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

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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?

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? [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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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A legal/Copyright Situation - Employer refuses to pay me fairly (perhaps at all), but expects me to hand over code I've been working on [closed]

This is my first question here, I hope I'm not doing something wrong! I'll start by saying, I'm a 21 year old university student studying a science (this will be interesting later - you'll see why!). ...
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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 ...
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How to earn money enough to live a contented life without killing social and family life? [closed]

I live in a third world country where middle class like me spends majority of day working. People seem to have no interest in anything other than work sleep circle. After finishing my proportional ...
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I received a raise, but I want more [duplicate]

I know, this sounds a bit greedy but here's my situation. I am currently an undergraduate engineering student and I managed to land a part-time job at an engineering firm doing some engineering work. ...
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Marriage Leave-Pay Deducted and How to ask for full pay?

I am working in a small company for a period of one year as a programmer in south east asia. Recently I took a 20 days leave for my marriage.After joining the company, this is my first leave that I ...
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What to do when previous boss is asking to help finishing failed project?

Recently, about 2 month ago, I stopped working to this side project which was planned to launch about now, but because the Mother company stopped financing the project it closed. And few days ago the ...
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How can I determine whether or not I should ask for a raise, and how do I approach my boss with this? [closed]

I started a job as a car parts driver (something to work around my school schedule). We recently lost our manager and the warehouse assistant (stock boy) so they now have me doing stock, invoices, ...
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Why is there such a huge difference between listed (base) salary and actual pay?

I often wonder why I can't be paid the amount straight and let me take care of my medical, transport, house, taxes instead of the company. I am asked how much is my salary to which have an answer, ...
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Why does a company accept middle vendors or sub contractors in contracting?

My friend told me that he works for a big company in the USA that hires contractors from a preferred vendor who is free to get contractors from other vendors, if they do not have a contractor on their ...
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Big company or small company for career growth? [closed]

I did some research in this site to find something similar to my "problem" and I found relevant just this. My current situation is quite similar. I'm working in a small company ( 7 coworkers ) as ...
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Notice given and used had to use sick leave in last week [closed]

I'm working in New South Wales, Australia. I have given 2 months notice and now down to my last week and became ill. I have a doctors certificate, but can they hold any pay back from me as it is two ...
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Admitting financial status in interviews

I am currently looking for opportunities outside of my current employer. I think I have reasonable chances to get a job offer if my next interview goes well and it got me wondering. If I quit my ...
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Is a promotion with only a small cost of living raise a bad sign? [closed]

I work for a fortune 500 company in the Healthcare IT industry. I've been working at my job for a year and a half. I got a promotion on my first annual cycle, and with that came a 3% raise. A 3% ...
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Is it rude to ask a coworker about their starting salary [closed]

I am currently a college student in between my Junior and Senior years. A classmate of mine recommended me to his company for an internship and I am now working for said company as a summer intern. ...
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No salary increment so want to relieve within a month [closed]

I am working as a software engineer with a 2 year agreement. HR said that I would get a salary increment after 1 year of the joining date, but I didn't get any salary increment. HR said after the ...
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My current task exceeds what is expected from an engineer in my position - what can I reasonably demand from management and when?

Six months ago I become responsible for an important engineering task within my company, since the person previously occupying that position was forced to leave (ahem). So far I have done a good job ...
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How do you ask for more salary when you just asked for a number on phone?

Say, I was offered a position for $25,000 per year over the phone and I know that market pays $20,000 to $30,000 for it. Out of desperation, I requested for $28,000 instead of $30,000. The HR agreed ...
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How to divide commission for sales involving multiple staff? [closed]

I'm asking in the context of a small female clothing and shoe store of 2 owners + 3 employees. Define staff as either an owner or employee. Situation: More than one employee may be needed to ...
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Determining salary for a niche skill

I am a software engineer with 2 years experience. I have been working a lot with NFC in that time and consider myself to have a good level of knowledge on the topic. I also consider NFC to be a niche ...
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Is it unethical to sabotage client website who refused to pay? [closed]

I was hired for a small web development job by a client. The job was small and of less budget. After I finished the job and notified the client, he didn't replied for several days. This made me think ...
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Does empirical research indicate whether changing jobs can improve your salary? [closed]

I would like to know if you get more wages by working for the same company and asking for a promotion, or by changing jobs. What empirical research exists on this topic? I am not looking for ...
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IT contract jobs - how and when to ask your billing rate?

As you know, IT recruiting firms provide client companies with skilled contractors on an hourly rate which is also called the billing rate. The recruiter takes a "small" percentage of this rate and ...
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Consequences of being greedy about salary in interview?

I am looking for entry level jobs in software development. I am not very experienced in handling salary negotiations during an interview. I have thought of a simple strategy - Estimate your market ...
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What things determine a reasonable pay raise?

I just got an email last night from my boss asking me to give him an hourly rate that would make me stay for the next six months. What reasonable figure or range should I give? Background (you can ...
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10% raise is not being honored because I submitted my two weeks' notice shortly after paperwork was signed. What do I do?

Here's what happened: I received a 10% raise from my employer. We signed the paperwork. The next day, I submit my two weeks' notice because I've landed a better job. Today, two days before my last ...
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How to bring up the compensation aspect in discussion with my boss?

I joined this organisation from college and been here for 2 years now. Many folks who joined along with me have left. And the subsequent year graduates have been joining in with higher starting ...
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Negotiating a raise in a yearly review

Every year, my company does a performance check and salary review. The last time, they just offered an amount (that was fair, a bit below my preference) which I accepted. The next review is coming up. ...