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Old 01.05.2021, 18:17
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Re: Is it allowed to be offered fewer money for the job you already have?

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I recall reading studies concluding most people can hardly notice small increases in costs. ~20% was the threshold at which people start to perceive a difference. Seems plausible it should work the other way - you should not be severely affected by a 15-16% drop in income.
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Old 01.05.2021, 18:30
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Re: Is it allowed to be offered fewer money for the job you already have?

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Was it there actually? Sound to me like it was all just empty talks. Unless something substantial was actually put into writing, there was never a deal here.
Yes - read the OP: "I had the confirmation written by mail that at the end of the 6 months I'd be hired in the mother company with the same salary unless I hade a negative review."

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I recall reading studies concluding most people can hardly notice small increases in costs. ~20% was the threshold at which people start to perceive a difference. Seems plausible it should work the other way - you should not be severely affected by a 15-16% drop in income.
A link would help - from my experience I would say those studies are plain wrong for a very large number of people who don't earn big money, in a country where the cost of living is high.
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I recall reading studies concluding most people can hardly notice small increases in costs. ~20% was the threshold at which people start to perceive a difference. Seems plausible it should work the other way - you should not be severely affected by a 15-16% drop in income.
A 15% salary increase or decrease in yearly income is significant to almost anyone and if you think otherwise then you are really out of touch with reality.
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Re: Is it allowed to be offered fewer money for the job you already have?

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A 15% salary increase or decrease in yearly income is significant to almost anyone
Not to me. I'm still salaried (and quite highly so) but frankly I'm at a point where even a -100% decrease in my salary would not make that much of a difference to my long term net worth, a factor of 2x or so (there's no significant difference between having $10M and $20M @65 and I ain't joining $100M club on payroll alone)


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The problems I'm having don't affect 99% of the general population but I did my math and don't think too far off

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Old 01.05.2021, 20:49
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Re: Is it allowed to be offered fewer money for the job you already have?

If you earn 15.000, 10% less is 13.500. If you earn 5.000, 10% less can make a huge difference.

A -100% decrease is an increase, or? (double negative)

And then OP does not seem to belong to that 1% so it can well have an impact.
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Old 01.05.2021, 20:54
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Not to me. I'm still salaried (and quite highly so) but frankly I'm at a point where even a -100% decrease in my salary would not make that much of a difference to my long term net worth, a factor of 2x or so (there's no significant difference between having $10M and $20M @65 and I ain't joining $100M club on payroll alone)



The problems I'm having don't affect 99% of the general population but I did my math and don't think too far off
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Not to me. I'm still salaried (and quite highly so) but frankly I'm at a point where even a -100% decrease in my salary would not make that much of a difference to my long term net worth, a factor of 2x or so (there's no significant difference between having $10M and $20M @65 and I ain't joining $100M club on payroll alone)

The problems I'm having don't affect 99% of the general population but I did my math and don't think too far off
Not to you and your 1% of the population circumstances, sure... but then why are you telling others it shouldn't make a difference to them?

However, if your intention is to be a pretentious **** then you have certainly succeeded in a way that 99% of the population probably couldn't hope to match.
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