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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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When Your Co-worker Earns More Than You Do

Written on November 09, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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Learning that a co-worker earns more than you do can be infuriating, particularly if you're doing roughly the same work at roughly the same level. So what makes the differences?

Knowing that a co-worker earns more than you do, particularly if you are doing roughly the same work, can be infuriating. But there are things that might explain this disparity.

The way people negotiate about salary during a job offer varies. Some people accept the wage on the spot, while others push it a little more and get it most of the times. Your co-worker’s salary can be higher, simply because he asked for more. Unfortunately though, asking for more now won’t close the gap. More over, one’s salary can also depend on the condition of the job market when you were hired. A few years back, when jobs were plenty, employers had to offer more money to attract the best people. But in a market like this, employers can hire good people for lower salaries. This could explain the difference if you were hired during an employer’s market.

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