10 Tips for Negotiating a Raise
Understand what your manager is likely thinking.
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When a staff member asks for more money, a manager is likely thinking about that person’s value. Managers are much more willing to go out of their way to accommodate someone fantastic who they don’t want to lose—and much less likely when the request comes from someone they’re lukewarm about.
Don’t talk about personal reasons for wanting a raise, like your expenses.