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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How negociate a raise that has been decided?

Background It is soon to be my contract anniversary, so the appropriate timing to negotiate a raise. I work in IT, in a fairly large company. I am then currently doing my homework (list of ...
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Negotiating an Offer: Salary vs. Equity + Signing Bonus. Help!

I'm thrilled to have received an offer I'm excited really excited about with a great company this past week. This is my first job out of graduate school, so I'm new to the whole negotiation thing. ...
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What is the general relationship between a recruiter and salary negotiations

I contacted a recruitment agency in regard to a job position, and the employing company is interested. We will begin the interview process next week. This is the first time I am involved with a ...
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How to negotiate for a benefit that has become important to me only now?

There are various questions about how to ask to work from home. I think this is not a duplicate because first, in the other questions, the very idea of working from home is either something novel in ...
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Is it appropriate to request a salary raise after trial/probation period is complete?

Working as a JavaScript Developer in Germany with an unlimited contract but of course with the usual 6 months probation period which i am 4 months in. (first job in Germany, I am a foreigner here) ...
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Accepted a job in a new city, but then badly injured my leg. My doctor told me not to move now. What does professionalism require?

I am a software engineer in one of the big tech hubs in Canada who was poised to move across the country to the other. A couple of months ago, I accepted a new job with a firm there to start in the ...
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What not to say regarding my motivation for finding a new job?

I've had a few job interviews recently and I seriously wonder what exactly should I say when they ask me about my motivation for looking for a new job. I completely avoided talking about money except ...
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Can graduating from university and reaching 1 year help justify a significant (>10%) pay raise?

I was hired by my current company while I was in the final year of my Software Engineering degree. It has been a year since then and I have graduated and work has been going swimmingly. I believe I ...
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Examples & most common benefits/remuneration in kind in Austria

I wonder what are the most common packages that are usually negotiated instead of money; examples and cases based on your experience. I would focus on positions in Austria (so I would consider neither ...
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Handling offers professionally while still interviewing elsewhere [duplicate]

I am looking for a new job as a software engineer and companies have different length in their interview process. This means I could get an offer to sign from one company, while still in the process ...
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Ratio between starting wage and requested raise

I brought a brand new business to my current company (SW development where only mechanic and analog HW products were produced). This meant also building up (under my guide) all the needed ...
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Negotiating for an unlimited contract

I have been working for the same company over almost 10 years now, always on temporary contracts, although I am a staff member (not a contractor). It seems that they are now also keen in offering me ...
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How do I negotiate compensation for a job I don't know if I deserve?

I'm a 20 year old computer science student. I've been programming for the past decade or so. My dad got me a programming job at his work, writing front and back end website stuff (Java, JavaScript, ...
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How do I convey that I'll leave if I don't get promoted?

I work in a medium-sized company on a team that takes on special projects and kind of struggles to explain and define its role in the wider office. The team has been without a manager for a year, the ...
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Offered increment is too low

My current company has yearly post-appraisal increments. My performance was rated highly by both my manager and my client (I got a average of 9.5 / 10). But somewhere in the upper management part of ...
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Why would my current employer give me a lower counter offer?

I had an offer from a different employer which was really good and I'm planning on taking it. However, when I told my employer my plans to leave and shared the offer I had received, they said they ...
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Working at a company that expects you to quit before a large raise [duplicate]

All the research I have done online says that you should never quit your job on the hope of getting a salary increase. Even if one does the get the desired raise, things are never the same. However, ...
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Boss offers a raise only when faced with resignation - is this a red flag? [duplicate]

EDIT: I've decided to accept the duplicate suggested by a few people as it's a bit more broad and is probably easier to apply to various real-life scenarios others might find themselves in. This ...
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Continue at relatively low paying job over a new job offer?

I am working in high-sized organization with 50K employee as a software developer. I am working on very boring project. As I am happy with the project I started job hunt, I got new offer with around ...
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Variance in package between me and another colleague in a new company

I have got an offer from a company named "A". My friend working in company "B", also got an offer from the same company, "A". We both have the same years of experience and similar background. ...
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My boss asked what number would keep me happy?

I just got done with my 4 year performance review call with my boss (the CTO) where the review was extremely positive and my boss was fishing pretty hard for me to name a number on my target salary. ...
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Confirming extensive health care coverage before accepting a job

I have a special needs child. My child is autistic and requires hours of therapy each week: ABA, OT, Speech, etc. I have always worked at a large well-known company with excellent medical and health-...
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New manager unapproved PTO my old manager approved, because of a conference at the same time that's now a “condition of my employment here”

I'm taking a vacation in mid-April of next year with some friends, we've all already gotten the time off approved from our various jobs and bought plane tickets. My previous manager said it was fine ...
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Switching from being paid biweekly to every 4 weeks - would it be reasonable to collectively ask for a 1% raise?

My employer just announced that they're switching from paying us every two weeks to paying us every 4 weeks, as it will save them money on accounting. Though I don't live paycheck-to-paycheck, this is ...
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When a company is asking to trade off salary for a long-term benefits, is that a correct approach?

I've been involved in a job search for CTO positions, primarily targeting central European startups that are a little bit past early stage (either self funded with revenue or Series A+). I think I've ...
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Send email with roundups and adjustments after negotiations?

