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Agent on Demand – Negotiate Your Dream Job Offer
23 points by samzeisler on July 17, 2018 | hide | past | favorite | 11 comments
Hi everyone - I'm excited to announce that my company, 10x Management, is officially launching a service called 10x Agent On Demand. 10x AOD is a service designed to help senior tech talent, and those who work in the tech ecosystem, navigate and negotiate the best compensation package available to you for your full time employment offers. We do this either by negotiating on your behalf or providing guidance and strategy to you from behind the scenes. From the outset, where we help you determine and prioritize the most important elements of compensation package, until the conclusion of negotiations, we advocate for you throughout.

If you have a job offer on the table and are interested in learning more about how we can help you get just what you want in negotiations, send me an email and let's talk. sam@10xmanagement.com

What is the pricing/fee structure on such a service?

Hi! Thanks for the question :) here is a link to our FAQ page where you can find more info about the fee structure/pricing model and much more!


Feel free to send me an email if you want to discuss further or have any other questions. sam@10xmanagement.com

We see what you did there, providing an example of not mentioning numbers too soon in the process, right? Except that in this case it seems.... slippery. Hmmmm.

What makes you more qualified to negotiate for myself than I am?

We have a collective 25 years of negotiating experience and have successfully done hundreds of deals. We started in the entertainment industry negotiating deals and contracts for musicians and have been doing so for senior tech talent for the last 5+ years. We don't want to imply that you are not qualified to negotiate, we are simply offering our expertise to anyone who might find it useful. You can find much more info here on our FAQ page or feel free to contact me directly!


What's your track record in software engineering? People in these industries are likely to be far more educated that the music / entertainment sector.

Sure - we've been doing these types of negotiations for senior and director-level (even CTO-level) engineers for over 5 years now. We have helped engineers negotiate employment packages with Facebook, Google, Stripe, HSBC, Apple, Salesforce, Instacart, FireEye, Attune, Palo Alto Networks, and many more.

What have the results of these negotiations been? What is the median % increase over the initial offer?

While I don't have a hard statistic/number for you (we are working on putting those numbers together now) our most recent client got over a 100% increase over the initial offer. We also had a client that got so much more than they were initially offered that their future boss also got a raise because the company had to rethink the pay structure of the entire division.

I understand if it's hard to calculate the median. But what's the minimum increase?

Some of the companies you mention try hard to make the initial offer compelling/fair (e.g. slightly above max of {current compensation, competing offer, target compensation for level}), so I'd assume that sometimes they simply won't budge beyond that, as they feel that they've taken into account all relevant info before making the offer.

Thanks for the question - can you send me an email directly so we can continue the conversation there? sam@10xmanagement.com.

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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