We are coming up to Christmas and for many its pay rise and bonus time! However, it can be a tricky topic to bring up with your boss.
Before you barge into your boss’s office, demanding a pay rise, you need to understand a few things. Firstly you need to look at when the pay review process is. It can be the anniversary of when you started, when the organisation opened, after the financial year or just a selected time during the year. You also need to know whether the pay rise is performance based or not. It also helps to understand what other people with your skills are being paid. Talk to recruiters and other employers.
Once you know these facts, here are the Do’s and Don’ts.