When is the Right Time to Ask for a Raise?

salary increase tips, salary increase advice, work tips
Asking for a raise is not easy for some people, and can take some courage. Timing is key and most jobs give out raises around the time that reviews happen, which is between six and 12 months. A review is when you find out what your boss really thinks about your work so far and if he or she has any suggestions for improvement or important ideas to discuss. It also is a time your superiors will ask you...

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Making a power play at work

Power play at work, ambition
In the software development industry, things can change fast.  Usually, it’s just projects and deadlines that change, but sometimes it’s personnel changes as well.  A recent wave of personnel changes has recently triggered a lot of upheaval in my department at work.  Two of our main back-end developers quit, two new people started and the whole team got shuffled around to different work...

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