asking for a raise
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.
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.
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."
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...
Similarly, when you whine about how Jason got a raise and you didn't, your boss hears “Jason is so much better at his job
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?
If you ask for a raise, you have a pretty good chance of getting one.
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.
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.
Forty percent of Americans leave paid vacation days unused each year. That's not just bad for their tans -- now it's bad for their careers too. A new study shows those who take vacations are more likely to be promoted and get raises. Beach, anyone?