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How to Ask for a Raise

What To Do When Your Manager Turns You Down for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

You finally decided to ask for a raise. You have been doing well in your job and your accomplishments over the past 12 months speak for themselves. So, you gather your labor market data, rehearse your talking points, and set up a time to speak with your manager. Everything seems to be going well, until your boss tells you "sorry, that's not possible right now."

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....

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.

Framing The Year-End Conversation At Work

Ellevate | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Ellevate

It's that time of year again... appraisals, evaluations, bonuses, raises. You know what you want. You know you've worked hard, but this is a tricky topic. Lean in? Wait for Karma? (please don't).

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.

The Importance of Courage

Kim Keating | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

Whatever plan you envision for your life, remember to always have faith. Not everything will happen the way you would like, not everyone will support you, and no one will be successful 100 percent of the time. When we face challenges in our life, resilience makes all of the difference.

Having It All: Debunking 4 Negotiation Myths

Kim Keating | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

A lot of lack of negotiation comes from women having fears and anxieties about initiating the tough conversation about compensation. After talking with a few of my female peers, I have decided to debunk some of the misconceptions women have around negotiating.

The Price Tag for Employee Loyalty

Mindy Crary | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Mindy Crary

Women tend to recognize the investment their employer made in them and they want to repay it. In Jody's case, she didn't realize that she had long ago repaid her boss just by doing a stellar job during the previous 10 years.

How To Discover Your Market Value And Get Paid What You're Worth

Mindy Crary | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Mindy Crary

Stock options are used to reward longevity and loyalty, while salary is the benefit you get for doing your day-to-day job. Don't forego a salary negotiation because your employer offers a stock benefit.

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?

A Woman's Worth: Asking For a Raise From Beginning to End

Kim Keating | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

While much has been researched and written over the years about America's gender pay gap, I want to instead discuss how you can act if you learn that you are, in fact, being paid less than your male colleague at work.

Hey Women: It All Matters -- Even Money and Power

Jodi Detjen | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Jodi Detjen

Women have been excluded from the power structure for too long. Women live longer than men, yet make decisions that reduce their ability to live a financially stable life after retirement because "tangible, material rewards aren't supposed to be important."

How Not to Think if You Want to Get Paid

Kim Keating | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Kim Keating

If recent college graduate women start their professional career accepting less than they are worth, closing the gender pay gap may prove to be insurmountable.

How to Ask for a Raise... Without Getting Fired!

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Larry Schwimmer

Are you being paid what you're worth? Would you like to make more money? Do you have a salary review coming up? Here's some information you need to know to get the raise you deserve.

What Your Manager Fears Most When You Ask for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Kim Keating

If you are being underpaid compared to others doing similar work or you could get a higher salary elsewhere, you have a valid argument for requesting an increase.

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...

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.

How To Ask Your Boss For A Raise

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

To boost your confidence a bit, practice being a bit more out-going and assertive with your coworkers. Ask one of your colleagues out to lunch, join in a water cooler conversation, make a comment or raise a question at a meeting.

11 Tips For Broaching Difficult Subjects

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

We've all had to start conversations that we dreaded having - everything from asking for a raise to asking for a divorce to asking for help with the l...