MAKE A MOVE: Start with positive aspects of your contribution to work and team.
how a process was streamlined or team morale was improved.
GET TO THE POINT
“With my achievements over the past 12 months and bearing in mind the benefits I’ve brought to the organisation recently, I would appreciate it if you would consider a review of my current salary.
“I’ve also had a look at current compensation levels for roles similar to mine in companies of the same size and believe I have a clear view of the industry standard salary.”
Outline this figure to your manager, who is likely to require time to think over the request.
DON’T TAKE NO AS AN ANSWER
If the answer to your request is no, ask if there is another way to acknowledge the achievements you have outlined, such as bonuses, time off in lieu, or extra paid leave.
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