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My company is not offering any COL adjustments this year, not even the yearly 1-5% raise they've been giving out in the past. How bad is this?

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It's not great. While inflation is being a bit overhyped by the media, things truly are getting more expensive, and your salary should reflect that. There are plenty of companies offering annual raises.

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Sadly no cost of living / inflation adjustments (unless you’re at the top) is pretty common.

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Not great. But lots of places did that this year. It has been horrible.

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Interesting thoughts, thanks for sharing! Additional info: my company is a subsidiary of a fortune 100, but a small fraction of the company was just acquired by Blackrock. Does that make the situation any different? I thought the Blackrock acquisition would make things better (they really hyped it up) but I'm not too sure now...

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