It’s business 101 for managers. Yet, for employees, the idea of asking and affecting the status quo of your employee/manager relationship fills many people with anxiety-inducing paralysis.
Let’s destroy the “You vs. Them” dynamic and learn how to get your manager on your side when learning how to ask for a raise.
Take an objective look at yourself as how your employer sees you.
Having this list of achievements could be key talking points. If your actions are helping improve the company’s productivity or increasing revenue, like starting a company blog, there should be more than a “good job.”
This easily accessible information can be a huge talking point in meeting with your manager.
Your manager should already be aware of your accomplishments by working with you or highlighted them in your earlier email. It could be a simple paragraph.
Based on your research; you should have a specific number in mind to match similar positions at different companies.