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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When one's asked about contract rate, is it ever OK to do any of the following [duplicate]

Put it back to the employer first by asking what they are thinking of offering before answering? State a rate but also say that it is negotiable? And if so should a % for negotiation ever be stated? ...
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App startup founder wants my help to solve urgent software engineering problem affecting considerable percent of users - says will give a token sum [closed]

App startup founder wants my help to solve urgent software engineering problem that affects a considerable percentage of users - Says will give a token sum. It is a problem that the founder's in-...
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Ask for raise without saying how much [closed]

I decided that I'm gonna ask for a raise, but what I'm want to ask here is something special. I want to make my best effort to make my company make their offer. This is not only because 'avoid doing ...
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Can I ask HR to let me skip two more interviews and offer me a job directly?

I had 2 job interviews lately (one in late July and one in mid August). After the 2nd interview I got a rejection email but the HR (technical recruiter) told me the team (team A) I had interviews with ...
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How to overcome the dilemma caused by delay in receiving offer letter? [closed]

I was recently interviewed by a giant software consulting firm. There were around 8 rounds of interview over phone and face-to-face spanned over 45 days. I attended the last round termed as salary ...
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I've been short changed during 'contract negotiations.' What should I do? [closed]

This is a very long story short. I am a part time employee contracted to 14 hours a week and have been with the company just over a 18 months. I love my job and have readily accepted additional ...
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Is it worth the risk to negotiate for an engineering co-op position salary when they don't typically negotiate? [closed]

I was offer positions by a dozen engineering firms and picked the one I liked the most. I was told later by HR (3rd party consulting hiring firm) that they do not negotiate salary based on individual ...
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Received the job offer that match to my salary expectation, should I make a counter offer/re-negotiate asking for more? [closed]

I did the interview 3 days ago, and they offered me the salary that match my expectation in "Gross" and the "job offer" letter. Should I re-negotiate to get "Net" salary?
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Salary negotiation : Still not convinced by the second proposition [closed]

A year ago, I accepted a job offer despite the suggested salary was way under the average (AVG-4K a year) because : I was fresh out of college, with no experience I didn't know what was the average ...
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Issues with the condition of Thailand office air

This is my third day in a new company in Thailand. I'm the only CTO who is responsible as Data Scientist and for rewriting the existing project. On the first day I worked, I sneezed during the meeting....
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Is it appropriate to bring up currency devaluation during salary negotiations?

I am shifting my career into another module and while i have no professional experience in this field, i am pretty familiar with it as it share a lot of technical similarities with my current job. I ...
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Telling someone they are horrible at making coffee

In my office we have a coffee machine that was my idea to get. The VP was nice enough to go out and buy one on the company dollar, and she also supplies the Milk/Sugar/Coffee grinds as well. Now I ...
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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [closed]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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One-off exorbitant long commute time makeup - Do I owe it 100% to my employer to sacrifice my personal time? [closed]

Living in a region that experience winter, there are sometimes (infrequently) massive delays in the morning due to snowstorms (or even just a random crash). In particular, my commute time was tripled ...
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What to do when Prospective Company offers but Current Company wants to counter and you have no time? [duplicate]

So prospective company has given me an offer of employment and they have given me one week to decide. I just got a call today (3 days later) by the recruiter because she wanted to see how things were ...
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Negotiating salary as undergraduate [duplicate]

This semester I am doing 1 course. Next semester I will be doing 2 courses, after which I will have graduated. The 2 courses I will be doing next semester are general education courses that I have to ...
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Is this this stock option offering good, bad or decent? [closed]

I live in the US. This company has ~200 people working for it. Relative to my current salary, I'm getting a very nice increase. I would be hired as a Senior Software Engineer. I can see this ...
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Formula for how much reduction in salary you should accept based on commute? [closed]

An author I read (can't remember who) published a formula that you could use to calculate how much a reduction in salary you should accept for a closer job versus farther job based on commute time and ...
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Was waiting for an offer from X company, mean time got an interview call from Y company . In Dilemma please Help [closed]

I had been interviewed by an X company and I was really lucky to reach the HR round. After few negotiations in HR round the salary was finalised and they were ready to give my preferred Location ...
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How to negotiate for higher salary [closed]

I got a call from recruiter today to offer me 44,000 for a Financial analyst position. I asked for $48,000 and above in the interview. Told her to up it. She called back that the hiring manager said ...
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Compensation negotiation [closed]

could you tell me your opinion. I was approached by HR from a different company who asked me some questions and suggested +10K for what I told him my salary is. We met with him and 2 times with ...
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How to approach employment agreement for a role planned to be part of a spinoff IPO

I am considering a role with large, well-known Company A and I've never worked there before. Company A has a business unit internally, called Team B, and there have been public announcements that Team ...
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How can I get my employer to stock a wider variety of tea? [closed]

The company I work for provides a water, tea, and coffee for employees to drink throughout the day. We have awesome water coolers that provide crisp, filtered drinking water. Our coffee machine makes ...
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If I lie about a made up competitor's offer to get a raise, will they ask for proof?

Can I approach my employer and tell them that I got an offer from another employer and if they are willing to make me a counter offer in order to get a raise and make me stay? The point is this is a ...
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Negotiating salary for a offer in different country [duplicate]

After a lot of struggle I finally got selected at a company in Germany. During initial rounds I deferred the salary expectation part partly because I don't know much about German ecosystem as well as ...
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Is it unethical to get job offers I don't want to increase my worth for the jobs I want? [closed]

I learned in negotiation theory that one must always have other offers, in order for companies to value the person more and extend the most competitive offers that they possibly can. But, is such ...
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private company [closed]

If a company says in appointment letter after foreign trips you have to serve 1 year failing to do so you have to pay the actual amount invested on you depending on which month you are leaving. my ...
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Grossly underpaid and overworked, considering using resignation as tactic for pay raise

I should begin by stating that I am earning just over half the median salary for someone of the same profession, skill set, and location. I work about 60 hours per week at a medium-sized business with ...