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

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How should I ask for an increment in my salary, owner of the company is my friend?

I have been working in a Software House of my friend for the past 3 years and still working there. Everything is fine and job is also amazing but there is one problem, I have worked there for 3 years ...
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How should the compensation plan for salesmen be designed? [on hold]

Should it be like: Plan A: Base pay:2000dollars/month selling amount: 0-50,000dollars: 5% 50,000-100,000 dollars: 10% 100,000-20,0000 dollars: 15% 200,000+dollars: 20% So if a salesman sells 200,...
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Promoted, Demoted, And Working Under Unreliable Management

TL;DR: I was hired as a receptionist, with hopes to be promoted. After a year of thriving at the position, I was promoted. Now they are losing the new receptionist, and want to bring me back to my old ...
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4answers
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Should I leave the job for which I am not competent?

As I said in the title I got the job but I know I am not competent for this job because I do not have enough knowledge about this job. I feel like I stole the job from someone who is eligible for the ...
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Should I Inform the interviewer that I have already joined somewhere, but still considering them before the final onsite round?

I have joined a new company while the interview process was going on for the other company. The other company is located in a foreign country, so the interview process took some time. They have ...
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Can a contract require a contractor to not disclose their pay (in the USA)

My friend says that she's signed a contract that prohibits her from disclosing how much the contract is for. She's playing piano in a show, if that makes a difference. Is this legal? I know employees ...
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1answer
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Should a trainees work for volunteer or not? [on hold]

I was suggested to go for a job where a company asks to do volunteer jobs. Is there any research on how does it affect on company's success if customers knows that the company won't pay salary to ...
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3answers
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Salary expectation and negotiation after a gap in career

I am an Indian female who was into software development for quite a few years and later took a break of six years. I plan to come back to the industry now. I have learnt the latest technologies that ...
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19answers
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How should I deal with an employee who is stealing from the cash counter?

I own a pharmacy, and I have an employee who has been working for me for the past 5 years. However, he has recently started stealing money from the cash counter. Maybe he thinks that I will not ...
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2answers
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How to ask for a monthly commission instead of per change fee?

Someone - let's call him Bob - contacted me a little more than a year ago to create a solution to automate his business, this solution has been working great for Bob, it makes his job easier and I ...
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3answers
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How to get rid of guilty, sad feeling after resigning and taking back resignation 3 days later? [closed]

I resigned from my company a week back as I got an opportunity from a company in Munich, Germany without doing much research about Munich and the Company where I am applying. But two days later I ...
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13answers
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Should I volunteer for a pay cut?

I work for a very small software shop (2 employees) and was brought in when they were awarded a large project 2 years back. At that time I was offered a pay that is higher than the industry as the ...
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8answers
17k views

Should I ask for a pay raise for employees I manage?

I talked with one of my team members about another guy who is quitting. During the talk, he mentioned that it might be because there was no pay raise for the past 2 years. These guys (one who I was ...
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1answer
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Average salary hike in Germany for IT consultants [closed]

I work in a small consulting firm as a Senior IT consultant in the automotive branch since the past one year. During this time, I have taken up several responsibilities in the team. I can say that I ...
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3answers
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PTO (Hourly employee) and starting a new job

On January 7th, 2019, I am starting a new job. However, before this happened, I had already booked time off from December 21st, 2018 until January 4th, 2019. The company I work for does not have a ...
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1answer
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How to talk to boss about salary and bonus? [duplicate]

My sister has been working for this pharmaceutical company in India for over a year. While she joined last year, they promised her a raise at the six months mark but they didn't keep the promise. She ...
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2answers
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What is the average raise I should expect? [closed]

I have been doing some digging on the average pay raise for the IT industry and I have not found too much information. I recently heard from someone inside my organization is that the maximum raise I ...
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2answers
348 views

As a grad, does leaving at the end of probation have negative impact on CV?

My first-ever employer made a serious mistake in assessing how much they could offer. My salary offer got reduced significantly right after starting at the company, and I don't intend on accepting it. ...
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2answers
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Employer believes I want to work for free. What to do?

I am an engineer with around 10 years of professional experience. I am currently full-time employed. I was looking for other positions because I was not totally satisfied with my current job. So I ...
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3answers
2k views

Working for two companies owned by the same person [closed]

I've got a friend (in the Nashville, TN area) who is working for someone that owned a franchise and now opened up a second one. My friend was working 45 hours a week and got overtime, but now the ...
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1answer
421 views

How to make use of exact knowledge of my future role's current salary to get a raise for myself?

I'm going to take over responsibilities from a colleague who's leaving. The colleague has told me what he earns and it's like double my salary. He has got strengths I don't have but on the other ...
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1answer
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How should one respond to a low offer for an intra-company, international transfer?

I am expecting an offer in the next few days but also anticipate this being low based on discussions with my future manager. I think he simply wants to throw my current salary through a currency ...
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Is it possible to have a “high income” as an engineer, or do I have to go for management jobs or having my own company?

