Refusing to take a demotion offer at Google?
Google offer as a level 1 PM, and based off pay scale it seems like a demotion. And offer TC is like... 20% down, though I am a high performer at my current company (Salesforce). I have a refresher/equity history to prove it, and on track for a second promotion in 12 months.
Level-wise, they said my hiring feedback was excellent but they want me to show at least a few successes before "leveling up." Meanwhile, I feel like I'm above even the next level and my LinkedIn/resume proves it.
Compensation wise, I thought my TC would go up at least 20% moving to *~ Google ~* but taking a 20% pay hit is not worth it just to have a name on my resume. However, I am really interested in the team since it seems like an excellent opportunity for career growth.. so I might just show them what I make now and hope they'll at least give me 10%.
With a low YOE, as a program manager do I just have to just build up a few more years on my record before another company comes in with an actual competitive offer?