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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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Time for a pay rise?

If you’re progressing well in your new job, you’re most likely going to want to be rewarded for it, either with a pay rise or possibly by achieving a promotion.

In this chapter we’re going to deal with how to successfully handle a request for a pay rise. We’ll come to handling a request for a promotion in the next chapter.

Requesting a pay rise

If you feel you have advanced in your role to the point where you should be paid more, then your first step should always be to address the issue with your manager. There is every chance that a mutually agreeable solution can be reached.

This is no shame in asking for a pay rise. Whilst your employer might not be delighted by the prospect, they should respect that you are entirely ...

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