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Salary negotiation skill is critical toward getting a raise, but even the best negotiator won't get a raise without being a good performer.
It won't be enough to simply work harder; you need to improve in critical areas. Ask your boss for periodic feedback regarding what you need to improve on and focus on those areas.
Be positive when you get that feedback, because people that can take constructive coaching and build on it, are worth their weight in gold!