Salaries & Promotions

Putting some money aside at the end of each month is a constant challenge for many working Malaysians. Jaideep Patel devises some simple steps to help you save for a rainy day.

Surviving from one payday to the next is no fun, but this is the inconvenient truth many working Malaysians have to deal with. Very few are privileged to be financially free, that is, to not...

Last Modified : Thu, 28/01/2016

By Rachel Farrell

Everyone thinks they deserve a promotion. But how do you truly know if you deserve one?

"When it comes to career advancement, you want to stack the deck in your favor," said Rosemary Haefner, vice president of human resources at...

Last Modified : Mon, 05/09/2011

Perhaps the previous post on the factors affecting salary rates may have left you a little disheartened, as fighting for a better salary may now seem like just another lost cause, given the many contributing factors that lead to the determination of your monthly pay.

But don’t sink into despair just yet.

There is always room for negotiation with your employer if you’re dissatisfied with what you’re earning. The trick is to approach the subject...
Last Modified : Thu, 06/01/2011

Perhaps you’ve been casting that murderous sideways glare at your boss after having had yet another unsuccessful negotiation over your proposal for an increase in your current salary. With countless poisonous thoughts brewing in your head, you are now plotting with a vengeance the best way to assassinate your heartless superior.

But before you commit the ultimate crime of your life, stop for a moment and consider the possibility that your manager isn’t really the...
Last Modified : Thu, 06/01/2011