For many in-house counsel, compensation discussions can be stressful. Ginger Dean provides a few tips that might help you avoid some pitfalls:
“Talking about money is stressful…And for many this means walking into an uncomfortable meeting with your manager where you’ll be asking for a raise. If you’re not careful, you could end up killing your chances altogether because you’re exactly sure about what to ask, when to ask and mostly importantly, what not to ask. Employees regularly say things that make managers cringe and this is enough to lose the opportunity to have a fruitful discussion about your request, before you really get started.
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