May 4, 2021

37. Asking Your Boss for a Pay Raise – 6 Tips

37. Asking Your Boss for a Pay Raise – 6 Tips

Is there anything more nerve-racking than preparing to ask for a raise? Asking for a raise can be frightening. If you're ready to overcome the fear of asking and get paid what you truly deserve, this episode is for you!


Is there anything more nerve-racking than preparing to ask for a raise? You have been working diligently, sacrificing holidays and vacations, and going the extra mile for the employer. They should have noticed your dedication by now, but it doesn’t seem you’ll hear the long-awaited news anytime soon.

Finally, you decided. It is time to be brave and voice that question that makes you uncomfortable, although you know you deserve it. But you’re not the only one feeling that way.

For instance, even though they are satisfied with their employer, 52 percent of employees feel uneasy negotiating salary. On the other side, 30 percent are worried about losing their jobs, while 49 percent don’t want to be perceived negatively.

But no matter how nervous they were, 55 percent of those who asked got it. Don’t allow the fear to stop you. Find the right moment and go toward your goal. After all, if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.

Asking for a raise can be frightening. If you're ready to overcome the fear of asking and get paid what you truly deserve, this episode is for you!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

· The different types of pay raises (in business terms)

· 6 top tips on how to ask your boss for a salary boost

· Advice on how to craft a strong case for your pay increase request

· How you can get free coaching to help you

About Dr. Ryan Giffen:

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Ryan Giffen is an expert in human relations and business culture. His career began in hospitality, leading operations and human resource departments for Fortune 500 companies and the like.

Not long after, Ryan found his passion for teaching and consulting. He earned a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management with a Human Resources focus from Iowa State University and now works as an assistant professor at California State University, Long Beach.For over a decade, he continues to research and speak on organizational culture, relationship intelligence, and leadership effectiveness.

Ryan is also the founder of Inospire, a company helping everyday employees navigate the nonsense of workplace obstacles as well as the host of the Corporate Shadow Podcast.

 

Connect with Dr. Ryan Giffen!

Website: https://www.inospire.com

Podcast: https://www.corporateshadowpod.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rgiffen/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryan_giffen

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskInospire/