and clear prescriptions for salary success, discussing major factors in determining salaries, such as secrecy, salary history, salary requirements, and negotiating tactics. Dispels numerous myths, outlines key salary mistakes, and reviews major compensation trends. Tells how to acquire salary information and figure your own worth, how to respond to applications requesting salary history, how to handle tough interview questions, and how to negotiate a higher salary and terms of employment. The authors are leading career and travel writers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
What are benefits worth in the workplace, what are you making and how does it compare to your industry? These questions are key to assessing one's salary and asking for more, and the authors tell how to conduct evaluations which lead to better pay. Insights on how employers calculate an employee's value provide important material for an employee's assessment of his own pay scale.