Note that I have graduated not long ago - so I do not have much work experience. My situation: I am 26. I have a double-degree from a top French engineering school and a top 10 US university. I have ...
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2answers
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CEO upset at me over employees discussing salary

I work in the IT department at a small company in the U.S. Recently the CEO approached me and stated that it has come to his attention that people are sharing salary information. For whatever reason, ...
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8answers
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Rejected job offer after salary negotiation but HR reached out again with another offer [closed]

I am looking for a job change and I have been contacted by an employer. I had several rounds of interviews, I was offered a job and we began salary negotiations. The offered salary did not suit me - ...
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3answers
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Dealing with receiving responsibilities, but not the pay, of a higher position

I'm a high-school student in Michigan who works for a nonprofit which provides education for minors. Since the beginning, around ten years ago, the main two positions of nearly everyone at the ...
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3answers
348 views

Returning sign on bonus [closed]

I received a job offer with sign on bonus, which will be paid in the first month. There is a condition to it: if I leave within 1 year, I need to return the full bonus. If I leave within the second ...
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1answer
359 views

My salary hasn't raised after trial period as it was promised during interview [duplicate]

During interview at my current job my boss have told me that, if my trial period (3 months long) will be fine, I'll get a further contract including a pay rise. During this trial I've proven my skills,...
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6answers
491 views

If a job application has a fixed expected salary field (not a range) and the company offers that exact salary, can I still negotiate the salary? [duplicate]

I received an offer from a company recently. The application had an expected salary field (it was required). I knew the range I was expecting, but the field didn't allow a range. I put in the middle ...
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2answers
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How can I ask my employer to pay me in Bitcoin? [closed]

I'd like to change my contract to get paid in Bitcoin but before I start discussion I'd like to figure out what would the procedure and legalities of this are in Europe. Is it even legal? Bitcoin's ...
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6answers
2k views

Asking for a 50% raise [duplicate]

I was hired by an established tech startup straight out of college, along with a handful of other college hires. I was given a salary of 50K (which I knew was a drop low for that industry), but they ...
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Was my approach to negotiating reasonable?

I received an offer from one well established Company which I admire. This offer requires relocation to another Province and the offer is not as pleasing in comparison to my own package and there is ...
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1answer
377 views

Should I commit to a job I cannot afford to keep? [closed]

An agency is submitting me to a job that has plenty of upsides, except for the pay. The jobs I typically get, and the ones I've been applying to lately, pay about twice what this one does. I will have ...
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6answers
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Unwritten addition to my role

I'm currently the System Administrator for a small manufacturer based in the UK. I've a fairly well defined role, which I am currently happy with. Recently I was asked to assist in the role of a ...
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1answer
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How much should I ask as an Atlassian administrator? [duplicate]

could you please help me figure out my salary? For me, it is not easy to figure the salary range for this one, since not a lot of people I know work in this area so I have little to compare with. I ...
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2answers
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Company hasn't paid invoice for deposit on candidate I placed - can I cease and desist to have her stop working for them until they pay? [closed]

I placed a revenue generating candidate with an international franchise company. Initially I based the fee on her previous years compensation, but to help them out, I required a deposit then payments ...
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4answers
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Tactics on negotiating for a raise?

I'm curious to know how some of you may have negotiated for a raise upon your annual / semi-annual review. Here's my situation. I'm due for my annual review in a few months time. In the past year, I ...
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6answers
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Potential employer keeps trying to re-negotiate salary down through interview process

I am interviewing for a position in Germany with an international European company. I have had 2 interviews, one with the country head and HR, the second with operational managers, including the one I ...
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3answers
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4-month internship and likely job afterwards: how hard should I negotiate wages now?

Context I am considering an offer I have received. It consists in a four-month internship, paid hourly, leading explicitly to a full-time position (if all goes well, obviously). Being intern prior ...
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How much should I have been paid for my internship

I recently finished a summer internship in the UK. According to my contract, my dates were the 2nd of July to the 7th of September: I worked for 10 weeks. My salary was 26,000 per annum. I expected in ...
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1answer
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Confused! RSUs vs. Base Salary Hike [closed]

I'm on the verge of jumping ships from a Fortune 500 firm where I've been working for 10 years to another Fortune 500 firm in a different industry. The role and org at the new firm seem better. Also, ...
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3answers
348 views

Can you be an hourly programmer for a company?

I've been doing some reading about salaried exempt, salaried nonexempt, and hourly employees; on this SE as well as other sites. I'm not clear on one point: using an example of computer programmers/...
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Proper arguments for negotiating a new contract

I am junior Java developer with few experience (6 months). I am pretty sure that my current company (about 200k employees) is still interested in employing me. My actual contract is ending, and I ...
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2answers
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How can I gauge market demand for my skills before going freelance?

I am a Mechanical Engineer, currently employed full-time for a large multinational. I am considering the option of leaving my full-time job to do similar work freelance, for a number of reasons that I ...
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4answers
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Renegotiating pay whilst in a fixed term contract

I'm in a fixed term contract and enjoy my work. The problem is that I took on this role right after being made redundant from a previous job right around Christmas time when no one was hiring. ...
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11answers
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Can I use NDA materials to force my employer to pay my salary if I haven't signed NDA agreement? [closed]

I've been working with this company for a quite some time, we don't have any formal agreement, I haven't signed anything. At the same time among our clients were some really big and well known ...
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2answers
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How to tactfully resolve a discrepancy in pay over just one hour?

For over a year I've been working for a marketing/staffing agency where I go to different retail stores to promote/demonstrate various products. I have had a very good relationship with this agency ...
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8answers
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What is the rationale of not offering an existing employee a salary as large as the one offered to a new one?

The following happened several years ago when working in another company, but same policy is also used where I work. One of the managers had to fill up one position for some kind of technical support ...
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10answers
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How can I communicate to my employer the urgency of a raise request?

It might be best if I just list the pertinent information here before asking the question. I have been with my current employer for 5 years, the last 4 without a pay raise. There are extenuating ...
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5answers
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How to ask payment for work done?

My company wanted to get a small animation video done on our website. So they were looking for someone to do this job. One of my friends works in animation design, so I asked her to come up with a ...