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If your company hasn't given you a raise since sometime before 2008 when the word "recession" became an everyday part of our vocabulary, it's time to be bold and ask for more.
Many workers have spent the last several years picking up the slack and taking on extra work for the same pay -- just thankful to have a job at all.
Resolve to: List all of the reasons you deserve a raise and/or promotion and make an appointment to review your accomplishments with your boss. Tell him or her that you'd like to earn more or get on the promotion track. Work with your boss to develop a firm action plan.