Engaging in salary negotiations simply to conform to preconceived salary expectations or to gain a slight salary increase is needless and may jeopardize an offer of employment. Knowing whether negotiations are warranted takes factual investigation and self-awareness. Learn some of the right reasons to engage in salary negotiations via the article “Salary Negotiations 101″ (Carla J. DeVelder, ABA Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 9).