Waterloo Coop: Only 6% of UW Coop Students Negotiate Salary

Just twenty of the first 331 responses to Coop Salaries’¬†Submit a Salary form indicated they negotiated for the amount they earned. The rest either preferred not say (2%) or took the first offer they were given (92%). “Labor markets are auctions, not supermarkets. In other words, prices are negotiable.” –Paul Shustak, CEO and Co-Founder of…

Figuring Out How Much A Position Pays

There’s no shame in wanting to know how much your potential future job pays. Last time we checked, this is the age of information. Still, many of us live under the assumption that it’s rude to ask The Question. So, we want to leave you with a few tools and techniques to use in case…