What are the best excuses you've heard from leadership on getting a low raise/bonus and/or not getting promoted.

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As an SA1, that “I’m not selling work” 🙄

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P1, that's sounds like BS. They're deliberately trying keep the promos down.

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It was REALLY hard for them and I was right on the edge for higher raise and bonus BUT once they calibrated I came out on the lower end.....

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HR policy. You have to be with the firm for 3 years to get a promo.

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Fake news that would make trumps wig proud

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You already make too much.. there’s nothing we can do. If you want more, earn a promotion

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We did not do cost of living increases because the cost of living didn’t go up this year (me: you should tell that to my landlord)

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Lol

PwC 1 - not true I was promoted from SA to mgr after 1.5 years with the firm. Experienced hire no mba

M1 I know.... that’s why I am no longer with PwC. 😞

Where did you move on to P1?

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