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Busy Day at Flexo’s Place of Work-ship

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I apologize for not having much to write today. I’m sure there is much to write about, but today and the next few days I expect to be swamped with work in the office, where I realized that thanks to no overtime being offered, despite an 8% higher salary this year, I’m making less money each month than before the promotion/relocation. C’est la vie.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar John Koontz

Funny how that works. Time for another promotion.

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avatar Financial Freak

ha ha ha Love the house of Work-ship….. comment…. that’s good.

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avatar Craig

Being upwardly mobile refers to responsibilities not salary, at least at first. When I went from hourly to management three years ago, I dropped $4000 anually. But that lasted about a year for me and then we also implemented a bonus system for the salaried employees and because I took that one year decrease, I’m now up about 15,000 from when I was hourly ($6000 from bonuses). That on top of showing the higher ups what I’m capable of it was the best decision I’ve ever made.

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