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

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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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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?

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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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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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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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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How to convince you employer that you deserve a raise? [duplicate]

How to convince you employer that your deserve a raise? I would like to know what the best strategies for asking for a raise are. To be more specific, how to get the maximum achievable salary raise? ...
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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 ...
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2answers
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How to bring up inadequate compensation as a reason to jump ship?

It seems like the raise that I will get at my present employer wouldn't be that significant this year & I found that I could get much better pay by jumping ship. At this point, I have almost 4 ...
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1answer
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Contract to Hire salary conversion? [duplicate]

I am currently a contractor working for a DOD contract company as an application developer. I will begin the process of converting over to a full time employee of the DOD company here soon. Recently ...
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How can I find out if I can trust a potential employer?

I recently got accepted for a job I applied online. I did a technical test and video interview (just me answering some questions, not talking to an actual person). I read multiple reports online that ...
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Making a loss when working a delivery job? [closed]

I occasionally do part time delivery work for a local takeaway. They provide an amount of pay for 3 hours. However if I do a large range of deliveries in large quantities, I often find after counting ...
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4answers
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Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development? [closed]

Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development?. start up company. no written contract. employer doesn't want to fire anyone at least.
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3answers
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Is this e-mail offer seen as final or still negotiable?

Final update I negiotiated and got a much better offer: roughly 1/3 more than originally offered. Needless to say that I accepted - even gladly so. Thank you all very much for your inputs! I have ...
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11answers
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Do I need to disclose to the company if they did not pro-rate salary in the contract for part time work? [closed]

I recently started a new job, here's how the story went. After the interview process I was offered the job, and told what the wage offer would be. For the sake of arithmetic lets say they offered me £...
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2answers
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When's the appropriate time to ask for a raise in your first ever Software Engineering job? [closed]

I graduated from college and took a internship transitioning into a full time offer this January, and have been working for the company as a full time intern for 3 months, part time intern for 3 ...
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4answers
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Salary increase - how long of a wait is too long?

First, a little bit of background: I've been in this company for a little over 2 years. We were a small team of 3 people managing and developing the tools for our companies (we are the HQ). Almost 5 ...
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3answers
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Should I negotiate the yearly raise?

Each year in January my boss, which is also the company owner, calls each employee in and reviews how they've done. He will then give you a cost-of-living adjustment and a raise on top of that. I've ...
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Should I ask old internship boss for information

Context This year I was studying Computer Science as a student, and today I got my first job offer. However the remuneration that the company offers me seems a bit low. Different friends that have ...
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How are salary differences decided in agile companies?

We are starting our agile path and now that our company is switching to a flatter structure, we need to decide how salaries will be determined. Before the switch we were using seniority, individual ...
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2answers
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Will I get a raise in a contract-to-hire position? [closed]

Sorry if this question has been asked and if so please share any links with me. Currently I am working in a contract to hire position and my manager through the final company has already spoken to ...
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6answers
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Reasons for a company to offer a lower salary than the standard, without improving their benefits?

This is stemming from another thread I started Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic? Where a discussion in the comments was sparked about ...
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2answers
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I have been asked to calculate a raise, should I ask based on my needs or to match my colleagues? [duplicate]

I've been recommended to calculate a raise based on my needs, and based on the average market salaries for my experience and job. Doing this leads me to a figure that is significantly lower than the ...
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7answers
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Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic?

Company A has a job opening that I have applied for, interviewed for, and received an offer for. Their culture is awesome (very family-oriented) and I already like a lot of the people I have met. Long ...
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3answers
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How can I get written proof?

I work a part-time job (weekends only) in a takeaway for some extra cash (and free food). I have had years of experience (on and off) within this business and they asked me to come back. Upon arrival,...
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1answer
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Took serious pay cut for new job, learning NodeJS and ReactJS, how do I approach a new contract (with different company)? [closed]

After 1.5 years focusing on ASP.NET (previously did some C#, PHP, etc over several years), for certain reasons I'm trying a new job (startup, very low wage) and learning NodeJS and ReactJs. I don't ...
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2answers
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Pay raise as per bank salary scale [duplicate]

I have joined a bank in March 2018. They offered me something around less than 30k USD per annum. Now I have passed my probationary period successfully, I came to know that range for my position is ...
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1answer
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How can I ask for a raise from the new CFO?

