What is the sum of your talents and contributions to the team? How did you best help the team thus far? What is the range of higher pay you are looking for? What are some of your other compensation options? What will you say? How will you say it? What questions will you ask? Is the timing just right? Are you being fair and understanding? Are you willing and ready to hear criticism and resistance?
p.s. Yesterday I came across an article on NYWICI’s website all about how to tackle this important, but necessary question. So, here’s to having this conversation well-thought and well-played!