How Not to Ask for a Raise

The difference in approach between men and women when asking for raises and promotions: “Amazingly, men are almost detached from it emotionally.”

By: Mika Brzezinski

Many of us need to rethink the way we ask for promotions and raises, because when we do ask, often it ain’t pretty. Just listen to the answers I hear when I ask, “Are there differences in the way men and women ask you for raises and promotions?”

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