Tag: raise

5 Things You Should Have Together Before You Ask for a Raise

This past week I asked my boss for a fairly sizable raise. I’ve been with this company for over 5 years now and thought it was time to “ante-up and kick-in” (as Denzel Washington’s character boldly declared in Glory) and make a request. Needless to say, it was not easy. I haven’t been that nervous …

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Why Now May be the Best Time to Negotiate Your Salary

Have you recently thought: “when is the best time to negotiate my salary?” Do you do it right before you boss leaves for vacation? After the quarter’s earnings call? On a full moon? When exactly is the best time to ask for a raise? While all of the above may help you in determining the …

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