Inside Salary Negotiation Secrets from HR

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Most people would agree that the most difficult part about landing a new job is the salary negotiation. It can be an uncomfortable conversation, but it has huge impact on your financial future.Wouldn't it be nice if you could get a sneak peek into what's going on inside the head of the HR rep on the other side of the table?

While we can't offer mind reading, we did interview an HR expert with extensive hiring experience and asked her what the negotiator for the company is generally thinking about during a salary negotiation.

Stacey Carroll, MBA, HRCP is the director of customer service and education at PayScale.com and she gave us her insider view and top tips for maximizing your salary from the start.