Asking for a pay rise at work can be terrifying. Now, with the cost of living crisis only deepening and inflation rising to a 40-year high of 9%, getting some extra cash out of your boss has never been more important.
But wanting a pay rise and successfully getting one are two very different things.
To help, the Mirror has spoken to a range of experts from across the industry, from recruitment specialists to FBI negotiators, to work out the best tips for getting those extra pounds in your paycheck.
Gary Ashworth, chair of recruitment firms InterQuest Group, Albany Beck and Positive Healthcare, said: “Timing is vital. There’s no point trying to speak with your boss about a bigger pay packet if they’ve just come out of a board meeting that’s gone wrong and there’s steam coming out of their ears.”
To read the article in full, including expert insight from Gary, visit The Mirror.