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

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Promoted without pay increase [on hold]

I am a mid-senior level developer that has just been promoted to Lead Developer. I have worked with my current company for a little under two years and have not received a pay rise in that time. I was ...
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Is it common for management demanding salaried employees work overtime to make up for Paid Time Off

The last job I had was beginning to enact what they called a "Vacation Quotient". In their words, an employee's Vacation Quotient was the average number of hours you took off for vacation divided by ...
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Salary Counter Offer [on hold]

I was offered a full time position as a Customer Service Supervisor for a salary of $41k annually. I sent a counter offer for $50K and they responded back with an increase to $43K annually. My ...
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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [on hold]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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I have been overpaid, do I have to pay it back? [closed]

I was working for a company on and off for the past year or so. I worked for them over this recent Christmas period (ages ago I know) and got paid mid January for my work. I then received a letter on ...
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How to react when a recruitment agency lies to a company about salary?

I am temping for a company, and a week ago we found out that the recruitment agency has been lying to both me and the company about the salary. They are charging the company X dollars, and have told ...
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Moving overseas within the company after a failed attempt. How to get clarity for my compensation? [closed]

I am planning to move to a different position overseas within the company. Last time when it was about to happen I unfortunately did not get the Visa. That time salary offered was say USD XYZ. Now ...
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How to answer what my pay was at previous companies

I am currently searching for a job, and one company asks what my pay rates were at previous jobs. I don't remember what my pay was. The jobs were internships, and I was more excited about the ...
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Which company should I join [closed]

I have a difficult choice to make.I am 24 years old and have just finished my masters course in computer application. I have to select between two companies the first is ABC which is an agency broker ...
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How to deal with a contracting client trying to get me to go fulltime [closed]

I work for a contracting firm contracting for a major company. I've been working at this company for almost 6 months now and everyone is very satisfied with my performance. One of my superiors, a ...
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Salary in US for remote engineer? [closed]

I currently live in Europe and I am applying for a remote security engineer job in a US startup. My question is simple, what salary could I expect for this kind of job? I have 6 years of experience. ...
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Am I being taken advantage of (and/or underpaid)? [duplicate]

I am a full stack webdev less than a year out of school. That said, I do know what I am doing and have shown this at work. Now, according to several sites (glassdoor is the only name I remember atm), ...
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How to gently ask when I will receive my pay? [closed]

I'm currently doing an internship to validate my second year post bac (I'm living in France). And this week announced the 7th week of 10 of this one. That's not my 1st intention and that's always ...
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Is it ethical for an Employer to use personal (financial) information in negotiating salary?

I live in eastern Europe, and I work for a mid-sized (West European) IT Company, where all salary-related issues are handled directly by the CEO. About six months ago I requested a series of ...
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Employer counteroffer is high, how to say no to new employer after I signed a contract [duplicate]

I work at one of the largest companies in my country (employer A) and am getting paid an amount X. However I do work a lot of overtime for free, and stress is always the case in all my projects. I ...
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Internship with reduced pay

I am a full time student and have been working part-time as a contractor for the past 7 months developing an app for a company. They have recently announced that they would like me to continue working ...
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Haven't been paid for over a month [closed]

I have been working at an IT company for over 9 months now, pay has always been late (usually 1 - 2 weeks). Payroll is made every 2 weeks, but recently pay has been getting done much later than usual ...
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How can I decline discussing previous salaries in an interview?

First rule of negotiation - never give a number. Wait for them to give a number, then bargain. It's fairly easy to dodge questions about desired salary with a simple "At this point in the ...
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Generally why does your last salary matter?

I've been going through new opportunities lately and for many opportunities I have found HR and recruiters saying, "Well you were making X amount before so they wouldn't feel comfortable giving you Y" ...
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Does my employer have a right to hold back my salary for advance and pay me less [closed]

I was getting my salary on the last day of the month then my employer changed my date to the 7th of each month. I have last got paid end of March then on the 7th of May. I worked 5 full weeks but I ...
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Employer paid partial of back wages after follow-up. How to end contract properly anyway? [duplicate]

UPDATE: PLEASE DON'T SUGGEST legal action! I know what to do now, legal-wise, based on answers to my previous question. Legal action is something I would do as a last resort. Before I resort to legal ...
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Re-negotiating a raise after informally accepting

Here's some background: I'm currently a junior developer at my company. I started as an intern and was promoted during a time in which the company lost two senior developers unexpectedly. When I was ...
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Salary issue and employer betrayed me [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from good and popular company. I discussed with my current employer about the offer, and he promised to increment my salary immediately. He was also a former-employee of the ...
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Shuttle time, for hourly employee [duplicate]

I am forced to ride a shuttle to and from work, it is over an hour long ride. As an hourly employee, should I get paid for it seeing as it in total it is over a 10 hour day?
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Asking Leadership for COLA to Move Locations When Not a Mandatory Move

I am a software eng. consultant who moved to a certain city about a year ago for a client- site project. That project has been over for a few months now and have started a new project with a ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a raise as a student?

