10 Factors That Determine If You Get the Raise
Posted on September 17, 2015
Asking for a raise would be easier if you knew what was going on in your boss’s mind. When you ask for a raise or when it’s time for your boss to determine if you get a raise, these are the 10 questions they will ask themselves when considering if you deserve it.
- Do they produce results?
- Are they replaceable?
- How long would it take me to train someone else to do their job? Could the average person do just as good of a job?
- Have they been here for at least one year?
- Are they an asset to the team? Do they think “outside” of their paycheck? Do they contribute to group brainstorm sessions?
- Do they go above and beyond? Do they complain about working late hours or answering emails on the weekends?
- Do I feel like they are capable of handling everything I throw at them?
- Are they easily stressed out?
- Are they self-starters or do they need to be micro-managed at work?
- Have they shown potential to move up in the company?
Note: Keep in mind, no one cares if you are on time every day and have an outgoing personality. That is EXPECTED of you. You don’t get a raise for doing your job; you get a raise for exceeding expectations.
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