12 things to ask your boss for — instead of more money

Whether you’re starting a new job or negotiating a raise, you’re not always going to get the salary you want. If your employer won’t come up to your magic number, try negotiating some alternatives.

Here are 12 things you can negotiate beyond salary. Just make sure you get these alternatives in writing.

More vacation time

This one seems like a no-brainer. You might resent your anemic salary less if you have an extra week to spend not working.

The option to telecommute

Unless you have a job that requires constant face-to-face communication, there’s probably a good deal of work that can be done remotely. Do you do your best work from your sofa, backyard, or bed? See if you can work from home one or two days a week. Your output will be better, and you’ll save money and time not commuting.

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