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Best-Selling Author Susan Sly reveals 5 things you shouldn’t do when negotiating a raise in salary for yourself with your current employer.

Brockville, Ontario — Feb. 24, 2016— Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Salary Raise Negotiation Mistakes – 5 Things You Should Never Do.” In the article, Susan addresses the apprehension many people have when approaching their boss for a raise and some key mistakes to avoid to help ensure the best possible outcome for these conversations.

One specific “mistake” she covers is lack of preparation. Susan states, “It’s not enough to just think you deserve more—even if you do make less than others in your profession with similar experience or expertise. And it’s not enough to tell your boss what you will do if given a pay increase. You need to be able to demonstrate how you have helped improve the company – either in terms of leads, sales, revenue, savings, etc. – while in your current position. In other words, what have you accomplished to help better the position of the company, through the performance of your specific duties? This becomes the basis of your justification for an increase in pay.”

The entire article can be found here:

About Susan Sly: 

Susan Sly is an author, speaker and entrepreneur. She has been featured on Lifetime Television, The CBN, ABC Family, The Morning Show in Australia and in the fall of 2015 will appear on CNN, Fox and CNBC. She is the author of several top self help books including the highly acclaimed book about women having it all – The Have It All Woman and Organize Your Life. She has co-authored the best selling book – Soul II Success with NY Times Best Selling Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Jack Canfield and is working on another book collaboration featuring Sir. Richard Branson. Susan has also been featured alongside Rich Dad Poor Dad Author, Robert Kiosaki, in the movie – Rise of the Entrepreneur and in Sharon Lechter’s Book – Think and Grow Rich for Women.  

Susan is a passionate philanthropist, working with World Vision Cambodia on a special project liberating girls from trafficking. She’s had other strategic collaborations with the UNHCR, Make-A-Wish and Sistering in Toronto. Susan’s projects have focused on the welfare of women & children. Most importantly Susan is a mother of five children and loving partner to her husband, Chris. She truly believes with a positive mental attitude, we can have it all.



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