Tip #1: On the application:
When they ask for previous salary? Write: "Competitive"
When they ask for desired salary? Write: "Negotiable"
Tip #2: Prepare for the negotiation by researching the salary ranges at the organization you desire to work for by visiting these sites:
Tip #3 : Don't get eliminated by revealing your current salary or giving a desired range until:
1. You "know" they are very interested in you
2. You've made them give their range first.
Tip #4: When asked what salary you would like to receive, your first response should be: "What type of range did you have budgeted for this position?"
Tip #5: Mirror the maximum number of the range offered, then use the art of silence to allow the other person the fill the silence or divulge important informantion. Once scenario is:
1. Repeat the number of the top of the range.
2. Say the word "hmmm".
3. Then, use the silence technique
Tip #6: Pray for favor and courage to negotiate....only 1 in 5 people negotiate their salary....see prayers for your career.