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Discussing a Salary Adjustment at a startup. Tips?

I've been working at this startup for 3 years now. In my first year, I asked for a raise and they granted me one, increasing my salary by 16%. (I was underpaid even based on the DoL minimum wage for ...
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Is it a good idea to lie about your current or last salary to get a low paying job?

I was laid off from my last job due to restructuring. My salary at my last job was about 1.4 mn Rupees / yr. I have been on lookout for new job since last 6 months but I am not successful so far due ...
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How does Withholding work for a foreign company?

I'm an American citizen who's applied for a remote job for a company based in Dubai. The job agent asked for my desired payrate, but I didn't know how to answer. Normally I would mention a certain ...
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How would an employer base converting a 1099 Commission-Only earner to a W2 Salary without risking loss?

I want to pay only commissions based on performance, but many applicants ask about a base salary, and I don't want to risk losing money if they don't make at least what I'm paying them. Is there any ...
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Salary appraisal didn't go as planned, discussion with manager seemed to have backfired. What should I try at this point?

I have been in my current job for past 5 years working under the same line manager in a multinational organization. I was working from offshore office for the past 4 years and my manager was in US. I ...
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How do I take advantage of a much better offer in monetary terms if I don't actually want to change companies?

I recently received a very interesting monetary proposal from a recruiter. The whole process is still very much in its infancy, so nothing is certain and there is no concrete offer yet. However, I ...
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Can a job change my position and lower pay after hiring me? [closed]

I left my previous job for a better paying job. After starting the new job I realized they didn’t have a lot of work. I have days of no work at all. It’s my third week and now they have told me they ...
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Can my employer here in germany withhold money from my salary based on a mistake [closed]

I work minijob in germany as a receptionist in a hotel and my employer found a mistake that was made when another employee was working. She called me and said I need to be held equally responsible for ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

I'm applying for a Software Engineering Manager (EM) at a US company. During the first interview I was told the company has a "No Negotiation" policy, which is a novel concept to me. It ...
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Can my employer change my 1099 contracted pay rate without my acceptance or a new contract?

I was hired in November as a cleaner by a cleaning company out of Atlanta, GA. I signed an agreement to perform all duties of the job 7 nights/week for $2200/month. The first month, my gross pay was ...
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Should I insist on not revealing your salary requirements?

I've heard the following advice blog posts (e.g. https://www.kalzumeus.com/2012/01/23/salary-negotiation/) about job interviews (my paraphrase): As a job applicant, you should not reveal any kind of ...
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Salary equivalence between the US and Germany [closed]

I'm recently trying to figure out a reasonable price tag for my work. Comparison websites like Glassdoor can give me estimates for salaries in similar roles, but those can vary widely between ...
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Web developer / Php dev being underpaid [closed]

I graduated in 2018 with 1st class degree in computer science and since I only had 2 jobs: Job 1: software engineer python/web dev 24k 1.6 years got sacked because of Covid. Job 2 Php developer 3.4 ...
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Should I inquire about my missing bonus?

For some context I work in software development and have been doing so at the same company for the past 5 years. Last year we were handed a bonus at the end of the year for our good work and were &...
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Is it normal/legal in Germany for employer to withhold salary until work equipment is returned?

My contract ended 30th November and I didn't receive my November Salary. My boss says that my salary will only be released after my work laptop and phone are released. The combined cost is about 450 ...
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Extremely high expectations from my employer but extremely low salary, how do I deal with this issue? [duplicate]

I am not trying to compare myself with anyone but the guy getting assigned almost zero tickets per day is earning 30% more than me who is getting assigned ~10 tickets everyday. It's not fair at all. ...
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Salary at workplace [closed]

Is it fair for a new employee or an existing employee ( let's say they have been with the company 10 yrs)to make the same amount as an employee that's been with the company for almost 20 years? ...
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Employed by 2 companies with one Director at the same time?

I am a Senior Office Administrator. I have been employed by 2 companies with one director for the past 5.5 years. My salary was split between both companies 50% / 50% I was employed by Company A. ...
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I felt mistreated during the interview. How should I proceed?

In this round, we discussed the technical solutions I provided. I am confident in my expertise in this area. While the interviewer pointed out some minor errors, which I anticipated due to the time ...
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Threatened to be sent home without pay due to slow work day by company with military contract [closed]

I work for a company that has a military contract and they often threaten us with the fact that we aren't guaranteed a 40 hour work week and that they can send us home early without pay if they want. ...
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Why would employee be paid less than contractor?

I am currently working as an external contractor in a technology company in Switzerland with a role of software test engineer. The current employment is hourly-based with a very competitive salary, ...
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Huge gap in promotional increase comparitive to team members

I began a new position at the end of October last year, leaving an underpaid and overworked role at my previous company. During the interview process, I conducted research on platforms like Glassdoor ...
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PTO listed as monetary amount in my offer, contributing to my final salary figure. Shouldn't it be paid on top of my normal salary?

I was recently promoted at my workplace and went from hourly to salary with what seems like a nice pay bump. However, I am regretting not asking these questions that I'm now thinking about post ...
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Pay Transparency Law broken by company that hired me in Connecticut. Recourse?

