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Valerie De Vol

IACCP®, Chief Operating Officer

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Financial Goals: The Importance of Salary Negotiations

Posted by Valerie De Vol | IACCP®, Chief Operating Officer

February 7, 2018

Most readers have been down this road before. Work hard in your job and in your career, and you get to a point where it’s time to ask for a promotion or a raise (or both!). As workers and professionals, it is not outlandish to think of ourselves as assets just like stocks or real estate – we have a market value, and often times that market value increases over time because the company makes a profit or the property is in high demand.

In that sense, salary negotiations are not all that different from stock investing – investors often pay a premium to own a good company, just as a company should pay a premium to have a valuable team member on staff. Negotiating a higher salary means asking for a fair value where the value is due. But there is another, crucial factor that gives importance to salary negotiations:

Making more money can mean more aggressively pursuing our long-term financial and retirement goals.

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