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How to Negotiate Salary With A Successful Job Candidate

Posted on October 2019

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​The recruitment cycle doesn’t end with your initial job offer, and if you are hiring for a role with a skillset which is rare and sought-after such as knowledge and experience of new technologies, you may find that your ideal successful candidate asks for a higher salary which was put on the table.

Time is precious in the procurement and supply chain sector, and as a leader you can’t allow for salary negotiations which constitute an endless back-and-forth. It is best to prepare for negotiations before a role is even advertised, with upper limits and possible added benefits discussed in advance.

This guide will help you with your approach to your next salary negotiation, with tips on how to navigate a negotiation which ends with a quick hire of a happy new employee.