Assessing the value
If you feel you are being underpaid you must have enough evidences to prove it to your reporting manager. To substantiate this claim do extensive research to understand the salary benchmarks at your level in your company and at your profile in the domain concerned.
Work on yourself. This is the most important thing to do if you want a good take home salary. Employees who are indispensable stand a greater chance of having better salary hikes.
Build good networks
Networking is crucial in today’s time. Online mediums gives the current workforce greater scope to build a good network. When you know people across the office(s) and people know you too, it increases your chances of getting a good hike.
Education always pays. The more knowledge and skills you have, greater is the likelihood of getting a salary hike. To remain worthy it is essential to take up courses so to keep abreast with changing tools and techniques.
Innovation is the key
Today’s work world requires innovative minds like never before. Companies would like to hold on to employees with exceptionally innovative and creative minds to beat competition and stay ahead.