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Whether it's men or women, a vast majority of all those surveyed agreed the failure to negotiate salary at the outset leads to regret later.
Just more than 76 percent of all respondents said they regret not asking for more money during the initial interview. Even if the failure to negotiate was due to badly needing a job, it's possible that taking a job in which you're not completely satisfied could lead to resentment soon after being hired.
William Arruda, author of the book "Career Distinction," told Salary.com in a podcast recently people should do their best to find their ideal job, even when there's pressure to simply get a job.
"The challenge with taking just any job is that you're not fulfilled and you don't have the greatest opportunity to deliver value. It detracts from your career."