TALKING ABOUT MONEY SUCKS…BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TOO

It’s possible you’ve been mortified when a friend asked you how much you were making at your current job. Or maybe you started selling accessories on etsy, but you always cringe when you have to sell anything to friends. Maybe have this feeling you should be giving your stuff to them, not selling it.

Jen NashComment
HOW TO STOP WORKING FOR FREE IN 1-2-3

It’s a sad fact but almost no one wants to pay you for what you know. Or your experience. Or your years in any field. I know this to be true because I’m an incredibly capable and fast writer.

(I want to say “sick fast” but I really can’t compare myself to anyone else.)

Jennifer Segalini
BEST PRICING ADVISE I EVER GOT

To find out the general range for your position, browse sites like Payscale.com, Glassdoor.com, and Salary.com. Print out the salary descriptions, as you may want to bring them into your meeting. Also reach out to your professional or alumni network. Find someone who has previously worked at the company and can say, for instance, “‘This company doesn’t give raises except in July,’" said Sethi.

Jennifer Segalini