How To Talk Your Boss Into Giving You A Salary Increase

Written by Gerard McLoughlin

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* Know what standards your employer uses for assessing performance and tailor your delivery accordingly.

* Prepare clear and concise documentation of relevant salary facts and figures, and details ofrepparttar ways in which you are contributing torepparttar 150653 company.

* Be aware ofrepparttar 150654 importance of negotiating skills: listen carefully to what your boss is saying; don't be confrontational; avoid ultimatums; and, if necessary, be prepared to compromise.

* Rehearse your performance with a valued friend who is prepared to ask you searching questions; criticize your delivery; and provide you with constructive feedback.

* If, because of circumstances beyond his control, your employer feels unable at this time to give you a pay rise, thank him or her for listening and ask to have your pay reviewed within three months.

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Gerard McLoughlin, Director of Assignments Plus Communications, has contributed career-related articles to hundreds of recruitment companies, websites and publications throughout the world, including: USA Today,,,,, and

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Strengthening Leadership Development with employees

Written by Stephanie Tuia

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Future vision and goals- A job or career is a significant part of one’s life, spending a full-time work load each week, and establishing relationships with work associates. With leadership development,repparttar long-term employee develops a strong relationship with their employer. They understand and are willing to help accomplishrepparttar 150528 goals ofrepparttar 150529 company. Out of loyalty, they promoterepparttar 150530 vision and goals ofrepparttar 150531 company to others especially new hires.

Hiring from within or hiring new faces has various benefits. Hiring external candidates for upper-level management positions will provide a business with fresh ideas. Yet, as mentioned before, hiring candidates internally will save time and resources. To develop employees within your own business, prepare them for promotion and help improve their leadership development so that they can become a continuing asset to your business.

Stephanie Tuia specializes in internet marketing for CMOE.

CMOE has helped thousands of participants around the world with their leadership development. For more information, contact one of our team members by calling (888) 962-6224.

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