A millennial’s guide to negotiating a better salary5 min read . Updated: 02 Sep 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Ask for an offer and walk away if need besome insights to help you get better pay
In September, a 30-year-old Kolkata-based marketing content writer was offered a managerial position in Mumbai by a marketing firm. The first offer was a 15% hike on her last cost to company (CTC) figure, including all expenses. She insisted on an industry-standard 30% hike. The HR person explained that the company didn’t have an adequate budget and had to hire two more people under her, and offered to bill her hotel costs in Mumbai for 14 days instead of the five initially offered, after she moved. She accepted.
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