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Business Analyst 4 months ago

Anyone asking for more base instead of stock

For anyone who has received a new offer, have you advocated for a higher base salary instead of a stock grant, since a lot of tech stocks are garbage now? Were you successful in your request to get a higher base? From what base to what base? Like a base salary of 150k to 180k or only a base salary from 150k to 160k?
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17d5er3khje4fhSoftware Engineer 4 months ago
Shopify just allowed all employees to switch between cash / stock more easily (kind of like Netflix): https://news.shopify.com/rewriting-the-story-of-compensation So absolutely, this is something all talent is thinking about and I'd totally ask for more base. Most of my friends recruiting now were able to get a lot more by negotiating, and after negotiating also sliding some of their stock into more base.
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semanticsmatterTechnical Writer 4 months ago
More base during times of economic decline and more stock during times of growth. Thats always been my rule of thumb.

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