Short Version Applied to a company, got hired for a below average salary for my profession, realized they broke a law by not disclosing the salary range for the position. Can I do anything about it? ...
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Salary Range Negotiation [duplicate]

Suppose a company advertises a salary range between $80K-$200K. If a person is given a job offer with a salary of $100K, is it usually very difficult for him to negotiate an offer of say $190K ...
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Not paid agreed money for training after quitting position

I was employed for a very short time for a part-time job which has paid training. I did 8 hours over a week, I realised it wasn't really working out for me as I disagreed with the practices there. I ...
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Requesting Salary Outside of Advertised Range

Suppose a job applicant applies for a job that has an advertised salary range between $100K - $130K for the sake of argument. Is it, generally speaking, very difficult to negotiate a salary of $140K ...
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Manager wants me to attend work at a different area for remote work (far away)

I work 3 days with my team, and 2 days a week at a far away campus (think an hour and a half) my work is fully remote, I'm a data analyst for a large school with 5 campuses. I'm being paid the lower ...
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negotiated job offer and am I being ghosted now?

I was offered a job and I negotiated the terms of the base salary last Monday. I have sent an email on Friday and called this Tuesday for an update. Unfortunately, I have not heard back from the HR. ...
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I felt like I don't have any future

I am already 32 years old. I worked as a cashier for 3 yrs, 10 yrs ago. After I gave birth, I decided to stay at home to focus with my child. I am single parent by the way. Fortunately, I found an ...
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Is it common for a contracting agency to share my pay rate with the client?

So I'm in a contract to perm job. I was hired by an agency and get an hourly rate to work for a company. I'm expecting to be offered a permanent position with the company in October. I'm wondering how ...
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Why won’t prospective employers negotiate salary?

I see all the time that you should never accept the first salary offer from a prospective employer and instead try to negotiate for something higher. I’ve tried to do this many times, but I’ve simply ...
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Negotiation for new grad offer as a graduate student with 3+ years of prior relevant industry experience

I'm an international graduate student in the US and my internship has converted to a full-time offer, offering a new grad role as an SRE. I have 3+ years of experience in the field before I enrolled ...
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How to Deal with a Job Offer If Currently Working

How can someone handle an unofficial job offer from Company A while already employed at Company B, especially when they haven't been informed about the salary and benefits offered by Company A? Should ...
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Incentives to IT Engineers completing certifications successfully

I have a team of 6 IT engineers and would like to establish a good incentive model for them. At the current state we are paying an amount to each certification acquired. Is there any other way the ...
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What to do when the employer doesn't want to share the salary range for a position?

While interviewing for jobs, I found some employers which were not willing to share their salary range for a position I was interviewing for. When I asked them: "What is the salary range for this ...
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discussion with manager regarding salary disparity

I was hired a few years ago as a Senior Engineer and was excited to accept the offer, the pay was much better than my previous job so I accepted the new offer without negotiating salary nor did I ...
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People I manage earn more than me, how to approach this with my bosses

I was promoted a year ago as a manager. I was given the job without seeing the job spec or knowing what the salary was, but I really wanted the position so I took it without questioning my boss. I ...
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Company wants to see offer letter received from another company to match salary

I love my job but I've been offered a job at a different company with slightly more salary. As I was in two minds to take the offer, I discussed with my current company if there is anything that can ...
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I saw my coworker's salary and what could I do to negotiate for a higher salary?

A coworker in our group was hired last year and I happen to know his base salary recently. I have 5 more years of experience than him and my base salary is $40k less than my new coworker. I understand ...
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Salary range and hiring

Job applications sometimes list salary ranges, they also ask for people to give them what their expected salary is. Is there a downside to listing the bottom range? I want a remote position and will ...
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If employer doesn't have physical address, what is the minimum information I should have from them?

I have a part time side job that I've been doing for a number of years. I found it through a social media group. Since being added to their roster I have been getting regular frequent work (a few ...
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Unequal pay for web and app developers with the same experience - How should I approach my boss?

I recently got a great opportunity to work at an American company that sponsors visas. I am currently a web front-end developer, and there are two other developers on the team. One is an iOS developer,...
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Hours at work rounded down [closed]

If I work 38 1/3 hours a week at work and my employer only pays me for 38.3 hours, would you bother mentioning it? I am payed minimum wage if that makes a difference?
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Panel interview: Should I bring up salary if they don't?

Soon I'm having only the 2nd panel interview I've ever done (and only 3rd final interview I've ever done). They emailed the salary range when they sent me the location, day, time. Salary range is low, ...
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Proper way(s) to negotiate a higher salary when I know the range is too low?

I'm going to a 2nd interview next Friday 4/7 with a non-profit agency, they called me the day after the first interview, hopefully this means they like me. I'm nervous!! :) I know NPOs don't have big ...
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Pay Rise below Inflation while being sold to another Company directly

My yearly pay rise was 1,4% while inflation is at ~8,5%. So practically my compensation was cut by 7%. Since my work is directly sold to another company (buddy leasing), my employer could increase my ...
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My offer letter doesn’t reflect what was discussed. What should I do?

I recently received an offer from a small tech start up that just received a round of funding to be their founding sales rep. It’s exciting and I verbally accepted the offer, however when I received ...
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Is it okay to ask my boss a laptop or computer loan? [closed]

I was considering to ask from my boss for 2 years even though he wasn't offering it. He outsourced his Customer Service to our country and he was nice all the time however with very few benefits, and ...
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Is it unprofessional to ask for a laptop loan that i will use for work [duplicate]

I was considering to ask from my boss for 2 years even though he wasn't offering it. He outsourced his Customer Service to our country and he was nice all the time however with very few benefits, and ...
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