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How To Get A Raise In 60 Days

How To Get A Raise In 60 Days

Take control to earn more money -- and respect

Want to earn more money? Here's what you can do in 60 days to try to land a raise. Read More »

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How To Ask For A Raise And Get It

How To Ask For A Raise And Get It

Everyone could use something at work. Part-time workers want more hours. Interns want to be made full-time employees. Hourly employees want to be salaried, with benefits. But what most any paid employee can agree on, is that a bigger paycheck is always welcome. So, then, how do you reach that goal of earning... Read More »

How To Get A Promotion: 4 Tips

How To Get A Promotion: 4 Tips

It can be nerve-wracking to approach your boss about such a tentative topic, so it's best to go into the process prepared. Read More »

How To Get A Raise In A Bad Economy

How To Get A Raise In A Bad Economy

By Alison Green Thinking about asking for a raise but not sure how to go about it? Here are four key steps to making the request successfully: Read More »

8 Hardball Negotiation Tactics To Get The Salary You Want

8 Hardball Negotiation Tactics To Get The Salary You Want

What's the best strategy to make sure you get paid what you're worth (whether by your boss or a client)? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of young entrepreneurs. Read More »

5 Tricks To Ace Your Performance Review

5 Tricks To Ace Your Performance Review

By Brian O'Connell When it comes to knocking a job performance review out of the park, it pays to be aggressive and to be your own public relations director. It's an uphill climb for U.S. workers, who increasingly see job performance reviews as a useless exercise, and one that doesn't necessarily... Read More »

How To Work Freelance And Get Paid What You're Worth

How To Work Freelance And Get Paid What You're Worth

By Steph Auteri One of the big challenges of launching your career as a freelancer is figuring out how much to charge – and convincing potential clients you're worth that amount. Do you start at $15/hour? $25/hour? $50/hour? What if you overprice your services and the client balks? Read More »

How Do I Ask For A Raise From My Boss?

How Do I Ask For A Raise From My Boss?

What is your No. 1 tip for asking for a raise from your boss? -- Cormac J., Columbus, OH The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a... Read More »

Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

By Lydia Dishman As we leave the New Years celebrations behind, we may find ourselves forgetting our career resolutions along with the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne. Maybe it would help us to hear what other people are planning to do for their jobs in 2012. Read More »

Drugmaker Eli Lilly Eliminates 2012 Pay Raises In Cost-Cutting Move

Drugmaker Eli Lilly Eliminates 2012 Pay Raises In Cost-Cutting Move

Anyone employed in the pharmaceutical industry knows it's been a tough few years for large drug companies. With few new blockbuster drugs coming down the pipeline and patents expiring on the current crop of profitable ones, many well-known drugmakers have taken strong medicine to cut expenses, including... Read More »

Bible Says Thou Shalt Not Give Teachers A Raise, Argues State Senator

Bible Says Thou Shalt Not Give Teachers A Raise, Argues State Senator

There are a lot of arguments out there for why teachers' salaries should be higher or lower. But the Bible must be a new one. Shadrack McGill, a first-term Republican state senator in Alabama, made the case at a prayer breakfast Monday that teachers shouldn't get a raise, because then they'd be drawn to the... Read More »

3 Salary Negotiating Strategies To Get That Pay Raise

3 Salary Negotiating Strategies To Get That Pay Raise

By Debra Wheatman How much do you want to earn? Would you like to make $700K per year with one month of paid vacation and full medical, dental, and vision benefits? I know a lot of people who would! Even though the economy is not a robust as it once was, there are many professionals who bring tremendous... Read More »

Wage Increases for U.S. Workers Not Keeping Up With Inflation

Wage Increases for U.S. Workers Not Keeping Up With Inflation

Despite the weak economic recovery, workers are likely to see a pay raise next year -- though a modest one -- a new survey of employers suggests. Employees can expect, on average, base pay to rise 3 percent next year, according to the 2011/2012 U.S. Compensation Planning Survey, released this week by Mercer, a... Read More »

Raises Are Back -- Some as High as 200 Percent

Raises Are Back -- Some as High as 200 Percent

Raises are back, and what a difference a year makes in how employers view their manpower needs. In fact, if your employer sees you as valuable and at risk of leaving, you could receive up to a 200 percent raise, reports Virginia Backaitis in the New York Post. Read More »

Grab That Promotion! Six Tips to Tackle Your Career Climb

Grab That Promotion! Six Tips to Tackle Your Career Climb

If you think you can get a promotion or a raise in this economy -- when you should be grateful just to get a paycheck, let alone a bigger one -- you just might be right. Your dreams of career advancement, higher pay, more fulfilling responsibilities and yes, that feeling of accomplishment, respect and elevated... Read More »

Plenty of Jobs and Raises...in India

Plenty of Jobs and Raises...in India

There's no way around it: This news is going to make a lot of readers angry. There are major hiring wars going on, along with giant companies giving nearly 20 percent raises to their entire staff -- in India. They're doing this in order to have enough employees to handle the myriad jobs outsourced from the... Read More »

Boss's Fave: Personal Qualities That Will Get You a Raise

Boss's Fave: Personal Qualities That Will Get You a Raise

By Sara Eckel You work hard-meeting deadlines, delivering results, showing up on time. And yet, each year when raise time comes around you get the same old measly 1 or 2 percent, if that. Meanwhile, certain co-workers stroll out of their review meetings with big, Cheshire Cat grins. Why do some people get a fat,... Read More »

Can You Ask for a Raise in This Economy?

Can You Ask for a Raise in This Economy?

Ever since the economy went south last fall, workers have considered themselves lucky just to have jobs. Complaints about annoying co-workers or boring meetings have been followed by, "Well, at least I've got a job to complain about." That sentiment isn't misguided, but it also leaves workers vulnerable to... Read More »

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