Asking for a raise is an issue that creates tension for many people. And if you’re in the military or are a military spouse, you probably haven’t had to ask for raise before in your career.
But now you’ve taken on more responsibilities for the same pay or you’ve been in the military or other occupation for a certain amount of time, and the day has come for you to approach your boss or supervisor with a respectful inquiry regarding your salary.
How should you go about this? Here are tips on how to ask for a raise.
Earlier this month, President Obama stopped by a Honeywell manufacturing plant in Golden Valley, Minn., to announce his new initiative designed to ease the transition for veterans entering the civilian workforce. Honeywell has hired hundreds of veterans across the nation since early 2011, making it the ideal place to highlight the administration’s efforts to help former service members find employment. See More
Keeping an eye on the fastest-growing career tracks in the country is a good way for unemployed veterans to make plans for the future.
Careers that seem to be getting the most attention lately are rooted in technology, science and math. Of the top 5 fastest growing careers all three of these categories can be found. It also seems that people who have a college degree, on top of the skills required for jobs in these subject areas, seem to do the best in terms of a paycheck.