It’s the sixty-four-thousand-dollar question: How do I get that raise??? Jeffrey Stimson answers that question in his article for TheStreet.com, and I’m grateful to have contributed:
You may feel with every fiber that you deserve more pay, but make no mistake as you walk into your boss’s office: arguing effectively for a raise requires logic, facts and knowing what to do if you’re turned down.
“What’s the average pay for [your] position?” says Mary Beth Storjohann, advisor at Workable Wealth in San Diego. “Where can you move to in the company?”
“It’s your job to supply your boss with the objective data that establishes your value in the company,” says Ann Daly, Ph.D., a career and executive coach for women in Austin. That means two tactics in particular, she adds.