If you have such a strong argument, you should be probably be working for yourself. My contribution to the organization over the past year has made a significant, tangible, positive difference to the bottom line or another critical yardstick, and that contribution is likely to continue at the same level if not increase in the coming year. Without me on your team, you would have to pay much more to consultants to do this work for you. I am integral to the company's plans for the coming year me personally -- not just my tasks.
We can immediately see that although it is nice to have a strong argument for a pay increase at annual review time, it is also risky to be indispensable. Any smart business person will take steps to reduce risk. If one of the greatest risks to a business is the risk that a key employee might leave, that is an incentive to give the employee a pay raise -- but also to start making contingency plans!
Not a strong argument because those tasks may be lower-priority now. My work helps the company generate lots of revenue or save lots of money. That's the way the job was designed. As long as your company pays the going rate, this is a weak argument.
I'll leave if I don't get a good raise. Unless one of the five strongest arguments is also in the mix, don't expect this pitch to work.
It is relevant, but not necessarily compelling on its own. If you know your boss values your work and would hate to lose you, then for sure bring her up to date on salary-survey data and show her the gap between your current salary and the prevailing market salaries. Be sure to include a list of your most significant projects and other accomplishments, too.
But before you raise your prices, you need to evolve into something more. Most people are making the “wrong” kind of money right now. My company gives out salary increases once a year at annual review time. so much that I'm now creating ad campaigns that bring in millions of dollars. It's great that you want to pitch Eva on a bigger-than-average pay increase, but that generated much smaller revenue dollars, then you may have an.
Get that Power Point presentation done this week and present it next week so Eva has plenty of time to advocate with the higher-ups on your behalf if she is sold! This may mean that you take on an additional part-time job.
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You may be able to pick up extra hours at work. You may decide to sell some things to help pay off some debt. Keep in mind that a second job should only be a temporary situation until you get caught up on bills and are able to cover your monthly expenses with your fulltime job.
It's worth repeating: A second job is not a long-term solution to your problem. Third, you need to look for a long-term solution.
If you are considering a career change, be sure to choose something you are passionate about, not just a field in which you could earn a good salary. If you find that you make decent money, but still struggle , you may need to get more serious about budgeting. Your problem may be due to a lack of budgeting. Fourth, contact your creditors and see if you qualify for a reduced payment or forbearance of some kind.
Student loans will offer forbearance if you can prove economic hardship. Lowering your monthly payments, even by a small amount, can help you get in a better position financially.
Finally, it is important that you cover your basic needs before you pay your creditors. Remembering these priorities throughout the month will prevent you from running short on cash towards the end of the month. Sticking to a budget and remembering your priorities can help you manage your cash flow more effectively in the future.