Originally Posted by Kevwoody
Ok here's the story, I work for a small company of about 10 employees. We recently took on a new contract from our main client, and I was chosen to take it on. It is totally different to what I was doing before, and I'm now away from my wife and 2 kids ( aged 6 and 2 ) for 10 days at a time, with 4 days off.
When I started this work my boss gave me an extra €25 a week, but I just don't think it's enough for the extra responsibility and work I'm doing.
So my question is should I look for more( currently on 25k ) or should I be glad to have a job?
Sorry to bump an old thread here but just thought I'd give an update.
Never got a pay rise despite asking for it twice, so just put my head down and gave the job all I could.
My employer never once gave me any credit for doing a good job despite the main client telling him they were very happy with my work.
So this week I got called into the main clients headquarters, and they offered me a permanent position. €38,000 per year, company car, phone, laptop, and all hotel lunch and dinner covered!
So for anyone out there who is slaving away getting nowhere, don't give up hope, I didn't