Everything You Need to Know About Stock Options and RSUs - Deepstash

Free food, Beer taps and ping pong games in the break room do not help employees feel connected with the company's vision, mission or direction.

Employees prefer equity/stock compensation, th...

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Everything You Need to Know About Stock Options and RSUs

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RSUs work like stock options, with one difference: The employee does not have to buy them. 

As the company goes public or reaches a solid valuation, it offers RSUs to employees at a rate...

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While switching jobs or even considering a new job offer, one has to understand what the different kinds of equity compensation are.

Stock options allow an employee to purcha...

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  • Similar to salary negotiation, employees can negotiate equity compensation while switching their job.
  • Employers prefer giving stock over salary, as stock compensation is subjective to ...

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  • One has to evaluate while agreeing to take equity compensation, as having too much in one basket is risky.
  • Keep the balance between cash savings and stocks/bonds using a ratio accordin...

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  • Consider the tax efficiency of buying and selling stocks options provided by the employer, by consulting your accountant.
  • Sell the company stock using the Employee Stock Purchase Plan(...

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