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 can I actually get people involved to reduce my bus factor without revealing my intentions to leave?

I am currently applying for new jobs, so I'm planning my exit. And since I am the subject matter expert for an entire tech product, I've been doing my best to create as much documentation as I can to ...
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How should you negotiate for a 2.5% raise in salary? [duplicate]

How should you negotiate for a 2.5% raise in salary? Is it reasonable to ask for a 2.5% raise after a year if you didn't get fired and the company has a big turnover issue? How do you negotiate this, ...
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What to comment after stating your salary expectations if you think you may be underestimating?

So, I stated a salary range during an initial interview with a company. It was based on information extracted from 2 websites, where I found example salary ranges offered by this comany for similar ...
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Should I Accept A Promotion I Won't Be Compensated For?

I have been a software developer at a company for 6 months now. My tech lead is accepting an offer at a different company, and the role has been offered informally to me by him. "Informally" ...
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How to negotiate at your current company? [duplicate]

My questions are: What do managers and companies care about in deciding whether or not to award a raise? What does a successful internal negotiation for a raise look like within (most companies) from ...
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Should the stipend be paid if working remotely?

So currently I am a final year undergraduate from a university in India and I am doing a research internship at a University in the United Kingdom. The researcher under whom I am working had earlier ...
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Just got my first ever initial job offer, negotiate or not? [closed]

First, a little about me. I graduated last year with a Software Engineering degree, but have had no luck in getting a full job offer, until now. I had no internships and a pretty average GPA. I'm ...
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How can I get better at negotiating getting time off approved?

I'm not asking about negotiating during the interview stage, I'm asking about how to get use of time off approved at work. I'm not interested in the answer "just get another job" because ...
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How to decline to give details about other job offer

I am currently interviewing for Company A. However, I already have an offer from Company B. A would be my ideal place to work (so much so that I told B I need more time to decide on the offer), but ...
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At what point do I make a decision on a overworking low paying job?

so I've been working a cell phone repair job for a bit over a year and a half, and I've been doubting it for a long time. I took the job to get into the industry since there wasn't any opportunities ...
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How to communicate remote vs. relocation in an interview?

I live in a smaller town, while many IT companies are in capital city. I've been getting contacted by some recruiters and I'm not sure how to approach the situation. On one hand, I don't want to move, ...
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Given bonus after accepting a raise without negotiation on my part; should I have negotiated?

I finished up the first year of my first job out of graduate school. In the initial job offer, I was offered more than the upper end of my expectations. I didn't have specific work from school that ...
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Your employer approaches you with a raise offer. Is it appropriate to negotiate if you aren't satisfied with the offer?

Posted in Personal Finance originally, referred here. Quick background - I am an accountant for a small labor union. The lady that runs the pension department is due for retirement and it is openly ...
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How to negotiate for an internal promotion that I applied for?

I applied for an internal job role on the same team and did a full round of interviews to upgrade from engineer 2 to senior engineer and got the offer. I've always had the mindset that I negotiate and ...
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I may have been too hard during negotiating a salary; can I send an email saying that my numbers were more like a target than a hard-cutoff sum?

I've had a job interview recently. They asked me (via a phonecall), before they write an offer up, which salary range I was thinking about. I said a target amount which is higher (albeit not super ...
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Being recruited to develop a product that is very similar to my own pet product [closed]

As a recent grad, I spent the summer alongside two others in developing a non-commercial web-app that measures music similarity through the use of AI It caught the attention of a seed stage start-up ...
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UK – An Executive might offer me a new job - can I negotiate my salary?

A couple of weeks ago the Chief Engineer where I work walked past me, stopped, and told me to set up an appointment with him before walking away. I got an appointment from his secretary and I sent him ...
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When can I negotiate a raise? [closed]

I work for the state therefore when I was hired I was assigned a pay rate with no negotiations. In the range I was told, the higher would be ok but the lower not so much so I risked it and accepted ...
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Is it reasonable in my circumstances to ask for a raise from 160k to 250k?

I am employed at a biotech firm which is on the cusp of raising a new round of venture funding. My current salary is 160k due to a raise I received at the completion of the previous funding round on ...
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Negotiating a salary of a role with varied responsibilities

I received an email from my ex boss at this company that I used to work part time in. He was asking if I'm interested in joining as a full time staff in a new role which have not been fully formed yet ...
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Employee demanding company to guarantee counter-offer isn't his last promotion at this company

I recently had to take over for a second software team, "team Bravo", in addition to my own team, "team Alpha", due to Bravo's manager, "Bob", having to go on leave. This ...
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How to tell management I want an enhanced overtime rate or I'm not doing extra hours

I work part time in sales in the UK. 31 hours a week (my wife works nights so I have to be there for childcare) and generally these are the hours I do although sometimes to help out with annual leave,...
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Should I discuss pay raise at the same time I ask for a promotion?

I have been working at my company for about a year. During the performance review last year, my manager would like to me to take a lead on multiple high profile projects to build my track records. ...
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How can I guarantee that an internship offer involving international relocation won't be revoked?

Can I ask a potential employer to add a point in their offer letter explicitly stating that the offer made by him/her shall not be revoked or if he/she could specify the only circumstances under which ...
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UK - Employer's payscales are incomplete so I am trapped on entry level pay? Can I negotiate?

