Offer negotiation

Experience is worth everything

Knowing your worth is the key to negotiating a stellar offer that aligns with your skills and experience, and the scope of the role. You don't have to rely on guesswork or gut feelings. By arming yourself with data, you can self-assuredly manage the negotiation process and secure a total compensation package that reflects your value.



know your value, negotiate a superb offer based on data

Negotiating your compensation package is a pivotal step toward financial gain and career growth. Taking ownership of this process cultivates self-worth.

When a hiring manager makes an offer, they have recognized your potential and the unique contributions you can bring to the role and the team. This partnership stage in the hiring process, is deal for discussing salary, bonus, equity, and benefits.



It's not just about quoting a compensation range; it's about strategically presenting your worth. 

We assist you in presenting your experience, accomplishments, and abilities in a manner that establishes why you are deserving of an exceptional offer. Identifying your must-haves, nice-to-haves, and non-negotiables is vital to effectively evaluating your options.

Compensation packages can be intricate, so we partner with you to help you identify your best alternative to a negotiated agreement (BATNA) and your zone of possible agreement (ZOPA). We guide you through evaluating complex offers and researching salary bands so that you can enter negotiations from a position of strength.  

Understanding standard equity terms and vehicles, such as option grants, vesting schedules, triggers, incentive stock options (ISOs), nonqualified stock options (NSOs), and restricted stock units (RSUs), empowers you to lead the discussion about your offer's stock component.    



We dive deep into practical, empowering strategies tailored to you. 

Through dynamic role-playing exercises, cohort-based live group classes, and personalized one-on-one coaching sessions, we equip you with the tactics needed to navigate the complexities of early compensation discussions and the broader offer negotiation process.  

Our approach includes customized strategies and ready-to-use templates that demystify the negotiation process. We prepare you to manage these conversations with finesse and assertiveness. We offer hands-on analysis to evaluate the nuances of your offer so you are armed with a well-planned strategy and the right data to negotiate an offer that reflects your value and expertise.


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