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15 Signs You’re Underpaid At Work

15 Signs You’re Underpaid At Work

Feeling like you might be underpaid can be one of the most disheartening aspects of work. According to a recent survey from Glassdoor, a whopping 39 per cent of employees believe they are not receiving fair pay in their current job. But it’s hard for them to be sure. Here…

Why Don’t We Get Paid Extra During Leap Years?

Why Don’t We Get Paid Extra During Leap Years?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m on a fixed salary, which is based on the amount of hours I work per year. However, on leap years the pay remains the same as non-leap years. Shouldn’t I be getting paid eight hours extra? Or am I expected to work an entire day for free?

When Asking For A Raise, Be Prepared With A Backup Plan

When Asking For A Raise, Be Prepared With A Backup Plan

Working up the courage to ask for a raise can be difficult. And if your boss rejects your request, you might be tempted to back down immediately and forget the whole thing ever happened. A better idea: prepare yourself with a backup plan so you can score other perks, if…