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Boss offers a raise only when faced with resignation - is this a red flag? [duplicate]

EDIT: I've decided to accept the duplicate suggested by a few people as it's a bit more broad and is probably easier to apply to various real-life scenarios others might find themselves in. This ...
23
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5answers
7k views

Should I allow my boss to make me an offer to stay when I'm planning to resign for a different job? [duplicate]

So I got a job offer that gives 20k more on the same role that I have now, in a different company. However, I kind of like working where I am now. I'm thinking of letting my boss know of my ...
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4answers
527 views

How to approach boss about payrise after offer from another company, after he already raise once [duplicate]

I received an interesting offer from another company in another city, which pays around £10k a year more than my current job. I like my current job and I am fairly good at it, and my boss knows. ...
283
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17answers
37k views

Was it really unprofessional of me to leave without asking for a raise first?

I've just given notice to my current job for a new position which offered near triple my current salary ($37k as a software engineer). I knew that I was underpaid when I took the job but as a previous ...
41
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4answers
18k views

How to request a counter offer in a resignation letter

I had a recruiter reach out to me a couple of weeks ago. I received an offer yesterday and I'm working on my resignation letter today, but was wondering if it would be appropriate to ask for a counter ...
36
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7answers
15k views

CEO talked to me about letting me go. Now he is trying to keep me, but I want out. How should I communicate this?

I tried to make the title as neutral as possible, but the reality is that "I" (I am asking on behalf of a relative I know well) am doing at least 2 people's job, being paid the bare minimum, and with ...
20
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3answers
12k views

Confirming resignation after resignation letter ripped up

I have handed in my notice giving the required 1 month but my MD has asked me to reconsider. I have been asked to attend a meeting to discuss my role and new salary, hours, holiday etc to see if I am ...
10
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6answers
1k views

Should one explicitly say they are open to a counter-offer upon quitting?

I have a job that involves too much travelling for my work-life balance. I have discussed it many times with my manager, got a lot of promises, but there has been no long term improvement. I have ...
8
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3answers
3k views

What should I do if my colleagues ignore my fear of cats?

I work for a European start-up with around 20 to 30 employees without an HR department. We have an office on the ground floor and there are a lot of cats around. I am afraid of cats and I don't feel ...
5
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3answers
2k views

Turning down a position just after a contract is signed

I am in a rather delicate situation. I've been working in a startup company for 2 years. My position and environment were very fulfilling but I can't say the same about my salary. After some talks ...
8
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7answers
2k views

How to best prepare myself for a promotion with a VERY low-ball offer

I started working for a new call center a couple months back and have moved my way into creating metrics and productivity tools for our supervisors, providing reports to our client, and overall just ...
5
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4answers
5k views

Quitting a job after one month to join previous employer [duplicate]

I'm a Software Developer by profession, someone who values the quality of work and prefers writing good code rather than fast code. I was working with a product startup for a year with great ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Should I let my manager know I'm considering another offer?

I currently have a full time job that is going well, but beginning to stagnate. I received an offer for another job that I'm very interested in, but still unsure if it's the right time to move on. Is ...
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5answers
673 views

How to resign smoothly after having made promises during interviews [closed]

When I was interviewing, I was very excited to join this company. My resume tells I am a job hopper, they told me why should we hire you? I convinced them, but I explained why I want to change ...
4
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2answers
10k views

Will HR team cross verify the offer letter before giving counter offer?

I have resigned from my current organisation as I got a good offer. My manager promised to give me level raise and a counter offer for which he asked me to show the offer letter so that he could ...

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