Find out all the particulars about the company you are applying for.
Thank the employer for the offer, even if it’s not workable for you.
Negotiate a time frame for deciding upon whether to take it or leave it.
Do your homework thoroughly online.
Think about whether the potential job matches your needs and goals.
Research the competition.
Find out what kind of leverage you have, if any.
Get in contact with your liaison or hiring manager one more time.
Before going into the negotiation, know your minimum and target salary.
Ask for more money without actually spelling out a number.
Brush off the employer’s attempts to pin you down to a number
Wait for the employer to offer a number.
Present a better offer if you feel like you’re worth more.
Incorporate benefits or perks into the conversation.
Get everything in writing.
Listen to your instinct during the entire negotiation process.
When asking for a salary, ask for a correct number.
Don’t play the pity card.
Be affable, understanding, and never burn bridges.