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Submission + - Using the Web to Get the Boss to Pay More

Arun Jacob writes: "The NYT has an interesting article — Using the Web to Get the Boss to Pay More — on online tools that can help in salary negotiations. Link here (Free registration required).

To summarise, the article talks about the websites that provide information on standard compensation packages for your position and role. Using this information, it should be easier to negotiate your pay with a fact-based approach rather than "feelings-based" approach. The sites profiled are — (Data available only for US) (International)

I have used My comments on this concept on my blog."
The Almighty Buck

Submission + - The Web is leveling the "paying field"

netbuzz writes: "Only those holdout professional athletes can say "it's not about the money" and keep a straight face. The rest of us want to know if we're earning what we deserve, or at least that we're making what others who do similar jobs make. That's why sites that provide pay-scale information and salary calculators are becoming all the more popular. The New York Times has a roundup on them this weekend, and that account is the paper's "most e-mailed" item. 4"

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made. -- Jean Giraudoux