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Does your firm provide an automatic raise each year of practice? Would you request for a raise if you have done exceptionally well and are paid below industry standards or is it just not the year to do so due to the pandemic?

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Eff the pandemic. The Economy, terrible world events, etc. is not a reason to not ask for a raise. Ask for a raise.

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I have no clue how to ask but I will try. Do you suggest asking via email or call or both?

Ask. Always ask.

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Phew, thanks! I am waiting for them to share what our raises and bonuses will be and then plan to ask if it seems low.

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We do automatic raises every year but I’ve been wondering this myself. I think I’m underpaid and have debated asking for more outside of the normal annual raise process.

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