As a self-motivated, conscientious worker, regular self-assessment
is already a part of your routine. In addition to identifying
your strengths and weaknesses, use this self-evaluation time
to document--in writing--your achievements. Keep track of
things such as:
- Projects youve undertaken outside your job responsibilities.
- Any money- or resource-saving ideas youve implemented.
- Outstanding successes on any of your projects.
- Training youve received, especially on your own
Plan towards the time when youre going to ask for a
raise. Setting a deadline for yourself will focus your efforts
and give you added encouragement to keep working at a high
level, even when theres no immediate payoff.