Articles about Raises


Good news: A lot of companies plan on giving out raises by end of year!

Employers are offering more palatable packages – and raises – to get employees to stay, a trend documented in a new report released by CareerBuilder.


These are the jobs with the biggest pay-increase potential

Hoping to get a raise this year? Better be in the right industry. analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to uncover the careers most likely to provide pay increases and then broke it down by gender.


These are the 50 companies where you are most likely to be promoted

You can like the company you work for, but do you think you will be able to grow as a professional there? Do you see opportunities within the company you'd like to pursue or do you feel very siloed? After all, 90% of Millennials say that moving up in a company and annual raises are the main components that would keep them at the same company for 10 years.


Survey: White men more likely to get raises they ask for than people of color

Everyone is asking for more money from their bosses, but not everyone is getting it. According to a new PayScale survey of over 160,000 workers, white people are more likely to get the raises they ask for than people of color.

Salary Negotiation

How to revisit requesting a raise from your boss

If you’re unsure of how to approach this anxiety-inducing conversation, remember there are always dollars left on the table. And if you don’t ask for 'em — someone else will. To earn them, you have to be willing to set up your defense case and stand by it with confidence.


35% of Americans would give up the right to vote for a raise

LendEDU surveyed 1,238 employed people in the U.S. and asked what they would be willing to sacrifice for a 10% raise and the results were interesting, to say the least.

How To

5 classic faux pas to avoid when asking for a promotion

Always do your research.


Almost 1/3 of millennials say they would dump their partner for a $37,000 raise

When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single working millennials without children, they found that millennials were willing to sacrifice a romantic relationship for the right price.


Most American workers didn’t get raises this year — with this exception

Many people didn't get a raise this year, you're not alone. Besides flying off the handle, here are a few things you can do to change that next year.