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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Telling someone they are horrible at making coffee

In my office we have a coffee machine that was my idea to get. The VP was nice enough to go out and buy one on the company dollar, and she also supplies the Milk/Sugar/Coffee grinds as well. Now I ...
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HR made me feel uncomfortable about negotiating salary [on hold]

HR felt like a bully after asking for more compensation by saying "Others that have applied would take this job for a way lesser salary than what you are asking" and made the situation uncomfortable ...
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What to talk about during end of term interview?

I'm currently an apprentice about to reach the end of my agreed upon year, I have 11 days left to be exact. I asked for an interview tomorrow about what is going to happen at the end of the agreed ...
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Is it appropriate to tell a supplier which of their competitors I chose instead?

Recently I was obtaining quotes for language translation from several companies I had located online. Most of them are based on the East Coast of the US. The translation was required for the HMI (...
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Is simply stating the salary I internally want too naive?

An employer told me that he is considering offering me the job and he asked me first to tell him if I have any expectations regarding the salary. I told him the amount of fixed salary I think is ...
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Negotiating Offers (Verbal Offers & General)

I have always wondered about this particular area of job hunting and never gave it any thought because I just took whatever came my way because I needed to move on, but with negotiating I essentially ...
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If I already know the salary offered by the company, how should I negotiate?

I am about to get an offer from a company, and they asked me to tell them first if I have any requirements, like a minimum salary, or any other requirements regarding the whole compensation package. ...
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Negotiating a verbal non written offer

I received a call from HR with an offer that details salary packages and benefits. Should I wait for the written offer and contract to start negotiating or pick up the phone right now and call HR to ...
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Should I negotiate with HR or the hiring manager?

Let's suppose that I got a job offer, and they did not offer the benefits that other companies have and that I would like to have. I have heard that you could call either a HR or my hiring manager for ...
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Can I negotiate for a higher salary based on a higher offer I got elsewhere?

I was offered a position from company A. The annual salary would be $75K plus they'd give me a $1,000 signing bonus to help me relocate. I was also offered a position with company B. It would also ...
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How to negotiate salary when range is unknown

My wife and I have an interview tomorrow for a position as live in groundskeepers. This is in a very affluent area and we know the homeowner is incredibly wealthy. Our rent will be paid which is why ...
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Should I mention another job offer when negotiating a graduate job salary? [closed]

I'm a computer science graduate and have received 2 job offers. Job A offers a salary of £22.5k Job B offers a salary of £18k I much prefer job B and would happily work for £18k Job B have stated ...
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Asking prospective employer about side job after an offer?

I have a side job that takes about 1-2 hours a week, and I enjoy it. I've been offered a full-time position at a company and would like to keep my side job (which does not compete even remotely in the ...
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Salary Adjustment When Working Remotely [closed]

I am lebanese, residing in Lebanon and will be working remotely to my Employer's German office while cashing my salary every month from Lebanon. This means that my employer's office in Germany will be ...
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Grossly underpaid and overworked, considering using resignation as tactic for pay raise

I should begin by stating that I am earning just over half the median salary for someone of the same profession, skill set, and location. I work about 60 hours per week at a medium-sized business with ...
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Boss is expressing concern about my happiness at work

I work in tech at a medium-sized company. My team is in the middle of a very frustrating project. The project has been emotionally draining and the end keeps slipping further into the future. In the ...
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Should a potential employer ever ask you to formally “reconsider” another accepted offer before proceeding?

Main question: When, if ever, is it appropriate for a potential employer to ask you to contact another employer (whose offer you've already accepted) to tell them you're reconsidering prior to ...
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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [closed]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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Is it ethical for an Employer to use personal (financial) information in negotiating salary?

I live in eastern Europe, and I work for a mid-sized (West European) IT Company, where all salary-related issues are handled directly by the CEO. About six months ago I requested a series of ...
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What should I know or ask when negotiating a contract?

I responded to an RFP (request for proposal) for a contracting position. The RFP specified a 1 year contract, with a possibility of a second year. I have reason to believe there's a reasonable ...
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How long should I wait after a staffing promise is made before sending follow up?

Fifteen months ago I wrote to my supervisor asking for a promotion that included requests for: A title change A 15% salary adjustment Paid PMP training A new staff member to absorb my existing ...
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Probation period when going from contract to permanent

Related to this question, I'm assuming waiving of probationary period by default when going from contract to permanent is entirely company specific. In instances where this is not the default, ...
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Asking Leadership for COLA to Move Locations When Not a Mandatory Move

I am a software eng. consultant who moved to a certain city about a year ago for a client- site project. That project has been over for a few months now and have started a new project with a ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a raise as a student?

Please forgive my English, I am not a native English speaker. I am currently working as a computer programmer in some company. I am also a full time student, so I work part-time during the semesters, ...
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Received lowball initial offer, how to ask for more

Interviewed with an advertising agency 5 times over the course of 4 months. I do not believe they had any parallel candidates and I believe they are invested in hiring me at this point. I currently ...
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Negotiating office location with business partner [closed]

My co-founder 'Bob', and myself have been working out of separate locations for about 2 years. Bob and I built the business together and we both own an equal share. We are looking to get an office ...
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Questions about 1099s and contracting [closed]

So I'm nearing graduation and have been on a job search in a field that's related to my aspirations and degree. I have luckily landed an internship that will be offering me a job. My interviewer ...
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Switching from full time employment to company - company contract. What conditions to negotiate? [closed]

I have decided to leave my current permanent employment and start a private limited business. My current employer would like me to stay a few months longer and, knowing that I will be starting my own ...
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How to negotiate during verbal offer?

