How to use ChatGPT to ask for a raise
Asking for a raise is notoriously awkward.
Perfecting the balance of not looking like Oliver Twist begging for further Although it does not seem so demanding, it is not an easy task.
Now add economic uncertainty to the mix, and employees are treading lightly lest they ruffle feathers and risk being laid off.
Negotiating your salary has never been more difficult, but also more important as the cost of living rises.
Moritz Kremb, a product manager who helps companies harness artificial intelligence with his newsletter, The Prompt Warrior, insists that workers can use the long language model as their own salary negotiation coach.
Here are your three steps to landing your next raise using ChatGPT.
1. Enter the following message
Kremb advised on Twitter workers to enter the following word-for-word message, without correcting their job title, into ChatPT:
I want to practice negotiating a higher salary. You will be my negotiating teacher.
– My current role is: (enter your current job title here)
– You will simulate a detailed scenario in which I have to enter into a negotiation.
– You will fulfill the role of manager, I will fulfill the role of employee.
– You will ask me for my answer at each step of the scenario and you will wait until you receive it.
– After receiving my answer, you will give me details of what the other party does and says.
– You must rate my answer (A to F) and give me detailed feedback on what to do better using the science of trading.
– You will give me a more difficult scenario if I succeed, and an easier one if I fail.
2. Answer as you would in real life
When Fortune entered Kremb’s message with the role set to reporter, ChatGPT began by setting the scene:
“You are a reporter who works for a media company and you have been in your current position for two years. You believe that you have gained valuable experience and have contributed significantly to the success of the company. You have decided to ask for a raise.
He then proceeded to play the role of my manager.
This is where Kremb advises people to “answer as they would in real life” and get feedback from the OpenAI platform on how good their answer is.
Fortune He tried to plead with ChatGPT that “as the cost of living is rising, my salary isn’t stretched like it used to be anymore,” which he generously graded a B while also offering constructive criticism.
“You missed the opportunity to emphasize your specific contributions and achievements in your role as a reporter, which could have further strengthened your position,” he said before continuing through the role-play, including suggesting how to respond.
3. Practice makes perfect
The more details you provide to ChatGPT, the more detailed the chat with your imaginary manager will be.
Meanwhile, the better your answer is, the more ChatGPT will challenge you and give you a more difficult arena to test your skills.
“Keep practicing until you feel confident negotiating in real life,” Kremb added.
When Fortune tried the tool, it didn’t always provide feedback (but a simple message like “you forgot to rate my answer” fixed that. Also, if you don’t like the answer it returns, hitting regenerate will give you new ways to reply.
But if you don’t want to practice the art of trading with a bot, the experts previously advised Fortune Enlist the help of a friend or mentor to build your confidence. Here are four more tips on how to bag that raise.