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How do I navigate salary discussion and career progression if I take a QA job with a startup that rejected me for a senior iOS engineering role?

How do I ensure as much as possible they don't use it as a way to lowball me? You come up with a number that you need and stick to it. Nobody ever has to accept a lowball offer. Also, if I do take ...
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How do I navigate salary discussion and career progression if I take a QA job with a startup that rejected me for a senior iOS engineering role?

As somebody in a software QA role, I don't think this is a good idea. If the company makes a habit of sidetracking what they believe to be underqualified developers into QA and then transitioning them ...
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How to ask about total compensation alignment before final interview round

Interview is a two-way process, where each party evaluates the other one based on their requirements. You should have enquired about the standard range for the position earlier in the process itself. ...
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How do I broach the subject of cost of living with my boss?

rent is going up by 25% Looks like a good time to be hunting for another residence. Everyone is hurting, landlords who make huge hikes should be given short thrift. We had a situation in my locale ...
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Termination after resignation is accepted and witholding of holiday pay

Citizen's Advice Bureau and/or ACAS is a good first port of call here. They'll be able to advise you and point you in the right direction. The ACAS Early Conciliation process is something that would ...
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Should I leave the job I just started to work for Amazon (Europe)

Amazon Europe is known to pay IT personnel quite well. But yes, it's known for a bad work/life-balance too. 80k vs 130k is a huge difference though. I wouldn't stay at any company just for the sense ...
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How do I broach the subject of cost of living with my boss?

Should I just hit him up on Teams with "hey boss, about that staff housing fund..."? That entirely depends upon your relationship with your boss, and only you can judge that unfortunately. ...
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Is the money value in linkedin job offer title per month or year?

It is likely that the $12K is the monthly salary for the position you are looking at. According to info from the website indeed, the average monthly salary of software engineers in Singapore is about $...
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How to ask about total compensation alignment before final interview round

Personally, I would do this over the phone: By the way, has the budget for this position been approved yet? May I ask what it is?
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How do I navigate salary discussion and career progression if I take a QA job with a startup that rejected me for a senior iOS engineering role?

@MarkRogers I asked the CTO if it's really a "software engineer in test" role and he said "we don't have divisions." The startup has 12 employees and no QA team. That would be a ...
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Did not get my expected pay at the end of the month, what should I do?

Send a physical letter (with copy by e-mail) via whatever service exists in your country that requires the recipient to sign to indicate receipt, stating that you believe you are due the money and ...
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Is it a red flag if a job posting says they don't negotiate offers?

It can be a red flag (depending on circumstance). Not being willing to negotiate can certainly be a sign of a totalitarian management style. A typical my-way-or-the-highway approach. Although there ...
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