Techie's strange salary negotiation post on LinkedIn goes viral- Internet in awe
A techie's post has gone viral on LinkedIn asking whether he could bring his mother on a salary negotiation call. Netizens came up with hilarious reactions to the post.
Salary negotiations can get very intimidating. Most of us have experienced the nervousness and anxiety when going on calls with the HR department to negotiate salary. And oftentimes, after the call is done, it feels like you never got the chance to pitch the salary you wanted and instead ended up whatever the HR offered you. If you have ever felt this way, then you are definitely not alone. A techie has shared a strange idea on LinkedIn to fight off these salary negotiation woes. The LinkedIn post is so strange that it has gone viral. In fact, his suggestion has left netizens laughing. Read on to find out what the suggestion was and how LinkedIn users reacted to it.
On July 4, Nitesh Yadav, a full stack developer, posted this on Twitter, “Can I bring my mother on salary negotiation call? She can definitely make a better deal”. While the original post on Twitter did not get much love, he later posted the screenshot on LinkedIn the post immediately went viral. At the time of writing this, the post had more than 162,000 likes and over 1,800 comments. Reading the post, netizens have also begun coming up with their own hilarious responses.
Techie wants to bring his mother on salary negotiation, netizens can't stop reacting
The LinkedIn viral post has now become a hub for ingenious salary negotiation tactics, which needless to say, should not be taken too seriously. But for what it's worth, it makes for a hilarious conversation. Check out how commenters responded to Yadav's suggestion.
A user commented, “My amma to will be like "Aree itna to Banta hai, beti ko dekho meri". While another added, “Mother be like: Bhaiya theek theek laga lo ....doosri company wale is se zyada de rahe hain”.
A mother herself was there to represent her child's cause. She wrote, “I'm the mom. I wish I could sit in my child's interview and state all that she has accomplished as she's too shy to brag”.
An HR personnel also participated in the fun conversation with their own take. He said, “May not help if on the other side is also a Mother to negotiate”.
The post has been shared more than 1,500 times now and still continues to get more likes, comments and shares.
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