Questions tagged [negotiation]

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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Can I ask about the full-time compensation package when receiving an internship offer?

I'm worried about coming off as presumptuous, but at the same time it's a significant factor in deciding what internship offer to accept, as quite often an intern receives and accepts a full-time ...
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Renegotiating a start date on request of current employer (after contract signed)?

Context I've recently negotiated and accepted a contract with a new company. My starting date is set to few months away. After signing, I notified my current company of my intent to leave (this seemed ...
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I got a great job opportunity but did I apply too early? [closed]

I am working in the software engineering field, where I work in one of the top firms. I enjoy my current position, but after some minor remarks from management I decided to send my CV to some other ...
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Contract being given to a new prime: do I try and negotiate?

Background: SE, work for a government office somewhere in the USA, not in an area with a ton of other employers for SEs. My background makes me very suited for government work. I was hired as a ...
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Negotiate for better pay amidst organization reshuffle

I've been working for the current IT company for almost 6 years now. I've stuck with this employer this long for personal reasons. I've had 5 different managers here. Just right during performance ...
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Should I tell my manager I have job offers during my performance review? [duplicate]

I joined my current company, a bit more than one year ago as lead developer (I'm responsible of the product team). We ended our fund-raising 2 months ago, and we have 18 months of runway (including ...
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How to manage salary expectations when moving to a smaller company?

I (senior software dev) have been contracting for a small tech company for the past couple of months and was recently extended an offer for the position of CTO. I was told to come back to them with a ...
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Compensation discussion with HR [duplicate]

I have a compensation discussion coming up with HR. It’s for the role of Senior Associate QA Engineer for a company in Atlanta. I’m just so confused looking at the salary figures in Glassdoor, Zip ...
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Is it normal to expect to know how much a job can pay when interviewing?

Recently, I have applied for a programming position at a small start-up and after a couple of interviews and a long technical task which took me a good portion of a week, I was offered a salary much ...
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Should I tell the interviewer I have a job offer from the competitor?

New grad here. Had a job offer from a startup tech company and about to interview another startup in a few days. Both startups are basically doing the same things (their office is in the same building ...
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How do I deal with a manager oversimplifying tasks to encourage me to take them?

Our company has a new manager, who is eager to prove himself. During our regular meetings everyone is encouraged to take on more tasks and to grow. That's not unusual in any way but I don't have any ...
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Asking for a salary which is more than what you initially quoted, due to promotion at current company - ok or not ethical?

I am interviewing for a firm, and am at the final stages of getting an offer. Initially, the HR had asked me for a salary "expectation", to which I quoted a number. However, I have recently ...
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I accepted a very low offer after an internship and I want to renegotiate, is it too late?

I'm working as a developer for a company for almost 2 years. I have been an intern for 1 full year, and then got an official offer from them. It was a full time development offer but with lead ...
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Got offer letter with letterhead 9/13, submitted counter offer two days later, no reply since. How to followup?

I've been speaking to the hiring manager since the beginning since their recruiter was too busy, and it's been great. She has a great understanding of my background and where I want to go. She ...
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Company does not want to pay the hours workers were available when servers were off due to a hacker attack. Is it fair?

I work in the finance department of a relatively big corporation that was the victim of ransomware. The servers/applications that my team need were completely off for 7 days because the IT department ...
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Should I ask a professional to refrain from contacting my company?

I am currently finishing an internship and my manager has signaled that he would like to hire me on a permanent contract. We have started talking about salary expectations and he's taking it to HR by ...
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Salary negotiation for "many hats" role at trading firm

I'm in the running for a job with a medium size trading firm, but the role is a "many hats" type position that doesn't really fit into any job title I've seen before. I would be doing some ...
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I tried to negotiate a better salary using 2 competing job offers and failed. What is the right way to do this?

I got a phone call from HR at company A in the morning saying that they are considering an offer with X amount of salary (average in the area). I may not have sounded excited on the phone since I ...
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Joining a company to work on a similar product to my own company

I have a (startup) company. It's a marathon project with a few years to fruition so I decided to join others in the meantime. At the very least I have a day-to-day company but startups rarely succeed ...
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Asking for a larger raise than other employees after less than one year?

I am an American with a white collar career. I lost my job during the pandemic and had to move to a small town for the only job I could find at the time. Unfortunately this town "boomed" ...
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Too little raise [duplicate]

I have been working for a company in Australia for a year now. I have achieved pretty good results in this year, and my manager has commended me in front of others several times. Today, he voluntarily ...
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How can I find a job that pays me for the value that I bring?

I’ve spent some time self-reflecting recently, and I have felt underpaid for the work that I do for a while, but I have been having trouble finding a job that pays what I am worth. How can I convince ...
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How to select a good starting salary after working in a position I felt over-qualified for?

When finishing up college a few years ago, I rushed into getting work as a contractor for a big tech company as a technician, a position that did not require a college degree to work at. I've worked ...
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Salary negotiation if salary of colleague is known

I work in a software company and my 2 year contract ends in a few months. The management wants to take me on in any case, because I was able to take over personnel responsibility and lead a team in a ...
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Is there an occupation that has an hour paid lunch? [closed]

How uncommon is longer than an hour paid lunch? Would it be unwise to try to negotiate for an hour paid lunch after being offered a white collar job? For example, I am an electrical engineer with ...
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How to counter these salary negotiation questions with HRs?

