Careers Slideshow: 10 Things to Tell Your CEO When You're Looking for A Raise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 10-25-2011
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10 Things to Tell Your CEO When You're Looking for A Raise

10 Things to Tell Your CEO When You're Looking for A Raise

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As 2011 starts to wind down, you may be trying to work up the nerve to ask your CEO for a raise next year. The biggest mistake an IT leader can make when heading into the CEO's office to ask for a salary increase is to go in unprepared. You know that you provide value to your company, and during your meeting, you need to make that abundantly clear. To do so, you'll also want to have some key metrics in at the ready, in case your CEO wants to see raw data that proves you should get the salary increase you so desire. But you also need to make your CEO aware of all the things you do on a daily basis that may be taking place under the radar. Here are 10 things you can tell your CEO that should demonstrate your worth and prove that you've earned the extra cash you're asking for.


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