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Hourly rate negotiation tips for paid internship

I would like to take some time off (more like reduce 50% study workload) from the life of a student on his way to a PhD. So far I have been living off tuition waivers and payment for assisting my ...
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do I have to wait for one year to negotiate my salary?

A few months ago, I had an interview and received 8 months contract position. I accepted it. After a month later, the company offered me permanent position. They offered me 68k and I accepted it. I ...
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Can my employer increase my hours without increasing my salary?

Can my employer increase my hours without increasing my salary?
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Working at same place 2 years & my colleagues got a salary increase but I didn't. Should I ask my boss why?

I have worked at a doctors practice for two years. Some of my collegues have made a year working in this practice, but they have increased their salary. I didn't get an increase when they did. What ...
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Why would you ever turn down a raise in salary?

Related to a comment on this question: http://www.basicallymoney.com/questions/1256/is-it-true-that-income-tax-was-created-to-finance-troops-for-world-war-i Does it ever make financial sense to turn ...
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How can I increase my hourly pay as a software developer?

I am a PHP developer with 3 yrs experience and got exposure in Joomla, CodeIgniter. What should be my hourly pay in U.S. and what should I do to increase it with a steady curve? Thanks.
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How much is inflation?

I'm sure it's different every year (and may even differ by country?), but surely there must be a minimum increase salaried workers would have to earn in order to simply break-even, relative to the ...