It can be a good idea to keep in contact with colleagues or recruiters who are willing to discuss compensation even when
Employers need to start paying for what the position is worth to the company, not based on the salary history of their prospective hire.
Hired.com also offers several resources to educate job seekers on the market rate for their skills, like our salary calculator
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.
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.
Today, April 14, 2015 is Equal Pay Day, which marks the point in the present year when women earn the same amount as men did in the previous year. Here at home, the local Lean In DC Circle is working with local businesses to give women a 22 percent discount. People are ready to take action -- and with good reason!
Recently, Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao proposed that the company remove salary negotiations from its hiring process as a way to address pay disparities between men and women that often start upon hire.
Ellen Pao is still fighting.
Whether you're new to job-hunting or a seasoned pro in your field, negotiation can feel stressful and uncomfortable for just about everyone.
Gloria Feldt led a panel discussion on women and pay equity. Gloria is co-founder and president of Take The Lead, the new women's leadership movement to prepare, develop, inspire and propel women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025.
Negotiating your salary shows your employer that you are capable, confident and comfortable with what you have to offer. Those skills are the ones your employer will value when it comes to increasing your level of responsibility, trusting you with clients and promoting you.
Hiring managers expect you to negotiate and some will think less of you if you don't. The chances of you being seen as overly aggressive are much less than you imagine. You can also use this advice when negotiating for an annual raise or even a retirement/severance package.