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Getting a Raise

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.

New Year's Goal: Get a Raise and Do Something Smart With It | Posted 02.22.2015 | Money

Getting a raise is mostly about timing for the company, industry standards and, of course, good performance. But it often comes down to one simple thing: asking for it. And next year, you may have to.

The Best Question You Could Possibly Ask At An Interview

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 08.12.2014 | Style

"Yes, You Can Make It In Fashion" is a new HuffPost Style series that profiles men and women across every area of the fashion industry. It explores ho...

American Money: How to Negotiate a Higher Salary

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Whether you or a man or woman, it's important to know your true market value and enter these conversations with confidence. Preparation is key and implementing some of the following steps can improve your chances of getting the salary you want.

So You're Not Curing Cancer

Brian Bordainick | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Brian Bordainick

I'm not curing cancer. I've given up my career helping to rethink education in failing schools across the country. But I haven't abandoned my goals to...

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....

9 Job Perks That Pay Off Big

Posted 05.09.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Just because your company has a salary freeze doesn't mean you can't score some lucrative employee perks....

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.

Respect and a Raise: How to Get Both at Work

The Levo League | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
The Levo League

People are constantly telling me how they can't seem to get ahead or just can't get their boss to respect them. Is there some secret formula to it? Not really. Listen up as I explain how you can gain your boss' respect and start shaping your career for a better future in three easy steps.

Dear Boss: I REALLY Hate You

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

In an arguable vote of no confidence, two in three American workers surveyed in a new poll say that they would rather get rid of their bosses than get...

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Steve Gillman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Money
Steve Gillman

Those who get tips as a normal part of their jobs often have the ability to write their own raise. It is one of the advantages to what are often seen as low-paid service jobs. Here are some of the ways that tipped employees boost their income.

Why You're Not Getting A Raise

SmartMoney | Jonnelle Marte | Posted 08.16.2012 | Money

SmartMoney Didn’t get a raise this year? Blame inflation. American wages didn’t budge last month, according to Labor Department data release...

The Worst Cities To Get A Raise

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.14.2012 | Money

Think you deserve a higher salary? You're not alone. Salaried workers (those not eligible for overtime pay) received an average pay raise of just 2...

4 Women Reveal How They Got Raises

LearnVest | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women

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.

Your Startup Life: How Do I Ask for a Raise?

Rana Florida | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

So many people are afraid to ask for a raise. You are not alone when feeling anxiety about the issue. But you need to remember it is not your boss' money, so don't be such a wuss! You need to go after it; things typically don't land in your lap so speak up and be direct.

How to Suck Up

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
E. Jean Carroll

Sucking up causes your co-workers and bosses to feel razor-sharp and valued, and when they feel razor-sharp and valued, you can win them to your point of view.