How to Ask for a Raise Without Coming off as Entitled?

Feeling undervalued and underpaid? Spending your spare time looking for a new job? Think again: you might not be presenting yourself to your best advantage at your current position.

A whopping 43% of Americans believe they’re underpaid, yet one step they rarely take is to ask for a raise – despite the fact that 70% of those who do ask are met with success.

Perhaps just as importantly, the ‘best practice’ for getting yourself a wage hike at work overlaps broadly with the steps you can take to improve your reputation at the office in general. That’s because the secret to asking for a raise is not how you frame the question: it’s learning to let your boss know just how valuable you are throughout the work day.


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How to Ask for a Raise Without Coming off as Entitled?

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