Can you justify a pay rise?
We all like to feel we are worth more than we’re paid and that our employers consider us an invaluable resource, and with a recent survey suggesting that 45% of HR professionals feel that the recession has increased the value of their role, shouldn’t you be getting your fair share of the spoils? After all, employers need talent and talent costs money, right?
It’s all very well being a good HR manager or senior practitioner but are you simply doing your job or exceeding your current remit? What have you done that makes you stand out from your colleagues? Perhaps redundancies within your department mean you have been doing the job of two people, or maybe you introduced a new reward and Benefits scheme which improved staff retention levels at a time when salaries were frozen?
Increases in pay and bonuses tend to go to those who make a positive impact on the organisation’s bottom line. Here are seven ways to ensure you get the salary you deserve.