If you’ve ever found yourself in the throes of a salary negotiation, you’ve probably heard this dreaded question…
“Will you take a pay cut?”
Depending on the scenario, there are a few tactics you can try:
1. Avoid tying your (potential) acceptance of a pay cut to your expenses (you can’t predict what your expenses will be like in the future, and it would be foolish to make a decision from that perspective).
Instead, tie it to the market rate for the job, and explain that you’re looking to be