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

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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”

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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Salary negotiation and game theory vs behavioral economics

So the standard game theoretic argument says whoever says a number first loses and the game theoretic analysis checks out. Doing a search for "game theory and salary negotiation" will bring up plenty ...
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Answering current salary question without a steady salary

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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Payrise ideas for web developer (software engineer) in London [closed]

I am a software engineer who works for a company in London. I have 1 year of experience, I am Computer Engineer with an average qualification of 8 over 10 points and I studied a Master Degree on Web ...
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Did I do the right thing turning down their offer? [closed]

So I applied for this job not too long ago via a recruiting agency's website. The job is located abroad, which amongst other things, such as an interesting job description, company etc. is one of the ...
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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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salary vs non exempt [closed]

I was hired at my company two years at an agreed yearly salary. My understanding is i get a set rate of pay for each week. I recently missed two hours and get my check and they have deducted two ...
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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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How to handle moving to new office of the same company? [closed]

I work at a company which is moving to a new office in a better city. Moving to new office for current employees is voluntary and optional. I know they want people to move to new office. How to handle ...
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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 ...
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How should I request a raise if I don't get an upcoming job promotion? [duplicate]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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How should I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get this upcoming promotion [duplicate]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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Wait for my severance? [closed]

My position (as long as a dozen others) got eliminated due to outsourcing. Since the announcement, my boss has become, let's just say, unpleasant (not sure if the details are relevant). Same thing ...
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Additional job not in contract [closed]

I've been working for a few months now in my new work and originally I signed to be an iOS Developer. During the interview however I stated that I can do web development so that is something that I ...
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What if I tell my potential employer I don't want to “haggle”?

I have been interviewing with a company for about a month for a position I'm excited about. I would like the job, but I have also made it clear that I am comfortable at my current job and am not ...
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When negotiating salary, does it matter who sought who out at onset?

I'm wondering if a candidate's salary negotiation leverage diminishes if the company was not the one to reach out to the candidate, but the candidate applied for the job independently. In my case, I ...
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Bad salary negotiation [closed]

I had an interview recently and at the end I was asked about my salary expectation. I am a student and this is an internship but I think I didn't manage this professionally. I don't want to get the ...
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Answering salary questions on recruitment websites

I hope the title is self-explanatory but I would like to shed a few more details so that this is not closed as a duplicate. I've recently received an email from a recruiter about a potential job ...
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Should I tell prospective employer that I got a raise at my current job?

I applied to a job online in the very beginning of the month. The next day, I was contacted by an HR rep at the company and pre-interviewed over the phone. During this conversation, he asked me my ...
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Dramatically different salaries for two locations within same company - how do I negotiate?

I have received summer internship offers for two locations within the same company. One offer is roughly 2.3x the salary of the other, but I would prefer to work with the people at the lower paying ...
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Claiming overtime for client visits [closed]

Last week I had to go and visit a client, which required me to stay overnight. I was given very little notice and had evening plans which I had to cancel. On the car journey up to the client visit, I ...
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How to negotiate a salary with a known pay scale with steps

I have been offered a position via email that is covered by the US government General Schedule pay system. Basically, the system has 15 grades each of which has 10 steps and the salary of each grade ...
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Forgotten when I should get a pay raise. How should I ask about it?

A few months ago, I sat down and discussed with my boss for a pay raise. The company is small, so we rarely use papers to document these (For example, holiday application, etc). He agreed to it ...
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Should i continue working with hope of some project coming and a big raise or take the other oppurtunity that gives both of them? [closed]

I am a software developer at a big firm , since the past couple of months there hasn't been any project in the technology i specialize . But this wasn't always the case , i was assigned to two ...
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Arguments for giving candidates the salary they want - without haggling

I'm responsible for building a software development team in my company. Once this team is ready I'll have to manage it and will be held responsible for its performance. One point of arguing we have ...
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My former employer is witholding my final paycheck and W2 [closed]

I was let go from my place of work in California on the 6th of January. My now former employer explicitly told me that she'll have my paycheck on the following Thursday (15th). That day came around ...
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pay when calling in sick [closed]

My wife has recently called in sick and the boss has said to her that she must pay £70 for each day she doesn't come in. Is that right?? This isn't a reduction as she is hourly paid but just asking ...
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How to discuss a promised raise after the boss who promised it is gone? [closed]

I'm going to use fake names to make this easier to follow. John = CEO of the startup company I work for. Brad = former CTO and the person who interviewed me. Lucy = current CTO. I've been working for ...
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How common is it that salaries are made public?

In this answer is was treated as unusual that salaries are kept private in the company in question. Frankly, I'd never actually heard of a company making it's salaries public, beyond non-profit ...
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Can a newer hire with less skills be paid higher than me [closed]

I work in a scientific field, and my position required a PhD degree with job experience. So, I was hired as an experienced scientist. To be precise, I came to the organization with a PhD degree and 6 ...
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Difference Between Increment and appraisal [closed]

Am facing a issue in my office. Which is the salary hike. one year have been completed in office for me. I asked HR about the salary increment. BUT he is saying like it will be done in Appraisal. Am ...
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How can a workplace rally after everyone's salary got leaked?

A friend of mine told me an incredible story. 40 people work at his company and, the other day, someone leaked a spreadsheet that listed everyone's salary. A few hours later, the IT department figured ...
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Overperforming and Underpaid [closed]

I have been working at the same large company (over 5K employees) for ~20 years. They do "merit-based" raises each year in January, based on the prior year's performance. Each year I have gotten ...
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Which techniques to employ when invited to suggest a salary raise? [closed]

Ok, So I have been doing very well at my job and have proved my value to my employers a lot of times. The last year in particular has been very good for me. In the current scenario, my employers have ...
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My Employer Discovered They Have Been Paying Me Wrong [closed]

The head of payroll at my company just discovered that they have been paying me the incorrect amount for the past few months and that they owe me money. He says that they will issue a check next month ...
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How to interpret and define action plan when my pay cheque is getting delayed every month? [closed]

I am working as Senior developer for Indian based Organization. The organization size is 25. We have 2 offices one at India and another one in UK. We have Managing director at each office who will ...
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Vacation Time and 2 weeks notices [closed]

I live in Virginia. I am a nurse in an assisted living facility. I am planning to turn in my two weeks notice after the Holidays. I plan to work during those two weeks and train my replacement. I ...
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Ex-Employer holding my salary. How can I take it.? [closed]

I recently resigned from a company and that company is holding my salary telling they can't process it because of Christmas. My then manager was the reason why me and a colleague left the company and ...
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How to omit salary history - and is it ever REALLY required? [closed]

I know that there are lots of questions about salary disclosure, but my question isn't the why but the how. It's in the employer's best interest to receive salary information so they can save money, ...
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How to communicate with boss that I enjoy the work but dissatisfied with treatment [closed]

I work in a small team with a direct administrative supervisor. I often work on multiple simultaneous projects with different project directors, but it is my admin supervisor who manages my workload. ...
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Should I bring up that my probation period is over? [duplicate]

Today is my 6th month at my entry level job and I was told I'd be given a raise. I want to bring this up with my boss. Should I wait for the boss to remember or should I bring it up? This is a new ...
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I am told my work is 'excellent', but it never makes into a final product. How can I claim my results, if my work is never monetized?

I work for a software company. I have been on a project for nine months, and I have always been reassured by my first-line manager of the fact that my software increments would have been integrated ...