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Covering the gap

I'm a top performer and I'm getting really sick of my boss coming to me and saying "I need an extra 3M from you this year because so and so won't make it" Anyone else have this happen? Why don't they fire the guy for not making his number? my quota is double his and they still want me to close more because he isn't going to make it? It's starting to piss me off.Β 
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CuriousFox
WR Officer
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Needer of Life Alert
Have you asked for a raise?
Novaredneck
Valued Contributor
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IoT Sales Specialist
Yes multiple times… got 3% this year after 3 years… needless to say I’m looking
DungeonsNDemos
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AE of B2B
Damn... for that much of a pipeline increase and if you're holding everything together that's really shitty you're not being compensated for it. At least it's a good time to be looking for a sales job.
CaneWolf
Politicker
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Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
Next time this happens, you should ask for the additional business you're being asked to close to be matched in salary. "You want me to effectively pick up an extra 50% of quota? Okay, can I see that matched in base salary?."
Novaredneck
Valued Contributor
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IoT Sales Specialist
I'm going to use that, they'll laugh but I'll use it
CaneWolf
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Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
I don't expect it to happen but I think it makes the point that you're not just going to be walked all over.
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