“Jane” recently interviewed and landed a dream job—a significant jump in title and responsibility, essentially moving from an individual contributor role to a director role managing a team of 15. And then the offer came. The title: senior manager. The salary: $25K less than she was making in her former role.Read More No Comments
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All things negotiation, career and business from cofounders Victoria Pynchon and Lisa Gates and consultant Jamie Lee.
In my twenties, I made a conscious choice to become a naturalized citizen and became a proud American. I moved to NYC. My resentment towards my parents changed to gratitude. As a working woman, I set my ambitions high, because that is my American right.Read More No Comments
Tired of the election? Well, Remember this: In 1963 women were paid 59 cents for every dollar men earned. You could be fired for being pregnant. And sexual harassment was de riguer. Stay awake women, stay very awake.
According to a recent study by AAUW, women in the U.S. are still making only about eighty percent of what men are paid. The gap hasn't budged in a decade, and at this rate, women won't reach pay equity until 2152. Hey, are you going to accept that?Read More No Comments
Invariably at some point someone will say something with or without the intention to shame and shake our confidence that just makes us mad.Read More 3 Comments
Realizing there are no clear cut answers, she asks straightforward but uncomfortable questions to her coworkers. She asks them how much they make.Read More No Comments
She analyzed what could possibly be so urgent before calling, figuring the worst case scenario would be a rescinded offer. She was correct.Read More 6 Comments