If you intend to negotiate for a better package, make it clear that you’re serious about working for this employer. If you haven’t been working for six months or more, you may discover there isn’t much to evaluate. Health and Dental Insurance: Does the employer offer health insurance ? Entering a salary negotiation well-informed and prepared will boost your chances of success. Most state and federal government jobs have rigid, non-negotiable salary scales based on education and experience. Regardless of whether you are accepting or declining the offer, be sure to do so both verbally and in writing. http://giannarosscentral.redcarolinaparaguay.org/2016/10/05/some-answers-on-trouble-free-tactics-in-career/Agree on where your salary should fall After you and your employer have agreed what job your doing, how well you’re doing it, and what the market pays for that job, you’re ready to discuss what you’re worth to the company. Talk to other employees. General Benefits: Be sure to ask what the benefit package includes, assuming the prospective employer hasn’t already made it clear. These questions separate out when you’ll be evaluated and when you’ll be eligible for a raise.
When asked to name the most common reason candidates decide not to join their company, 27 per cent of executives surveyed said it’s because their compensation and benefits are lower than expected. View an infographic of the survey findings . “With creative talent in high demand, hiring remains a challenge. Businesses need to be prepared with compensation packages that are commensurate with the value of candidates’ skillsets, experience and fit,” said Deborah Bottineau, senior regional manager of The Creative Group. “Coming to the table with a strong offer helps prevent a drawn-out negotiation process, minimizing the risk of losing candidates to competing offers.” Advertising and marketing executives were asked, “Which one of the following aspects of the hiring process do you find the most difficult?” Their responses: Generating interest from qualified candidates 31% *Responses do not total 100 per cent due to rounding. According to the newly released Salary Guide from The Creative Group, starting compensation for creative professionals in Canada is expected to increase 3.1 per cent in 2017. In-demand positions, such as user experience and mobile designers, are likely to see even bigger gains. “Conducting regular research on local hiring trends and salary benchmarks is essential for developing competitive compensation and benefits packages, and ultimately, for attracting and retaining skilled professionals,” added Bottineau. More information about the hiring process and compensation trends, including salary data for more than 100 positions in the creative field, can be found in The Creative Group 2017 Salary Guide, available at roberthalf.ca/en/workplace-research/salary-guides . About the Research The survey was developed by The Creative Group and conducted by an independent research firm.
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