By Holly Shively, Staff Writer If you have switched careers, asked for a raise or gotten a promotion in the last six months, the Dayton Daily News wants to hear from you.We’re working on a story about how a healthy economy with low unemployment is encouraging workers to jump start new careers and ask for raises or promotions. If you live in the Miami Valley, tell us your stories to be featured in the article. Please contact Holly Shively at [email protected] or 937-225-6965 to share your success story of a new career, promotion or raise. FIVE FAST READS • Young’s Jersey Dairy grows into family destination over 150 years Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Wright State strike: Students claim their classes weren't covered 2 Recall alert: 8 lots of Irbesartan blood pressure medications recalled 3 Soccer coach convicted of sex crimes challenging phone images • All local Gymboree, Crazy … [Read more...] about Have you recently changed careers, asked for a raise or promotion?
How to ask for a raise
Frederick Kowal, president of United University Professions testifies at the Assembly Standing Committee on Higher Education hearing on SUNY and CUNY maintenance of effort provisions on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. (Paul Buckowski/Times Union) less Frederick Kowal, president of United University Professions testifies at the Assembly Standing Committee on Higher Education hearing on SUNY and CUNY maintenance of effort provisions on Wednesday, Dec. 5, ... more Photo: Paul Buckowski, Albany Times Union Buy photo Photo: Paul Buckowski, Albany Times Union Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Frederick Kowal, president of United University Professions testifies at the Assembly Standing Committee on Higher Education hearing on SUNY and CUNY maintenance of effort provisions on … [Read more...] about SUNY officials, union debate how to pay for professor raises
Pete walked into his boss' office. "Ms. Smith, I'll be straight with you. I know the economy isn't great, but I have three companies after me, and I would like to respectfully ask for a raise." After a few minutes of haggling, Ms. Smith finally agreed to a 5 percent boost. When Pete got up to leave, she asked him, "By the way, which three companies are after you?" "The electric company, the mortgage company and the phone company." We all have bills to pay. Our jobs are a good way to accomplish that. But if you feel like you aren't receiving what you deserve, you have to muster up your courage and ask for a raise. That is a conversation you need to have with your supervisor, not your co-workers. They don't make those decisions, and you will get a reputation for being the complainer. Instead, prove you can perform the duties of your position and work your tail off making sure you're the best hire your boss ever made. Then it's time to ask for a raise. Here are some tips that will give … [Read more...] about Harvey Mackay: Raise the roof when asking for a raise
Jamie McGee USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Published 8:58 p.m. UTC May 31, 2018 Nashville's unemployment rate dropped to a historic low of 2.2 percent in April, the lowest rate of any major metro areas in the U.S. For nine consecutive months, Nashville's unemployment rate has fallen below 3 percent, illustrating the city's strong business growth and increased demand for workers. The national unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in April, down from 4.1 percent in April 2017. More: Nashville's job growth third fastest in 2017 among large cities “Having the lowest unemployment rate in our history highlights Nashville’s tremendous prosperity and success," Mayor David Briley said in a statement. "I am committed to continuing this success by creating new economic opportunities and working to build wealth for all of our residents." San Francisco and San Jose ranked just below Nashville, both with a 2.4 percent unemployment rates. The number of employed people in the … [Read more...] about Time to ask for a raise: Nashville hits historically low unemployment rate
Jen Atalla, provided by Published 1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 In "America's Next Top Model," Tyra Banks's memorable catchphrase is "you wanna be on top?" The only way Tyra Banks was able to establish a media empire out of a modeling career was by asking herself this question. There are many questions one can ask during every stage in a career. "How can I ask for a raise?"; "Should I just completely change my career?"; or "How do I start my own app?" Tyra Banks found the answers to all of these questions and featured them in her book, co-authored with her mother Carolyn London, "Perfect is Boring". Following is a transcript of the video. Tyra Banks: Sometimes you have to size step, step backwards, do so many things in order to get the quan, the thing. The thing that you desire so much. How to ask for a raise. Here's a big Tyra tip in how to ask for a raise. First I'm gonna tell you what not to do. Do not go to your boss or employer and say, "I can't pay my … [Read more...] about Tyra Banks on how to ask for a raise