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 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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Company hasn't gotten back to me 7 days after I made a salary counteroffer

After 4 rounds of interviews over 4 weeks, the company called with a verbal offer of X K last Thursday. It was way lower than what I expected, given that the company has a reputation of paying fairly ...
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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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What should I consider when negotiating a part-time, salaried position?

I'm currently reviewing an employment agreement for a permanent part-time (3 days/week) role. The agreement includes the following (simplified) clause: The employee agrees and acknowledges that [...
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Negotiation of starting day?

I got an interview yesterday, and then 2 hours later, they emailed me with the offer in my email. In the interview, they asked when I was looking at starting, I said " probably at least a few weeks ...
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Internship broken off before contract - no payment

My friend (university student) was supposed to work with a businessman/lawyer for her internship this year, and before any contract was signed, she worked ~40 hours for him. He promised they would ...
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Asking Potential Employer to Match Another Companies Higher Offer

I have often heard that having multiple job offers on the table at the same time is a great place to be in as it gives you more negotiating power. This seems perfectly reasonable to me, especially in ...
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Salary Negotiations: Asked for a raise on the first offer, got back saying they need a week's time to respond

I have been interviewing with a successful startup. The first interview was a basic screening round, then another round with a senior engineer, and then there was another one with their CTO. The CTO ...
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How can I persuade my company president to be more aggressive about change orders?

My current position has me reporting to several project managers on a regular basis. In general, they all are very responsive to when I inform them that there are project issues that are beyond the ...
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Should I tell interviewer that I will use their offer to renegotiate current rate first?

I have been recently approached by a recruiter from another company. I agreed to go through recruitment proccess and at the begining I have stated my expected salary which I set pretty high. On the ...
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Should I Accept the Title of Application Development Supervisor?

TL;DR I was offered the title of Application Development Supervisor, but a long history of dealing with non-technical management makes me feel this is not an appropriate title with a clear enough ...
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Negotiaiting a raise without wanting to leave the job

For context, I'm in France. It's been now more than a year that I'm employed by this company, and more than 2 years that I'm at my current position (I was hired as a temp through an interim agency ...
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Negotiating Recruiter fee in addition to raise for accepting counter offer

Is it acceptable or appropriate to request the recruiter's fee in addition to your salary as a bonus when being offered a counter offer that you are 100% willing to turn down? Say I get a job offer ...
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How to negotiate employer's pre-offer requests for personal investment

I am currently interviewing with a company for an interesting position that will allow me to grow professionally. After the initial interviews, the employer is now asking me to study two academic ...
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Negotiating part time for a job. Need general advice on situation

I am in a position to negotiate part time for my current job after a mass exodus of developers recently. Currently, I work remote but due to underlying communication and management problems in the ...
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How much higher should I go than my current salary when negotiating for pay? [duplicate]

I'm currently interviewing for a new job within my field of Java Programming - I'm being paid $78,000 a year and am due a pay grade raise of $5,000 in a few months. I've noticed that this falls ...
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Potentially losing leverage by openly turning down earlier job offers [closed]

Suppose you're in the following situation: Your dream job is at Company A, and there's a 90% chance you will receive a job offer in two weeks. Meanwhile, Company B has offered you a job and require ...
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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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