Question: After going for a job interview, I’ve been offered the position but the organisation’s proposed starting salary is a little underwhelming, to say the least. Should I negotiate a higher starting salary?
Answer: It’s best to exercise a little discretion when deciding whether to either accept the organisation’s employment offer or negotiate a better starting salary.
Ideally, the starting salary you quote to the job interviewer is a figure that will be perfectly acceptable to you, so that if you’re offered that figure all you have to do is say yes. But your decision to quote a lower starting salary (to appear as a more attractive candidate for the position) may also count against you. (Read More Here!)