Facebook with Latestnigeriannews  Twieet with latestnigeriannews  RSS Page Feed
Home  |  All Headlines  |  Punch  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Vanguard   |  Guardian  |  The Nation  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent
World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  More Channels...

Viewing Mode:

Archive:

  1.     Tool Tips    
  2.    Collapsible   
  3.    Collapsed     
Click to view all Entertainment headlines today

Click to view all Sports headlines today

A startup founder says job candidates focus on the wrong thing when negotiating their pay with startups ' here's what they should look at instead

Published by Business Insider on Tue, 21 Aug 2018


Henry Ward, cofounder and CEO of Carta, says tech workers make a common mistake in evaluating job offers from startups.Those offers are typically heavy weighted toward stock options or other kinds of ownership stakes, rather than cash salaries.Job candidates tend to focus too much on how much those grants are worth in the near term and not enough on what they could be worth in the future, he says.Options can offer a huge payoff if a startup is successfulbut they can also be worth nothing if its fizzles out.Getting a job offer at a startup is exciting. But making sense of the pay package startups offer can be daunting and confusing.Big, established tech companies such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google often have the resources to pay new hires ridiculous sums of money. But startups usually don't. Instead, in lieu of high salaries, they typically offer candidates equity in the company in the form of stock options or other kinds of ownership stakes.Options give employees get the right to buy stock in a company at a set price. If and as the company grows and becomes more valuable, the value of employees' options can increase.Understanding how much an offer of options or other equity is worth starts with asking the right questions, said Henry Ward, cofounder and CEO of Carta, a $516 million startup whose service helps companies manage their equity awards to employees. ...Sponsored: If you enjoyed reading this story so far,why dont you join Business Insider PRIME'Business Insider provides visitors from MSN with a special offer. Simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME benefits.Join the conversation about this storyNOW WATCH: 80% of startup money goes to 3 states ' here's what one visionary is doing to help spread the wealth
Click here to read full news..

All Channels Nigerian Dailies: Punch  |  Vanguard   |  The Nation  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Guardian  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent  |   The Herald  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  New Telegraph  |  Peoples Daily  |  Blueprint  |  Nigerian Pilot  |  Sahara Reporters  |  Premium Times  |  The Cable  |  PM News  |  APO Africa Newsroom

Categories Today: World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Columns  |  All Headlines Today

Entertainment (Local): Linda Ikeji  |  Bella Naija  |  Tori  |  Pulse  |  The NET  |  DailyPost  |  Information Nigeria  |  Gistlover  |  Lailas Blog  |  Miss Petite  |  Olufamous  |  Stella Dimoko Korkus Blog  |  Ynaija  |  Nigeria Films  |  All Entertainment News Today

Entertainment (World): TMZ  |  Daily Mail  |  Huffington Post

Sports: Goal  |  African Football  |  Bleacher Report  |  FTBpro  |  Kickoff  |  All Sports Headlines Today

Business & Finance: Nairametrics  |  Business Insider  |  Forbes  |  Entrepreneur  |  The Economist  |  BusinessTech  |  Financial Watch  |  BusinessDay  |  All Business News Headlines Today

Technology (Local): Techpoint  |  TechMoran  |  TechCity  |  Innovation Village  |  IT News Africa  |  Technology Times  |  Technext  |  Techcabal  |  All Technology News Headlines Today

Technology (World): Techcrunch  |  Mashable  |  Techmeme  |  Slashdot  |  Wired  |  Hackers News  |  Engadget  |  Pocket Lint  |  The Verge

International Networks:   |  CNN  |  BBC  |  Al Jazeera  |  Yahoo

Forum:   |  Nairaland  |  Naij

Other Links: Home   |  Nigerian Jobs