Same principles apply in salary negotiations as in any other negotiations. There are two equal parties aiming at finding a solution acceptable to both. Adequate preparation and a realistic salary requirement provide a good basis for successful salary negotiations.
Familiarize yourself with the employment contract, the personnel policy of your future employer and the basis of its pay policy, your industry’s collective agreement and our pay level survey (in Member Service) and, possibly, other earnings statistics and comparisons.
Read more on our Paranna palkkaasi (Guide to Better Pay, in Finnish)