VIDEO: Asking for a Raise During a Recession? You Bet.

With new mass layoffs being announced every day, now may seem like a strange time to ask your boss for a raise. Not so, says Adrian Gostick, co-author of The Carrot Principle. He recently spoke with Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly about how to go about making an effective pitch for my a salary increase.

The key, Gostick says, is to show your supervisor that you are generating the sort of ideas that will sustain your business during this economic downturn.

Gostick and his writing partner Chester Elton are experts on business management and business motivation. For information on booking either of them, visit

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