How to ask for a raise
Is it time to ask for a raise? There are many scenarios right now that might be prompting a financial discussion with your manager. And because asking for a raise follows as a close second to negotiating salary as one of the toughest career conversations that you will ever have, we’ve got your back! Listen in as we provide you with some framework for how best to approach this subject and increase your potential for a successful outcome:
- Never make it about your personal life
- Do you research and build your case
- Compare your role today with the role you accepted
- Don’t issue an ultimatum
- Set yourself up for a productive conversation
Asking for a raise doesn’t have to be a negative or scary situation. If you are prepared for your conversation, approach it without emotion and have an open dialogue with your manager, you might be pleasantly surprised with the result. Until next time, to you success!