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I recently got a verbal from B4 firm but have yet to receive the written (going on 2 weeks now). I have recently received another verbal offer from a different B4 firm. How should I negotiate with the original firm for more $? What would you say? This is my first time switching jobs so fairly new.

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Verbal means they want you but don’t have a project for you to join immediately. Definitely use a competing offer to get more

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Thanks for the insight, really appreciate it

Let them know you have another offer and would need their written offer ASAP. Once they give it to you, ask for more

Pretty much what M1 said. Try and avoid giving them a number after you tell them you have other offers and see how much they are willing to give you on their own first. Then between company A and company B, whichever has the higher offer, ask the other to beat it (if you really like the company who gave you the lower offer, then you can ask them to just match it at least)

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