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How to Negotiate Salary with a Successful Candidate

Posted on November 2019

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The German banking and financial services sector has always been a competitive job market, with a recent shift in growing demands for digitally savvy candidates with skills such as big data analysis and experience in new technologies such as AI. Hiring within the fintech hubs such as Berlin and Hamburg requires preparing for salary negotiations with hires who know the value of their skills.  

When approaching a salary negotiation, keep in mind how working for your company will improve your candidate’s quality of life through benefits such as career development support and flexible working. These can be used as bargaining chips if you can’t quite reach your candidate’s salary demands.   

This resource is a guide for employers and hiring managers on how to navigate the salary negotiation process with speed, so you can onboard your dream candidate with a fair and mutually beneficial package.  

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