FREE COMPENSATION REVIEWs
We help startup employees get paid fairly
Share your salary and equity details, and we'll email you a compensation review. We evaluate both offers and existing compensation against benchmarks for free. For a quick, high-level understanding of the current value of your equity, use our equity calculator
From the help wanted blog
Everything startup employees need to know about compensation
To make an informed decision about a job opportunity and get compensated fairly, make sure you ask these questions.Read more
Start up compensation is broken. Here's why.
When it comes to compensation (inclusive of salary, equity, bonuses, benefits, and compensation philosophy), startups are failing employees.Read more
Why startups need to fix compensation practices now
The first step is establishing a compensation philosophy. You can start with a basic framework and build it out as your company grows.Read more
Launching Help Wanted comp reviews
As we continue the Help Wanted Project, we believe the most important thing we can provide is compensation review and offer negotiation help.Read more
Meet the team
Emily Kramer and Deva Hazarika have deep experience growing startups and connecting people to startup jobs. We started Help Wanted Project during COVID to help people navigate the entire job search process. Now, we focus on helping people understand offers and compensation.
Emily has built marketing teams from the ground up at Carta, Asana, Astro (acquired by Slack), and Ticketfly. She's also an advocate for equal pay. She volunteers with All Raise, advises non-profit Empower Work, and launched the Table Stakes initiative at Carta to help close the gender equity gap.
Deva has founded, built, and advised multiple tech startups. In 2014, he founded Opstarts and raised seed funding and launched operational planning SaaS solution. He was a Board Member at UrbanMapping and TransactTools through their acquisitions, and founded ClearContext and Moai Technologies.