6 things to negotiate other than salary
Not all salaries are negotiable, even if your job performance or past career deserves a raise.
Fast Company outlines six other perks you can shoot for if more money isn’t on the table.
STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT
Student loan debt hit more than $1.3 trillion in the first quarter of 2017 according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. If you’re writing out a check every month to a pay off your education, your future employer might be able to offer some help, says Matthew W. Burr, founder of human resources consulting firm Burr Consulting, LLC. According to the Society of Human Resources Management, 4% of companies offer student loan repayment assistance, and that number is growing…
Depending on where you work, your commuting expenses might include bus or train fare, automobile mileage, parking, tolls or others. Michael A. Wheeler, a retired professor of management practice at Harvard Business School who still teaches negotiation, advises understanding the expenses that will be involved with your new job and looking for ways to offset them. “In some instances, a company car would be nice and, in others, having some sort of discretionary budget,” he says…
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Outside-the-box job perks.Posted by Kate Rinsema