A wise mentor
once told that sometimes a great loss disguises as an opportunity.
It seems to be offering you something nice. But if you don't give it a second thought and try to get more, it traps you in an invisible stagnation.
It's just like when you get a job offer.
In most cases it's in your best interest to negotiate when you get a job offer.
Many employers admit to lowballing initial offers because they anticipate that the candidate will try to negotiate.
Identify situations where you fixed something that was broken.
Ideally, that story should mirror potential situations you might face in your new role.
When you communicate to the company your value in terms and language that they understand, it becomes easier to justify why you should be offered a higher salary.
To be honest, I've been there. This is exactly the case.
Life is the same.
You wanna live a better life? You wanna be a better self? Then try to ask for more.