Episode 7- How to Negotiate a $25,000 Raise

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Income is the driving force of the wealth formula. If you want to get out of debt, save or invest at an accelerated rate, the fastest way to do it, is through earning more money. Would you like to learn insider HR tips on how to ask for a raise and get paid your worth? Better yet, would you like to hear how one woman negotiated a $25,000 raise? 

In this week’s episode, I talk to Dorianne St Fleur of Dorianne is an HR professional, certified business and career coach whose work focuses on teaching professionals how to unlock authentic and fulfilling careers. Her work has been featured on Business Insider, Huffington Post, Inc., Fast Company, The Muse and Working Mother.

Dorianne is breaking the Human Resources code and sharing all the insider secrets on how to negotiate a higher salary at your job. Even if you’re not working in the corporate world, this interview is jam packed with great tips and actual scripts you can use when having the salary conversation with your boss or while on the hunt for a new job.

More of what you can find in this episode:

  • How to research your salary and figure out if you’re being underpaid
  • What to say when you have that awkward salary conversation with your manager
  • 3 things you can do  optimize your Linkedin page and land job offers in your sleep
  • Strategies to become a top earner
  • The best ways to achieve the elusive work-life balance plus lots more!

As a bonus, you can watch the LIVE after-show that we did on Facebook about the episode here.

Also, grab yourself a FREE Salary Negotiation Blueprint and LinkedIn Training by clicking this link.


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Dorianne’s podcast- Deeper Than Work (Subscribe on  iTunes  SoundCloud)


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3 Responses

  1. Wow, that’s a huge raise! Negotiation is an important skill that anyone can benefit from, but so few take advantage of it. Thanks for posting this episode!

  2. Wonderful and insightful article!
    I have been working as executive in IT company and now i want to ask for my salary raise hence i was looking for some tips that will help me to negotiate my salary hike. You have shared a great tips that will guide me well. Thanks a lot!

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