I'm a Software Engineer from India having current CTC: 9 LPA (Lakhs per annum) and years of Experience: 4. I've an offer of 14 LPA and serving my notice period. The companies in which I'm interviewing,...
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Pushing back response date of time sensitive offer

I asked for an advance on salary. They said they will check with their colleagues and hopefully let me know tomorrow about whether they give it or not. However, last week I told them that today I ...
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How do I negotiate an offered low salary for a high position?

TLDR: Promoted from intern to junior lead/management type of position. Offer by the company doesn't match the average salary in the market, how can I negotiate my position? I've been working for 1 ...
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Should I ask for another raise a month since the last one?

I work entry technical support for a contracting company for a much larger well-known corporation. I was hired back in December 2020 to do the graveyard shift. I have experience in this position as I ...
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Current company extended notice period and told me when I resigned

I have been working in this company (Indian IT Service Based Company) since last two years. When I joined, I was told that notice period is of one month. My colleagues were subject to the same when ...
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Received an exploding offer and was able to push the response date by a few days. Can I still negotiate salary or should I be careful with what I ask?

I received an offer last Friday, but I found out that they wanted a response three days later (today). After speaking to the HR person, I was able to push it to the end of the week. It's not as long ...
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Is it OK to apply for a job when I can't afford rent and have no transportation?

I found a job posting that I desire. I can't afford rent near enough to commute. Even if I could, I don't have a vehicle, so I can't make the commute. Is it OK to apply for the job? Should I try to ...
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Relocation getting delayed results in missing out on higher pay

I was looking at Jobs in Dec'20 that offered relocation as I wanted to move out of my home country (India). I found a decent job that would relocate me to Malaysia (KL) and my wife and I figured it ...
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Is negotiating a moonlighting clause during a promotion possible?

I have a scenario where someone I know is up for a promotion within the next 12 mos. This person works at a larger software company, and would like to arrange a moonlighting allotment in order for ...
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HR asking about salary expectations with future colleague present

Quite recently I had an online interview with a company. There was one person from the team I would be joining and one person from HR. I'm used to having separate conversations with HR and the team ...
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Boss offered pay raise to retain me. I'm about to resign. How do I turn down the offer?

Over the last 3 weeks, I've been preparing myself to leave my current job. I've already done my interviews and I'm on the verge of accepting an offer to become technical lead at my new employer. My ...
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How do I negotiate a higher salary for an EL role in my position?

I'm in the UK and I've been working in a pensions consultancy as an actuarial analyst for 5 months. This is all the corporate experience I have, as I graduated in 2020 and previous positions are less ...
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How to constructively convey my attitude regarding salary/equity tradeoff to potential employer?

I am considering working at a company that is not yet public. Let's assume that it is expected that there will be an "exit" within 2-4 years. I have been asked to provide them some details ...
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Pay increase for management responsibilities

I am currently looking for a new job and wanted some salary advice. I am a visual designer specialising in creating design systems for companies to help create consistency across their sites / ...
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How to negotiate salary in the initial offer of company which I want to work for

I just received an offer from one of the big software companies which I really wanted to work with. I only got the information through a phone call with my assigned recruiter. The recruiter will send ...
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Salary negotiation after an interview

I got a job offer from one of the big 4 with a lower salary than I expected (25% less than what I earn currently). knowing that I can accept up to -10% compared to what I earn, because the position ...
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Counter offer again after receiving another offer

I received an offer letter from company A and counter offered with a higher salary which they accepted. Later, I received an offer letter from company B that was substantially better than company A. I ...
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What’s the best strategy to negotiate as a group?

We are a team of seven and, due to the pandemic, have been working from home for over a year. Our boss is not a fan of remote work; however, at least three of us would like to continue working from ...
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Would it be advisable to email a potential employer letting them know that you are about to take another offer?

I'm asking this question for someone else (let's call them Alice). Alice has been looking for a job for a long time and finally came across companies A, B and C. They are all interviewing for an open ...
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Is it okay to ask one potential employer to match the base salary of another?

I currently have two offers from tech companies, A and B I would prefer A over B because I believe it is a better place to work, but B is offering me around 25k more than A. I have not been in this ...
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How can I give a chance to a coworker for a new job interview without getting him fired?

I'm currently the lead of my department. A coworker has never worked before professionally and I've taught him most of the stuff he knows right now. Of course he had some experience in the field, but ...
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How much should you charge when going from full-time to contract? [closed]

I worked for a company as an hourly employee for approximately 6 years and earned about $35/h plus perks (profit sharing, health insurance/benefits, RRSP matching, company laptop). I wasn't guaranteed ...
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Can I ask for a higher salary working remotely from a more expensive location?

My situation: 5th year PhD Candidate in Chicago About to graduate (within a year) Planning to move to NYC for my wife's career after graduation (she is an actress/performer/circus artist) But ALSO ...
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How to avoid share dilution when you negotiate the contract

I am about to join a project as a CTO role and the two people who started this project are willing to give me some company shares besides cash payment. How do I negotiate the contract to avoid share ...
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What is the best way to participate in a startup idea? [closed]

Recently I got a proposal to be part of a startup idea, as the head of development team. I was offered three ways of being a participant: 1- To be a shareholder. 2- To get paid with a fixed salary. 3-...

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