If your performance evaluation is at least six months away, start tracking now the value you bring to your job, especially if you want a raise. That’s according to David Lorenzo, managing partner at The Gallup Organization and author of Career Intensity.

Making your case for that raise

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: NegotiatingSalary

“Pssst! Did you know that Peter is making $45,000?” Finding out that someone with your title and job description makes more money than you can rattle your nerves. Here’s how to handle it.
Sherry Turner, Chicago, wanted to apply for a newly created position in her organization that combined three jobs and offered more management duties than her existing admin job did.

Grab higher-than-average raises

January 1, 2005 Categorized in: Salary

In her first year with her current employer, Lancaster, Mass., admin Jocelyn Rodgers received a 36 percent hourly pay increase. The next year, her pay rose another 20 percent.
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Don’t let your employer’s salary range deter you from seeking better pay … especially if you’re a top performer.