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How do you negotiate a higher base when it’s obvious you’re making way less and have no competing offer 💀

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You don’t, you leave. But know that you can tell a better story to sell yourself to a willing buyer that will appreciate your skills.

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Since you’re 2nd year analyst, that changes the narrative. Advice is don’t get on that entitlement bandwagon like many 1-3 yoes. Even if you jumped ship, you don’t have any craft and experiences to offer yet, and you’ll just rotate through like a worker bee.

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You get an offer

Why is it obvious?

I’m an second year analyst. I’m sure they know they have the upper hand lol

Gain some leverage by obtaining an offer elsewhere.

I didn’t have a competing offer but I told them that I was comfortable staying at my current job. However, I would leave for $XYZ and a signing bonus of $ABC.

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