Imagine the things you could accomplish with an increased annual income. You could pay off student loans faster, enjoy more vacations, or finally save up for a downpayment on a house. The best way to significantly improve your financial standing is to confidently and professionally negotiate a raise.
Despite the benefits, asking for a raise can often be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. Even though it’s a normal part of holding a job, many people who are new to the workforce may feel apprehensive about negotiating their salary. According to a recent survey 70% of people who ask for a raise receive one, yet only 37% of workers ever ask.
When asking for a raise, you may be surprised to learn that there are a myriad of other things you can leverage besides just your work experience. This guide from Self Lender gives you the tools to maximize your earnings at any stage in your career. (Read on)