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Salary negotiation moving from non-profit to for profit company?

Hi everyone- I have a friend who is close to an offer at for-profit company in NYC, but his background is in non-profit. He wants to ask for a salary in the range that his research shows is a fair for his experience level and the industry standard. However, this amount is nearly $25,000 higher than his current non-profit salary, and he is afraid that revealing his salary history will not allow him to negotiate a fair rate. Does anyone have advice or has been through a similar transition themselves? Thank you in advance for your assistance. -FH
posted by Equiprimordial on Dec 4, 2013 - 7 answers

I chose you over 10% more money.

I applied to Company's A and B. After about two weeks of interviews and talking to employees of each, Company A seemed better in nearly all respects. I received informal offers from both yesterday, but Company A specified a salary (which was well within the range I was looking for). I told company B this salary, but an hour or two later learned some things that ruled out company B pretty decisively. This morning Company B calls and offers me 10% more than Company A, and stock options (all other benefits being, afaik, equal). I realize I blew my chance at negotiation, but is there a way I can tactfully mention this to my now-employer, Company A? Could I expect them to offer a bit more, or to consider a raise more readily? [more inside]
posted by elektrotechnicus on Jul 8, 2011 - 22 answers

Wanna buy a warehouse?

What information do I need to have at my fingertips to profitably negotiate the sale of a commercial rental property? Or should I even do it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 15, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me make a deal: I do all the work, he has all the money.

NegotiationFilter: An old acquaintance who I trust is giving me the opportunity to invest in a business in which I would do all the work and he would provide all the financing. The amount of money he is talking about is in the mid six figures. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2009 - 14 answers

I need tips to be a tougher negotiator

I think I'm too nice to do certain things entrepreneurship requires. I need tips to be a tougher negotiator and be able to drive good deals. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 22, 2008 - 15 answers

How to negotiate adversarial interests towards mutuality

Business Negotiationsfilter What are some creative ways of retaining an ad agency's services in a manner that makes their interests align with the client's? IOW, how best to structure the contract such that their compensation is dependant upon results, when advertising "results" are such an amorphous and ephemeral thing. [more] [more inside]
posted by Fupped Duck on Nov 23, 2005 - 4 answers

salary negotiation techniques?

What are good salary negotiation strategies? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by markovitch on Sep 27, 2005 - 14 answers

Negotiation Skills - beginners primer

Can anyone recommend a good primer on negotiation skills that I can in turn recommend to a 21-year-old with no business background?
posted by socratic on Jan 7, 2005 - 15 answers

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