On Salary Negotiation for Librarians

I was looking for a video about the workshop she mentions by Dean Leigh Estrabrook. I couldn’t find it, but reading this empowers me.

Confessions of a Curator, Editor, Geek

Saw this on Twitter via Teresa Jusino.

The GIF guide to getting paid.

If you are on the market, this is important. I wrote a library-centric version a while back you’re also welcome to look at. I’m reposting it here.

Three sentences are worth thousands of dollars.

From 2011; I’m reposting it here for anyone who wants it.
These are the three most important sentences that I learned in library school:

“I’m really excited about this opportunity. However, the offer is a little below my range. Can we do any better, say [name a number $5000 more than offer on table?]”

I’d like to take a moment to talk about risk taking and salary negotiation.

Taking (calculated) risks is important in any career. This is true when we try to change our methods, update our skills, and re-imagine our personal gigs, or our profession writ large.

This is especially true when it comes to money…

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