How To Get A Raise

  • Why Only 2% Of Women Plan To Ask For A Raise This Year

    Why Only 2% Of Women Plan To Ask For A Raise This Year

    A discussion group on LinkedIn recently answered the question: What's your career resolution for 2013? Of the five options given to the LinkedIn group Connect, which is powered by Citi, the most commonly chosen (as of this writing) was "find a new job" (36 percent). The runner-up was "learn new career skills"... Continue Reading

  • Take Control Of Your Performance Review

    Take Control Of Your Performance Review

    By Joe Cassandra Annual review day. You walk to your boss's office feeling like it's the school spelling bee. The performance review could be rewarding and a boost of confidence, or you could feel like everyone's judging you and perhaps go back to your desk feeling like a dope. Most of us sleepwalk through... Continue Reading

  • Secrets To Getting A Raise That Your Boss Won't Tell You

    Secrets To Getting A Raise That Your Boss Won't Tell You

    By Vickie Elmer Picture the payday ahead: A 10 percent pay raise plus three extra vacation days. If you want this to be more than wishful thinking, pull out your goals and get your game on for the performance review and raise season that's just ahead. Most companies hand out merit raises after the first of... Continue Reading

  • Worst Ways To Ask For A Raise

    Worst Ways To Ask For A Raise

    By Karl Fendelander Asking for a raise is the adult equivalent of asking your crush to prom. It's stressful. It's awkward. You're talking at the wrong speed, volume or both. You're probably sweating too much, and the answer will either be the best thing that's happened in a while or the worst ever. Even if... Continue Reading