How to ask for the raise you want (and get it)

SEATTLE — Difficulty hiring and a surplus of jobs, has put workers in the driver seat but you may not need to leave your current position to get paid more. Career experts say now is a good time to ask for a raise.

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted and changed the way most Americans view, and value, their work-life balance.

A record number of Americans are opting to quit their jobs — a trend that has become known as the “Great Resignation.”

Now, a new Bankrate survey suggests it will continue. But you may not need to leave your current job to get paid more.

KIRO 7 sat down with a career expert to tell you step-by-step: how to ask for what you want, and get it.

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