Want to get a high paying job because you deserve the best?
“Your value does not decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”
Every candidate expects the best salary from his company or organization.
If a company is supposed to appoint 100 candidates, it cannot offer the best pay to everyone.
However, if the company needs a candidate with a job specialization, it has to provide the best to the deserving candidate
You need to deserve, display, and demand your worth to get the best-paying job.
Why People Fail to Get A High Paying Job
I come across many experienced professionals who have invested their ten years in a particular industry but still, they are dabblers.
They never update their skills to meet their job requirement.
They never search for a well-paid or high paying job since they are not sure of their abilities.
I recently met a person who had fourteen years of experience in a particular domain, and he was struggling to get a new job since his company was shut down due to a major business loss.
This man did not update any technical or soft skills during the last fourteen years.
He was struggling for a job as if he would start his career.
At this stage of his career, his target should have been a high-paying job.
How to Get the Best Paying Job
One of my friends who had a job specialization in his domain joined another company to take his career to the next level.
He did not like the second company, and he was supposed to resume the first job.
His former company hired him immediately without any condition. Within one year, he got a better opportunity since a company needed his expertise and was ready to pay any salary he could ask for.
A mechanical engineer came to me to learn English.
He was desperate to join my classes since he was rejected in many interviews due to lack of excellent communication skills.
He was so passionate that he became a good orator within three months.
After completing my course, he was selected in the very first interview and happened to get the best-paying job.
When his existing company knew about the offer, the management increased his salary to his expectation.
The only reason his current company did not let him go because the company could not find his replacement easily as he was a domain expert.
To deserve a high paying job or highest paying job, you need to become a domain expert, or you should have mastery of your profile or a particular profile.
Just by being in a job for ten to fifteen years, you may not have domain expertise; it requires continuous skills development.
You should think ahead of your boss or company.
The best companies across the world invest huge money for skills development of employees since they understand people can contribute their best if they are trained consistently.
Eye specialist, joint specialist, software specialist, Income tax specialist, and other specialists around the world get the best-paying jobs because they deserve it through domain expertise.
Here are the top 100 highest-paying jobs.
How You Can Become a Job Specialist
To become a job specialist of your work, you need to become a life-long student of your craft so that you keep sharpening your knowledge base and improve the quality of your work relentlessly beyond the expectation of your client or boss.
I will give you a three-step process to be a master of your task:
- Read, experiment, and research your work thirty minutes every day (This time is beyond your office hours)
- Secondly, take off from the office once a month and do step one for eight hours.
- Listen to your industry experts or attend continuous professional development seminars/programs once a month to comprehend the strategies to contribute your best.
You need to improve your technical or job skills relentlessly by taking online courses or attending workshops.
Once you become a job specialist, you will start attracting high-paying job or highest-paying jobs.
“When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.” — Mark Victor Hansen
How To Negotiate Better Salary
Being a domain expert or job-specialist, you can easily negotiate a better salary at the interview.
When you are a job expert, you are able to complete your job faster and contribute the best to the organization.
No organization can afford to lose a deserving employee just because they expect a high-paying job.
Your company or manager knows that you are in a position to get the best paying job.
You might get a better job opportunity easily, but your company cannot find your replacement quickly.
To negotiate salary with your interviewer, you need to prove your worth or contribution.
When you are job-expert, you happen to give your best and contribute your one-hundred per cent to the company.
If you are looking for step-by-step guidance for job interview preparation, I recommend you to read my book Job Interview Skills
Two more tips for you to attract the best-paying jobs
First, you need to be proactive.
It means your boss need not remind you or instruct for a job.
You should be able to identify and fix all problems and challenges.
You should train yourself continuously for an upcoming challenge.
When you are proactive, everyone wants you on his team since every boss, company, employer, or manager wants proactive people.
Secondly, you also need to improve people skills including English speaking skills.
English speaking skills are important as you need to interact with many stakeholders a different city, state, or country.
Getting High Paying Jobs – Conclusion
- Be a job specialist or domain expert to negotiate or increase your salary confidently.
- Update your technical skills, experiment with what you learn, and listen to domain specialists.
- Be proactive, improve your people skills and English communication skills to get high-paying jobs.