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It may not be every company that feels the confidence to start growing again but -- some out there -- the economy is showing some signs of recovery.
So is now the time to ask for that -- -- wanted.
In today's take charge consumer protection segment we have some tips on negotiating with the boss Patricia how.
Founder and CEO of the house financial group great to see you Patricia how are you I'm doing great great to be back is this the time and if you get up the -- What do you need to know.
Well first of all employers are always looking for good employees and the thing that I hear most from most employers is.
-- have employees but they don't have those great employees appear that great employee.
You don't have to be shot you can go in and asked for a race.
And when you do is -- When you do win it and where you do it important for example not in the hall I think that the busts absolutely this is a private business matter.
You approach your boss very carefully at -- for an appointment to sit down.
And discuss this you don't want to be doing this in front of other people this is no one's business but yours and the -- What about your co workers -- is it appropriate to discuss with your co workers have you gotten a -- how much she making how do you get that information is -- even on the Internet if you -- -- see.
If you're in the right area or I'm now -- -- your salary while never discussed this with your co workers it's the kiss of death to be.
The -- -- in the in the office but my favorite source on the Internet is salary dot com.
And you can go there and you can put in your job your your area and you could find out what the average is nationwide.
Then you can put in meetings that we find that's actually you bring it down to.
On your zip code for -- since I was looking at first first year of -- beginning level accountant and the nationwide average is about 44000.
So if you're paid.
Well you have to be realistic how much room is there to your first your accountant and you're already being paid by over the national average.
But if -- -- paid at thirty you have to know that there's some really and if so do your homework on the Internet but don't make it -- office gossip.
Just the company's performance count because some companies may have the confidence to hire or give you -- raise especially if you've done something exceptional you can bring your boss's attention.
Should you understand where your company is though in terms of the bottom line before you make the move.
-- -- of course he should he should look at whether they're making money -- you know some companies are doing very well financially some companies aren't.
And the companies that are doing well have some room in there -- -- at their -- in place they may not be able to reward everybody.
You want to be the employee that goes in -- -- says this is my sustained track back and look how good I've done look at my expanded responsibilities.
Look at the achievements that I've had for a for you.
These are the things that I've done -- you -- bring -- Steve wasn't attention if you have a letter of commendation may be from your boss.
Maybe from customers or from other departments.
Thanking you for your good work and bring it in there you know what Patricia I'm thinking just I'll put my employer -- on I'm not but if I were I'd say you're doing your job.
Just remembered that employees that a great employees are rare say you wanna be that great employee you don't -- -- have any immediate problems you don't want to be a great employee when you're there -- you don't show up all the time or you're laid a lot.
If you ever immediate problems don't even bother cleaning it up before -- how they employee.
You know what you've got a really good shot at getting -- could employ employers need you that's so great Patricia thank you so much.
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