How to Ask for a Payrise before you start a Job

Episode 27
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When an employer makes you a job offer you might feel the deal is sealed but is there a chance to negotiate your starting salary?

How can you ask for a paraise before you’ve even started the job?

Negotiation is always risky, and before the contract is signed the way you negotiate could actually lose you the role if you get it wrong.


The Salary Negotiation Primer Course

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In today’s episode of The Little Shot™, we’re talking salary negotiation so that you can make sure you’re prepped to negotiate your next starting salary.

Negotiating your salary effectively counts on your ability to your

  • analytic thinking,
  • clear communication,
  • context-specific knowledge

and ultimately emotional intelligence.

We are launching a new resource to assist you in this process called the Voice Science – the Salary Negotiation Primer.

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How To Ask for a PAyrise Before you Sign a job contract!

Episode 27

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Have you ever negotiated on a starting salary in the past? How did it go for you? Did you use a distributive or integrative approach?

Thank you so much for watching and I’ll see you next time.

Ciao for now!



Leibbrandt, A. & List, J. (2012). Do Women Avoid Salary Negotiations? Evidence from a Large Scale Natural Field Experiment. Management Science. 61. 10.1287/mnsc.2014.1994. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2014.1994


Trapp, J. & Kehr, H. (2016). How the influence of the implicit power motive on negotiation performance can be neutralized by a conflicting explicit affiliation motive. Personality and Individual Differences. 94. 159-162. 10.1016/j.paid.2015.12.036.


Wesner, B. & Smith, A. (2018). Salary Negotiation: A Role-Play Exercise to Prepare for Salary Negotiation. Management Teaching Review. 4. 237929811879588. 10.1177/2379298118795885. 


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