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

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Average hourly rate [on hold]

I am a senior ASP.NET/VB.NET website developer/programmer. How can I find out the average hourly 1099 rate for a certain area or the US? Any websites/tools you recommend which are pretty accurate? ...
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Remuneration issues after international relocation

About 6 months ago I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to move abroad with my company. I have successfully relocated, but have encountered two problems related to remunerations: ...
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Mutual salary history disclosure

Based on many questions about a potential employee disclosing their salary history, I'm under the impression this is common and a little undesirable. Would this practice be a little more equitable if ...
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How can I ask for a salary renegotiation without seeming ungrateful?

I'd like to renegotiate my salary at work, but I'm concerned about coming across as ungrateful. My company has done a lot for me, including paying for me to take classes (costing them ~7k) and giving ...
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When to ask for a raise at new job

My Situation is as follows: After graduating in June I started a new Job in August. When my boss hired me, he just said what my salary would be and that I would (possibly) get a raise some time ...
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Try to negotiate the same salary as other people in same role, after accepting an offer

I got a return offer from a large tech company after I did my internship. I accepted the offer. My friends, who finished their internship two months later than me, got a higher salary and more ...
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How to represent jobs I was not paid for on applications?

I am an 18 yr old college student who is living with a family(not related in anyway though) who has willingly taken me in due to my difficult circumstances. However, they are economically struggling ...
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Should I mention the cost of financial goals when negotiating salary?

In the past, I've received some salary offers that I felt were too low for my experience, my skill set, but also simply too low for possibly achieving basic life goals in the region of the job. A ...
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How to consider a second interview when salary is too low? [on hold]

So, I am in a weird situation. I am currently employed, however the current project I am working on is coming to an end. The current company is promising me a completely different position, however ...
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How can I implement a sales incentive for a helpdesk type sales funnel?

We've got a team of sales people who handle sales in a self-elective manner from a helpdesk funnel. Basically the workflow is as follows: Customer places order Order appears in helpdesk Sales rep ...
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How Do I Ask for my pending Salary from previous company [closed]

Assume that I was work in Company "A" and Now Work in Company "B". issue for resignation in Company "A" is irregular time for salary, irregular projects and bad behave of CEO. Now let me explain ...
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Can a company force contracted employees to take a vacation? [closed]

The company I work for has a large contractor 'population' and we just received word the company has mandated a 2-week, unpaid vacation for all contractors. With the holidays just around the corner, ...
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How to deal with boss asking position unrelated tasks for free? [duplicate]

My wife is a part-time Chinese teacher, in a private school. Only the hours spent teaching are paid. Her boss often asks her and other teachers to do tasks unrelated to teaching, such as housework, ...
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Not happy with my raise [duplicate]

So let me give some back story first. About a year ago I got a job at a company as a intern and while working as a intern I did my job very well, and developed some amazing things which actually ...
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Paid lunch vs unpaid - new job issue [closed]

I don't know if you would consider this a misunderstanding, or that I am naive not to have got exact details but this is basically what happened.. I just started a new job as the web designer for a ...
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Should I tell my previous salary when asked given that my previous salary is large? [duplicate]

Several resources indicate and suggest that you should not disclose your previous salaries in your past employments for the reason that there's a chance that the potential employer could "lowball" you ...
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What are my rights if an old employer claims they overpaid me and is demanding repayment? [closed]

I was working for a large multinational company in the UK for 3 years ago until 3 months ago when I returned to my home country to be closer to my family. We parted on great terms. I then get an email ...
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Should I apply to other companies to raise my salary (College student, internship) [closed]

I'm a college student in an engineering field. Last year I applied for and received a co-op at a small but well-known company in my city. It is organized through my university, and we have an informal ...
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How much should a Work-At-Home privilege make up for poor salary? [closed]

I currently benefit from Work-At-Home privilege at my job, but the salary is not very good. What would you value this privilege in term of salary? For instance does it worth the trouble to move to a ...
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When giving a salary expectation, should I give the amount that I want or a bit more? [duplicate]

In an interview or before an offer, when the interviewer asks me to specify my salary expectation, should I give the amount that I want and then not budge if they offer less, or should I say a few ...
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What should I do if I feel I am being exploited (based on “pay” and “flexibility”)? [duplicate]

I am working in the IT industry as a technical support engineer, have a 1st class Computer Science degree and have been both able to apply myself to this niche subset of the industry well and have ...
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Hiring decisions - price vs. experience

Usually HR or staffing agencies ask how much one is making as soon as they start talking with a potential candidate. It has been my experience that if one has a salary on high percentiles, the ...
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How should I bring up salary after several interviews where the company hasn't provided any information?

I am currently working, but looking to advance my career elsewhere. I began the hiring process, which has been extensive to say the least. After 6 interviews of various types - salary still hasn't ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of telling to the employer that I don't care for the salary? [closed]

Question: I've been thinking lately about the advantages and disadvantages of telling to the employer that I really don't care about the salary. I already tried this on my first job and the result is ...
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I verbally accepted an offer and now I think I should have asked for more [duplicate]

I got a call from a recruiter and he gave me an offer, I was nervous and excited when I agreed to it. He said he will submit it for approval and will take a week. I hung up and forgot to ask about ...
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How can I convince management to implement a commission system for sales?

