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

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New Job Pay Schedule

I recently got a new job at a small company and earn a salary rate. They pay on the 15th and 30th of each month however the HR employee explained to me that although the pay week ends on the 15th and ...
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Salary negotiation: blown away by their opening offer, but don't want to leave anything on the table

I recently received an offer from a major tech company for a job in Seattle. I have about ten years' experience in the industry and have experience with their unusual tech stack. Their opening bid: ...
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What do I do when I lose an undeposited paycheck?

I accidentally misplaced a paycheck that I hadn't deposited yet. What do I do from here?
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Should you negotiate your starting salary on your first job out of school?

I was recently offered a position as a software engineer in a company in the NYC area. The salary they are offering is good, but I've heard others online say that You should always negotiate your ...
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Is it too late to negotiate? [on hold]

Can I renegotiate my offer after first week? I'm an engineer with 4 years experience and a masters degree. I was laid off 4 months ago. When I interviewed for my new job, I told them that I was ...
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Is salaried income based on hours at all?

I just got my first salaried position, working as an iOS Developer in California. Previously, I had only ever been a contract worker getting paid by the hour, so I'm trying to wrap my head around ...
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Should I tell HR my last salary [duplicate]

My previous employer declared bankruptcy and was closed. My salary in this company was very high as I was holding a top management position (Chief Technology Officer). I have passed all technical ...
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How do telecommute contract works? [closed]

I am curious about having a telecommute job. However I have no idea how to negotiate one. How does it work? How is a common remote contract structured? I am asking about salary, payment frequency, ...
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will pay increase after recruiter's contract ended? [closed]

I was contacted by a recruiter to work for this company as a software developer under a contract of two months with the recruiter's company. After the two months are done he said I will be hired under ...
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Is it wise to release your current income if what you expected is twice as high as your current salary?

So here is the thing. My close one feels he is extremely underpaid. IT professional with 2 years of experience got paid around 46K. So he decided to see the market. After his research he found for his ...
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Negotiating Raise After First Year At a Small Company [duplicate]

I've just finished my first year at my company after being out of school, and am currently in the process of getting my salary reassessed. To give you some background info I work for a small company ...
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Is it wise to sign such agreement that will allow company to extract all information about you prior or current work? [closed]

I heard one of my close one has passed two phone interview and now getting ready for a face-to-face interview. However, they now sent him the applicant application to fill out that has a clause in the ...
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Negotiate the relocation bonus after verbally accepting the offer

This is similar to questions in here and here. I have verbally accepted the offer, my next step is to formally sign the offer online. Though I know it's unprofessional to renegotiate after verbal ...
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How do future employers see recently promoted candidates applying for new jobs?

A friend of mine was recently promoted from software developer to senior software developer position. However, due to his salary increase was below his expectation, he started to think about looking ...
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Negotiation on counter offer [closed]

I have got an good offer from an organization so I resigned, but now my current employer is giving me a counter offer with similar raise but after 2 months and an onsite opportunity which is not there ...
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Acceptable percentage for Promotion Within [closed]

What would be an acceptable percentage increase to expect for a new position within a company? I recently applied, interviewed and was offered a new position within my company. I want to be sure the ...
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When hiring a contractor for a gig, how to figure out what to pay them?

I hired a contractor for a very-short term programming gig. But he claimed that he took extra time in doing it. And wanted a bonus. When it came time to pay, I got an email reading : Can you ...
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Salary negotiation dilemma between established company and start up [closed]

So in past weeks there have been salary negotiations going back and forth between me and 2 companies Company A(Promising Startup). Company B(An Established Company.) A little background: ...
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How to get around the “there's no money in the budget” excuse when asking for a raise?

Some background: My company does annual bonuses/raises around the March timeframe. I got hired in August of last year, so at 7 months I didn't feel comfortable enough asking for a raise. I just had ...
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Salary Negotiation Etiquette

I'm a software developer working for a Small Company (SC). I have worked with them for four years, and they are my only professional development experience. A recruiter for Big Company (BC) invited ...
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Total potential earnings have been reduced, how to deal with?

I've just had my annual salary review, which has caused my remuneration to change. My base salary has gone up. My potential bonus has shifted from 20%, to 8% minimum (Although it's not really a ...
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What's the best way to put myself in position for a promotion [duplicate]

Let me start by saying, I know working hard and doing good work is key. But let me explain my situation. I'm a go-getter. I'm the type that is happy to take on new tasks, learn new duties, take risks ...
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What are the common salary raises factors in German software companies? [closed]

I will start my first job as a software developer in a German company soon. Since I've never had a job before, I don't know much how salaries are increased if an increase is going to happen. I'm ...
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One of my colleagues has left work. Should I ask for a raise since I'll take over his work? [duplicate]

I work in a small IT business (15-20 people) as a team leader. My last pay review was 6 months ago; it’s now the start of the new financial year. One of my team members has not continued on with his ...
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Am I being underpaid? [closed]

I work for a big IT Multinational company, which has branches in many countries. My company, let's call it Cat "sold" me to another big company which we shall call Dog as a network consultant. When ...
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Should I go against manager's (safe) advice in salary negotiation?

