This Is Your Manager's Inner Monologue When You Ask for a Raise (Spoiler: It's Not Great)
There are few things more awkward than asking for a raise. Even if you really, truly deserve it. Sure, you’ve read every article out there on how to approach it the right way. And yes, you’ve done your research and you know your worth as an employee.
But do you have your spiel prepared? Before you go even further, you need to watch this video that shows you exactly what your boss hears when you kick it off with, “I’ve been here six years and have never asked before…”
(And once you’ve seen what not to do? Read this ultimate negotiation guide to learn how to ask the right way.)
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A UNC-Wilmington grad born and raised in North Carolina, Kaitlyn always knew she would end up in NYC to pursue writing. As a summer editorial intern, she contributes career advice to The Muse. In addition, she also writes for other publications, such as USA TODAY College, Her Campus, and The Huffington Post. You can find her searching the city for the best eats, binge-watching Netflix, or catching up with friends at dinner. Say hi on Twitter @KaitlynRussell_More from this Author