The holidays are a time of giving, but that doesn't mean all companies will be giving out bonuses.
According to a survey from Accounting Principals, a finance and staffing firm, while monetary holiday bonuses will increase in value this year, bonuses, overall, are becoming more scarce. In a poll of 500 U.S. companies, 63 percent of hiring managers say their company plans to give employees a bonus, the survey notes. That's down from 75 percent in 2016.
Whether or not you end up among the growing number of workers who won't get a bonus this year, your holidays can still be happy. Here are five effective steps to take to ask for, and get, a raise: