The process of two or more parties attempting to find a mutually agreeable arrangement. Generally this refers to salary/job offer negotiation or business transactions.

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Salary Tax/Income Tax [on hold]

I know tax is related to country rules but my case is more general than technical. Background I have my first job since 1 year and I haven't worked on any other organization before so I didn't have ...
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How to proceed when my manager won't give me an update on my promised raise?

I've got senior title at engineering field at my current (startup) company, where I've worked for almost one and half year. And then I promised by managers that my salary will be increased after 3 ...
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Reapplying to a job that I was given an offer for but turned down at the time

Let's say I interviewed for a job and it worked out well. At the time I was given the offer, there were too many things going on in my life and thinking about relocating and such made it impossible to ...
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Negotiating a Counter Offer

In the last round of my interview, the hiring manager asked me what my desired salary range was. I indicated 85-95k, which seemed reasonable based on preliminary research, plus I didn't want to price ...
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If immediate boss helped get me promoted, is it appropriate to thank the owner as well?

My boss spoke on my behalf to the owner to help me get promoted. I've decided to take immediate boss out to lunch. But what about the owner? I'd like to get his contributions recognized. Do I say ...
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Taking the position of a far better paid colleague moving to another post

I'm a newly hired in a big French high-tech company, as a software developer. It's been almost a year now and everything is fine so far. I've recently finished a project and got moved by my manager to ...
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I don't want to answer “What's your current salary?” question from extremely pushy potential employers [duplicate]

How do folks avoid the question, "What is your current salary?" Or do they? I work as a software engineer in California and am currently looking for positions. This time around, I've noticed that ...
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Employer wants work-loving employees, and not paycheck-loving employees [closed]

During previous salary negotiations, I've heard that my employers will often use the following argument: We want our employees to work here because they love the work, and not because they love ...
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Salary negotiation: blown away by their opening offer, but don't want to leave anything on the table [closed]

I recently received an offer from a major tech company for a job in Seattle. I have about ten years' experience in the industry and have experience with their unusual tech stack. Their opening bid: ...
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What approach can be used to negotiate for higher PTO/salary, when I have a better offer in hand?

My current position I have a job that I really like, and suits me quite well. It is in the software industry and I am writing code for websites. What makes it great I suppose is also my working ...
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Should you negotiate your starting salary on your first job out of school?

I was recently offered a position as a software engineer in a company in the NYC area. The salary they are offering is good, but I've heard others online say that You should always negotiate your ...
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Boss delays decision that will decide what I will do the next year of my life

UPDATE 2: As expected, after approximately a month he did not grant it to me -saying he'd fear others doing the same. In my opinion that hints at a whole lot of other problems, but oh well. UPDATE 1: ...
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Is it wise to sign such agreement that will allow company to extract all information about you prior or current work? [closed]

I heard one of my close one has passed two phone interview and now getting ready for a face-to-face interview. However, they now sent him the applicant application to fill out that has a clause in the ...
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Negotiate the relocation bonus after verbally accepting the offer

This is similar to questions in here and here. I have verbally accepted the offer, my next step is to formally sign the offer online. Though I know it's unprofessional to renegotiate after verbal ...
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How to retract a salary negotiation? [closed]

I received a written job offer yesterday and was given a deadline to reply by today. The company called me again today to confirm, but I missed their call. The recruiter left a voice message saying ...
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Negotiation on counter offer [closed]

I have got an good offer from an organization so I resigned, but now my current employer is giving me a counter offer with similar raise but after 2 months and an onsite opportunity which is not there ...
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Acceptable percentage for Promotion Within [closed]

What would be an acceptable percentage increase to expect for a new position within a company? I recently applied, interviewed and was offered a new position within my company. I want to be sure the ...
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Salary negotiation dilemma between established company and start up [closed]

So in past weeks there have been salary negotiations going back and forth between me and 2 companies Company A(Promising Startup). Company B(An Established Company.) A little background: ...
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Cleaners Rearranging My Desk

I work in a small company that has outside cleaners who come in every week and clean when the office is empty. I tend to be working on a number of projects at once, so I can have different code ...
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Should I go against manager's (safe) advice in salary negotiation?

In initial talks about a job, the office manager told me that they thought a fair salary range was between x and y - let's say "$50-55k". The higher number was $10k below the expected range I gave ...
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How can I continue negotiating a pay raise when my boss leaves the company?

My initial boss left and we had discussed me getting a raise in a years time. He is gone now I have to let my new boss know what was discussed. The raise we talked about was substantial, and if I ...
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Haven't got revised employment yet [closed]

I have already got employment contract via email. But it is just draft only. So, I discussed with my employer everything I wanna know about my salary and benefits etc via email only. My employer said ...
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How can I justify a request for a 25% raise this year, if I got a 33% raise last year?

I got a nice 33% raise last year ( my salary wasn't that high ). Since then, I've taken up very important responsibilities for the company, and basically am no longer a dev. I founded a branch ...
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How do I approach my boss about requesting more PTO

I've been working as a full-time programmer at my current company for about 3 years. Current policy is that full-time, hourly employees receive 1 hour of sick time and 1 hour of vacation time per ...
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How to negotiate salary based on Quality of life?

