What to do when a New Hire Earns More than you do

A: It can be demoralizing when an employer offers a bigger salary to someone who will have the same role as you, but it's not unusual. For some jobs, the external market value increases...

How Should I Calculate a Part-time Rate?

Q. When accepting a part-time position in an office and asked about salary requirements, what is the appropriate thing to say? How can you compare a part-time to a full-time salary? A. In any negotiation,...

Am I Kidding Myself if I Expect a 10 Percent Raise?

Q. What is the percentage range for raises in public accounting? Is the average really 4 to 5 percent? If I expect 10 percent, am I kidding myself? A. Companies determine their merit budgets for...

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