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10 Tips For Getting a Raise or Promotion

9) Rehearse In Advance

You’ll feel more confident asking your boss for a promotion or raise if you’ve rehearsed what you want to say and don’t need to be putting your case together on the fly. Have a friend or spouse act as a stand-in for your boss and rehearse what you want to say to them. You might even ask them to make counter-arguments so you’ll be even more prepared.