The banking and financial services sector in Switzerland thrives on exceptional talent sourced from around the globe. When it comes to hiring for senior and specialised roles who are trusted with handling large amounts of money or analysing big data sets, you may find the skills needed are in demand. You therefore may be expected to negotiate salary with a talented successful candidate who knows their value.
When entering salary negotiations, it is best to think of the long-term value the candidate will bring to the bottom line of your company. You will also need to keep in mind the costs of starting the recruitment process for the role again.
This guide will help you navigate a salary negotiation with a successful job candidate, so you can both reach an agreement where you are both feeling valued and enthusiastic about your new working relationship.