If you think you’re being underpaid at your job, you probably are.
With corporate costs on the rise, even the most profitable companies are keeping their budgets tight. And the first place many businesses pull the purse strings is with employee compensation. What’s more, as a result of the 2008 financial crisis, many enterprises trimmed their payrolls without expecting a drop in productivity, meaning they are essentially asking employees to do more for stagnant wages.
Being underpaid feels awful, especially for the most dedicated and hardworking employees. But how do you know that you are definitely underpaid, and what can you do about it?