Please forgive my English, I am not a native English speaker. I am currently working as a computer programmer in some company. I am also a full time student, so I work part-time during the semesters, ...
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I am asked to move to another position. Is it OK for me to ask for a raise?

About me I am a new employee and also fresh on the job market. I graduated 3 months ago. Did really good in college, found myself a first job (as a software developer) 2 months ago without any ...
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Received lowball initial offer, how to ask for more

Interviewed with an advertising agency 5 times over the course of 4 months. I do not believe they had any parallel candidates and I believe they are invested in hiring me at this point. I currently ...
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How to respond to a customer's demand for payment extension? [closed]

I have a client who wants to purchase an artwork. After three weeks of questioning about my artwork finally he is convinced to buy it. I have offered him discount after his multiple request and 15 ...
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Asking for too many pay raises in one year?

I currently work as a developer on a platform that demands certifications. Without these certifications, you're basically out of the running for any role that requires development on this platform. As ...
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How to say “No” to pay deductions? [closed]

I work for a company that designs and builds fitted furniture. We also offer a free survey service to our customers and normally arrange for a third party to fit the furniture. I sold some furniture ...
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Am I presenting myself as greedy by proposing pay cuts to underperformers?

I work in a small company of less than 50 people. We are currently not measuring any developer's performance in terms of quality or schedule, but there are few clear underperformers who are on good ...
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Discussing salary as a jr developer [duplicate]

I'm currently employed as a contractor as a jr php developer. I will be finding out within the next week if I will be hired as a full time employee. This is my first 'real' job and make a nice ...
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Questions about 1099s and contracting [closed]

So I'm nearing graduation and have been on a job search in a field that's related to my aspirations and degree. I have luckily landed an internship that will be offering me a job. My interviewer ...
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should i tell a company what i expect in salary? [duplicate]

I'm applying for my boss's job this week, since she's leaving the company. The application process has a field for salary expectation to see if, "... our expectations are in line." Should I put ...
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Switching from full time employment to company - company contract. What conditions to negotiate? [closed]

I have decided to leave my current permanent employment and start a private limited business. My current employer would like me to stay a few months longer and, knowing that I will be starting my own ...
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How to Renegotiate salary after HR round

During HR round I was asked to quote a minimum and maximum amount of my expected monthly package. And when I was asked how much of that is negotiable I quoted a low amount (way too low). Regarding the ...
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Analyst Presented to Client as Principal Consultant [closed]

I"m an analyst at a consulting firm, but in a project kick-off meeting with the client our project manager introduced me as a principal consultant. In the slide deck it also listed I was a principal ...
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How to answer questions about desired salary? [duplicate]

I currently work in a medium sized web development company. However, the management sucks, our team sucks, and most of the team is pretty much stuck in 2013 with no means to improve. Why does the ...
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Salary cap without a raise, but yet the contract states I can get a raise if I have a successful review? [closed]

After some salary haggling, I signed a contract to work for a company. The contract stated my salary, 40 hours per week, a review in a year with a possible raise for a successful review. Well, the ...
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Worked 6 months for someone who refuses to pay [closed]

The last 6 months, I worked for a person (1 month at their office, 5 months remote, living not far). During the last month (March) another developer joined the project, the management became hard, ...
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how to avoid being a point of reference for functional and technical issues without getting a financial reward?

It is quite a long time now that in my company I am a point of reference both for functional and technical problems, I mean that I sometimes work as a business analyst as to say I get the customer ...
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How do I resolve interviewing where companies offer 10% less than I ask? [closed]

I'm actively searching for a job right now and passed a decent amount of interviews. I ask average salary in the market and have several offers. The selection is not so big, but I revealed a rule: ...
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Potential client wants to pay in free stuff not money, how should I respond?

A potential client wants me to design promotional material for an event. However, in their initial solicitation, they said they would pay me with a free pass to their event which they claim is "$X ...
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How to deal with a bad performance review (that I never knew existed) which caused me to not get a raise [closed]

I work for a very large global company. With the recommendation of my new boss, I recently asked my company to look into all my reviews to see if my pay is in line with my having worked for the ...
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How are specific skills evaluated in salary? [duplicate]

TLDR; Short of getting offers from other companies in a job search, how can I evaluate the monetary value of each new skill I gain? For instance, since I started my job (analyst), I've learned a few ...
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In North Carolina, should I be paid anything if I show up to work and am sent home right away? [closed]

Specifically the rules for this question for working in the state of NC. Say I show up to work and my employer says they don't need me and send me home, should I be getting paid for the hours I was ...
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Can a company ask for money back that it promised an employee before joining? [closed]

I recently joined a startup. I was promised that I would be payed 6 months advanced salary to join the startup to mitigate the risks of leaving my then job at a very well established company. I ...
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How to mention that I won't do more for the same price?

I work in an industry in which I'm in the bottom 1 percentile as far as salary goes for my position (nationally). I'm only high school educated, and have no formal college education. I've learned ...
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Good idea to take a pay raise for a more junior position?

I'm a programmer who graduated 4 years ago and have worked at one company, spending 2 years as a Junior Developer and was then promoted to a normal level Developer. I've been offered a Junior ...