I recently started work as a salesperson at a large sailing center. The original idea was base salary + commission, but they've never done commission before and the director wasn't sure how to ...
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Are salary and benefits usually balanced?

I am a contract employee for a multinational manufacturer. I have been here for just over 6 months and have a review scheduled with my supervisor next week. I am trying to work towards a permanent ...
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Did I lowball myself out of a decent salary? [duplicate]

I finished my BS in CS this last March, and my school made claims that typical starting salaries for CS grads in my area (Portland, OR) were between $70-80K/year. As I looked around GlassDoor, it ...
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Job negotiation, Can I mention my expected raise after one year? [closed]

I'm a recent college grad with a degree in applied statistics. Before accepting the job offer can I mention this: In order to be a realistic long term fit, I want to bring to attention that I am ...
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Is 6 months too early to negotiate a payrise at a new job? [closed]

Last year I was made redundant from a job I had been at for over 10 years. After nearly 6mths of being unemployed and searching for work I was offered a job with a new employer. The role offered ...
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Is it viewed as acceptable to go from contract to contract? [closed]

I have worked under contract for four companies in the last three years, through recruiting companies. All jobs were contract to hire except one which was a fixed length contract. I wasn't interested ...
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How to handle request for payslip by company HR?

Brief Description: I have been interviewing at a company for position A in Singapore and they have decided to give me an offer. The position A has a market greater market value (2x) than I am ...
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Giving employer extra notice - Am I entitled to severance if they ask me to leave on the spot? [closed]

I've been working with the same technology company for a half-decade now. I have developed some solid contacts and professional relationships with my colleagues, and get along with the whole of the ...
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Team 2 wants extra benefits because team 1's requirements changed

I have two teams, Team A and Team B. They do different work. The working hours of team A were recently changed (to 6-14hrs and 14-22 hrs), and the company decided to pay extra for Team A. Team B does ...
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Should I leave honest feedback online for a toxic company I previously worked for? [duplicate]

About a year ago I started as a "front-end developer" at a local startup. Previously I had worked for my university and newspaper in various departments doing dev work, and had been doing freelance ...
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New employer asking for Form 16/ bank statement. I have nothing of these. What to do? [duplicate]

My new employer asking for Form 16, however my previous company didn't give me a Form 16. I was getting my pay through cash and I don't have a bank statement related to this too. what should I do? ...
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Is this this stock option offering good, bad or decent? [closed]

I live in the US. This company has ~200 people working for it. Relative to my current salary, I'm getting a very nice increase. I would be hired as a Senior Software Engineer. I can see this ...
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There is no salary accounts in my company but it companies asking bank statements [closed]

I'm working with an IT company since one year. It has only six employees. We do not have salary accounts. Now I am looking for change but IT companies are asking bank statements but I do not have ...
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Asking about a salary increase to go along with a title change

I've been told that I will be receiving a title change in a few months which entails a lot more responsibility. The promotion is technically a management level position, while I'm currently not a ...
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How can I get hiring managers to take cost of living into account when they ask for my current salary? [duplicate]

I am working in my home town, which is a small city as a developer, and say that my current salary is around $2000. I was applying in the capital for the same position, but this time I am asking for ...
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Should I disclose my salary history to recruiters/potential employers? [duplicate]

The question : "What is your expected salary range?" is pretty common, but how should you respond to the question "How much were you paid with your previous employer?"? Is it disadvantageous for the ...
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I've not received my last pay check from my contracting firm. What should I do? [closed]

I am in a bit of a pickle. I took a position with a major corporation about a month ago. I really like the company, the people I work with and the managers. I am very happy with my current work ...
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Why would a company increase the salary so easily without any opposition during negotiations? [closed]

Suppose a contract job advertises a salary range between $60,000-$75,000 per year. Note that the job is "at will", meaning that the company can let go an employee for no reason. Suppose the company ...
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Is it possible to make a counter offer to an employer that is too low?

I gave a target figure for my salary during a call (say $X) and the company comes back with $Y (5~10% less than $X) plus a small bonus and stock options. When adding the bonus to $Y, it actually comes ...
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HR person asked what salary I had in mind during a call, but I didn't ask for enough. Any way to remedy this when they come back with concrete offer? [duplicate]

HR called me up during the day to ask for references. They said they would check on the references then when that all checks out, call me again with a verbal offer (and go from there, whether I agree ...
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I've been short changed during 'contract negotiations.' What should I do? [closed]

This is a very long story short. I am a part time employee contracted to 14 hours a week and have been with the company just over a 18 months. I love my job and have readily accepted additional ...
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Third party employment : Good or Bad [closed]

I have been working on payrolls of an IT giant. But my growth has been stalled here. I have got offer for a job via third party. Though they are paying me more but I am sceptical about third party ...
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Is it common for a (small) software project teamleader to receive a profit participation? [closed]

I think it is necessary to explain my current situation here in general, because the context is probably important: I am the youngest (25) employee in my company (a small IT consulting company with ...
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background check issue - current company

I have been part of a Software Company for the past 3.5 years. We are a small company of 5 employees (3 perm, 2 contract). There's no HR dept and Director is responsible HR/Payroll, accounting etc. ...
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What can I do if my pay is kept low while under contract?

I am currently pursuing a degree in engineering. I am not, however, an "Engineer in Training (EIT)", which is an official, regulated title that comes with it's own rights/responsibilities (not to ...