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3 easy ways to lose your promotion

You don’t want the extra responsibility, do you? So:  1.  Assume that your work speaks for itself. Don’t bother to keep a record of your contributions to the organization. Rely on your (busy) boss to remember everything you’ve done, and understand why it’s significant. Keep believing that, if you “deserve” it,  you’ll surely get it. [read more]

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How to ask for a raise and get it

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, [read more]

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The ultimate pay-raise strategy

If a raise hasn’t been forthcoming from your current employer, your best option may be another employer, according to More magazine. In 2014 the average company raise was 3%; job switchers’ average wage growth was 5.6%, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Columnist Liz Weston makes a good point: “While staying with [read more]

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How she got that raise

“Diana,” I was told, had volunteered to walk me down to the front desk to sign out of the building. At one of Austin’s leading tech companies, I had just finished a followup Q-and-A to a formal presentation I gave several weeks earlier, sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Team. It was a return engagement, and [read more]

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How to handle the double standard

At the top of my list of “The 10 Unwritten Rules That Could Sabotage Your Career” is the basic gender double standard: 1. Men get the benefit of the doubt. Men generally get hired on their promise and women on their demonstrated experience. Men are usually taken at their word, while women get challenged more, [read more]

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How to get your equal pay

Did Equal Pay Day get you wondering about your own salary? Thinking about how you’re going to approach this year’s performance review? While President Obama is working the executive angle on equal pay, here is a resource kit for you to work your own personal angle on a pay raise: 3 ways to sabotage your [read more]

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