(Part 14) 3 Things You Absolutely Must Do To Get a Raise

Responding Appropriately
What do you do when things go well? What if your boss's response to this whole issue of requesting for a raise turns out in your favor?

What you say: Thank you.

Simple as that.

But many times a manager's response is more tentative. They may say they need time to think about it. What is your response going to be then?

What you say: Thank you.

Be sure to keep a positive attitude even though the suspense may be killing you. Saying a simple thank you for their consideration is good. In addition, you need to fuel the fire by asking the following question to spur things along: What other information do you think would be helpful in making your decision?

…to be continued…
Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Todd Olivas

Todd Olivas is a court reporter and entrepreneur.
He founded TO&A in 2003.

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