When Less Pay Is Good

We’ve talked about how negotiation can get you higher pay in the workforce, but what if taking a pay-cut or a job that earns you less is better for your career or personal life?

This article covers a few scenarios where less pay is better. One reason, which you’ll find more and more young workers accepting, is flexibility. The most common trade-off to more income would be more freedom.

“Candidates have stepped back dramatically in pay to get off the road,” said Kathryn Ullrich, an executive recruiter in Silicon Valley. Others are simply looking for more flexible hours, such as the ability to leave work to attend a child’s soccer game.

When Taking a Pay Cut Is a Good Move – [Yahoo!]

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