[techwr-l] RE: That raise and promotion

Subject: [techwr-l] RE: That raise and promotion
From: LDurway -at- pav -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L, a list for all technical communication issues" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 14:39:05 -0500

If there's a chapter of the STC in your area, get the salary survey. (If
you're not a member, join.) The STC in my area (Austin) is very useful
because it gives salary stats broken down per various factors: years of
experience, variety of responsibilities, size of writing group, and so on.
I always circle my subgroup in each chart & give copies to my boss & to HR,
thus providing them with a good idea of where my skills/pay fall in the
local market. Of course, if the statistics indicate that your pay is way
above average for your skills/responsibility, you may not want to give
copies of the salary survey to your boss & HR....

Lindsey

> -----Original Message-----
> This is my first posting to the list. 11 months ago I joined this little
> company as the only writer. My review is coming up in a few weeks and I
> want to ask you'll out there for some information.
>
> I want to get a raise and a promotion. Since I'm the only writer I think
> that qualifies me as the lead/senior writer. However, verbally I go to
> pieces. Has anyone ever written a proposal asking for a raise and a
> promotion? If so, what did you put?
> -techwr-l-9476R -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com

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