So we're currently negotiating a Sr. Product Managers offer package with a Biotech firm.
We pushed back and asked them to revise almost every aspect of the offer:
We're not doing this because we're greedy...we're doing it because she has a daughter overseas that she wants to bring here...and she'll need to create the best possible circumstance to receive her.
So the next time you feel like talking yourself out of asking for a better package just know that theres a 6'2, generally good looking man thats asking for even more than you would without blinking an eye.
Remember whats at stake.
Your comfort, your ability to really thrive in the role, your future and current family.
If you want details on how to negotiate well, we have a private FB group with around 2-3 salary negotiation trainings.
Join us there.
You got this...
A perfect resume, scripted answer and impressive references are the basics.
You know what will actually make you stand out?
A commitment to owning who you are and showing up as your best self.
Your best self doesn’t always need to know the answer. Your best self doesn’t need to give compliments to everyone and agree with everything the interviewer says.
Your best self is you when you’re being of service. The person you are when you’re trying to solve a problem and help.
Nervousness, self-consciousness left at the door.
- just you...trying to help and be useful.
Be that person as you answer questions and think of thoughtful replies. As you look everyone in the eye and thank them for their time.
At the final hour when you ask for $125,000 vs the $115,000 they budgeted for this role...that’s what’s going to close the deal.