Aug 10, 2020 in Career Coaching
Need a raise?
Here's how you can ask for one and get it!
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Asking for a raise is hard. It can be intimidating. What if your boss says no? Even worse, what if he gets angry? Don’t worry.
Asking for a raise really isn’t a big deal. Your boss won’t get angry if you go about it the right way and if they do, it might be time to look for a different job anyway.
Check out these tips for how to ask for a raise and actually get it.
Throw your anxiety out the door
If you’ve been at your current job for a while and feel that you’ve been doing a good job, it’s perfectly reasonable to ask for a raise. Let’s be real, your employer is likely going to pay you the lowest amount you will accept as reasonable because they want to save money.
But that doesn’t mean they aren’t willing to pay you more if you find tactful ways to ask for a raise. It’s up to you to let them know that you require higher pay.
Remember, the worst that can happen is they say no. But they can’t say yes until you ask.
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Do the research
Before you go to your boss asking for more money, you should know how much is reasonable to be paid given these factors:
- Your position;
- Your time at the company;
- Your previous experience;
- The typical salary in your location;
- And any additional skills you bring to your work.
Researching typical salaries for people who do what you do in your area will let you know if your request is reasonable and will be received as such by your boss.
Build up your case
If you want to get paid more than you currently are for the work you currently do, it helps to show that you add something extra to your company. A great way to do this is to study and improve your skills.
Look for certifications that you can test for. Gaining those certifications gives you something tangible to show when you present your case for a salary raise to your boss.
It also helps to show that you care about the work you do. Slipping into a comfortable routine happens, but it doesn’t make you stand out to your employer.
When to ask for a raise
Annual reviews are a common time for people to ask for raises. It may not, however, be the best time. For one thing, this is when everyone else will be asking for more money as well, and that means your request will be compared to those of others.
For another thing, supervisors often see the annual review as a time to go over issues, and they may be focused on the negative aspects of your work more than what you’re doing right. You don’t want the cards stacked against you when you request a raise.
Use these tips to approach your boss with confidence.
To get the best advice, we recommend asking a Career Coach to help with how to negotiate a raise.