I am not good negotiatior, I can perform badly at conversations depending of the quality of rest in the previous night (it can be poor after workouts or after some exciting events or reading) and some ...
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How to switch job interview into applying for a different role

Backstory: I am going to graduate from a cyber security degree and was looking into entering the field. My mum's friend who works in a fairly big company referred me to the company and I was asked to ...
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How to leverage my coworker's departure into a raise (there are only two people in our position)

Background Since April, I've been at my current job with a midsize company (I have almost 10 yrs experience in total before this job - stayed 4 and 5+ years in previous companies). My coworker, who ...
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Rejecting a contracting offer accepted “on my behalf”

(I have searched for similar questions, but could not find any related to contracting positions. I'm new to the world of contract work and am not sure what the proper procedures are.) I've been job-...
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How do I negotiate salary when returning to a position I just left?

I graduated from college a few months ago and started a great job at a defense contractor. While I was there I met some great people and the work was very satisfying. About six months in I received a ...
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Is it okay to negotiate salary and remote work at the same time?

When negotiating for a new job, is it advisable to negotiate one thing at a time, or is it okay to try multiple things at once? For example, if one requests higher salary than what was offered, in ...
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I felt injustice after my company hired fresh graduates with higher salary and grade than mine

I don’t know how to explain this situation without looking envious, but I couldn’t handle that new joinees with 0 experience get paid more than i get, they got training outside the country I already ...
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Negotiating salary weighting

Firstly, forgive me if this has already been posted but I looked and couldn't find anything specifically about salary weighting, If so ill remove. I recently relocated to a new city in the same job (...
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I have received an NDA without mention of salary, is it normal in NDAs? Should I ask that they mention the salary in my NDA? [closed]

I have received an NDA from a company and inside of the NDA there is nowhere that salary is mentioned. I will work as a part-time employee in the company. Is it regular not mentioning the paid per ...
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Owner is determining raises based on customer work

Each year the company owner determines raises to go out to each employee. This year I accidentally read a memo addressed to HR that a lot of weight will be given to how "billable" an employee is. ...
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How to negotiate an offer if I'm not actually going to accept it

I'm a rather successful senior software engineer with a decent LinkedIn page, and thus I often receive messages from recruiters from other companies. I like my current company and job, so I'm not ...
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Turned down a good offer for a promised raise (counter-offer) that never happened

I received a good offer in the summer (end of July) from a company, so I resigned from my current position and after that, on the same day, talked to the CTO explaining him my leaving. End of July, ...
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Handling a conventional termination negotiations [closed]

I'll start by saying i'm not sure this is the right place to ask this but i really need a second opinion on this. I've worked for a french software consulting company for nealry 5 years now, all of ...
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When should I tell my employer that I don't plan on staying after my internship?

I am a PhD student in the UK due to start a three-month internship in a startup within the next two weeks. When I was made an offer (a couple of months ago), the company pushed very hard to offer me a ...
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How to proceed with salary negotiation offer?

I applied for a job and passed multiple interviews that went well. Last Thursday I had the last interview until now. It was with HR department. I know in some countries salaries are double checked at ...
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How to respond to request for desired salary for a junior software engineer role after an interview, and how to determine the number?

I just had a job interview for what would be my first full-time job (as a junior back-end engineer in Munich - prior to this I was studying at an engineering school 'Epita'). During the interview I ...
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Is it reasonable to have multiple senior developers, but no juniors/mid-level developers?

I work in a company with 2 other developers. We typically don't work as a team, just independently on various projects. One developer has been here for 20 years and the other for 7. They both have the ...
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Is it reasonable to negotiate adding “senior” to a job title?

I have an offer for a Ph.D.-level research job from a top company. The compensation package is attractive, but I'm thinking about whether I should negotiate the job title. From my research, roles ...
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What is the proper way to request team/project change?

I am working in a software firm on a project which doesn't have any work left. The team is of only 3 people, all three of us are from a different domain. Even If I ask for the project change, I don't ...
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How to answer to the “We do not want to create any precedent” argument in salary negotiation?

It seems that every big company I have encountered operates (for low/middle level employees) according to a spreadsheet, where columns are some kind of level or grade, and rows are years of experience....
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Surprisingly, I got student finance - How could I approach management? [closed]

Got myself into quite a unique situation & would appreciate some different perspectives on my options. My Situation I work full-time for a small aerospace company working as an Electronic ...
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Should I negotiate this new offer?

So I went through the interview process and I received a verbal offer via voicemail. The hr manager asked me what my current salary is and what my expectations are.. as well as other benefits, ...
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What's the professional way to get out of a signed work agreement?

I signed an employment agreement (not a contract) with one company last week to start a month from now. I've also since received another offer for significantly higher pay, in a city I'd really like ...
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Interview question about salary expectations is asked with presence of technical examinator

Interview. 4 people in the room: technical examinator (member of the team the potential employee is trying to get aboard) and manager and HR officer present + the potential employee. After the ...
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Salary Negotiation for Remote Work Opportunity [duplicate]

I wanted some tips on salary negotiation for a remote work opportunity at a big company. Initially this job opening was available in the Silicon Valley and the company was looking for someone who can ...