He Said A Special Friend Of His Deserves A Much Needed Raise. But What He Said Next Is Gold.
The workplace usually should be an open place for discussion and communication. When you need something like a salary raise, you should be able to express your rationale in a straightforward manner, and your superior should be able to explain why you deserve or do not deserve to get that raise.
Read this to find out how to communicate properly in the workplace. It will be very constructive.