Few managers like to discuss salaries and raises outside of annual appraisal season or one on one meetings with employees. Why? Because many employers know that team members doing similar work could have salary gaps as significant as 50%. Yet, as veteran managers can attest, they rarely yield to employees who ask for more money, “just because.” If you’re the employee caught in this salary crunch, completing an advanced degree in your specialty can provide the justification your manager needs to increase your paycheck.
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has produced stories about media, technology, entertainment, and personal finance for over 25 years. His work has been featured on NPR, CNBC, Financial Times Television, and ABC News. After launching one of public radio's first successful digital platforms, Joe helped dozens of client companies launch or migrate their online content libraries. Today, Joe serves as a user experience consultant for a variety of Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 businesses.
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