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How To Successfully Negotiate The Offer You Want.
How to tell when a “Final Offer” is really final.
How…and When To Raise The Issue of Compensation in a Job Interview Process
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As the only lawyer in a mid-stage start up, how can I protect myself in the event the execs hire a more seasoned GC over me? Can I negotiate to leave with a fully vested stock package?
I’m interviewing for 2 different jobs and received an offer for my 2nd choice. The process for my 1st choice is behind. Should I take the offer or go for my 1st choice instead?
Words To Live By For A Successful Career.
How to ask about compensation in a job interview without sounding greedy.
Should You Always Counter a Job Offer?
I’m interested in a great job, but the money is below what I would accept. Should I apply anyway and see if I can get what I need after the employer falls in love with me?
I have recently been promoted to Interim GC at my company. Should I ask for more money?
Should employers rescind offers for poorly behaved candidates?
I’m interviewing with 2 companies and just received an offer from my 2nd choice with a few days to decide. My 1st choice is far behind in the interview process. What should I do?
If I am required to keep my compensation confidential (by state law or agreement with my employer), can I tell an employer in a job interview? If so, what’s the best way to say it without sounding snarky?
Should you disclose your compensation in a job interview?
Is it common for startups not to offer bonuses?
How to ask for more money when you’re asked to take on more at work.
I’m a senior in house counsel and have been asked to take over as acting VP of HR for 6-8 months. VPs are paid more in my company so how should I approach compensation for this offer?
What is the best way to reject a job offer and still preserve a good relationship with the hiring manager?
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The GC of my company left and my colleague was promoted instead of me to take over the department. I still like my job, but is it the right career move to leave? What should I do?
What offer terms are acceptable to negotiate for an in house position? How do I figure out where there might be room to negotiate and what truly is set in stone?
Top 10 Best Pieces of Advice To Build…and Maintain a Successful Legal Career.
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