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Old 01-22-2015, 09:47 PM
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My job definitely makes an adjustment at hire. Why wouldn't they if the person would get a raise on passing that next exam? The company still saves on books, bonus, and paid study days.
that's a weird way to view "savings" but i concede that other companies may do this
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what I have been told no more than 4

except I have 4 and no EL job so I am not a good example but 4 the absolute max for EL
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I have come to the conclusion that the faster you get them out of the way, the better. There are some companies that see more exams as plus while others that don't. For your own personal freedom, it's best to pass them as quickly as possible.
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yeah, why would you pay them more? i see enough entry level salaries at my own company to feel confident that we make no such adjustment.
my company definitely does. otherwise you end up paying the guy who came in with one exam and passes two more more than the guy who came in with three exams, which makes no sense, because now you have two three-exam employees, and the one who passed exams slower is making more money.
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my company definitely does. otherwise you end up paying the guy who came in with one exam and passes two more more than the guy who came in with three exams, which makes no sense, because now you have two three-exam employees, and the one who passed exams slower is making more money.
If they both have three exams, how did one pass them faster or slower than the other? What has the guy who came in with three exams been doing?
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Is it possible that minimum exam passed will be up to 4-5 in the next 5 years?
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And I'm pretty sure no one pays more or less for exams at hire.
My experience has been 50-50 I would say. Some pay for past exams and some don't.

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If they both have three exams, how did one pass them faster or slower than the other? What has the guy who came in with three exams been doing?
There are many possible combinations. They were both hired at the same salary since they had the same level of experience, but one had 1 exam and the other had 3 exams upon hire. It could be that both were hired on June 1st, in which case the guy with one exam could pass P (or FM) and MFE by September, whereas the guy with 3 exams would still be waiting to sit for MLC in October.
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I have come to the conclusion that the faster you get them out of the way, the better. There are some companies that see more exams as plus while others that don't. For your own personal freedom, it's best to pass them as quickly as possible.
Glad I got you to change your mind
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Regardless their pay should at least be equal. Why's the guy who took longer to get to three exams getting paid more
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Do you want to make more or less when you are hired? Do you want to get promoted sooner rather than later. Do you want to be done with exams or not?
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