Woody Allen once said, "Eighty percent of success is showing up." He was referring to playwrights who complete something having much more chance of having something published or produced rather than those who just talk about it. The same theory applies to asking for a pay rise.
Rather than just talk about it - one of the most important parts of asking for a pay rise is to actually... ask for a pay rise! I recently spoke about this, the importance of knowing the value you have delivered to an organisation and how to handle the answer you receive with CareerOne.
Here's the video with some practical perspectives and tips from Kate Southam, Editor, Sharmini Thomas from Michael Page International, and me...
It's the end of financial year here in Australia (when salaries traditionally get reviewed) but these tips are relevant everywhere at anytime.