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I’m in the process of being “poached” by a V25 firm and afraid I’ll miss my current firm’s profit sharing contribution that is usually allocated by the end of April. The amount is typically 8-10k. Is it fair to ask for a signing bonus to account for this or what’s a decent equivalent? Anything I’m not thinking about? TIA

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Doesn’t hurt to ask. Worst answer you get is no! Otherwise change your start date.

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Maybe see if you can push the proposed start date to May and explain why. Collect the profit sharing and then hand in the resignation.

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I third changing your start date. If they’re poaching you, you have the leverage 👏🏽👍🏽

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Thanks y’all! Don’t have a definitive start date yet but just want to be prepared to negotiate.

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