Thread regarding Halliburton Co. layoffs

Signs that you shouldn't ask for a raise

I’ve worked hard and feel like I’m underpaid for the job I’m doing and lately I’ve been thinking about asking for a raise. I know a person who asked for a raise and actually got a raise, but I also know a person who asked for a raise and it turned out it wasn’t a good idea. There is always a risk and I am aware of that. What do you think are the signs that you shouldn't ask for a raise?

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Post ID: @OP+1d2z24Yu

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So demand 3.6 % is top figure that over the 3vyears that you didn't get one but have been asked doing more and ask yourself is this best I can have?

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Post ID: @iznk+1d2z24Yu

Focal point this year was 3.6%. Inflation over the last year was 5.4%. Our site had a market study done by HR and they determined the entire site is significantly underpaid however that is where it ended. 3.6 won’t get anyone close to where they should be and once employees see it we’ll likely have several quit. It’s a shame the company doesn’t appreciate current employees and how much they’ve picked up the slack to keep things running since the layoffs last year. We wouldn’t want to cut into Jeffy Pooh’s next $10M bonus after all.

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Post ID: @bpiz+1d2z24Yu

I got a raise in my debt to equity score since 2019 with Halliburton.

Less assets, more debt.

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Post ID: @8ssq+1d2z24Yu

You should never ask for a raise at Halliburton. Ask for more responsibility to beef up your resume, then leave. You will get much more going somewhere else.

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Post ID: @6rwf+1d2z24Yu

It's going to be the same as every year.2%. If you ki-l yourself working weekends maybe 2.05%.

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Post ID: @6arn+1d2z24Yu

Any ideas how much increase for the focus point this year?

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Post ID: @5lag+1d2z24Yu

If (dignity delta > risk delta):
if raise != 1:
assert output delta - expected delta < 0

else pass

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Post ID: @4ktd+1d2z24Yu

It's time to ask for a raise when the dignity delta exceeds the risk delta. The "safe" thing to do is get a backup offer first, but the catch is, once you have a backup offer you will have no reason or desire to stay.

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Post ID: @3swy+1d2z24Yu

Don't ask if they are hiring personnel in your department, for the position you already hold.

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Post ID: @3aor+1d2z24Yu

Considering Hal just did focal increases, good luck getting a raise! Likely not going to happen.

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Post ID: @2vms+1d2z24Yu

Did your company just lay off a significant percentage of the workforce? Are you an average worker putting in average effort who can easily be replaced? Have you made any mistakes in the past 12-18 months that made your managers life more difficult? Does your skill set or experience level make it difficult to find another job quickly?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you may want to hold off asking for a bump.

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Post ID: @2aks+1d2z24Yu

Don’t talk about things you do not understand

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Post ID: @2qzw+1d2z24Yu

Posting ?’s about raises on the layoff.com is a good starting point.

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Post ID: @1qnx+1d2z24Yu

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