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How to be the dream candidate for your construction employer?

To the construction employer, the dream construction executive has many ideal qualities, including the ability to negotiate. If a construction salary negotiation is successful, both parties will be on the same side at the end. Your construction employer - or prospective construction employer - will want you to be a tough negotiator on its behalf, so it expects you to negotiate personally for yourself. So prepare thoroughly. Walk into the negotiation like a winner. And understand the criteria that would make a dream outcome for both parties. If you can demonstrate in monetary terms how the extra qualities you bring to the table are worth more to the construction employer, you are on the way to negotiating a win-win.