Six Steps to Job Search Success: "10.3: Items Open to Negotiation: Cash and Noncash Components"

Read this section to learn that in addition to salary and other cash components, non-cash components (stock options, stock grants, retirement accounts, benefits, start date, employee perks, paid versus unpaid leave, lifestyle and flexibility, outplacement service and severance pay) can play a major role in whether or not to accept a job offer.