11 Signs You're Not Getting a Raise

How to Know If You'll Be Getting a Raise at Your Next Performance Review

6. Lacking "Response-ability"

While this is similar to "Initiative," being responsive refers to your ability to adjust in fluid situations. Can you morph into a career chameleon who identifies new opportunities and detects pitfalls in time to optimize the first and avoid the latter? And are you always quick to respond to client emails and your manager's concerns?

Your boss’ best peripheral vision still leaves 180 metaphorical degrees beyond his line of sight. Make him look good by tracking what may be out of view, and he may be inclined to reward you for more of the same.