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C A R E E R’ S How to: Negotiate a payrise N egotiating a pay rise can be one of the tougher tasks we'll undertake whilst in employment. In fact, the fear of unsettling our current work situation can be enough to deter many of us from exploring the idea altogether.If you feel you deserve a pay rise and the time's come to do something about it, make sure you approach the matter in the right way, and in a way that will leave everyone positive about the outcome: Ask for a meeting The easiest way to start the negotiations is to request some time with your manager to discuss your performance. Try to allow yourself some time for this so you're well prepared.Although i