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Asking for a Raise

How Women Can Approach Their End-of-Year Review With Confidence

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

As December approaches, thoughts turn to the office party, Secret Santa, treats in the company kitchen and, most of all, preparing for an extended break. However, for many professionals the thought of rehashing the past year at their end-of-the year review can be troubling and anxiety producing.

How to Get the Raise You Deserve in 2016

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

2016 will be here before you know it. Where did the year go? Anyway, if you are smart, you are likely already thinking ahead to what the next 12 months will look like.

5 Killer Life Coaching Questions That You Can Ask Yourself

Susie Moore | Posted 10.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The answers are within us. We have everything we need to create the lives we want. Getting clear is the starting point. An old Chinese proverb says, "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time is today."

How to Ask for a Raise: Advice From Inspirational Businesswomen

Ellevate | Posted 04.27.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I researched the typical salary for my position, consulted mentors and confidants, practiced my points countless times, and found inspiration and confidence from several influential businesswomen I admire. Here's what I learned from each of these inspirational women on asking for the salary you deserve...

You Don't Sound As Awesome Asking For A Raise As You Think You Do

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy

If you're thinking about asking a raise, you may want to spend a few minutes pondering how you'll actually sound when you walk into your boss' office....

How to Bet On Yourself and Win in 2015

Annette Saldana | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Annette Saldana

Every New Year dreams are launched. Resolutions made. Goals are set. We spend time reflecting and wondering about what the future holds. Will we reach our goals? Will we know success? How can we improve and adjust?

Asking For A Raise Actually Works Most Of The Time

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

If you ask for a raise, you have a pretty good chance of getting one.

3 Reasons Women Don't Get the Raises They Deserve

KnowMore TV | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
KnowMore TV

How much money have you saved the department? What processes have you streamlined? How many people do you manage and train? When you're at the meeting, show, don't tell.

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

How Much Am I Worth?

Kim Keating | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Sure, there are tables and stats and mountains of compensation data to draw upon. But really knowing your worth starts on the inside. If you don't believe you are worthy, how effective can you really be at negotiating for yourself?

Secrets of Success: How I Learned to Make What I Was Really Worth

LearnVest | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
LearnVest

I wish I could say that realizing my worth was a one-time event, but it wasn't. It's a journey. The fear never really goes away, but I'm learning how to manage it better.

Negotiate for a Raise Using Body Language

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Negotiating for a salary or promotion can be one of the most stressful parts of a career! However, it is essential you know how to ask for what you deserve.

Why You Should Really Ask For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business

Negotiating for a 4-percent raise every three years can boost your earnings by $1,037,773 over a 45-year career, researchers at career website Salary....

Six Steps to Asking for a Raise -- and Getting It

Kim Keating | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business
Kim Keating

Has it been more than 12 months since you received a salary increase? If so, you may be overdue for a raise. The average raise in base pay is expected to be 2.9% in 2014, according to survey results from Mercer.

A GIF Guide To Getting What You Want At Work

Posted 07.31.2013 | Women

There's going to be a time when you want something from your boss. Whether you're asking for a flexible schedule, a raise, or just that vacation day y...

Is This The Word That Scares Women Most?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 08.21.2013 | Women
Rachel Simmons

One of the most important skills we learn as girls is the ability to ask without knowing the outcome: to apply for an opportunity we might not get, to raise our hand even if we don't know the right answer, to ask for what we want even if the answer will surely be no.

9 Things NEVER To Say When Asking For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

If you thought getting up the courage to ask for a meeting with your boss to talk salary was the hardest part, you were wrong. Once you step into t...

4 Things Your Boss Will Never Tell You About Getting a Raise or Promotion

Eric Barker | Posted 05.04.2013 | Small Business
Eric Barker

Hard work isn't all it's cracked up to be. Performance is only loosely tied to who succeeds.

Forget the Second Job: Negotiate a Raise and Get Some Sleep

Katie Donovan | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Katie Donovan

Chances are that you accepted your current primary job with the initial salary offer. You were happy to get the job and you did not want to tick off your future manager so you accepted what was offered. You most likely are underpaid if that is what you did.

Workplace Confessions: What Really Happens at the Office

LearnVest | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Whether you're hitting happy hour with your boss or bawling your eyes out in the stairwell, time at the office isn't always the marathon of productivity and engaging meetings we might expect.

Women DO Negotiate -- Under Certain Conditions

Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.19.2012 | Women

It's almost 2013, and American women still earn an average of 79 cents for each $1 made by their male counterparts. Theories abound on why this is -- ...

Ask Marsha, Career Coach: What Should I Do To Get A Better Salary And Be Recognized?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices

I'm working for a company where I am undervalued and my hard work is not appreciated. I like what I'm doing, but I think I should be paid more for the...

8 Tips To Get A Raise

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 12.29.2012 | Money
Jonathan Alpert

4. Anticipate resistance from your boss and know how to respond. Remember, there are two opposing goals: yours is to make money while his is to save money.

4 Women Reveal How They Got Raises

LearnVest | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women
LearnVest

We're told over and over again that women are too reticent, too lacking in confidence, too timid to ask for a raise. But we are asking. And we have proof.

Raising the Bar to Get A Raise

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Adele Scheele

Make your luck happen!