His first attempts to discuss with the authorities increase to the salary I received eight years ago when I worked as a programmer in a small shop. The conversation began when I asked how much it suits my work. Master a little thought and said: – I am glad that finally the program was working normally. – You know, besides working as a programmer I still have to do some work of accountants, in particular, entered into a computer overhead, making various verification. In addition, I wrote a program that allows these transactions twice as fast.
I think in this spirit that my work should be valued more. – I’ll think about it. As a result, I increased wages by 50%. But, considering how much time I got, it was not too little. When I talked about raising the second time this has happened just a few months, then received a rebuff.
And all because, at this time provides no arguments, and simply stated that deserve more than they earn. Do not repeat my mistakes! Now raise your salary, I could only find a new job, which he did. Fortunately, I had some experience, and employers are more willing to offer me your job. In the new job paid according to productivity, and there should not have to go to the authorities that would receive an increase. It was enough to show himself competent expert, superior quality program. An employee who is trusted by more extensive and important projects, of course, make a big production. Oh, and lastly, a few tips on how to go to discuss a raise: – Develop a strategy, write a list of your accomplishments, what specific benefits they have brought us. – Advertise a benefit that you bring the company. – Carefully calculate the time to talk, the best days: Wednesday and Thursday, preferably in the afternoon. Not in any way on Monday morning and not Friday night! – Think about what might argue boss. Prepare answers to the objections. – Be prepared to sell yourself. Your work – too good. Sometimes in relationships with employers bargain.