7 Signs It's a Good Time to Ask for a Raise

Timing is Everything, So Wait Until the Right Moment

4. It's Time for Your Performance Review

If at all possible, try to ask for your raise during performance review time.

Most companies plan out a schedule for performance reviews and subsequent raises. Try to coordinate your raise request with that schedule, because it’s easier for your boss to convince the top brass at the designated time for raises, as opposed to a request out of left field at some other point during the year.

Although, to be sure, there are times when it’s a good idea to ask out of turn. For instance…