By Stephanie Ciccarelli
April 19, 2007
What comes after the job offer?
Does it always involve negotiation or do you accept the first offer that is presented to you?
Whether it's smooth sailing or back to the drawing board a few times, we want to hear from you!
We've all been there.
Negotiation is a part of life and is necessary when conducting business.
For those of you who do negotiate, how do you negotiate and what items are you usually negotiating?
Some aspects of negotiation may include:
How much you are being compensated?
When is payment sent?
100% payment upfront, 50% payment up front and 50% upon completion, or 100% upon completion...
How will the audio be used and for how long?
Unlimited usage - full buyout, Limited usage (13 week cycle for radio or television commercials), or internal corporate presentation only.
When is the audio expected? Is it a short interval or do you have plenty of time?
Are revisions included in the overall fee or are they additional?
Some food for thought.
So, how do you negotiate? What items do you stand firm on, and where do you compromise?
Have you ever had to simply make the decision to walk away from a deal?
Looking forward to reading about how you are empowered as a negotiator :)
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