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UBS CEO Paid $9 Million While Laying Off 10,000

UBS CEO Paid $9 Million While Laying Off 10,000

UBS drew fire on Thursday as it announced it paid CEO Sergio Ermotti almost $9 million in 2012 and welcomed a new investment bank chief with a $26 million package, just as the Swiss bank is in the process of firing 10,000 staff. Executive pay in Switzerland remains a heated issue five years after the near... Read More »

Simple Ways To Make More Money

Simple Ways To Make More Money

Who doesn't want to make more money? While we've all heard that money doesn't buy happiness, it's nice to be able to decide for ourselves if it's true or not. How can you earn more dough? You may be surprised to learn how some simple steps can make a difference in your bottom line. Read More »

7 Reasons You Didn't Get a Promotion

7 Reasons You Didn't Get a Promotion

By Rebecca Thorman If you're stumped on why you didn't get the big promotion you've been pining for, read these seven reasons to adjust your expectations and attitude: Read More »

7 Things Workers Want More Than A Good Job Title

7 Things Workers Want More Than A Good Job Title

By Susan Ricker There are often more perks to a job than a paycheck, as employers make an effort to retain their top workers and entice new prospects. From offices to flexible schedules to company cars, employees are enjoying more job incentives than ever, though they still have workplace wish lists. Read More »

Why Only 2% Of Women Plan To Ask For A Raise This Year

Why Only 2% Of Women Plan To Ask For A Raise This Year

A discussion group on LinkedIn recently answered the question: What's your career resolution for 2013? Of the five options given to the LinkedIn group Connect, which is powered by Citi, the most commonly chosen (as of this writing) was "find a new job" (36 percent). The runner-up was "learn new career skills"... Read More »

Smaller Paychecks Coming -- Bosses Say, Don't Blame Us

Smaller Paychecks Coming -- Bosses Say, Don't Blame Us

By Jose Pagliery Everyone's paycheck is about to take a hit, and it's not the boss's fault. But some business owners say it's a tough talk to have. The rate of workers' payroll taxes, which fund Social Security, has been 4.2 percent for the past two years. As of Jan. 1, it's back to 6.2 percent, on the first... Read More »

Words To Use To Get A Big Raise In Pay

Words To Use To Get A Big Raise In Pay

By Vickie Elmer If your boss is like most managers, she's probably too busy managing meetings and deadlines and corporate goals to give much thought to your value to the company. So, you could make it easy for her to give you a substantial raise by preparing a short memo on your value, and how that could... Read More »

Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

What do American workers want for Christmas this year? Glassdoor knows. On Friday, the online "jobs and career community" published the results of a new Harris Interactive-commissioned survey, asking American workers what they want most from employers this holiday season. Unsurprisingly, "cash" tops the list.... Read More »

Advice For The Boss: How To Improve Morale Immediately

Advice For The Boss: How To Improve Morale Immediately

By Vivian Giang As workplaces undergo dramatic transformations, leaders must learn to manage in an entirely different way. To lift morale, leadership must be flexible and innovative. "When employee morale is high, productivity rises. When employee morale is low, it's hard to retain the best and brightest... Read More »

Secrets To Getting A Raise That Your Boss Won't Tell You

Secrets To Getting A Raise That Your Boss Won't Tell You

By Vickie Elmer Picture the payday ahead: A 10 percent pay raise plus three extra vacation days. If you want this to be more than wishful thinking, pull out your goals and get your game on for the performance review and raise season that's just ahead. Most companies hand out merit raises after the first of... Read More »

Worst Ways To Ask For A Raise

Worst Ways To Ask For A Raise

By Karl Fendelander Asking for a raise is the adult equivalent of asking your crush to prom. It's stressful. It's awkward. You're talking at the wrong speed, volume or both. You're probably sweating too much, and the answer will either be the best thing that's happened in a while or the worst ever. Even if... Read More »

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

By Lindsay Olson If you were expecting to get promoted, but got passed over, you're understandably confused and probably frustrated. But how you react and what you choose to do next can greatly affect your career path, so carefully consider your actions. Read More »

Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

By Les Christie NEW YORK -- Big pay hikes in the energy industry have helped fuel the biggest jump in U.S. wages in more than five years, according to an industry report released Wednesday. PayScale, which analyzes data from more than 10 million U.S. workers, reported that workers in the mining, oil and gas... Read More »

Wall Street Bankers As Cocky As Ever: Expect Big Bonuses This Year

Wall Street Bankers As Cocky As Ever: Expect Big Bonuses This Year

By Linette Lopez Ask an investment banker to tell you what they think their bonus will look like, and you're really asking about the health of their corner of Wall Street. That's why eFinancial Careers' survey on Wall Street bonus expectations is so fascinating. Between September 25th and October 3rd, they... Read More »

How To Negotiate Salary Without Offending

How To Negotiate Salary Without Offending

By Donna Fuscaldo Negotiating a starting salary can be a slippery slope. Make a mistake and you can leave more than money on the table. No employer wants to be bullied into paying extra, but on the same token, potential employees don't want to undercut themselves when it comes to accepting a salary offer.... Read More »

How To Get A Good Raise Next Year, Even When No One Else Does

How To Get A Good Raise Next Year, Even When No One Else Does

Raises have been minimal, or non-existent from 2010 to 2012, according to a survey from Mercer, a New York human resources consulting firm. Most raises have been in the 2.7 percent range this year -- less than the 2012 cost of living adjustment of 3.6 percent. Clearly, the struggling job market is enabling... Read More »

Want A Raise? Cities Where Workers Have The Best And Worst Chances

Want A Raise? Cities Where Workers Have The Best And Worst Chances

By Chad Brooks Workers in Denver will see the largest raises next year, according to a new study. Research by human resources firm Aon Hewitt revealed that employees in Colorado's capital can expect salary increases of 3.6 percent in 2013, above the projected national average of 3 percent. Read More »

What Stresses Out Workers The Most In 2012

What Stresses Out Workers The Most In 2012

By Cindy Perman Stressed out at work? Take a number. Nearly three-fourths (73 percent) of American workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to Everest College's 2012 Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Read More »

5 Perks To Negotiate When A Raise Isn't An Option

5 Perks To Negotiate When A Raise Isn't An Option

By Ritika Trikha You've gotten awesome feedback all year, knocked your responsibilities out of the park, and truly earned that raise. But the economy's tight, and your boss says that he's sorry, but he just can't swing it. Read More »

10 Cities With Fastest-Growing Wages In 2012

10 Cities With Fastest-Growing Wages In 2012

By Abby Rogers and Callie Bost Unemployment is still a major problem in the United States. But it looks like we're finally making our way out of the recession, at least in terms of pay wages. Read More »

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