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

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Negotiating 3x or 4x current salary after Glassdoor research

This question may sound silly from the title. Actually the title was intentional. Let me invent round numbers to explain. I currently work for a company that pays 50 in a small country/city where you ...
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No pay for attending

My company has a 'policy' (although it is not written anywhere in our HR policy portal) that when we are required to attend training sessions and their annual conference that we are not paid for our ...
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Should I ask for a raise? [duplicate]

My company was about to hire someone new. I was asked my thoughts and if I would be willing to take on the responsibilities instead of hiring this person. I told them that I didn't think they needed ...
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Increases is a must or mustn't [closed]

I would like to know, is a annual increase a must or are companies allowed to keep you on the same rates? I have approached my boss on more than one occasion and always get the "I am working on it - ...
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How to set correct expectations and still not lose a job for which I may be underqualified [closed]

I am based in UK and I tried my luck interviewing in the Silicon Valley. After three full days of interviews, I asked the company for the equivalent of a 10% raise in my current salary, and they came ...
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How to complain to my boss about late payments

I have been working in a company for a year now and never had any problems with payments before. On the last day of each month we have received our payments (not even a day late). For the last few ...
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Salary Negotation Post-Verbal Accept, Internal Hire

I've read through most of the Q/A here about negotiating after accepting the verbal offer, which fall under a number of categories: 1)External hire, accepted verbal, no counteroffer, no leverage. ...
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What is my job description? Since my own boss doesn't even know it [duplicate]

So this is what i do I work for a home health care staffing agency I do the following bellow full time. Office Manager Payroll Billing Collections I also go to court for lawsuits with our ...
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How to ask my boss to verify if he forgot to do something?

I've started as an intern in a university research lab recently and am under the direction of a really busy professor. To get paid, I submitted a cheque sample to my university's finance department, ...
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How much is 35 w2 hourly to 1099 hourly? [closed]

Hi I am a software engineer. I'm in the process of negotiating with my current employer about my 1099 hourly rate. The background is that I was contracted to my current employer through a ...
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Huge Salary Reduction [closed]

My current employer is reducing my salary by 40K and only offering me a position that I am not qualified to do and will fail. They have not provided me a new job description or transition plan. I ...
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Been to last stage interview and have no idea of salary [duplicate]

I interviewed with a company. All went very well and people I met felt very positive about me. It's a medium company which has just been bought by a large group. The question of salary has never been ...
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Counter or Close Negotiations

I was recently offered a job in which I was sought out as a candidate and I hadn't originally applied for the position. At this time I was made aware of a salary I was not interested in, and in the ...
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How can I tell my boss that I will work at a slower pace until I receive a raise?

I work in a company where the culture was, for several years, to raise the salary of almost every worker at every year. This increase was usually between 2%-5% and was related with the employee ...
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3answers
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Boss spends the company's money and endangers employees' paychecks [closed]

Somewhat related to this question. A few months ago, a family member (it's not me, really) got a job at a small office with under 10 employees. The salary is low but not indignantly so, and she even ...
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Company screwed up; asked to forge time sheet [closed]

I was working for a good company for over a year as an hourly intern. Recently, I was transferred to a full-time salary position after accepting an offer from the company. The pay raise is ...
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What should one do when paychecks keep bouncing?

A friend of mine works at a small company, maybe around 50 employees. The company has repeatedly had insufficient funds in the bank to cover the employees' salaries, resulting in several of her ...
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Changed jobs & on the same salary, but I'm getting paid less? [closed]

I recently changed jobs and I'm on the same salary I was on before, yet I am actually getting paid £200 less than I was at the old place. What are the possible reasons for this? Thanks
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Negotiate salary after accepting in verbal offer [duplicate]

I am having an issue with my verbal offer. I applied for a big company with a very less hope to win it. However, after phone interview (4 days after of my application), and face-to-face interview with ...
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How to ask for a raise on the basis of merit, not another job offer, as the presiding factor? [duplicate]

I've read all of the related questions and a handful are somewhat similar in nature to my situation but there are certain differences that I believe warrant asking a new question. About Me I work ...
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How can I properly account for cost of living when giving raises?

Inflation as a measurement is a kind of national economic puree. Local cost of living is a much more relevant number to employees lives. Is there a proper way for an employer to quantify how cost of ...
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How to properly evaluate counter offers before resigning [closed]

In lieu of my last post pertaining to ethics issues with my current company, I was recently offered a developer position in another organization with some nice incentives and a pay package of $86k (up ...
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How to negotiate when the salary range is way below your current base? [closed]

My question is at the end, but first I will explain the situation so that you can effectively analyze my question. Here is my situation, I have known an Executive VP who has wanted me to work for his ...
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Quoting correct salary expectations for jobs in foreign countries

Average salary of a software engineer: In India : 395k INR = €5.53k. In Germany : 3340.8k INR = €46.4k What salary figure shall a developer from India quote to a German (foreign) company with ...
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Worked for a company for two months now and still have yet to get a paycheck, what do I do? [closed]

For two months I have worked for a company. Other than an occasional advance - usually only $40 to $60 at a time - I still havent received a full paycheck. My unpaid time is roughly 200 hours. I am ...
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Are startups expected to have low salaries, no bonuses, no raises?

My company (< 300) is currently offering below-market wages, no shares, no bonuses, no raises, with the constant promise of "opportunities for growth" as the company develops. Plus, we are quite ...
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Negotiating about salary [duplicate]

I got a contract for 24 months at my company. That time is nearly over and now I want to have an unlimited contract. As far as I can judge my output, I am doing a great job here and nobody ever ...
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Does passing a certification mean I should get a raise? [duplicate]

A small background on me: I was a desktop guy for the past 6 years and I jumped upon a chance to enter windows administration (Wintel Administrator). I was working as a Wintel admin for one and a half ...
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How to address situation where company buy-out has moved my salary review back?

As it stands the small tech company I currently work for is being bought out by a large multinational company with the finalisations to be made tomorrow. It has been in the pipeline for a fair few ...
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Should I tough it out (be patient until my training time finishes) or look for other job? [closed]

I work in a web developing company in an entry-level position. I decided to take this position because I thought it was a good company to work for and I wanted to start my career. However the ...
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How to respond to employers of small tech team ignore experience/seniority in pay ranges

I've got about 15 years experience in software engineering with a great deal of experience working with a variety of companies. I've worked with startups especially in the past 6 years, and recently ...
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India - Are Salary Advances Taxable? [closed]

I work in India and our company has announced salary advances for people who were affected by a recent natural calamity. Other companies too have announced similar ex-gratia incentives. It is ...
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After leaving the job, salary is still credited in my account. what i should do now? [duplicate]

I left the job during 2nd week of September month, but my salary is been credited even after leaving my job. that is I got salary for September, October and November month as well. what i should do ...
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How to negotiate my first job offer as an undergraduate when the salary offered is below median? [closed]

I'm currently an undergraduate student and just got my first job offer as an entry-level iOS developer in Illinois to be started as soon as I graduate. The following are the perks: 1.) $60,000 salary ...
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Contract To Hire but Permanent Employees get Bonuses

So here's my situation. I've been under contract since March of 2015 (about nine months). It was supposed to be a six-month contract, but they simply extended it without telling me. I spoke with my ...
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Salary expectations with plenty of experience but no credentials [duplicate]

I'll try to keep this as simple as possible. I work for a company that provides services to other companies within a specific industry. I've been working for the same customer for over 10 years and ...
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Forgot to Ask About Hourly Pay in Interview & Got Disappointed [closed]

I just accepted a job offer as a room attendant from a hotel near my place. During the interview, I forgot to ask about the hourly pay rate. Even though I am supposed to start working after 12 ...
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How to make the other party say the first number in salary negotiations

I'm about to start doing free-lance contracting work, and wondered the best way to negotiate my hourly rate with my client. I'd like to agree on an hourly rate, then provide cost estimates based on ...
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Should I ask for more money when salary requirements were met?

I just received my job offer letter and when I looked at the salary being offered to me, it is for what I stated during my pre-screen call. $85K. When I talked to the recruiter I honestly wasn't ...
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Junior/mid-level asking for senior role salary? [duplicate]

I found a position advertised via a meetup mailing list and I applied on Monday, had an interview on Tuesday, got an email on Wednesday saying they are interested in making an offer and asked for ...
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Should I continue to work for free?

I am an undergraduate student who has a federal work study job as a "lab tech", but my actual job involves more of setting up intro biology labs and autoclaving biohazard waste, refilling carboys, ...
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Is my demand for a raise reasonable? [closed]

I graduated about 8 months ago from a 4 years art program and I just finished a 6 month contract as a 2D Videogame Artist in Toronto. At the time I was quite happy (and intimidated) to state what ...
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Can I negotiate my salary if the HR manager miscalculated the salary?

I was recently offered a communications job for a state-wide health care services provider. The HR manager called me, offered me the job, and told me the hourly rate. I was in the car at the time so I ...
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Negotiation leading to job offer being rescinded?

I got a conditional offer for a company and was beginning to research salaries for that field to counter their first offer. I am going to be a new time hire (graduating in the spring), but have a ...
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How to discuss wage disparity between two jobs

I wanted to ask how I could discuses wage disparity between student positions. I currently work for two professors at my university at different pay-scales. Because of a hard limit of 18 hours a week ...
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Not invited to an interview because the salary range I gave was too high

I applied to a job, and filled out their Candidate Profile by e-mail. Under "Requested salary/pay rate" I put a range of X to X+10 per hour. (This seems to be the low end of the going range, based on ...
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Letting my boss know that my salary is below market rate without making it a threat to leave [duplicate]

I've been at my job for almost 1 year. I'm pretty happy with it. It's not perfect, but I see it as an excellent opportunity, both for growth and for improving and expanding my skills. The area I ...
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Got two letters with different salaries for the same job. Help me with a solid argument

I got a promotion at work, going to work for another dept with a better salary. When I spoke with my HR rep she said Compensation Dept came back with an X salary and a Jr. title, but that she fought ...
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What is a fair ask for the first employee who built the majority of the product if you want to rehire him? [closed]

I need some advice because I'm not sure if I'm being unreasonable here. TLDR: Joined friends startup (about 5-6 months in) on 6 month contract for salary and no equity. Built entire project from ...
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What is the consequence of increasing hiring rate with respect to the salary of existing faculty? [closed]

This is the brief background. Our university is increasing the existing hiring rate say of incoming assistant professors. By doing so, the salary of the newly hired faculty exceeds that of those ...