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Salary Negotiation

Want To Take A Major Chunk Out Of The Pay Gap? Stop Asking New Hires For Salary Histories

Lisa Maatz | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Employers need to start paying for what the position is worth to the company, not based on the salary history of their prospective hire.

How to Gain the Upper Hand in Any Salary Negotiation

Quora | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business

What are some mistakes in job negotiation that almost everyone makes? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

5 Signs It's Time To Ask For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business

It’s always important to know your own worth at your company ― and nothing speaks louder than the numbers on your paycheck. Of course, benefits a...

The Biggest Mistake Women Make When Asking for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Kim Keating

Women negotiate 30 percent less often then men and when we do, we ask for up to $16,000 less. The question is why?

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Negotiating a Salary

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Kirsi Bhasin

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.

Gender Pay Gap by a Thousand Cuts

Katie Donovan | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Katie Donovan

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.

GOP Denying Women Basic Economic Rights

Alev Dudek | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Alev Dudek

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.

5 Ways to Manage Your Body Language and Close Deals

Savvy | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women

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.

Negotiate Your Way to Leadership

Ellevate | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business

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.

Jenny Che

How To Get Paid More At Your First Job | Jenny Che | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business

Every college grad should read this.

Waiting a Lifetime for Equal Pay: 6 Steps to Close the Gap Today

Kim Keating | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

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!

What Happens When Women Lead Companies: Ellen Pao Takes on Pay Disparity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Noreen Farrell

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.

Reddit Hopes Ending Salary Negotiations Will Help Women

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business

Ellen Pao is still fighting.

How to Avoid These Three Major Negotiation Mistakes

GoGirl Finance | Posted 05.24.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

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 on Women, Pay Equity and Patricia Arquette

Kristin Maschka | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Kristin Maschka

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.

5 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary, Every Time

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

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.

How to Bet On Yourself and Win in 2015

Annette Saldana | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Annette Saldana

Every New Year dreams are launched. Resolutions made. Goals are set. We spend time reflecting and wondering about what the future holds. Will we reach our goals? Will we know success? How can we improve and adjust?

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

Karen Frankola | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

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.

Graduates: Time to Negotiate

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Lynn Yeakel

There is much that employees can do to enhance their worth by assuming greater responsibility, acquiring additional education, and negotiating for more money at the appropriate time.

Equal Pay, Pay Transparency and Job Candidates

Katie Donovan | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

You probably think that the lack of pay information surely impacts men and women equally. Research tells a different story.

Meaningful Work Doesn't Always Mean Compromising on Salary

Aubrey Bach | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Aubrey Bach

Figure out what it is about a possible career path that you really find rewarding and don't assume that you get bonus points for smaller paychecks and you might stumble upon a career path that makes the world a better place and pays the bills.

3 Money Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Ramit Sethi | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

Remember, most of us don't need to delegate our finances to a financial advisor. With just a few hours of work, we can save hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetimes.

WATCH: Are Today's College Students Groomed To Take Low Salaries?

Posted 08.23.2013 | College

College students preparing to graduate and kick off their careers all know one thing for sure -- the job market is tough these days. At a time when...

Start Bragging to Advance Your Career

Amanda Augustine | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Whether you're updating your resume, preparing for salary negotiations, or are in need of a pick-me-up after a bad day at work, a brag sheet is a useful document to own.

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.