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‘Ask for a raise’ month

The start of a calendar year or fiscal year has been reported to be a good time to ask for a raise in salary.

As July 1st is the start of the Australian financial year, this month’s theme will focus on asking for a raise, a promotion etc.

To warm you up for the month, here is an article entitled, The best months to ask for a raise.

Here’s a section from the article.

“People in big companies often underuse their HR department,”

she said. “But they have pay grades, salary bands — and they’ll be able to tell you where you fall,” which will help you figure out where you need to go.


Own the Conversation

Over the next seven days – whether or not you’re considering asking for a raise or a promotion – reflect on what would have to happen in the next year or three years, for you to be happy with your progress in your career.


p.s. Check out this post entitled, The Greatest enemy of communication.

p.p.s. Following on my post last week here is a video clip of Dilbert Creator Scott Adams on Donald Trump’s “Linguistic Kill Shots”Thank you to my business friend Jason Warke for alerting me to this clip.

#You might want to trial my Confident Personal Communication video learning programme because it will give you practical techniques to ‘Own the Conversation’.

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