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Perils of Inhouse- Bonus tied to market's performance

Despite rebound, we are getting fucked on our 2018 bonuses d...
metal indigo heaven gaping
  03/18/19
yeah so you work 10-4 and get a $250k bonus instead of a $30...
disrespectful cowardly university
  03/18/19
more like 8-5, and a bonus that's a third of last years but ...
metal indigo heaven gaping
  03/18/19
you should cop 10-4 $250k bonus in house
disrespectful cowardly university
  03/18/19
It is a crapshoot. My bonus was great this year (over 100...
180 Telephone Home
  03/18/19
yes and boss is saying we need to work harder. fucking BS as...
metal indigo heaven gaping
  03/18/19
I hate it when that is the official line. "Don't l...
180 Telephone Home
  03/19/19
*compliance lawyer's killer performance noted in SEC filling...
maize odious rigpig
  03/21/19
I don’t know if you work at a public or private compan...
lascivious yarmulke
  03/19/19
we're fairly small and I have a pretty good view into what t...
metal indigo heaven gaping
  03/21/19
Is your boss willing to make it up in other ways? My last gi...
Laughsome rose box office psychic
  03/21/19
Old boss was like that but new boss is not. He actually keep...
metal indigo heaven gaping
  03/22/19
*fingers crossed for this year*
metal indigo heaven gaping
  01/14/20


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Date: March 18th, 2019 6:33 AM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

Despite rebound, we are getting fucked on our 2018 bonuses due to the December market slaughter. Not a lot of money, but aggravating

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37948968)



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Date: March 18th, 2019 6:52 AM
Author: disrespectful cowardly university

yeah so you work 10-4 and get a $250k bonus instead of a $300k bonus cry me a river

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37948980)



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Date: March 18th, 2019 9:55 AM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

more like 8-5, and a bonus that's a third of last years but ok

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37949261)



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Date: March 18th, 2019 11:03 PM
Author: disrespectful cowardly university

you should cop 10-4 $250k bonus in house

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37953028)



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Date: March 18th, 2019 10:01 AM
Author: 180 Telephone Home

It is a crapshoot.

My bonus was great this year (over 100% of target).

Wife's bonus was just ok because of internal company drama.

1/3 of last year's bonus sounds awful.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37949279)



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Date: March 18th, 2019 6:30 PM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

yes and boss is saying we need to work harder. fucking BS as it's almost entirely tied to fund's overall performance

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37951668)



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Date: March 19th, 2019 10:04 AM
Author: 180 Telephone Home

I hate it when that is the official line.

"Don't like your bonus? Work harder and improve the performance of the entire fund so you get a bigger one next year!"

Wtf, you have no ability to change the performance to a degree that it will matter. If you did, then you probably should start your own fund.

IRL, they are just blaming the victim. "It's your own fault! Performance was bad and that means YOUR performance was bad!"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37954149)



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Date: March 21st, 2019 7:58 AM
Author: maize odious rigpig

*compliance lawyer's killer performance noted in SEC filling, sends stock soaring*

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37964917)



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Date: March 19th, 2019 10:23 AM
Author: lascivious yarmulke

I don’t know if you work at a public or private company, but at a lot of private companies, the partners are willing to take most of the hit/boost for a fund’s performance year to year and they keep the bonus budget for back office fairly steady. This means you don’t see a 1/3 drop in bonus year to year but also if there’s a great year, you also don’t get a 1/3 raise in bonus.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37954222)



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Date: March 21st, 2019 6:17 AM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

we're fairly small and I have a pretty good view into what the collective partners take was for 2018. they definitely took a hit compared to last year, but their 2 & 20 was just fine.

But point taken, support staff got same bonus as last year. Legal and our IR girls, operating in that in between zone, got collectively hosed

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37964832)



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Date: March 21st, 2019 7:59 AM
Author: Laughsome rose box office psychic

Is your boss willing to make it up in other ways? My last gig constantly had bonuses slightly slashed and minimal annual salary bumps (like 5k), but my boss let me take all the vacation I wanted and I got to work remotely from Chicago. When I left to a new company and HR was asking why I never used any Paid Time Off, boss was a bro and was like email me how many days you have remaining. If it happens to match the maximum amount of days you can carry over into the next year that is fine. Got paid the maximum amount of accruable PTO.

Now at a place where historically, bonuses have been paid out 100%. But we'll see.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37964923)



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Date: March 22nd, 2019 6:11 AM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

Old boss was like that but new boss is not. He actually keeps a log of all our vacation days on the share drive and wants us to schedule them at least two months in advance so no overlap. Makes some sense but there was already conflict during dead times like week btw Christmas and New Year.

To be fair, he has no pull on comp. There are four partners at the fund and they make all the decisions.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#37970219)



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Date: January 14th, 2020 5:55 AM
Author: metal indigo heaven gaping

*fingers crossed for this year*

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4223469&forum_id=2#39428075)