Can This Website Help You Get a Raise?

a business executive looks dubious
a business executive looks dubious

It may not rank up there with jumping off a high diving board or singing your first solo in the school play, but it still invokes fear in even the most courageous of adults: asking your boss for a raise.

Fortunately, there's now help at hand. An interesting new website -- GetRaised.com -- promises to make the painful task of asking your boss for a raise, well, a little less painful. Given that this is the time of year when many companies start their annual review process, it's a good idea to start thinking about how you plan to broach the subject with the boss.