Jeanne Sahadi at CNNMoney has written a guide to salary secrets and myths. “Employers seem to have the better hand in pay negotiations,” she writes. “But here are six ways to better read the cards they hold.” As a small business owner myself, I think Sahadi’s points are, well, on the money.

Read the entire article for more details. Also see Sahadi’s previous article, “Secrets your company doesn’t want you to know”. Finally, AskMetafilter has had some good questions on salaries in the past.

Addendum: While browsing personal finance articles, I found an article from David Bach on five steps to getting a bigger raise.

[CNNMoney: Salary secrets and myths]