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thunderbird89

That's a fairly standard tactic, but questionable in its effectiveness. You can decide to stay on for the higher pay, but the trust between you and your boss will be eroded now, and they may try to sideline you. But generally, you don't quit jobs, you quit bosses, so you need to take a hard look at what made you decide to quit immediately after the rejection, and if the 70% is worth staying on.

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swakkanobi

Accept and once you get higher pay use this to manage a better paid job elsewhere. You will have proof of your worth.

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huffnagel

Thats how negotiation works. Welcome to the real world!

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pawic

Pretty standard. Works well for internet/mobile monthly subscriptions too

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craigmenz

Two perspectives on this. Either (a) they were underpaying you and you should leave, (b) they are now overpaying you or feel they are AND feel blackmailed and you won’t get another rise as this trick only works once, so you should leave. Leave for money for sure, each move gains a bump but you have to be worth the money, so find your right level.

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malabingo

A colleague of mine was offered a timed contract again. He went out looking for other jobs and had an offer but which was not that good for him. He went to his boss and said, I will take a untimed contract or I am gone. He got the contract. It's called negotiation and leverage.

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johnsnow04

I wanted to renew my mobile phone contract. They said that they cant offer me a discount at all. I have gone to different provider, got discount there. Next day first provider calls me and says its totally possible to give me 50% discount as a long term customer. That is how it works sonetimes.

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jasondelisle

Boss probably thought you didn't deserve a raise because you were a garbage employee. Ever think about that?

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theactualmoon

70% raise? I don’t believe you

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mrincredible88

Never happened.

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