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Old 11-17-2019, 08:16 PM
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imo size of company doesn't have much of a relationship with pay
Not much. But there is some. They tend to offer higher pay to attract better candidates (they can also afford to offer bigger salaries because of their size).
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Not much. But there is some. They tend to offer higher pay to attract better candidates (they can also afford to offer bigger salaries because of their size).
Depends on why the small company is small as well. Like the company I'm at deliberately has a small headcount but pays everyone well but expects a lot out of everyone.

I feel like larger companies have tighter pay bands and tries to keep people comparable with others with similar titles. Small companies don't tend to have that burden.
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Depends on why the small company is small as well. Like the company I'm at deliberately has a small headcount but pays everyone well but expects a lot out of everyone.

I feel like larger companies have tighter pay bands and tries to keep people comparable with others with similar titles. Small companies don't tend to have that burden.
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Old 11-17-2019, 09:00 PM
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Not much. But there is some. They tend to offer higher pay to attract better candidates (they can also afford to offer bigger salaries because of their size).
Sometimes the name alone attracts good candidates, so they don't have to worry as much about paying competitively. Even if there is turnover, there will be other candidates knocking.
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I have been faking too and had some failures at getting offers recently, perhaps I need to change the conversation a little.
I'm curious if it's crossed your mind yet that maybe, just possibly, a month of experience at a Big 4 isn't actually worth 5 years of experience anywhere else?
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i think pay is an okay reason, assuming the company you're interviewing with has a reputation for paying better.
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Yeah sorry size wasn't meant to mean anything in this context, although the way I presented it made it seem that way.
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Depends on why the small company is small as well. Like the company I'm at deliberately has a small headcount but pays everyone well but expects a lot out of everyone.

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I'm curious if it's crossed your mind yet that maybe, just possibly, a month of experience at a Big 4 isn't actually worth 5 years of experience anywhere else?
Sounds like you still need to finish your drink
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