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Economy & Business

How to Negotiate That Raise

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Conversations about money are never easy. They’re especially difficult in the workplace when it comes to negotiating your salary. This month independent career consultant Sasha King guides us through the dos and don’ts of salary negotiation.

When it comes to negotiating for a raise, King advises a blend of ambition and consideration, suggesting that employees should be assertive in pushing for the salary that they need but also be conscious of the needs and performance of the company or organization that they work for -- as well as what they bring to the table. Women, King explains, have some special challenges, so she offers some special advice geared toward women who are aiming to get ahead.