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Learn the lingo at work review

Lesson in Course: Ambition reviews (beginner, 5min )

Part 1 of Use stock at work

Equity compensation

Some employers may include equity compensation in addition to money.


Types of equity comp

When companies grant equity, we typically receive the shares over a period of time or when we hit a particular performance milestone. There are a few ways companies can give equity to us.


Our employers will choose which type of equity compensation to use based on the advantages and will change their offering as they grow.


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