10 Tips to Getting a Proper Raise

Does it really mean much if you negotiated your way up to a .50 per hour raise? A “proper raise” is the one worth celebrating, the one worth holding out for, and (of course) is the toughest to get. Otherwise, semi-raises are used as a means of placating employees and putting off having to deal with a raise request for another year.

If you feel you deserve a raise, you need to plan for the right ask. This is going to take research, practicing your approach and getting ready to prove that you’re worth more than you’re being given. Asking for a raise is a lot different than being granted one because it was written into your hiring agreement. You’re basically telling your employer that they’re not treating you fairly and giving them a chance to correct the situation.

Here’s your step by step guide to getting the raise you deserve.

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