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Despite the average American believing they deserve a raise, more than 70% aren't asking for one.
Employees of a Florida insurance company have to ask their coworkers to vote on whether they get a raise — and none of it is anonymous
If a majority of the company votes in favor of the raise, then it gets approved — but none of the votes are anonymous.
People are so desperate to keep their salaries secret that they won’t even reveal them to coworkers for $125 cash
"How much do you make?" might send chills down your spine. But transparency and knowing how much your coworkers make are important parts of salary negotiation.
A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want
Before you ask for a raise from your boss, think about where they're coming from. That's according to Libby Leffler, a former Googler and Facebook executive. Leffler also said that you can negotiate things other than your salary, like benefits.
The economy is in tip-top shape, but companies are still hesitant to give raises. In fact, promotions without raises are becoming more common, and it's not totally clear why companies aren't paying their workers more.
It's crucial to know how to ask for a raise. When to ask for a raise can also be tricky. Many Americans have never asked for a raise, but it could boost your income over the long-term.
Knowing how to ask for a raise is a great way to avoid being underpaid. Still, many people feel they're not paid enough. If you feel overworked and underpaid, it's worth it to explore why you feel like your paycheck is too low and what to do about it.
Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.
Experts say too many people suffer from a ‘delusional belief’ about their careers that doesn’t do them any favors
Some experts say that our belief in the "career myth" — the idea that careers follow a linear path — is holding us back. It's no longer the case that employees can expect incremental chances to advance up the career ladder.
Think carefully about things like timing and your job performance history before diving headfirst into a salary negotiation.