Slate’s Negotiation Academy Episode 10: Negotiating Your Salary

Learn the secrets of everyday haggling.
Dec. 19 2011 3:48 PM

Your Salary, and How to Raise It

Episode 10 of Slate’s Negotiation Academy on negotiating for your salary.

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Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

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We’ve reached the final episode of the series and we’re going out with advice on what is for many people the most important negotiation they face: their own salaries. Even in these times of high unemployment, you still might find yourself in a position to bargain when a good job comes along. And whatever the job market, these tips will help you get the most you can, whether you’re accepting a new job or angling for a raise.

Our guests this week are Columbia Business School professor Aaron Wallen, Greta Green-Gentile Director of Compensation, Benefits, and Human Resource Management Systems for the Denihan Hospitality Group, and Jotham Stein, executive compensation attorney and author of Executive Employment Law.

Thanks for listening to this podcast series. We’re working on similar projects for 2012 and hope to talk to you again soon.

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You can also read the introduction to the series here.

Podcast produced by Mark Phillips. Executive Producer Andy Bowers.

Jill Barshay is a public radio business reporter and a contributing editor at The Hechinger Report.

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.