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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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Can I negotiate garden leave with my tech boss?

My European employer is undergoing a transformation. During this process I attempted to negotiate which team I got and then my line manager dropped a bomb about him not being satisfied with my ...
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Accepted a job offer, but now want to negotiate salary

I work in the United States. I have actively been interviewing for the past month. Some interviews went well, while some did not so well. I also received several rejections to my resume and never had ...
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My workplace is turning my role from a contractor into an employee with a significant pay cut. Is that normal?

I work for a startup and they have applied for a grant that would cover part of my salary an employee. I'm a contractor right now making $38.50/hour (which works out to about $75k/year). Starting next ...
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How to ask for more time before deciding to accept/reject offer letter? [duplicate]

Suppose if I have a job offer from company A and they mentioned that they are expecting me to make decision in a week. But I have few interview rounds left with other companies and it may take 2-3 ...
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How do I take advantage of a much better offer in monetary terms if I don't actually want to change companies?

I recently received a very interesting monetary proposal from a recruiter. The whole process is still very much in its infancy, so nothing is certain and there is no concrete offer yet. However, I ...
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My company computer was damaged and lost during a typhoon [closed]

My previous employer keeps bugging me on paying for a company provided computer when it was lost and damaged by a typhoon. Am i legally obliged to pay for the computer? Thank you,
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Agreement made at hire is unenforceable due to a technicality, employer refuses to make new agreement to correct

I'm an engineer based in the US. Last year, I received a new job offer. The new job offer had an intellectual property (IP) agreement which was far broader than what my previous job had, so I spent ...
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Negotiated conditions not met after taking back resignation

I recently received a lucrative offer from a company. But after negotiations my current employer agreed on letting me do Work from Home for 6 months. I agreed and took back my resignation. We ...
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Committing for a shorter time than employer wants

I have been offered a job as a junior software engineer (with little to no previous experience) in a scale up. I have not accepted yet, as it turns out they have a very restrictive non compete clause ...
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Salary Range Negotiation [duplicate]

Suppose a company advertises a salary range between $80K-$200K. If a person is given a job offer with a salary of $100K, is it usually very difficult for him to negotiate an offer of say $190K ...
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I changed my mind about relocating, after accepting a job offer. How do I present my case to my manager?

I accepted a job offer less than a month ago which was based in a different city. However, I find myself reluctant to relocate due to personal circumstances. How do I communicate to my manager about ...
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Requesting Salary Outside of Advertised Range

Suppose a job applicant applies for a job that has an advertised salary range between $100K - $130K for the sake of argument. Is it, generally speaking, very difficult to negotiate a salary of $140K ...
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What strategies can I employ to leverage a co-worker leaving (which increases my value) into a better position/salary for myself?

I'm one of only two people currently in a particular position in my company. We are the only people in the company with the skillset to fill this position. The position is an important one - I won't ...
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Trading remote work for salary reduction

In my previous question I asked what to do in my situation, where I have no previous experience and I want to turn an onsite job into a remote one. I am in Europe, and in the country of the company, ...
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How do I contract a remote work arrangement?

I am a scientific software developer with close to zero experience (only university projects and an internship). A company is interested in hiring me. They are in European country X, while I want to ...
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negotiated job offer and am I being ghosted now?

I was offered a job and I negotiated the terms of the base salary last Monday. I have sent an email on Friday and called this Tuesday for an update. Unfortunately, I have not heard back from the HR. ...
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Why won’t prospective employers negotiate salary?

I see all the time that you should never accept the first salary offer from a prospective employer and instead try to negotiate for something higher. I’ve tried to do this many times, but I’ve simply ...
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Negotiation for new grad offer as a graduate student with 3+ years of prior relevant industry experience

I'm an international graduate student in the US and my internship has converted to a full-time offer, offering a new grad role as an SRE. I have 3+ years of experience in the field before I enrolled ...
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Would my friend by applying into a competitor will give me a negotiation leverage for a higher wage upon a company acquisition?

A friend of mine is working Upon a startup named GiamGiam (imaginary company name) for four years. The company has acquisitioned twice, one from FaeSouvaki (another imaginary company name) and then ...
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Negotiate for increased days off instead of salary

Short version : How best to negotiate increased number of days off (or "equivalents" : working part time (80-90%), accumulating extra hours as days off) instead of higher salary? Long ...
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What to do when the employer doesn't want to share the salary range for a position?

While interviewing for jobs, I found some employers which were not willing to share their salary range for a position I was interviewing for. When I asked them: "What is the salary range for this ...
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discussion with manager regarding salary disparity

I was hired a few years ago as a Senior Engineer and was excited to accept the offer, the pay was much better than my previous job so I accepted the new offer without negotiating salary nor did I ...
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Can I accept the original job offer after they didn't reply to my counter offer? [duplicate]

They usually reply really fast and I'm supposed to start tomorrow. But they haven't replied to my counter offer. It was kind of my fault as when they asked me if I was okay with this salary BEFORE ...
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How to talk to manager to assign a task to someone else

I am working on a task at a software company for two weeks. Now I realize that one of the team members who guide me is too slow or confusing. I am unable to make much progress after a certain amount ...
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I saw my coworker's salary and what could I do to negotiate for a higher salary?

