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Can a new company see how much you're being paid?

I'm currently on (for argument's sake) 20k. I'm due to get a pay rise to 25k soon. I'm going for an interview at a new company soon, and I know that they will ask me what my current salary is. Can I ...
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Is a 100k salary twice as expensive as a 50k from the employer's point of view?

If you take everything into account (mandatory insurance, etc.), how much do employee and employer's representations diverge about employee's cost? For example, you may think a 5K increase in your ...
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What numbers do I look at to adjust my salary increases for inflation?

I would like to compare my annual salary increases to some "real world purchasing power" metric to see if I am meeting, exceeding, or falling behind on how far my money goes each year. What number ...
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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 ...