Questions relating to the monetary compensation received for completing tasks and projects.

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Why don't employers seem to understand that perks and benefits aren't a substitute for fair pay? [on hold]

I see so many companies that talk about how nice their office space is, and how they have ping pong and fooseball tables, and how they offer free catered lunches, and how they have access to a pool on ...
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Taking vacation and then resigning [on hold]

I am taking a week vacation and then resigning upon return. My company holds back one week and I'm afraid that they will try and hold my last check. (I am paid this Friday for last weeks work).
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Multiple offers - De facto standard for turning down offer due to low pay

Good day, I have been fortunate enough to receive offers from four different companies after taking a week of vacation days to interview with about 12 companies in total. What a scheduling task ...
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Change jobs to earn more, or stay the same to gain experience? [on hold]

The truth is that I think I have little experience, I'm working for less than 2 years in the same company, have no other professional experience. Before that I was a researcher for three years during ...
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Former Employer direct deposited a payroll check in error [migrated]

My former employer direct deposited funds into my account. I notified them and they told me they would pull the funds back out. A month has passed and the funds are still there. I want to close this ...
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Provided salary range and got offer at lowest figure - can I counter?

I interviewed with a company on Friday, at which time they asked for my salary range. I gave them a small range ($90-95k) and on Monday I received an offer for $90,480. They also provided me with all ...
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Who should be present at a salary review? [on hold]

I work at a small start up, and recently asked to have a salary review. I set up the meeting with the CFO, and asked that my project manager and supervisor be present as well. The CFO responded by ...
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Answering request for salary requirement after interview, but before offer: did I handle this poorly?

I recently had an interview that I thought went very well. The manager that I interviewed with asked me to email him the following day with my salary requirements. We had not discussed salary or ...
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Ethics of startup company side-consulting during slow times, and who keeps consulting pay

I've worked for a startup tech company for the past year. It has 4 people. The startup started to run out of funding 3 months ago, and we took on a BtoB consulting gig with a partner company that ...
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Salary unpaid post resignation [closed]

my company is not willing to pay my salary due post resignation. the company had agreed to a 6 days notice period from me and told me that they will pay me my salary for the previous month and also ...
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If I accept an offer, but then my company counters with a big increase, can I negotiate an increase with the offer I already accepted?

So I have accepted an offer. I was not expecting my current employer to counter with such a big offer. Can I bring that up to the company I accepted the offer from already to negotiate a better ...
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Got a job offer sent a counter proposal, got no response

I was interviewed for a software development job. A position which calls for expert level skill. the hiring process was long and difficult , the final technical interview lasted more than a 4 hours. ...
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Why is compensation so much higher in the US than in Western Europe on average? [closed]

I'm referring to this result the latest SO developer survey revealed: Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2015: The Results Given that socioeconomic parameters and standards of living are fairly equal ...
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Boss is asking employees to continue to work while payroll is dry

I work at a company that has been on its last leg since it was born. But the boss somehow always pulls off a half-court shot at the buzzer and has kept us going for way longer than it seemed possible. ...
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Denied raise and confused why? Don't agree with my boss's reasons [closed]

I'm a software dev, paid $50k with almost 4 years experience and the local market average is $65k. My annual performance review happened recently and I asked for $65k and in lieu of that (since we're ...
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Handling resistance at a much higher salary increase to account for loss benefits and work/life balance

So I broke down how much I'm making per hour, including the benefits and work life balance, and then built it back up with the new (lesser) benefits, with 20% increase in time worked and with the ...
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288 views

Leave job because employer cannot afford requested salary [closed]

would it be unethical to leave work if they cannot afford my demands? In my contract I am tasked to be an iOS dev but lately I have been asked other responsibilities like web and android development. ...
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Does the video-game industry have good salaries? [closed]

I know that it depends on the job position, location, experience and so but what do you think guys? For example, the best countries to find good companies are USA, Canada, England, Scotland, ...
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Is it considered rude/unprofessional to reject a raise?

If I have been working at a company for a while and I am on a comfortable salary, and am offered a modest raise I do not feel is in line with my work, is it ok to refuse this? I cannot find examples ...
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How to negotiate when going from intern to salaried?

I understand this question is similar: Should I negotiate a higher salary when transitioning from intern to full-time employee? However I am currently a 40 hr/week software intern as sort of a ...
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Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also?

Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also. There could be reasons, why somebody might take a pay cut for ...
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How to ask for the already promised raise

I have worked for company A for about 3 years. Then, there was some internal & financial problems, and I thought is time to moving on. I signed with company B, I was very impressed by their ...
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Salary renegotiate after accepting the job offer

I have been selected as a software Engineer in a company X and I have accepted the offer letter. After few days I got selected in company Y they are paying higher than company X but company X is very ...
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From contract to permanent (same company) - Is it absurd to ask “whatever you originally paid the contracting company” as my salary?

I'm currently working for a contracting company (X) and I've been assigned to this other company (Y) that needs a web developer. However, I'm planning to leave X after my existing contract and work ...
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They offered me a salary of x but the human resources company offered me y

I will probably start a new job on Monday. During my work interview they told me that I would be temporary, and that they would employ me through an HR company, which is fine by me. I asked them about ...
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How to respond to a low salary offer?