A coworker in our group was hired last year and I happen to know his base salary recently. I have 5 more years of experience than him and my base salary is $40k less than my new coworker. I understand ...
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Salary range and hiring

Job applications sometimes list salary ranges, they also ask for people to give them what their expected salary is. Is there a downside to listing the bottom range? I want a remote position and will ...
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Unequal pay for web and app developers with the same experience - How should I approach my boss?

I recently got a great opportunity to work at an American company that sponsors visas. I am currently a web front-end developer, and there are two other developers on the team. One is an iOS developer,...
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Panel interview: Should I bring up salary if they don't?

Soon I'm having only the 2nd panel interview I've ever done (and only 3rd final interview I've ever done). They emailed the salary range when they sent me the location, day, time. Salary range is low, ...
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Proper way(s) to negotiate a higher salary when I know the range is too low?

I'm going to a 2nd interview next Friday 4/7 with a non-profit agency, they called me the day after the first interview, hopefully this means they like me. I'm nervous!! :) I know NPOs don't have big ...
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Pay Rise below Inflation while being sold to another Company directly

My yearly pay rise was 1,4% while inflation is at ~8,5%. So practically my compensation was cut by 7%. Since my work is directly sold to another company (buddy leasing), my employer could increase my ...
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How can I lead co-workers into active problem solving instead of expecting explicit numbered instructions?

I am a software developer with 10 years of professional experience. In order to gain experience leading a team, I have decided to be involved in a side project with a friend who switched careers via a ...
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Is it common that the sales team haggle with software vendors? [closed]

My employer is a small software company that builds enterprise application software. I am a dev manager, managing a team of about 10 developers. One thing I always feel uncomfortable with is that our ...
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Negotiate unofficial offer?

I've applied for a job and went through three interviews. Today I got an email from the HR person who conducted the first interview. It says that the team is going to make me an offer that will most ...
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No/Delayed Promotion

I have been working in a start-up. I started out as a designer despite having 7 years experience. Some time after I joined, the startup started looking for a senior designer with 4+ years of ...
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New project proposal to different companies

I proposed a business development to three IT companies from my state during the last months without any answers. Suddenly, in a single week, all of them are interested in talking with me to learn ...
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Accepting liability to employer contractor [closed]

I work in Finance, and in the course of my employment need to use the services of a 3rd party, who have an existing contract with my employer. Some routine paperwork I would fill to register with the ...
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Is it a good salary negotiation tactic to say, "Make me an offer and I will either accept it or walk away"? [closed]

I've recently relocated to Europe, and people negotiate here very differently from what I am used to. Long story short, I'd like to ask how European employers would react in the following scenario: ...
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How to approach salary negotiations when there's a verbal promise of annual bonuses?

I've just been given a job offer, and the quoted salary is ~10% below what I'd like. They've verbally told me that I could expect a 10-15% annual bonus based on performance. If that's the case and I ...
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1-5% founding CTO equity?

I am a PhD candidate in a technical field who recently met two other folk of similar interest and embarked on an entrepreneurial endeavor. They are interested in starting a company that requires the ...
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My employer is demanding that I change my lifestyle

I work as a researcher in Germany and have recently been approached by the boss's secretary and told what can be summarized as follows: Hey, we pay you one of the top salaries in our research group, ...
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Best way to Negotiate Salary?

I think will be getting a job offer soon. They interviewed with me 4 times now. They kept asking what I want or my salary range. I never gave them a clue. At the end told them if they think I can ...
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Negotiating salary tactics

Suppose a person has been at a company for 4 years and hadn't received a pay increase. What is the best way for this person to negotiate for a higher salary? Ask his boss directly? Should the person ...
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Faking an offer to get a counteroffer

Is it advantageous for an employee of company X to tell them that they got a better offer from company Y (assuming it is fake) just to get company X to offer a better salary/offer? I am asking because ...
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How to interpret advertised salary range (at UK startup)?

Advertising salary range in job posting is becoming more and more common these days. Some of the ranges are very wide, say [x, 1.5x] (e.g., [60k, 90k]). How to guestimate the final salary that the ...
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Negotiate a salary after signing a job offer

I've applied for a job offer that suits my needs (role within the company, technical stack...). After a few technical and HR interviews, I got a job offer with what I describe as a highly interesting ...
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I have one offer from a startup with a compensation lower than market rate (no other offers). Is there anything I can do to bring it to market rate?

https://survey.stackoverflow.co/2022/#salary-united-states I’ve been using this survey as a guideline, and I’m in a high cost of living area (SF Bay Area). After initially quoting this, the co-founder ...
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Can I ask to be considered for another opening in same group?

I was hired for an Analyst role. A month after my joining, our group published a senior analyst opening. My qualifications (education + work experience) fulfill the criteria mentioned on the website. ...
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Huge raise but required to stay for 2 years [closed]

Throw away account and keeping details brief. My current employeer is trying to stop exodus in my department. As an attempt they are offering substantial raise, which would put me slightly above ...
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(Update) Homeoffice privilege vs kitchen chores at work

Background: We have a break room including a kitchen at my place of employment, where most (about 25 of 30 employees) are scheduled to care for the kitchen on a daily rotating wheel. Some of my co-...
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Strategies to deal with a sadistic dominant person whose compliance you need?

I am in a situation where I have to provide my services and products to a health care insurance companies in a specific area (prosthetics). A certain health care insurance company hired a product ...
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