How to Ask for a Raise (If You Don't Want to Get One)

Asking for a raise

Knowing how to ask for a raise is a valuable skill. Requesting a pay bump not only requires good timing, but also a deft touch and a sound argument. Before approaching your boss, review resources such as the 2015 Salary Guide from Robert Half to better understand current compensation rates and trends.

The bumbling, tone-deaf employee featured in this funny video clearly had no idea how to ask for a raise.  

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