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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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What if I'm a better developer than my Team Leader?

Based on his commits(daily ones), I see that he writes lots of bad code and doesn't follow any good practices, how should I approach this situation? I tried talking to him about better ways of ...
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Second interview, interviewers mentioned about experienced other candidate

On the last interview for a position, the interviewers have told me that I have done very good so far, and the other candidate they have been interviewing is a 20 years experienced person, and if I ...
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Proper arguments for negotiating a new contract

I am junior Java developer with few experience (6 months). I am pretty sure that my current company (about 200k employees) is still interested in employing me. My actual contract is ending, and I ...
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Is it possible to revive an offer a few days after not accepting it? [on hold]

Recently I was in negotiations with a company after getting an offer. During the initial call of this interview process I was given a number that I was quite happy with, so when offer time came around ...
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How do I start the discussion with management about being promoted or paid more for increased job duties? [duplicate]

-Edit, no I don't want canned answers from a 6 year old question. I am looking for relevant advice from those who work or have worked in the Technology field and possibly have been in management ...
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Renegotiating pay whilst in a fixed term contract

I'm in a fixed term contract and enjoy my work. The problem is that I took on this role right after being made redundant from a previous job right around Christmas time when no one was hiring. ...
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Offer downgraded to temp-to-perm, from permanent - how should I proceed? [closed]

Today, I got my verbal full-time offer (good salary + bonus) downgraded to temp-to-perm, with a 6-month review, after a day of my giving them references to contact. Needless to say, I'm a bit ...
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How to convince you employer that you deserve a raise? [duplicate]

How to convince you employer that your deserve a raise? I would like to know what the best strategies for asking for a raise are. To be more specific, how to get the maximum achievable salary raise? ...
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How do I politely refuse scheduling phone calls and redirect to email instead?

At my job I regularly receive calls and emails from people who want to make certain kinds of offers to sell my team some services, which don't interest me 95% of the time, although they could be ...
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Is this e-mail offer seen as final or still negotiable?

Final update I negiotiated and got a much better offer: roughly 1/3 more than originally offered. Needless to say that I accepted - even gladly so. Thank you all very much for your inputs! I have ...
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When's the appropriate time to ask for a raise in your first ever Software Engineering job? [closed]

I graduated from college and took a internship transitioning into a full time offer this January, and have been working for the company as a full time intern for 3 months, part time intern for 3 ...
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How can my wife request more help at work?

My wife is in an assistant position at a large company; it's her and her senior on a team, with several teams per branch. Each team has one senior and one or more assistants. Recently, this company ...
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Salary increase - how long of a wait is too long?

First, a little bit of background: I've been in this company for a little over 2 years. We were a small team of 3 people managing and developing the tools for our companies (we are the HQ). Almost 5 ...
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Should I negotiate the yearly raise?

Each year in January my boss, which is also the company owner, calls each employee in and reviews how they've done. He will then give you a cost-of-living adjustment and a raise on top of that. I've ...
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Should I ask for commission after saving the company a lot of money?

I recently found a replacement part for our product that is cheaper and better. I've negotiated a good deal to get this price from the distributor and I've also received a formal quote. It will save ...
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Will I get a raise in a contract-to-hire position? [closed]

Sorry if this question has been asked and if so please share any links with me. Currently I am working in a contract to hire position and my manager through the final company has already spoken to ...
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Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic?

Company A has a job opening that I have applied for, interviewed for, and received an offer for. Their culture is awesome (very family-oriented) and I already like a lot of the people I have met. Long ...
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Negotiating a start date

To my knowledge, I'm in an unusual situation for my field (engineering). I am technically an employee of a Staffing Agency and working on a 9 month contract for them at a Consulting Firm, which I ...
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Being made redundant, but asked to do contract work after finishing — how should I negotiate my contracting rate?

I was recently given notice that I am being made redundant- basically because my employer is losing one of their main clients- and am set to finish working at the end of this week. I don't have ...
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Rectify asked salary for first job

I am currently finishing my internship for the last year of my engineering Master's degree. Many recruiters/companies have already contacted me and I started the recruiting process with a few of them....
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Can I ask more salary if the interview was really good?

Is it OK to demand higher salary just because the interviewer look impressed ? Higher salary in comparison with that of current company and industry standards? Update : I still have to give them a ...
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Company wants to negotiate lower salary after signed offer

I got an offer from a consulting company, signed it, and got it signed from them. Now, their recruiter called me and said if I was open for negotiation. They want to decrease my salary. They said it'...
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I got an offer but the some details in the contract are not what we talked about during the interview process

I interviewed for a contractor role and they offered me the job. During the process, the recruiter told me that it is a 40 hours per week job and also 40 hours per week was written on the job ...
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How to tactfully negotiate salary above market price for software internships?

The typical market price for software engineering interns in my city is 22-25$/hour. In more tech-centered cities, I received referrals from current employees for positions that pay between 45-60$/...
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Is it unwise to mention alternative job openings to a potential employer?

After I sent my resume, my prospective employer asked me what salary I'm looking for. I thought it might be good to reinforce my requested range by saying that there's an opening at my current work ...
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How to negotiate an incentive for new idea [closed]

The company which I work for has a program whereby employees may propose new innovations/ideas for an incentive. I have never submitted anything nor heard of anybody who has. So I do not know what ...
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Can you have HR reconsider your salary? [duplicate]

The Context: I have recently been promoted within my company for an IT position (Quality Assurance). The company I work for is a startup and is growing at a much faster rate than expected. My prior ...
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My employer is not honouring a clause in my contract

I'm located in Australia. When I signed my employment contract last year, there was a clause in it that stated word for word "you are entitled to a company motor vehicle to perform your duties". ...
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Negotiating salary when company knows about previous one

I know that it's not advised to disclose your present salary when negotiating with a prospective employer. However I am in the situation where I work for company A via agency B, and company A has ...
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Is it inappropriate to ask a previous employer what they'd pay if I returned to them?

I left a previous employer to pursue a contract that was more in line with my passions. When I left, they told me I could come back at any time. Now, the contract has run out and I'm looking for a ...
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How often should I negotiate a raise?

Generally speaking, while working in a small company (30 to 40 employees) that doesn't have a policy for raises, how often should I negotiate one? If this is relevant, I'm a software developer in ...
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Company breaks all promises then I wants to request remote work [duplicate]

Background: This is Thai company, young CEOs, co-working spaces. During the interview one of the company owner made promises that Anything you needed in the job please ask. I had asked them for Book ...
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How to politely ask to trade stock option in job offer for something else?

I've read some related questions but: This is just a good explanation (doesn't answer my question). What's an employee stock option scheme? This question is from a startup perspective (not ...
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Is it appropriate to ask to change my title?

I'm in this project where I came in initially to provide consultative advice about a certain technology domain that I was knowledgeable in in my organisation. So as the project progressed, I ended up ...
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Is it ethical to ask for a raise while looking for work [closed]

I haven't been offered a raise in my company for more than two years. In part this is because I had taken a job-protected leave, though I did some part time work for my current employer while I was ...
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HR misleading about salary expectations

While interviewing for a new position, I am often asked about salary expectations and I am fully prepared to answer this question. However while the HR response is usually "oh yes that seems fine" by ...
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How to stall on agreeing to a job offer? [duplicate]

I have a preliminary job offer from a company, they booked a flight for me to go have lunch with the team and potentially sign the contract if both sides see fit. They already drafted a contract and ...
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Company made me use my own camera for work - can I ask for compensation? [closed]

I was hired as a marketing/social media/digital content manager for a company. They are a relatively new company, and when they hired me, I was the first person to be hired for the position. There was ...
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I was hired with no experience in my field. Is it a good idea to bring up the fact that I now have a year of experience in my yearly review?

I was hired as a fresh graduate straight out of university for a mid-level position in a company last year. At the time, due to being a fresh graduate, I took a salary slightly below market rate for ...
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Received the job offer that match to my salary expectation, should I make a counter offer/re-negotiate asking for more? [closed]

I did the interview 3 days ago, and they offered me the salary that match my expectation in "Gross" and the "job offer" letter. Should I re-negotiate to get "Net" salary?
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Should appearance of job hopping be a factor in deciding on a job offer with better benefits? [closed]

I got an offer for a job that offers significantly more money money than my current job. I think the work I'm doing at my current job is interesting, and I'm very excited for the working coming up in ...
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When to bring up time limitations on my ability to work?

First, a bit of background: I am a recent graduate from university looking for employment at a laboratory space that is associated with the university that I graduated from. This space is known for ...
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Negotiating with a difficult company offering less than the market rate and trying to invalidate my previous work experience

I got a job offer at a small company. The founders are upper middle age and a bit intimidating but very smart people. I want to join them because I feel a lot of learning and growing opportunities ...
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Getting Point Across During Meetings with National Debater?

We have weekly meetings of around 10 people. One of those 10 people has won various debate tournaments and qualified for national debate competitions in his past. As a result, whenever we are deciding ...
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Colleague on a skeleton team is retiring. Can I ask for a raise?

My colleague has recently announced retirement soon from an already skeleton team. This means the team will be even smaller and more responsibility/pressure will be put on me and the other members of ...
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My colleagues received a better company car than I did. Can I ask for compensation?

Context: I have been working at a consultancy bureau as a software engineer for over 2 years in the Netherlands. The company gives each employee a company car which can be used for both business and ...
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What are the pros and cons of working with only one recruiter during my job search? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of working with only one recruiter during my job search? This recruiter, "Bob", has a great track record for placing talented people at some of the best finance shops. I ...
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Should I ask for a raise from my current company? [closed]

I work at a small company (80 people) that prepare consultants for investment banking. They found me a contract in London for a bank that I always dreamt to work for where I will be paid 22k with rent,...
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I've accepted a new job and handed in my notice. My employer wants me to work a longer notice, what should I do?

I've accepted a new job and given my required month's notice to my current employer, both are startups. My employer asked me if I could stay a little longer, as they're going through an investment ...
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Salary raise already in effect. Can I still negotiate?

I was given a salary raise which took effect a couple of weeks ago but was only told about it this week. From talking with my friend at work, it seems I've received a higher rate than what most ...