I took a new job three years ago; I was one of the first employees on a new contract, which had unfinished payscales that only specified the "Entry" level pay for each salary band. I was ...
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Negotiating offer after discussing salary range

I applied to a position at a well established company (with a specific target range in mind). We discussed expected salary early on. When my expectations were quite a lot over their budget they ...
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Negotiating a promotion without collateral

I have been in my current position for nearly six years. During which time, I have received a default 2-2.5% annual raise -- about level with RPI, so effectively nothing in real terms -- based on ...
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Staffing agency says I won't get paid to pick up equipment required by client. Should I push back?

I just got placed through a staffing agency, in the state of California. I'm expected to drive to a client's location and pick up some equipment to use to work from home for the duration of the ...
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I'm a Product Designer about to renegotiate a contract. Which (if any) title should I ask for?

I'm a product designer at a mid-sized startup. We recently had a huge round of lay-offs – including the five other product designers in my team – leaving me as the sole product designer in the ...
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Not satisfied with salary, wanting a raise or quit, how to approach situation the best [closed]

At my current position i am earning about 50% of what I am worth on the job market. I have repeatedly approached my boss about my salary increase, and was denied and set unrealistic conditions for a ...
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How to avoid discussing salary during initial screening, leaving it for the end of the interview process?

During recruitment, I thought the best thing to do about salary is to leave discussing it at the very end, when you have "sold" yourself to the hiring manager and there might be more ...
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Company cuts my salary immediately after I sign the offer letter

Today I signed an offer letter with a big company in the US that I was very excited to work for. Less than two hours after signing the offer, and after I withdrew my application to the other company ...
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How should I negotiate the price/salary with a potential customer/employer if there's a large gap between our BATNAs?

I am an undergraduate student and earn money by giving private lessons as well as by writing and translating texts, and recently I lost a potential customer because we couldn't agree on the price. The ...
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Making my dream company take a competing high offer seriously

There are two major companies I am considering: A and B. I applied to both for a senior manager role. Both have given me verbal offers to join their companies, however in different circumstances. Both ...
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'Deprioritised' after accepting conditional employment offer in favour of applicants to permanent roles:explain resulting hardship/get re-prioritised?

I have fulfilled all the conditions set for me in an offer for a 3-month contract for a junior NHS role in Wales, but the NHS Trust seems to want to stall the clearance process indefinitely for me ...
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How do I explain to my boss that being the best at my job is “going above and beyond”

I previously started a conversation with my boss about a promotion and pay raises (becoming a team lead that we need). From my perspective I am the best on our team doing the work of 2-3 other team ...
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Is it expected for a potential employer to request payslips?

Question: Will I be expected to provide payslips for most job offers in the UK? And any thoughts on this job given the context? Context: I have been made a job offer for a Product Manager role at ...
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Part of salary from gross revenue

I'm about to negotiate the dollars on a long-term project. What i want is to get part of my salary as a percentage of the gross revenue. So, it's gross revenue - not gross profit or stock options ...
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I feel Interview day went badly, what could I do to get more chances? [closed]

Context: I applied to a company and I have real passion and interest to join this company. I am interested in their mission, in the industry, in the position, and I feel myself I am capable of doing a ...
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How can you say you don't trust your current employer's counteroffer?

Is there a polite way to say that you are leaving work because you don't trust your current employer will follow through with the counteroffer received, that will also not "burn bridges" with the ...
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Extremely unsure of my role/wage at chaotic startup

I'm a junior dev, have been at this startup for over a year and have built 90% of the frontend. I learn very fast and work 60-80 hour workweeks by choice because I love the work and understand the ...
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Contract and asking for raise in IT

I am a contractor and my contract will be renewed soon (that is, I work in company A through recruitment agency B). I want to ask for a wage raise. Who do I need to ask it? There are two options: My ...
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Is it common to ask for a screenshot of a competing job offer? [duplicate]

I'm currently looking for a job as a software engineer, and I've received a few offers I'm choosing between. One of them, from a company I'll call Alfa Corp, is much better, so I'm trying to use it to ...
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Downlevelled in interview but same role

I am interviewing for a senior tech management role. The position is critical to the organization and my interviews were positive across the board. I have been offered the position at 1 level lower ...
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Getting a new offer just after starting another job

So I received an offer for a research assistant position that I need to respond to by the end of the week. I am in an awkward situation, however, where I had already started a position a little over ...
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I reached a generous job offer, but it doesn’t include a personal use vehicle. How do I approach them about this?

Just as a background, I received a generous permanent full-time employment offer of $8k/year extra of what I have asked during my screening. The Employment Agreement specifies: You will be ...
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How to negotiate ESOP scheme after signing work contract?

I am about to start a new job at a tech firm. The original offer includes base salary + ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) scheme. The contract I've signed so far is not concerned with the ESOP ...
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Approaching at work with potential client for purchasing something

I was recently approached by an old acquaintance. He seems to be in charge of company who is official partner of say some major international technology brand, say for example Cisco. As I understood ...
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Negotiating Salary Increase while Furloughed

I've worked at a US software startup for 2.5 years. In that time I've been promoted and given consistently positive feedback for my work. The raise that came with the promotion puts me just ahead of ...
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Bringing up compensation question first when previous relationship exists

I am interviewing at a large corporation (a famous cellphone/design company). I am at the point where they say they definitely want to move forward (and asking all kinds of paperwork related questions)...

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