If you know you deserve a salary increase, here's how to ask for it

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According to Nicole Grainger Marsh (, most companies have a period set aside for assessing salaries. You just need to find out when it is. Most organisations have an annual salary review cycle that they adhere to, so your best bet is to make sure you get in and prime your boss ahead of time. This removes the common objection of, "It's not pay review time right now," Nicole says.

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