Thinking about taking a class that will help you perform better at your current job? Or maybe there’s a big conference in another state that could help you help your employer’s bottom line. Whatever the case may be, there may be ways to get your employer to pay all — or at least part — of these expenses. But do you know what they are?

In our first installment of “Financial Etiquette: Workplace Edition,” LinkedIn’s career expert Nicole Williams talks about how to get your employer to contribute to one of your most important investments: your career.

Have you ever asked an employer to invest in your career? How did this help your career and your company?