The economy is struggling, jobs are being cut, and employees are laying low, trying not to draw attention to themselves. You may think asking for a raise is out of the question. Maybe not. As long as you're prepared. CnnMoney.com has 5 things to consider before asking for a raise:
In an employment related story, a recent poll found that as the job market begins to loosen up, companies might be surprised by an announcement from employees they haven't heard in a while... "I quit."
The poll by human resources consultant Right Management found that 60 percent of workers said they intended to leave their jobs when the economy got better.