NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE:
Did you know that women are far less likely to ask for a raise then men? That doesn’t mean they’re more deserving. They’re just more assertive when it comes time to negotiate a pay raise.
Sophie Cornish shares some great advice on the Business Insider for women to negotiate a pay raise successfully. She offers some key tips that you should review before you step into a meeting to go over your annual review (or anytime the opportunity to negotiate your pay arises). Follow the link below to get all of the details.
Highlights from Sophie’s pay raise negotiation tips include:
- Put your accomplishments in writing: Compare what you’ve done to what your job description says.
- Don’t get negative: Avoid threatening to quit or comparing yourself to your coworkers.
- Track your performance throughout the year: Provide a detailed report showing what you delivered above your annual objectives.
What are your tips for negotiating a pay raise? Has a specific tactic worked for you in the past?