Tips on Negotiating Your Post-Service Salary

Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be an intimidating process. Here are tips to make the transition a little smoother and ensure you get the salary you deserve: (1) be explicit with your skills; (2) do not only negotiate salary; (3) leverage other job offers; (4) do not talk about salary until you get the job offer; (5) know the minimum salary you are willing to accept; (6) practice negotiating; and (7) increase your expectations. For more information, read the article on the American Legion website.

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