So is it really that simple?
According to Payscale’s Salary Negotiation Guide, the 3 steps to follow are Research, Strategize, and Negotiate (Ask). Payscale’s 2016 guide is chockful with advice for all 3 steps.
Here is a sampling of articles (out of a total of 40) for each step along the way:
What Is Pay Transparency?
Know Your WHY
Why Are You Underpaid?
How to Read Your Salary Report
What’s Legal in a Negotiation
Negotiate Like an Economist
Why Women Don’t Talk About Salary
5 Benefits to Ask For
3 Things You Didn’t Know to Negotiate
Negotiation for Introverts
Salary History and the Gender Pay Gap
Evaluate Competing Job Offers
How to Negotiate a Promotion
Millennials and Salary Negotiation
Negotiate Like a Lawyer
When to Ask for a Raise
Negotiation Tips for Women
To Negotiate or Not to Negotiate
Salary Negotiation Scripts
How to Use Competing Job Offers
Negotiating Your First Salary
Top Negotiation Mistakes
How to Answer What’s Your Salary Range?
The Secret Formula to Salary Negotiation
Why should you bother reading any of these salary negotiation articles?
One simple fact: 75% (on average) of people who asked for a raise, got a raise, according to Payscale’s employee survey research. Now that’s a mega-buck reason!