7 Ways to Boost Your Career ...

Itโ€™s easy to get stuck in a work rut these days, especially when the world is going through recession...most people are just glad they have a job at all! Iโ€™ve been thinking recently about my career, though, after talking to a friend who has been in the same job for six years and is feeling utterly stuck. We should always be working towards improving our careers, and Iโ€™ve been researching exactly how to do that. Here are my top tips...

1. Get a Pay Rise

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Do you feel that you deserve a pay rise? Well, youโ€™ll have to convince your employer of that too. Keep a diary of all the extra work you do over a month, and research average salaries for your role both in your company and in others. Donโ€™t be emotional, be factual, and if your boss canโ€™t give you a rise, consider other benefits that would be acceptable. And pick your moment....if your company has just declared redundancies, itโ€™s probably not the best time.

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