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How to make the most of construction salary negotiations?

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What is the best way to negotiate construction salary? From an construction employer’s perspective, it is best to find out what the employee was making previously and what their expectations are with you. Knowledge is power when it comes to negotiating. Always ask what is it going to take to get you on board with us? Try not to be the one who mentions a figure first. It is fair to require that an construction executive indicate on their application their current earnings to make sure they are qualified to compete for the position and consider adding 10-15% to that figure. It is also appropriate to ask the construction executive if you able to help them meet their construction career goals with title or responsibilities, will they be more flexible on compensation. Added by:- Admin