Tuesday October 20, 2020

We need to talk about money

Salary negotiations are often the trickiest part of securing a job, particularly in this economic climate, writes Gareth Naughton.

9th June, 2012
Michelle Murphy, regional manager with Collins McNicholas: 'You do not want to be overly pushy or demanding' Photo: Aengus McMahon

It can be the hardest part of securing a new job. Having endured round after round of grilling from prospective employers, given presentations, taken various mysterious tests and completed a medical, the thorny issue of money rears its ugly head. Nobody wants to look greedy, but there is no point in wasting the opportunity for a decent salary increase.

With so many people on the Live Register, you would be forgiven for thinking that the...

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