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Don’t ever ask for a raise because you need more money

By Faeza
01 November 2015

The 1Life team suggest these approaches to that tough negotiation:

Don’t ever ask for a raise because you need more money

If you go into a salary negotiation saying you want to buy a car or move out of home, you’ve lost the argument before you’ve started. It’s your employer’s responsibility to pay you a market-related wage and reward you appropriately for your hard work. It’s not their responsibility to support your lifestyle. Make sure that you’re asking for a raise for the right reasons, and not because you’d like to earn more.