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Employers need to start paying for what the position is worth to the company, not based on the salary history of their prospective hire.
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Women negotiate 30 percent less often then men and when we do, we ask for up to $16,000 less. The question is why?
Ever wonder how to be more effective when negotiating a salary or raise? If so, read my interview with Bobbi Thomason, Senior Fellow and Lecturer at The Wharton School and International Researcher for Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.
I think the Complete Story of the Gender Pay Gap is still to be written. Claudia Goldin's knowledge and experience in this field is amazing. It is part of the story but I think there is more to be added. We probably will not know everything about the gender pay gap until we succeed at closing it.
Women in the U.S.A. to date make approximately 79 cents to every dollar made by men. The reasons for the discrepancy are complex.
Often, the difference between success and failure in furthering your career lays in nonverbal communication, i.e. body language. It can be your biggest asset or your greatest demise, but learning to recognize your "tell" and managing your body language are essential parts of getting what you want. Here's how to do it.
Employers won't pay you more than they have to, so you need to think about all this as you decide what's important to your career and plan your negotiation efforts much more strategically. It is a critical skill to learn if you truly want to be treated fairly, given opportunities and paid commensurately.