The Biggest Negotiating Lie Employers Tell

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter, explains the biggest lie employers tell when they negotiate a job offer with someone.


This is going to be a relatively short video but one of the more important ones for you to listen to because of the layout very simply one of the prevailing tricks employers use in order to hire people.

That’s the use of the term, “permanent position.”

Firms use the term like you to have a job for life and the fact of the matter is, I want to have you to this loud and clear, there are no permanent positions anymore.

Your only usable to an employer for as long as they need you and is long as they can afford you. Period.

You can do a spectacular job for that firm but they can’t afford you, if the economy craters, and they need to lay off people who are going to be a potential target.

Don’t kid yourself anymore when you hear the term, “permanent position.” It’s a full-time position. That is they want to hire your full efforts from 9 to 5 and beyond but it is not I repeat NOT a permanent position.



Do you think employers are trying to help you? You already know you can’t trust recruiters—they tell as they think you need to know to take the job they after representing so they collect their payday.

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a career coach and recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. is there to change that with great advice for job hunters—videos, my books and guides to job hunting, podcasts, articles, PLUS a community for you to ask questions of PLUS the ability to ask me questions where I function as your ally with no conflict of interest answering your questions.

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