“You’ve done a great job this year. Your performance is above expectations. You’ve achieved all of your goals and have advanced your career path. We see more growth for you in the future. We want to recognize your accomplishments and feel that a fair representation would be….”
You lean in on the edge of your seat waiting for the next sentence. 5%? 10%? How much more will you be making.
“no salary increase.”
Huh? Bummer. Well, there must be a fat bonus coming?
“Also, as you know, it is our policy not to pay one time bonuses.”