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2 in 5 Expect a Raise This Year

2 in 5 Expect a Raise This Year

Salary confidence level highest since Q1 2012

Are things getting better for America's workers? Here's one answer -- the number of workers who expect a pay raise is the highest since Q1 2012. Read More »

Signs You're In A Dead-End Job

Signs You're In A Dead-End Job

5 tell-tale signs it's time to move on. Read More »

Shallow But Effective Ways To Get A Raise

Shallow But Effective Ways To Get A Raise

Everyone knows it's a tough economy, but some workers are still thriving and getting ahead. What's to explain the divergent destinies of American workers? Employers and human resource professionals often cite workers' superior education, experience and skills. But you may suspect that other reasons are at... Read More »

Words To Use To Get A Big Raise In Pay

Words To Use To Get A Big Raise In Pay

By Vickie Elmer If your boss is like most managers, she's probably too busy managing meetings and deadlines and corporate goals to give much thought to your value to the company. So, you could make it easy for her to give you a substantial raise by preparing a short memo on your value, and how that could... Read More »

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

By Lindsay Olson If you were expecting to get promoted, but got passed over, you're understandably confused and probably frustrated. But how you react and what you choose to do next can greatly affect your career path, so carefully consider your actions. Read More »

How To Get A Good Raise Next Year, Even When No One Else Does

How To Get A Good Raise Next Year, Even When No One Else Does

Raises have been minimal, or non-existent from 2010 to 2012, according to a survey from Mercer, a New York human resources consulting firm. Most raises have been in the 2.7 percent range this year -- less than the 2012 cost of living adjustment of 3.6 percent. Clearly, the struggling job market is enabling... Read More »

How To Ask For And Give A Raise [Infographic]

How To Ask For And Give A Raise [Infographic]

In this tough economy we'd all like to earn a little more money. But given the fragile recovery and the throngs of Americans who still remain out of work, now may seem like a bad time to ask for a raise. Still, many workers are long overdue for a boost in wages. Income growth has been stagnant for much of... Read More »

Survey: Employee Confidence Rises As Economy Slowly Revives

Survey: Employee Confidence Rises As Economy Slowly Revives

The nation's labor market continues to make incremental progress and that improvement has boosted optimism among Americans about their jobs and finding new employment, a new survey shows. In the final three months of 2011, 41 percent of employees said it is "likely" that they would be able to find a job... 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 »

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 »

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