Learn how to ask for a raise and actually get it.
That leaves the majority of employees just waiting for their employers to pay them the market rate for their skillset
What’s more annoying, no one is taught how to ask for a raise.
It’s usually only through trial and error, time, and tears if it doesn’t go well that you ever learn how to create a successful strategy for asking for a raise.
Confusion around what to ask for, how to ask, and how to approach your boss is what keeps most people from ever making the ask.
And worst—if you make your ask incorrectly it can ding your confidence for years.Let us help you and eliminate all the confusion around asking for a raise.
Asking For a Raise 101 is your shortcut to becoming your own salary advocate with step-by-step instructions for making your ask.
+ You’re not sure how much to ask for—or how to determine your market rate.
+ You’re afraid you’ll look greedy and your boss will say no.
+ You’ve asked in the past and it didn’t go well so you’d rather just wait and see.
+ You have no idea how to approach the conversation or how to ask for raise
+ Your impostor syndrome and nerves have left you with a scarcity mindset.
If any (or all) of these sound familiar, check out the video below:
Learning how to negotiate your salary is an essential part of your career—but no one tells you how to do it.
And when you’re not in the driver’s seat of your salary and advocating for your market value, you could be losing out on millions of dollars over your lifetime.
On average, women who consistently negotiate their salaries are more likely to earn about a million dollars more in their lifetime than women who do not. (credit: Inc.)
But what if you learn how to ask for a raise with a clear strategy, proven tips, and word-for-word scripts?
Let’s get you paid.
+ How to research the market rate for your job title and industry.
+ How much of a raise you should ask for based on your unique situation.
+ Salary myths and factors that impact if/when you get a raise.
+ How to evaluate your skills, accomplishments, and future career goals.
+ How to create a strategy and timeline for a successful raise conversation.
+ Word-for-word scripts and templates for asking for a raise.
+ How to respond and follow up during the raise conversation.
+ Other things you can negotiate for and how to ask for them.
+ FAQs with salary and compensation experts.
+ Access to resources like salary databases, cost of living calculators, and more.
+ 3 step-by-step video tutorial lessons that cover how to research and determine the market rate for your job, how to structure your raise conversation, and what to do after
+ 30+ page workbook full of interactive worksheets, templates, and scripts to help you create an actionable plan—at your own pace
+ Our signature salary raise timeline that will provide you an outline for creating your strategy
+ Our proven script for how to ask for a raise
+ Insight around salary decisions and answers to your biggest money questions from 3+ experts
+ A certificate of course completion + a step-by-step guide on how to list it on your resume and LinkedIn
+ Our very own worksheets to help you evaluate your skills, accomplishments, and future career goals.
+ Dedicated reflection templates to chart your progress and create new motivation goals.
+ Scripts for various scenarios that can arise in salary negotiations—so you’re prepared for every scenario.
+ Pre-written email templates to help you set your salary meeting, re-negotiate an offer, and accept that offer!
+ Confidence boosters to help you arrive to your raise meeting with the attitude to secure the bag.
Learning how to advocate for and get the salary you deserve is part of your ongoing career advancement. In addition to the impacts it can have on your bank account, learning how to ask for a raise creates a path to equity, increased confidence, and lifelong negotiation skills you can use in other parts of your career.
Plus, employees who know they are paid fairly are more motivated and engaged with their work.
And don’t take it from us.
Here are some transformations from real-life students.
As a small business, we do our very best to balance pricing. We want to make our courses affordable while creating the best, most informative framework for success.
When setting out to create this course, we knew we had to make it accessible for everyone who has been underpaid or undervalued for too long.
To that end, we are offering this course at our lowest tier of pricing.
When you’re feeling anxious about money and finances, the last thing we would venture to do is to take advantage and command too many of your hard-earned dollars.
We want as many people as possible to benefit from the lessons in this course and get their well-deserved raise.
+ 3 step-by-step video tutorial lessons that cover how to research and determine the market rate for your job, how to structure your raise conversation, and what to do after ($300 value)
+ 30+ page workbook full of interactive worksheets, templates, and scripts to help you create an actionable plan—at your own pace ($150 value)
+ Our signature salary raise timeline that will provide you an outline for creating your strategy ($150 value)
+ Templates, worksheets, scripts, and FAQS to help you confidently know how much to ask for—and how to evaluate your market value ($150 value)
+ Our proven script for how to ask for a raise ($150 value)
+ In-depth, expert-backed advice on asking for a raise and negotiation techniques
Total value: $900
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If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
When does this course start?
The course materials will become available when you purchase the course.
When does the course end?
It's a completely self-paced online course—you decide when you start and when you finish.
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How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like—across any (and all) devices you own.
Who teaches this course?
Career Contessa is the only career site built inclusively for women. Our founder and CEO, Lauren McGoodwin, teaches the course.
What are the software requirements for this course?
You will also need access to the Internet to download the course files and stream the videos.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
How long is this course?
Asking For A Raise 101 has 3 Lessons, running a total time of just over 1 hour.
How much does this course cost?
The cost of this course is $27—and, you'll get a free downloadable workbook to use as you're taking the course + access to the Career Contessa community on Facebook, to connect with other students and professionals eager to cultivate fulfilling careers.
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