How to ... ask for a pay rise. (Hint: don’t get in a snot)

Expert answers to everyday questions

Focus on yourself, on your contribution and what you need to do. Don’t issue an ultimatum unless you are prepared to walk.

Focus on yourself, on your contribution and what you need to do. Don’t issue an ultimatum unless you are prepared to walk.

So you want to ask for a pay rise

Do your homework. Use a salary calculator or ask a recruiter the market value for similar roles.

“Don’t just look at the salary, your employer might be paying your health insurance or pension too, compare like with like,” says Amanda Cahir-O’Donnell, managing director of TIO Consulting.

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