So the CFO at our company retired, and he was my direct boss. I've been commended for my work at all echelons of the company and have been lauded for my skills; I am the de facto subject matter expert ...
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1answer
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Should I request for higher raise of salary after probation? [duplicate]

During the interview session I request for the lowest offered salary range (e.g. 2,300 with range of 2,300 ~ 2,500). After some times in probation along with my colleagues which are also under ...
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7answers
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How to talk to client who refuses to pay for freelance work

I worked on a project which was advertised by a UK company as an internship after applying online. When I started this project, I quickly requested for a contract but I was given excuses as to why it ...
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3answers
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How do I deal with finding out that my underperforming teammate makes more than I?

So I have this teammate who is much older than I which is probably the reason why he earns more than I. He has tons of experience on other aspects of software engineering but when it comes to iOS ...
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4answers
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How do I change my mindset/morality to be more aggressive towards earning money?

For some reason, I cannot ask for more. When applying for a job, I only ask a slight increase compared to my previous job. When I am selling something, I only charge a little bit more than what I ...
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Are there consequences for applying for an internal post and being rejected?

first question here - despite being a frequent visitor for however many years. An internal post (Within my current workplace) was advertised which I'm very comfortable in the field - but not ...
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How do deal with employees who keep asking advance payments for made up reasons? [closed]

I manage two employees who work under contract. They report everything to me including work progress and payments. The problem is they repeatedly bring up personal issues like sick family member, no ...
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2answers
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Late on payment, possibility to continue. Company going bankrupt? [duplicate]

I tried searching for a similar question but I don't think any of them answer my question. I work for a small company and my superiors have recently told us that they cannot guarantee they can pay us ...
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How can I address being paid less than my male colleagues with similar or lesser roles in my company?

I am a female developer that has been working at a company for two years. Last November I asked for a £3500 pay rise which I believe will put me inline for what I should be paid for my role. I was ...
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2answers
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Took a Sales Position worked 3 days sold 2 waterproof jobs [closed]

The Company is 100% legit ...problem is I didn't fill out any paper work and my commission from the 2 jobs total $1400. I know it sounds crazy but this job isn't for me because the owner has bad ...
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Should I still be paid for my expenses? [closed]

We are required to enter our expenses (and time) into an online system. Last Friday I had about $150 worth of expenses for travel that day. Apparently, our accountant said that the expenses were not ...
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3answers
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Rectify asked salary for first job

I am currently finishing my internship for the last year of my engineering Master's degree. Many recruiters/companies have already contacted me and I started the recruiting process with a few of them....
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6answers
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Can I ask more salary if the interview was really good?

Is it OK to demand higher salary just because the interviewer look impressed ? Higher salary in comparison with that of current company and industry standards? Update : I still have to give them a ...
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9answers
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Should I ask for a pay rise every year?

Is it unprofessional, or at least not recommended, to ask year on year for a pay rise? My performance is consistently being rated as achieving the expected standard or higher in my performance ...
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1answer
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Company wants to negotiate lower salary after signed offer

I got an offer from a consulting company, signed it, and got it signed from them. Now, their recruiter called me and said if I was open for negotiation. They want to decrease my salary. They said it'...
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1answer
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Job posting from company is way more than I make after years [duplicate]

Recent job posting by my company showing minimum entry level salary(the start of the range) for a job requiring the same technologies is 15k more than I make. The only difference is an Associates ...
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1answer
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How to tactfully negotiate salary above market price for software internships?

The typical market price for software engineering interns in my city is 22-25$/hour. In more tech-centered cities, I received referrals from current employees for positions that pay between 45-60$/...
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3answers
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Intern salary compared to co-interns substantially lower

I recently started an internship at a pretty large company, however, I've recently learned that I'm making substantially less than my co-interns. I make around $14 an hour, whereas my co-interns make $...
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13answers
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Would employees get a raise just for the fact that soon they will have a baby? [closed]

Is there a "hidden-standard" where an employer is going to give an employee a raise just for the fact that this employee is expecting a new family member soon (will give birth) and will have more ...
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6answers
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Manager not completing forms required for my partner to sit for exams

TL;DR: Partner might no be able to sit exams due to manager refusing/ignoring having to "sign off" her logbook, meaning she wouldn't qualify for a higher senior salary for at least another 6 months. ...
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1answer
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Internship expected compensation [duplicate]

How should I answer the question about expected compensation on a internship position application? I haven't had any internship experiences before.
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Should a person refuse to go to a conference when not being paid wages (only travel costs)? [closed]

My girlfriend currently works part time as a contractor for a family friend. He has asked her to attend a conference on his behalf. The offer is along the lines of "I'll pay your flights for a '...