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...

Should Part-time and Full-time Workers be Paid Different Rates?

Q. Should there be a difference in wages between a part-time employee and a full-time employee doing the same job? A. In general, there should be little to no difference in pay between part-time and...

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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