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April 2013 Archives

5 Things to Negotiate in Your Job Contract

The interview went well and you seemingly locked down the job that you want. Now it's time for you to negotiate your job contract.

For certain positions (typically, high-level and executive positions), the employer will enter into an employment agreement with you.

The job contract can cover pretty much everything that touches upon your employment. Because these contracts are binding and set forth your rights, you will want to be careful before signing them. In addition, you should know that you may be able to negotiate certain provisions. Here's a look at five important terms you may want to negotiate: