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

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I underquoted my current salary so ended up with less salary at a new job. How do I recover from this?

I underquoted my previous company salary so ended up with less salary at a new job I already started. How do I recover from this ? (being happy with what I have now or going back to the boss). I guess ...
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Salary negotiation - do most employers come back with a counter?

When a company (especially in Canada/America) ask you to give them your expected salary, do they normally give a counter? I was thinking to give a higher than normal salary expectation and then hope ...
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Get salary increase after probation even if increase are annually given

I just finished my 3 months probation on my work this week. I have not been asked to give up my projects and equipments given by the company, and have also worked well for the past 3 months so I am ...
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How can I convince management to compensate me for additional duties? [duplicate]

I understand that job duties can be added at employer will, and I accept that, but this one has me in a tizzy... ...I accepted a job 3 years ago and negotiated salary based on the fact that I would ...
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How To Answer the Infamous Salary Questions [duplicate]

It seems that almost every employer I've interviewed with has asked me the following 2 questions: What is your current salary? What compensation are you looking for? A potential strategy might be ...
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Polite way to approach boss about salary?

About 2 or 3 months ago I had been hired by a software firm as an intern. Upon talking with HR around that time, they told me that they would start paying me once clients started coming in(It's a ...
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Pay, Hours, Environment: pick any 2 [closed]

So far I have had 3 jobs in software field. And I have noticed an interesting pattern. But before I get to the pattern let me explain 3 main things I look for in a job. Pay: Getting paid slightly ...
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Negotiating salary without currently adding value

This is my current situation. I am working for a company which I very much like. Currently I am being trained to be a developer aswell as doing some mathmetical research in my boss' systems. I was ...
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Working for or accepting a position to a company that doesn't negotiate salary [closed]

The Background Out of college, I accepted a position at a company(Company 1) that I had been working for as an intern basically throughout my entire college career. Company 1 doesn't negotiate with ...
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Negotiating starting Salary, hiring manager is close-business relationship

I've been freelancing for a former colleague of mine who has started a new business. I've known the colleague about 4 years professionally, and he reached out to me to join his business as an ...
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Impact of 100% travel on salary expectations?

There are a lot of great points raised on How can I determine a reasonable salary to ask for? including points about location affecting the salary you ask for. Similarly, Does my geographic location ...
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What is the best way to find out salaries in my company? [duplicate]

I am a freshly employed software engineer in a young, successful company. I've worked here during both of the previous college summer breaks and that's when I negotiated my current salary. In exchange ...
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Problem in appraisal month

I have joined on 3-Dec-2012 and ideally my appraisal should have done in December 2013 and on 1-Jan-2013 I should have got appraised salary. But my organization did this in the month of January and ...
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Mentioning previous salary in interview to make a point [closed]

I'm looking to interview for a reasonably high paying position in market analytics with a corporation. I'm well qualified, I have demonstrable experience and I've gotten real results. One of the ...
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How to find out what a fair salary is for contractors on W2, or 1099, and with bonus and RSU considered? [closed]

During salary negotiation, it is somewhat confusing as to what rate should be expected for a contractor, especially when W2, 1099, bonus, and stock are involved. I can find a lot of salary information ...
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How can I fairly implement a timeliness policy when some workers are on hourly pay and some on fixed salaries?

I work in a small development team and we have members who are paid hourly and workers who are paid a salary. Recently, it's come to our attention that both the hourly and salary employees are taking ...
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How to clock time on a mandatory shuttle?

Most of my organization's employees park at the office, but there aren't enough spots for everyone. The company has an overflow lot 10 minutes from the building where about 20% of the employees are ...
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Negotiate the monthly basic salary component

How important is a "Basic" of a monthly/yearly salary component. I have received an offer which seems to be very attractive in terms of the total package, but there seems to be a 30% reduction in ...
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Pay rise within the department [closed]

If my boss is not giving any pay raises this year to the department, does he have to make a statement to everyone in the department?
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Recently I receive offer from new company but can i discuss with HR for salary for join company?

Recently One company offer me the job, and I receive the xerox copy of offer later,my notice period is after 7 day to join but after thinking about the salary we negotiated salary was to low from my ...
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I was given stock options but never asked about strike price/vesting and now we are being acquired

As part of my employment offer, as well as in a year-end bonus package, I was provided options but in both cases only the quantity was specified. There was no mention of the strike price or the ...
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Negotiate for some equity

I have started an internship at a software start-up. I am paid just enough to pay my rent and food. This was made clear in the interview by the founder and CEO that "I'd like to pay you more, but ...
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Late Payment by employer

I have recently joined an middle -size organisation about 2 months ago. The employer has not yet paid the amount of my first month. The salary cycle is from 25th to 25th of every month, with a week ...
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Overworked on a Major Project Without Much Benefit to Me [duplicate]

I've been working on a large project for the last 7 months. Been with the company for nearly 3 years. Work before this wasn't too bad. This project would bring in major business for my company, adding ...
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Disparity in Salary [duplicate]

I was employed as the General Manager in my company and I agreed to the company paying me what it has in place as salary for my position. Now I have discovered that there are serious disparities in ...
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I made a mistake that I told low salary from my current [closed]

I made a mistake and told a prospective employer a lower expected salary than my current salary because I was nervous. Actually I lost my current job, so I need a job immediately. On the phone, HR ...
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Ask for raise without saying how much

I decided that I'm gonna ask for a raise, but what I'm want to ask here is something special. I want to make my best effort to make my company make their offer. This is not only because 'avoid doing ...
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Reasons companies insist on presenting you with an offer in a face to face meeting?

I'm to meet with a company's HR representative to give me an offer for a job I applied. The HR person insisted on having this offer presented to me in a meeting. I asked for an email with the offer ...
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How Should I ask for a raise? [duplicate]

I work for a small company (me, my boss, and a third guy, but he only helps us sometimes) in a relatively small town where I work for half, or 3/5, of the money which I could earn in the capital. It's ...
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Right way to ask for financial help [closed]

I'm financially stuck, In that situation how should I approach my manager(most probably this is the one time approach and hope it will never happen to me again), it's really hard for me to ask my ...
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What should I know when applying for my first job?

I am entering the workplace for the first time. What do I need to know before getting started? This post is a community wiki meant to help answer questions that would otherwise be considered 'too ...
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How can I keep equity when leaving a company prior to IPO / acquisition / etc? [closed]

If I am working at a company that offers stock options and those options vest over some period. If the company gets acquired, IPOs, etc. then those options usually vest into shares, and those shares ...
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Junior employee salary higher than senior employee [closed]

I once discovered in a now past role that a junior employee made significantly more than me, as a senior employee. I had about 12 years experience and was hired for this expertise and experience, ...
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My boss gave me everyone's pay by mistake and mine is lower, how can I increase it? [duplicate]

I found out that a co worker is making 10,000 dollars more than me. My boss handed me a document that had increases for all our employees by mistake. He grabbed in back when he realized it had someone ...
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How can I get my former employer to pay my notice and give me my P45? [closed]

I was working at a company in the UK, they fired me and put me on gardening leave for my notice (4 weeks). Now the notice period is over they've not paid me for this time or given me my P45. How can ...
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Negotiating a bonus

I've just been offered a job at my expected salary (which may have been slightly under the market value). As there were no negotiations, I'm wondering if I asked for too little and as there were no ...
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Asking for more money at the end of a project that may or may not be successful

I'm new to workplace exchange but I figured I would head over here to ask a question that may be provocative and may have several answers. The background: I was hired as a web developer for an ...
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Freelance vs Agency Contract vs Full Time Salary

What's the rule of thumb for salary/rates for freelance vs contracts thru an agency vs full time salary? I personally use a ballpark for freelance rate vs full time rate as 1.4 times the amount of an ...
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Internship full time vs part time pay differences [closed]

What factors will affect the pay rate for a companies internship based on whether or not you choose to work full time vs part time? For example part time you might make more vs full time you would ...
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How can I ask a coworker about their salary package?

I may get a promotion in the upcoming month, and I want to know what sort of pay to expect or negotiate for. My senior colleague is in the same position I would be promoted to, and I would like to ...
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Does anyone else feel unmotivated to work anything due to generally low salaries? [closed]

I mean, how am I supposed to be motivated to work if 65%, yes 65% of my salary goes just to pay the rent. And that is for a flat of 19 m2, more like a room, not a flat. I can't even buy enough food in ...
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Should I ask for a pay raise if I'm already being paid above average? [closed]

I've been working at my current company for 6 months now as a junior developer, and I've got my first review next week. I'm being paid a good salary as it is, higher than pretty much all of the other ...
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Leaving job and salary [closed]

If a person leaves a job does this usually translate to increased salaries for other people on the team? Or is this a lagged effect?
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How can I best calculate a salary when the job title they are offering me doesn't seem to match any existing job roles?

Say you are getting hired and received an offer of 'X' for title 'A'. You want some thinking time and are doing some research online; for example glassdoors. Title A is not known on the internet and ...
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Does Being Paid Salary Mean My Days Should Be Longer? [closed]

I was recently moved from hourly pay to salary pay so I'm used to leaving work on time. Now that I'm salary though I keep getting remarks from management that seem point at I should be staying at work ...
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Negotiating internship offer after accepting [closed]

I'm in a bit of a sticky situation and I'd like some advice. I waited so long because I've been trying to get a clear answer from the career center at my school, but have been unable to do so. Back ...
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Negotiating salary for the first career relevant job

I'm in the middle of my masters and have landed a good job in the IT sector. The role is "junior software developer". I only have salary negotiation left, but I have no idea what to demand in salary. ...
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I am not being paid regularly, what should I do? [closed]

I am working with a start-up small business, since almost 2 years now. I am their longest and also the highest paid in-house employee which gives me some benefits. I am also the only professional in ...
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Is it appropriate to cite percentages as opposed to numbers when asked about salary history?

I'm eighteen years old and I'm working at my first job. I have been here for six months. Understandably, I was initially offered a "less than market value" salary due to my lack of ...
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Isn't negotiation all about accepting/disproving what he or she demands for? [closed]

I asked for a 40% overall(20+20) increase on my current CTC to join my new company and had a valid reason to ask for it: 20% (out 40%) is because, I'm going to lose my appraisal for my past 1.5 ...