‘This isn’t the time for ego,’ she says, ‘Know what your own bottom line is, how in demand you are, and act accordingly.’ Agree on what performance is necessary for future salary increases Performance reviews and salary negotiations are continual processes. You don’t want to quit, but you expect to be compensated fairly, so you’d like to ask for a raise. “There is no way I am even going to consider such a ridiculous salary, benefits packages, etc.,” a candidate might say, when I present a hiring company’s offer to him or her. Examine the organization’s hiring history to find out what they have historically paid or advertised for the position and the experience level required for the position The best time to negotiate is AFTER AN OFFER IS MADE by the employer. http://eliwellshome.khmermerchant.com/2016/08/06/some-plain-talking-on-sensible-products-in-job-negotiation/He offers four basic tips for what he calls “never-fail” negotiation Hey, Washington, D.C., are you paying attention?!. Don’t sound as though you are just shopping for the best salary. A colleague might say, “Always add 10 percent to what they offer.