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Often, whether or not you’re offered a raise has little to do with your job performance. Instead, your compensation may be based on your department’s budget, your manager’s priorities, and (in some cases) whether or not your employer thinks they can keep you doing such a great job for cheap.
The bottom line is this: To get a raise in this non-merit-based world, you’ve got to make the case for it. Here’s a deep dive into how.
There’s nothing like southern hospitality. Go down there for some stick-to-your-ribs home cooking, world-class music, and a culture all its own. You’ll be surprised how far your dollars will stretch and how good what you get is.
So where can you can you go for a cheap vacation in the southern U.S.? Here are five places to check out.
For many people, asking for a promotion is right behind public speaking on the list of things that cause their palms to sweat and their vision to go bleary.
Yes, it can be intimidating, but knowing how to ask for a promotion can increase your chances of success. Focused preparation can help you feel ready to make the case about why you deserve a promotion. And that's the key — explaining why you've earned a promotion and why promoting you will be good for your organization.
Have you had a nagging feeling at work or school that you're a complete fraud — that, despite your achievements or accomplishments, you're not actually qualified or talented? You're not alone. Many high achievers feel the same way.
Unfortunately, it isn't just an annoying feeling making us doubt ourselves — it has far-reaching implications. Impostor syndrome, as it's known, could be impacting your career and your earning potential.
Can you relate to the woman in this video, who is still sitting on her dorm room couch at 26? I can.
Until last year, nearly every piece of furniture and decor I owned was secondhand — bought at thrift stores, garage sales and Craigslist, or inherited from family members and friends.