Five Minutes to a Higher Salary: Over 60 Brilliant Salary Negotiation Scripts for Getting More (First Edition)

Five Minutes to a Higher Salary: Over 60 Brilliant Salary Negotiation Scripts for Getting More (First Edition)




Written by bestselling author and salary negotiation expert, Lewis C. Lin, Five Minutes to a Higher Salary reveals how you can get a higher salary in five minutes or less.

Easily get higher salary outcomes by using the book’s scripted email and phone templates for over 60 negotiation scenarios. Unlike other negotiation books, you will never be left guessing how to apply a negotiation theory or principle. The book tells how to phrase your negotiation request, including the exact words to use.

Scenarios covered include negotiating:

  • Raises
  • Base salaries
  • Bonuses
  • Stock options
  • Early review
  • More vacation time
  • Flexible hours
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Severance package
  • Visa sponsorship

Special BONUSES include:

  • The magical ONE MINUTE salary negotiation script
  • Frequently asked questions about the negotiation process, including common mistakes and SECRET tactics
  • Six bonus email and phone scripts for RECRUITERS and HIRING MANAGERS to close candidates

276 pages

Publish Date
January 2, 2015

Praise for Five Minutes to a Higher Salary
"Salary negotiation is important whether you're new or a veteran to the job market. Lewis' book boils down the theory and gives you practical cases to conduct successful salary negotiations immediately."
-- Vele Samak, Minister for Foreign Investments at Republic of Macedonia

"Knowing negotiation theory is one thing, but applying it is another. Five Minutes to a Higher Salary makes it easy to apply tested negotiation principles through practical guidance and sample scripts." 
-- Matt Klainer, Director of Android Global Partnerships, Google

"This is a go-to-resource for job seekers. Coupled with a direct approach and useful tools, Five Minutes to a Higher Salary addresses the questions and anxieties job seekers have when it comes to a job offer."
-- Roxanne Hori, Associate Dean at NYU Stern School of Business

"Lewis makes a big promise -- Five Minutes to a Higher Salary -- and he delivers. If you want to make money, get this book for your next salary negotiation."
-- Jason W. Womack, Author of Your Best Just Got Better

"Five Minutes to a Higher Salary is a laser-focused and pragmatic salary negotiation book. Whether you are a C-level executive or a graduating student, you need to read this book before your next salary negotiation. There is no question that this book will quickly and unambiguously improve how you conduct and represent your negotiation with your employer." 
-- William Rhys Dekle, Senior Director of Business Development, Microsoft Game Studios

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About the Author
LEWIS C. LIN is the Chief Negotiator at Salary Boost, a consulting firm focused on salary negotiations. He received his formal negotiation training at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

CNN named Lewis one of the “top 10 job tweeters you should be following.” He has also been featured on FOX, ABC News, San Francisco Chronicle, The Atlantic, The Telegraph, and Business Insider.

Lewis also holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. Raised in Southern California, he now lives in Seattle, Washington. For more, visit his website at