This is the first of three articles devoted to compensation. This one breaks down the key components of a compensation package, ensures you prioritize what’s most important, and helps you negotiate.
Hi Nikhyl, thank you for all of this great advice. How can I go about contacting you about how to evaluate compensation?
Hi Nikhyl, thanks so much for this article it’s super helpful. I wanted to ask how can we as candidates do reliable market research on a fair compensation package.
To be more specific, I was interviewing for product role for a startup that just raised a great series b. During the process they’ve asked me to interview for the head of marketing, which would sit directly below the Gm on a team of 17
When interviewing for the product role I had a good handle on a fair market rate. But with the change in role and responsibility I don’t know how to go about doing research for the role.
I’m trying to get a handle on it before they make their offer and was wondering how you would research?
Interesting article as always Nikhyl. Can you please elaborate on this line in bonus section - "You’ll model your future earnings very differently if the company has paid 100% of the bonus each year versus 40%.". Thank you.
Thanks for these insights! You mentioned here that "if you take multiple short-tenure jobs, you might actually move backwards in your career.". Could you please elaborate on this a bit more? What would be considered short and how does this impact interviews (especially for director/vp type of roles)?