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Find yourself eagerly anticipating your annual review or a compensation discussion, only to be discouraged when the outcome is “No”…? While being rejected for a raise can be a blow to your self-esteem, it’s an opportunity for development, and not a step backwards. Melody Wilding’s article in Harvard Business Review offers advice on how to maintain momentum after being denied a raise:

1) Respond diplomatically

2) Unearth possible barriers and pressures

3) Propose alternatives

4) Master the art of authentic self-promotion

5) Seek out additional advocates

Check out her article here:

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