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Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

The rules, in order of appearance, are:

1) Get everything in writing

2) Always keep the door open

3) Information is power

4) Always be positive

5) Don’t be the decision maker

6) Have alternatives

7) Proclaim reasons for everything

8) Understand what they value

9) Be motivated by more than just money

10) Be winnable

So let’s start from the top and try to walk through a negotiation process from the very beginning. For most, that starts when you receive an offer.