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How to Ask for a Raise (with Examples) | Indeed.com

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  • How is the financial health of the company? If the company is not doing well, this is not the time to ask for a raise. 
  • How is your manager’s workload? If your manager is under a lot of stress or focused on too many things right now, it may not be the time to ask for a ...

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Every job has a market value. 

  • Compare what you’re currently being paid to the trends you find.

  • Consider your education, years of experience, years you’ve worked for your current employer and any specialized skills or...

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Set a meeting

Meet in person and in private. 

You should approach asking for a raise with the same level of seriousness you would have for a job interview or an important presentation, and you should dress accord...

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Before your meeting, you should prepare what you’re going to say to get a raise. 

Recognize that feelings of fear and anxiety are natural when discussing money. Writing and practicing a script is one way to manage those feelings. Focus on the professional ra...

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Expect them to ask you follow-up questions, such as inquiring about the details of your recent accomplishments or the salary research you’ve done. There is the possibility that you receive a rejection. Ask questions such as:

  • “Are there skills or accomplishments you’d like ...

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Regardless of how the conversation went, end by thanking your manager for their time. 

Later that day or the next, send them a follow-up email that recaps your reasons for asking for a raise and includes a summary of the conversation you had.

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