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Just sit there and be quiet.

Awkward silences are the trick to getting more money in a salary negotiation. Here’s how to use them without coming off as nervous or unprepared...

Melissa Dahl's book, "Cringeworthy," encourages readers to embrace awkward silences while negotiating for higher pay.
Make sure you and your boss are on the same page. Libby Leffler pictured.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want

Before you ask for a raise from your boss, think about where they're coming from. That's according to Libby Leffler, a former Googler and Facebook executive. Leffler also said that you can negotiate things other than your salary, like benefits.
"You have no leverage if you're not willing to walk away," said Elizabeth Banks, pictured.

Actress Elizabeth Banks has used a somewhat controversial piece of negotiation advice to shape her career

Elizabeth Banks, the actress, director, and producer, said that in a salary negotiation, you should always know when you're willing to walk away. Some negotiation experts agree — but others say this strategy can backfire.

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn’t just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they will

Former Facebook exec Libby Leffler says negotiating your job offer shows that you'll be motivated in working toward goals once you've been hired.

4 years after the CEO of Microsoft publicly flubbed a question on how women should ask for a raise, he has completely different advice

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in 2014 that women who have "good karma" don't need to ask for a raise — they should get one naturally. Four years later, as he advocates for Microsoft to modernize across the company, Nadella shared a totally different piece of advice for women.
Don't leave money on the table. This is how to ask for a raise.

A 30-step plan to getting the raise you deserve

It's crucial to know how to ask for a raise. When to ask for a raise can also be tricky. Many Americans have never asked for a raise, but it could boost your income over the long-term.
Don't leave money on the table.

How much money to ask for during your next salary negotiation

Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.
"Meet, not beat" was her strategy.

Marissa Mayer decided how much to pay employees at Yahoo based on a lesson she learned from Google

Yahoo's former CEO Marissa Mayer said she made sure employees were compensated fairly but not paid so much that they were only there for the money.
Think before you speak.

7 questions to ask yourself before gunning for a raise

Think carefully about things like timing and your job performance history before diving headfirst into a salary negotiation.
Don't chicken out.

The first big career choice you make can haunt you for years — and cost you $1 million

Negotiating your salary every few years could make a huge difference over the course of your career.