We all want to feel properly rewarded for the work we do, but getting a pay rise is a tough nut to crack. How do you even start the conversation? At the recent FT Weekend Festival in London, presenter Claer Barrett put listeners’ questions to Isabel Berwick, host of the FT’s Working It podcast and Jonathan Black, FT columnist and director of the careers advice service at Oxford university.

If you want more:

FLIC, the FT’s financial literacy charity: https://ftflic.com/

Working It newsletter and podcast: https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/working-it

Jonathan Black’s careers advice column: https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/dear-jonathan

If you’d like to talk to Claer about a future episode, please email the Money Clinic team at money@ft.com with a short description of your problem, and how you would like us to help.

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Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Philippa Goodrich. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.

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