Tag: raise


You’re Getting a Raise! DOL Again Looks to Hike FLSA Salary Threshold

April 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In September 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) expanded the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime coverage to more than one million workers. In response, employers everywhere readied themselves for a potentially seismic shift. Calls to legal counsel, workforce […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Intellectual Humility: The Essential Virtue to Navigate Today’s Workplace

November 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

“I don’t know!” “I was wrong!” These phrases are rare gems that remain hidden in an overconfident world: today, admitting mistakes is mainly considered as impotence and failure. As proof, common synonyms for the word ‘humility’ are ‘abasement’ or ‘submissiveness’ […]

Research, Software

6.8 Million People Got a Raise Yesterday. Were You One?

January 2, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Twenty-one states had minimum wage increases go into effect yesterday–and Delaware had one go into effect in October. Overall, an estimated 6.8 million people will see their paychecks increase anywhere from $0.10 an hour (Florida) to $1.50 an hour (New […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Ask the Expert: How to Reward High Achiever without Upsetting Coworkers?

August 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Q.) We want to give an important employee a raise to ensure she stays with us, but we don’t want to be unfair to other workers. Are there other ways to retain this employee without upsetting coworkers? A.) There are […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Would an Employee Decline a Raise?

August 2, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently published an article discussing the legal ramifications of an employee turning down a raise from his or her employer, and it brought up a very perplexing question: Why would an employee turn […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Engagement

Employees Prefer a Raise, But They’re Also OK with a Promotion

February 22, 2019

Via: Workforce

A recent survey conducted by HR consultancy Korn Ferry revealed that 55 percent of employees prefer a raise with no promotion. However, 45 percent of them are just fine with a new title and no salary bump. The survey, conducted […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research, Software

Why a Bonus Isn’t as Good as a Raise (Even Though It Seems Awesome)

February 13, 2018

Via: Evil HR Lady

It seems that everyone is getting bonuses due to the new tax breaks. Walmart, Disney, Home Depot, and Best Buy are among the many giving out bonuses up to $1000 to employees. There’s nothing better than a nice lump sum […]


Want a Raise? Here’s How to Get It

September 15, 2017

Via: Sofia Allende

When’s the right time to ask for a raise? How do you know you’re not asking for too much? Or too little? Afraid to ask your manager for a performance review? Then keep on reading. Everything you need to know […]

Workplace wellness

How to Ask for a Raise: The Right and Wrong Way Explained

May 17, 2016


Has it been a while since your last raise? Do you feel like you deserve more money and you’re ready to do something about it? It’s a proven fact that people who ask for raises earn more throughout their careers. […]