I've negotiated based on cost of living, but how are salaries negotiated based on Quality of living? I've received an excellent job offer I want... Except for the Third Bullet: Offer salary was in ...
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An employer has provided a written expression of interest which outlines salary and benefits but said that it is not a formal offer?

I'm in a confusing situation. A company I interviewed with and would love to work for sent me a follow-up email stating that I was their top candidate and that they were waiting for funding before ...
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Senior Negotiating Non-Senior Job Offer [closed]

I recently received a job offer. I really love the company and am excited about the offer and they interviewed me 3 times over the course of a month before receiving the offer. However, coming from a ...
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How to ask for a higher salary increase the second time?

I've been offered a job with a starting salary lower than what I was expecting, so I countered their offer with a starting salary that was about 10k higher. They ended up meeting me half way ...
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Is it a good technique to bring a notebook and a calculator to a salary negotiation meeting?

To properly evaluate offers and counteroffers that includes benefits and whatnot, I'll need the proper tools - a notebook and a calculator. HR : I'm sorry, but we can't do X. However, we have ...
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breaking salary negotiation deadlock

I'm in the fortunate position of having two companies ready to make me an offer. The two firms compete with each other regularly over talent, so I told both recruiters I would share information about ...
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Should I tell my boss I have started looking for a new job because I think my salary is too low? [duplicate]

Summary I believe myself to be underpaid and have started looking for a new job. I don't have an offer yet. Should I tell my boss as a way to gain leverage in salary negotiations? Long form I know ...
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I am a master degree student and I get a salary as equal to the Bachelor degree. how should I write an email to manager regarding this? [duplicate]

I am a master degree student and I am worling in this company for about 8 months. I recently found out that the pay for bachelor's degree and mine are same. its my fault that I didnt negotiate during ...
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Asking for higher retention bonus

My employer is going to pay me a retention bonus for my hard work and the fact that they want to keep me around for the foreseeable future to help with system integration etc. While it's quite ...
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The benefits I can ask for from companies in Germany?

I'm a recent graduate from a masters in CS from Germany. I currently live in Germany and looking for a job. However, since I'm new to job hunting I'm such a newbie in contracts and contracts ...
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Negotiate contract work during full time interview

What's the most effective way to negotiate contract/telecommute work in a full-time job interview? Location is 3000+ miles too far from where I love living now (0% chance of me moving) The job is an ...
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How to respond to internship compensation offer?

I am a student who will be graduating this August from Carnegie Mellon University. I was offered a full time internship for the next 6 months with a big company. However, the compensation offer was ...
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Need a vacation 6 months after starting, when to bring it up?

For reasons explained in this question, I am currently looking for a new place of work. I have recently received a verbal offer from a hiring manager and have been told that a written offer will be ...
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Job offered, interview done, salary offered, how to follow up?

I recently applied for a paid internship position at one of the banks in my country. The HR rep called me and scheduled me for an interview. I did the interview and the next day they offered me the ...
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Provided salary range and got offer at lowest figure - can I counter?

I interviewed with a company on Friday, at which time they asked for my salary range. I gave them a small range ($90-95k) and on Monday I received an offer for $90,480. They also provided me with all ...
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Who should be present at a salary review? [closed]

I work at a small start up, and recently asked to have a salary review. I set up the meeting with the CFO, and asked that my project manager and supervisor be present as well. The CFO responded by ...
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Answering request for salary requirement after interview, but before offer: did I handle this poorly?

I recently had an interview that I thought went very well. The manager that I interviewed with asked me to email him the following day with my salary requirements. We had not discussed salary or ...
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How do I decide how much to charge my boss for a painting?

I'm an engineer by trade, but I dabble in watercolor painting on the side. My boss saw one of my paintings and later sat me down to ask if I would do one of his house. He's moving and it has ...
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What should I ask for when seeking a “more stable” retainer?

I have been working on a month-to-month retainer for several years for the same firm, and have been asked to propose changes to my arrangement that would "provide more stability and predictability", ...
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Job offer from a competior [duplicate]

How can I break the ice to my present employer about a job offer from one of our competitors? The company I work for is like family in fact my best friends spouse is the president who I need to talk ...
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Handling resistance at a much higher salary increase to account for loss benefits and work/life balance

So I broke down how much I'm making per hour, including the benefits and work life balance, and then built it back up with the new (lesser) benefits, with 20% increase in time worked and with the ...
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How to respond to the offer of working extra hours to compensate for a trip, instead of getting originally-requested time off?

Vacation Need/Want I usually have just enough vacation days to keep me happy, but the problem is a 6-work-day trip I am taking with my University, which seriously cuts into my PTO package. I have 10 ...
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Verbal offer received, negotiate now or wait for written offer

I'm in a special situation where myself and 2 long time colleagues have been contracting with a company. After some time of contracting, it was made clear on both sides that the company wanted to ...
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Negotiation for trial contract pay?

I'm currently on a trial run contract (hourly) for a division of a company I'm interested in working with in the future. They've asked me to do some work, for which if I were just a contractor would ...
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How to negotiate when going from intern to salaried?

I understand this question is similar: Should I negotiate a higher salary when transitioning from intern to full-time employee? However I am currently a 40 hr/week software intern as sort of a ...
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Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also?

Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also. There could be reasons, why somebody might take a pay cut for ...