I am almost certain that I would receive a verbal offer soon. In the past, I was laid off and had to find a new job soon and hence, just accepted the very first offer and did not negotiate. This ...
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How to Renegotiate salary after HR round

During HR round I was asked to quote a minimum and maximum amount of my expected monthly package. And when I was asked how much of that is negotiable I quoted a low amount (way too low). Regarding the ...
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I'm an intern going back to school and my boss has proposed that I work for him part-time. How do I go about negotiating here?

Here’s the situation: I just finished my second co-op term (basically an internship) with my employer and am going back to school. They’re asking me if I want to work there part-time during my school ...
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How can I ask for a different brand of hardware offered by my employer?

The employment perks state I get my own MacBook Pro (to work with) and iPhone, but I really dislike Apple hardware (not going to discuss Apple vs Brand X) and I simply work way better and much more ...
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My boss told me I'd have to pay him to quit. Can he do that? [closed]

I'm negotiating my updated contract at work and my boss, in an attempt to get me to comply, told me I could owe him up to $20,000 if I were to quit. His argument was that he invested a lot of money ...
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Internship Salary Negotiation

I recently interviewed with a government contractor (DoD) who have sent me an email telling me they are writing up my offer letter. I currently have a software support internship but this new offer ...
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salary negotiation after verbal acceptance of job offer [duplicate]

I have verbally given acceptance to an offer which I think is a very low for me.Since this is my first job change and I like the current position in the company ,I said yes.The HR reverted back with ...
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Can I negotiate a contract extension?

I got a 3 month contract. I'm a subcontractor for a company that as an agreement with another company that's won a government bid. My 3 months are done tomorrow and the government company has said ...
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Should I aggressively negotiate a raise when I'm planning on leaving the company?

I'm a long-term employee at a relatively small company working as a software engineer. I've been seriously contemplating quitting for a few months and right now I'm absolutely sure that this will be ...
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new candidates being offered much higher salaries for same job, what to do?

I am currently a senior .NET developer in the company, working on the most valuable product of the company, and one of the few with web development skills. I have over 5 years of experience and my ...
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How to hide my previous salary during salary negotiation? [duplicate]

Usually in salary negotiation interviewer ask about last salary and based on the information we provide they decide the salary to be offered. What is the best answer I should give them when they ask ...
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Post Interview Salary Negociation

During a job interview, I was asked about my salary expectations. My preliminary expectations were too high, then the interviewer gave me some details about bonuses and such, and then I decreased my ...
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How can I renegotiate my salary with a future employer after a counter offer from my current employer? [closed]

I am working with organisation A. I got a job offer from organisation B of $X. I accepted it. I gave notice of resignation at A. A gave me counter offer of $X + 10%. How can I use this offer from ...
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Salary negotiation for industrial PHD position

I want to apply for a PHD position in one of Germanys biggest companies. The position is not only exactly in the field I'm working but I'm actually researching exactly on the same topic for the last ...
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How early is too early to apply for a full-time job? [closed]

I'm a recent graduate looking for a software-type job in Silicon Valley. It's competitive with so many other graduates doing the same thing, so I started applying now. I'm used to waiting weeks or ...
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is salary negotiation possible after a verbal agreement?

I had three interviews. The first two interviews went well but I had not heard back from those hiring managers for days. The last interview, I was given an offer on the spot. Without knowing the ...
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private company [closed]

If a company says in appointment letter after foreign trips you have to serve 1 year failing to do so you have to pay the actual amount invested on you depending on which month you are leaving. my ...
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How to benefit from being able to save my company from a disaster while being laid off cruelly [closed]

I'm seeking advice on how to handle a high risk opportunity. My employer recently had to do some layoffs due to changing the underlying technologies used for its products (ie: moving from C to C++, ...
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Alternatives for a raise when company has financial problems [closed]

My situation is kind of similar to this post. This Post I have been with my current company for almost 5 years now. In my first three years I used to get raises every 6 months. (not to mention that ...
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I've received a verbal job offer. My wife wants me to ask for a signing bonus. Is this a good idea?

My gut tells me it's a bad idea. When I discussed my salary expectations with this potential employer I told them I was looking for a yearly salary of $85K. When they made the verbal offer they told ...
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Salary Negotiations between 2 offers

I got a offer letter from a company A. I am in talk with other company B. I am optimistic about getting offer from B. B asked about A's salary offer and I told them. In the meantime, A increased their ...
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Job offer - should I be concerned about lower salary + higher bonus than discussed?

I'm a long-time freelancer, about to convert in a contract-to-hire scenario. Salary talks went as follows: Company offers $X salary I counter with $X + $5k Company offers $X + $5k "with bonus ...