Recently I've responded to a job listing for an open position in a local business. Their ad clearly said that the salary they offer is between 1200$ to 1500$ depending on experience etc. After the ...
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Salary re negotiation Tips

I have been selected in MNC as a software Developer. In my initial salary discussion with HR I orally accepted his offer. Now after research I found that offer is not best fitted for me. Can I re ...
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Is it normal to exaggerate your current salary when recruiters ask? [duplicate]

I am under the impression that most people lie when stating their current salary to prospective employers. I recently increased my actual salary by approximately $10K when asked my current salary ...
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Pointing out a salary cut [duplicate]

Background: I've worked a couple years as freelancer, serving 1st world customers while living in a 2nd world country, thus earning a respectable wage. During an interview I had the following ...
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Why do job listings often not have salary (or salary estimate/range) listed?

Understood: The salary can vary greatly, depending on experience, qualifications, talents, skills, etc. But surely it would save everyone a whole lot of time if employers simply posted a ballpark ...
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I have my probation ending at the end of this month, is it better to bring up salary increase before or during it?

So I joined my current company 5 months ago (approx) they asked me to join while I was working at my old company, at the time they told me that after 6 months they would increase my salary up 2k, but ...
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How to refuse a promotion to team leader from trainee because no salary appraisal.?

I joined this company as a trainee and I just finished my training period. Company offered me a promotion without a increment in salary. There are senior colleagues trying to this position also. At ...
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Should I follow up with salary negotiation email? [duplicate]

I've been given a written job offer after passing all the interview process successfully. In one form I filled I said my salary expectation is 45,000 to 50,000 (this is a junior position). I was ...
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Is My Offer Too Low - May Someone Provide An Accurate Salary Calculator? [duplicate]

I was given an offer as an Operations Solutions Developer for the company that I've been interning for the past 1+ years. I currently have been developing ETL processes that has had results in ...
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Office Conduct after request for Pay Increase

I work for a small professional firm, with three partners, one of which holds more weight than the others; however, the "senior partner" is recuperating from significant health issues; therefore, I ...
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Are employees expected to work a little bit extra? [closed]

I make a small hourly wage at a technical part-time job at a California startup. My father recommended that I work 5 minutes before and after my timesheet begin and end times, respectively, so as to, ...
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On sites like Monster is the salary final or can it be increased?

Say I see a job opening I like on Monster that says up to 35k salary. Say I wouldnt accept less then 40k for my salary. Is there a point in submitting my resume or is there max written salary ...
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How do you get salary raises in big, structured companies?

I recently moved to a new company. I got a 5% pay cut from my previous job, and including commuting and other costs my yearly income will decrease by 10%, not considering inflation. I accepted because ...
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HR manager won't tell me what salary they have in mind. She tells me to “negotiate my expectations” [duplicate]

I cleared the technical round of an interview with a company. In the HR round, the HR manager asked my expected salary, which I gave them. She wanted me to negotiate further. I asked her how much ...
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Answering current salary question without a steady salary [duplicate]

A hiring manager has just replied to an application I sent by asking me to clarify my desired and current salary. My issue is with the second part - at present I don't have a steady salary. I am ...
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Interview: How to respond to questions about salary?

I recently had a phone interview with a company that I had applied to. I believe it was with an HR person. She asked 1) How much do I want to make in this position I'm applying for and 2) How much do ...
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£40k-£60k basic salary + double OTE, car allowance

What is the meaning of "£40k-£60k basic salary + double OTE, car allowance". Is it mean Salary plus bonus or commission in total between £40k to £60k. Or Basic salary is £40k to £60k plus added bonus ...
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Salary negotiations after verbal agreement

I had agreed verbally on an offer that was a more than my initial expectation. I am interested if I would be able to ask more of the base salary stating my lost compensations with my current ...
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How to address pay discrepancy…from 10 years ago?

After a few days during my wife's background check, one of the higher ups said there's a pay discrepancy on a job from 10 years ago (which would put her at 23). The salary amount my wife told the ...
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How can I deal with colleagues in a new setting skewing numbers for personal gain?

I have been with my company for over 5 years and have been in a management role for 3. I recently took a new position in another department as a Team Manager. Besides myself, there are 5 other ...
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Aren't salary negotiations the beginning of the end?

I have a great job that I like quite a bit. However, I feel that I am a bit underpaid. I have thought about asking for a raise several times. I have not for because I feel my employer ...
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How do I find and join a startup that would give me equity or profit-sharing? [closed]

How do I find and join a startup that would give me equity or profit-sharing? I assume, the conventional hiring sites are not the way, so what is the way?
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Is it ok to quote my HR during salary negotiation?

I am having a salary negotiation meeting with my HR and CEO this week. Preface : The company is moving to new office in a better city. They want people to move and I have kind of mentioned my interest ...
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Is it advisable to compare one's salary with a one offered by a company with transparent salaries policy durig pay rise negotations?

Let's say they offered me a 20% pay rise - as an employee with a one year experience I would make a little more than an almost complete beginner (or I think so - but this is what comes to my mind ...
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No more interviews - when to negotiate salary?

Although this is similar to the "When is the right time to negotiate a salary?" questions, I've found myself in a slightly unusual situation, at least by my own experience. I've applied to a large ...