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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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 with venture capitalists while employed elsewhere [on hold]

Now this may be similar to going on interviews while employed elsewhere, but it may not since it's to create your own company. I am wondering if negotiating with VCs to get your own business of the ...
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Negotiating office location with business partner [on hold]

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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280 views

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 ...
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How to politely ask for a significant pay rise? [duplicate]

I appreciate there are similar questions such as this question, but it doesn't quite meet my concerns. Background: In early March, I'll have been working in my business for 2 years, originally taken ...
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Negotiating salary during international transfer

I work for a global company with offices in many countries. I am currently working in country A, but am being offered the possibility of transferring to an office in country B, which has a different ...
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Negotiating 3x or 4x current salary after Glassdoor research

This question may sound silly from the title. Actually the title was intentional. Let me invent round numbers to explain. I currently work for a company that pays 50 in a small country/city where you ...
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How can I convince my CFO to hire more staff? [duplicate]

Currently we're 3 workers in our Systems Department, the thing is the three of us do everything: support(for a bit over 75 users, and a bit over 90 computer systems[some computers are used by 2 or 3 ...
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How to enquire about vague promises made by the CEO?

In a nutshell: the CEO of my company keeps on praising me and has been expressing intention of giving me more responsibility in the company, for some time now (ca. 1 year). These have not materialized ...
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How could I ask my future employer if I can work remotely?

I accepted a job back in October as a software developer for a company I've interned for twice. I have a great relationship with the company, and they were eager to hire me on after the summer's work. ...
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Been to last stage interview and have no idea of salary [duplicate]

I interviewed with a company. All went very well and people I met felt very positive about me. It's a medium company which has just been bought by a large group. The question of salary has never been ...
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Counter or Close Negotiations

I was recently offered a job in which I was sought out as a candidate and I hadn't originally applied for the position. At this time I was made aware of a salary I was not interested in, and in the ...
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How to decline promotion due to financial reasons withought jeopardising relationship with the company? [closed]

My friends’ current situation prompted me to fish for a professional help. My friend is being working 13 years with the current company. Always scores good marks in appraisals. However things are not ...
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Following Up About an Unsolicited Job Offer?

I work as a front-end designer and developer for the e-commerce department of a retail giant. It's not exactly the work I want to be doing, so I've been taking on freelance clients, one of which is an ...
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How to Indicate my Time Availability in a Job Application?

I am applying for a job through the company website and in the application there is a section which asks for my time availability per day. Question: How exact should I be when providing such ...
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Underpaid and refused a bonus, how can I argue this? [closed]

I'm 18 years old and have no degree (Taking a gap year), I work as a back end web developer at an e-commerce company. I earn £7.50/hr and have shown to the Owner of the Company and my manager how much ...
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Should I be compensated for an hour's worth of work when I am working only 15 minutes? [closed]

I work in home healthcare, traveling to various client homes to provide care. To get to work, it is a 15 minute drive each way. Sometimes I am asked to stop in on a client for just 15 minutes. That ...
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Negotiate salary after accepting in verbal offer [duplicate]

I am having an issue with my verbal offer. I applied for a big company with a very less hope to win it. However, after phone interview (4 days after of my application), and face-to-face interview with ...
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Unpaid salary and an informal dismissal despite contract stating three months notice. Negotiate own resignation for one month notice? [closed]

I wrote a grievance letter and got a reply from CEO that I am doing a great job and the salary will be paid soon. I had a salary raise a few months ago. Just before leaving for festive holidays ...
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Meager raise after herculean effort [closed]

Throwaway as we use SO/SE to recruit. I work for a digital agency where I have been employed for 3 years. I am a senior developer with 15 years of experience in my field. I hold all major ...
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How to properly evaluate counter offers before resigning [closed]

In lieu of my last post pertaining to ethics issues with my current company, I was recently offered a developer position in another organization with some nice incentives and a pay package of $86k (up ...
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How to negotiate when the salary range is way below your current base? [closed]

My question is at the end, but first I will explain the situation so that you can effectively analyze my question. Here is my situation, I have known an Executive VP who has wanted me to work for his ...
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Negotiating Multiple Offers as College Student [duplicate]

The Scenario: I will graduate in May. Right now I have good offer with Job A. It makes a good salary in an alright location. I have applied for another job, Job B, and made it past the pre-screen, ...
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How can I get my employer to stock a wider variety of tea?

The company I work for provides a water, tea, and coffee for employees to drink throughout the day. We have awesome water coolers that provide crisp, filtered drinking water. Our coffee machine makes ...
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Does passing a certification mean I should get a raise? [duplicate]

A small background on me: I was a desktop guy for the past 6 years and I jumped upon a chance to enter windows administration (Wintel Administrator). I was working as a Wintel admin for one and a half ...
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How to address situation where company buy-out has moved my salary review back?

As it stands the small tech company I currently work for is being bought out by a large multinational company with the finalisations to be made tomorrow. It has been in the pipeline for a fair few ...