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If you're underpaid, you're undervalued

If you're underpaid, you're undervalued

There are times in your career where a raise is justified and expected.

Asking for a raise is a sign that you know what you're worth and often indicates that a professional is taking their career seriously. Therefore, it is critical to recognise when it is time to ask for a raise.


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