Want a promotion at work? Here is how you can ask for it from your boss
Asking for a promotion at work from your boss can be tricky sometime, right? How to ask for a raise that too in an effective way? Well, before you think of anything else, remember that your primary reason for a raise should not just be your rents and bills! A raise at work may be hard to come by naturally, but that should not stop you from aiming for the bull’s eye with whole lotta confidence. You should ask for it not because you need it but you deserve it.
Here are few effective ways to communicate about your promotion to your boss:
Do Research on your role: Before asking for promotion, you should first assess your role. Make internet your best friend and take a peek into the life of your peer group and professionals and compare your level of education and skill to get a fair idea of whether the promotion is justified or not?
Take initiative and take over more responsibility: If your aim is to become a leader, you have to first understand that if you have to take more than what you currently supervise. This will make an impact on your seniors and will make your promotion chances strong
Communicate your success but don’t brag about it : Frequently talking about your success at workplace is important. Shine bright and let your senior know about it. But remember talk about your success but do not brag about it.
Be Prepared for a lot of questions: Well, its boss’ duty to ask you that why do you need a raise? The biggest mistake that people make while answering this question is mentioning about the rent and the bills they have to pay. This obvious man! You have to convince your boss that you want the raise because deserve it.
Don’t get disappointed with a NO: You might have fullproof plan for grabbing a raise but it’s a dog- eat- dog world out there, so don’t get disappointed if your boss says No for your raise. Just trust yourself and keep going!
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