Never Ask for a Pay Raise
In the hypothetical scenario that you want to optimize your finances as an employee, you have two options: Reduce your current expenses and increase your salary. Since both of these options are non-exclusive, you choose to do both.
Many words have been written about reducing your expenses, so today, we’ll talk about the latter option: Increase your salary.
If you want to ask for a pay raise, in short words: Don’t. Stop right there. Most of the time, you’re not ready to ask for it.