For those who have had successful employment offer negotiations, ...

how did you build the case for requiring top of the range salary (or even above the range salary), equity, bonus?

What were some of your thought processes, research, points, and preparations for making the case?

I am focusing on remote roles but not necessarily looking to "accept less pay" simply because I am working remote.

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I did my market research. I bounced ideas off a close friend to help me overcome the imposter syndrome. I was able to increase my salary by $40k over the top end of the posted range. I tried negotiating for more time off, but that wasn’t an option. We did negotiate on thd yearly bonus vs the signing bonus. So I held out for the additional money. I had a job I liked a lot, but my previous salary wasn’t in line with the offer.


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