Articles under “Stock options & RSUs”
In today’s world, employee compensation doesn’t just come in the form of cash. These posts provide help you think through decisions related to your stock options and RSUs.
Over the past two years we have written numerous posts to help you evaluate job offers that include stock options or Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). We assumed in all our posts that job seekers were evaluating offers from companies at a similar level of maturity.Read more
These days it’s more important than ever to maximize the financial value you extract from your job. In You Need Equity To Live In Silicon Valley we made the case that it’s very hard for a Silicon Valley based couple who earns $250,000 per year to afford to buy a home and put their kidsRead more
A few years ago, as I was delivering a job offer to a candidate at my previous employer (LinkedIn), I received a question that surprised me. The candidate, smart and financially savvy, had come through the interview process convinced that LinkedIn had tremendous upside as a company, but he still wasn’t sure my offer wasRead more
Most people don’t realize that the percentage of the company they are initially awarded when they start a new job is not what they will ultimately own. That’s because private companies tend to raise additional capital as they mature and the ownership associated with the additional capital dilutes your ownership.Read more