Ten tips for negotiating job offers


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  1. Tie up loose ends: Once you have signed your official offer, it is courteous to reach out to other institutions that have either made you an offer or given you an interview to let them remove your name from consideration. Then, send out thank-you notes to everyone who supported you throughout the process. They will be eager to help you celebrate your success and help guide you through the next stage of your career.

We hope these guidelines will come in handy when you secure your next job offer. Just remember to pay it forward and help your future students, trainees, and colleagues with their own negotiations.

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