In initial talks about a job, the office manager told me that they thought a fair salary range was between x and y - let's say "$50-55k". The higher number was $10k below the expected range I gave ...
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How can I continue negotiating a pay raise when my boss leaves the company?

My initial boss left and we had discussed me getting a raise in a years time. He is gone now I have to let my new boss know what was discussed. The raise we talked about was substantial, and if I ...
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Misunderstanding during phone interview; how to negotiate pay

Three days ago I was called by a company recruiter. I had applied at many jobs and did not know specifically which company was calling me and for which task. He first asked if I was still looking ...
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Student employee - asking for a raise

There is a similar question here that asks about how to proposition a raise. However, I don't believe my question is a duplicate specifically because I'm working as a student employee at a university, ...
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Time sheets signed the day ahead

Is it fraud for my supervisor to ask me to sign my time sheet a day ahead so she could send it in on the day they are supposed to be submitted to the pay office?
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I do the work of someone who had 15 years experience for salary that equates to 12.5/hour [duplicate]

I manage our production team of 5 and about 1/3 of the company's purchasing. The majority of our company, which has about 60 people in all, makes the money we do from what we output from production. ...
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deductions from final paycheck

I just recently left a full-time job to pursue other interests. The split was amicable and I fulfilled my two week's notice (actually, it was closer to a three week's notice). My final paycheck ended ...
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How can I justify a request for a 25% raise this year, if I got a 33% raise last year?

I got a nice 33% raise last year ( my salary wasn't that high ). Since then, I've taken up very important responsibilities for the company, and basically am no longer a dev. I founded a branch ...
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How to measure a Technical Manager's contribution against Key Performance Indicators?

I work at a growing startup. My position is close to being Chief Technology Officer (CTO); I manage admins, developers (sometimes I develop as well), designers, I resolve technical issues, do some web ...
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Is it common practice for the programmer with fixed salary to compensate all losses in case of bug in his/her code that caused these losses? [closed]

I was looking for remote job on Linux kernel hacking, which is a kind of dream job. Eventually I found one, sent a resume, passed an interview and even got an offer, and salary was good enough. So ...
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Drawbacks in better paid jobs? [closed]

Are there downsides in accepting a very generously paying job (compared to the other offers one may have), and which his known to be highly paying / a good position ? I am not thinking in terms of the ...
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Art conservators (H1-B VIsa) - job offer in the US: question about possible change in agreed salary

My wife and I are conservators of art - paintings on canvas, wood and wall. We received our MA's at The Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (a 6 year study program). We have over 10 years experience in the ...
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Taking price of living into account when paying remote employees [closed]

In his blog post How Much Do You Cost?, Yegor Bugayenko describes the rules he uses to pay people working remotely for him (emphasis is mine): It is a common practice to pay higher rates to those ...
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How to handle salary history discussion as an engineer with 3 years' experience? [duplicate]

So I've done a fair amount of research into salary negotiations, and they all seem say that not revealing one's salary history is best. They even have little scripts for the types of conversations ...
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I was offered a salary range before the interview

I am looking for a new job at the moment. Last week I was sending my resume to employers. Today I received an email stating that they like my resume and that it is a good fit for the position I ...
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Can I negotiate salary “again” for a verbal job offer?

After my interview, came my first day of employment, but with no previous information about the position's benefits nor responsibilities. Now, the first day is done; and the benefits and salary are ...
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An employer has provided a written expression of interest which outlines salary and benefits but said that it is not a formal offer?

I'm in a confusing situation. A company I interviewed with and would love to work for sent me a follow-up email stating that I was their top candidate and that they were waiting for funding before ...
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How to negotiate salary with a big company? [duplicate]

I am in my mid 20s, working as web developer for one and half year now (junior getting into mid). At the moment I am working in a small agency, been here for 1 year and love the environment (not much ...
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How can I ask for a raise at my internship-turned-full time job?

I obtained an internship at a government healthcare organization doing IT work (my title is IT Technician) which I successfully "completed." They offered to let me stay on for the summer and through ...
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How to keep from being underpaid forever [duplicate]

I am being underpaid for my industry, quality of work, and even experience. My question is not about how to get more money out of my current employer. Rather, I am concerned what potential future ...
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Are there automatic salary increases in Germany?

I recently accepted a job offer at German software company. My salary in the probation period will be 3000 Euros and then afterwards 3250 Euros. I don't have experience in the industry because i'm ...
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Senior Negotiating Non-Senior Job Offer [closed]

I recently received a job offer. I really love the company and am excited about the offer and they interviewed me 3 times over the course of a month before receiving the offer. However, coming from a ...
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My manager cut my pay immediately after I started working [closed]

Before I started working at this hotel, the manager called me and told me she really needs somebody to start right away. She stated that she will give me $10/hour, instead of the $9/hour she first ...
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Not being paid for meetings or training [closed]

I've been with a company for two years. My initial training was done on the clock, but since then, all other training (we get new online training about once every few months) is done outside of work. ...
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How to ask for a higher salary increase the second time?

I've been offered a job with a starting salary lower than what I was expecting, so I countered their offer with a starting salary that was about 10k higher. They ended up meeting me half way ...