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Didn't get a raise? This 1 personality trait could be why.

By J.T. O'Donnell

A certain type of communication style, the contemplator, is sometimes overlooked for promotions and pay increases.

Contemplators are quiet and reserved and this can lead to the wrong assumption that if they wanted a promotion they would have asked for it.

There are 3 ways to get around this.

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Make a list of all the ways you save or make your employer money.

This will increase your sense of worth and give you confidence.

Set a one-on-one meeting with your boss.

Expressing interest and make your boss alert.

Be prepared to propose a salary goal.

Do your research and prepare to negotiate.