Can an Employee Refuse a Raise?
No doubt about it, your team is working hard. But one day, an employee pops into your office and asks for a raise. They’re a fairly good worker, but frankly, they haven’t done anything extraordinary to deserve a boost to their own bottom line. You don’t want to offend them—or worse, lose them—by declining their raise request, but you can’t approve it either. Unless there has been major hinting happening around the water cooler, an employee’s request for a raise can come out of left field.
Here’s how to keep your employee motivated—and on the job—with these tips: