Articles under “compensation”

48 Hot Tech Companies To Build A Career

Every year, my students at Stanford GSB who want to work for startups ask me for advice on where they should work. I disappoint them by recommending that they not to go work for a startup at all.

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How Do I Choose Where To Work?

When it comes to deciding where you’re going to work, the quality of the company trumps everything else. After Wealthfront developed a Startup Compensation Tool allowing people to compare their salary and equity compensation packages against the market, our clients and readers asked us how they could identify a great company to work for.

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Manage Your Tech Career

It may sound strange for the CEO of an investment management firm to say this, but managing your career well is much more important than managing your investments well. Good investment management – using low-cost ETFs and low-fee advice – can mean higher returns in your investment portfolio.

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The 12 Crucial Questions About Stock Options

Next time someone offers you 100,000 options to join their company, don’t get too excited. Over my 30-year career in Silicon Valley, I’ve watched many employees fall into the trap of focusing on the number of options they were offered.

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