If you were expecting a raise and didn’t get one this fiscal year, well, that sucks. Was it something you did? Are you just not good enough? Maybe and maybe. But there are quite a few factors that go into … More
Congratulations on getting a raise! Now that you got the raise that you so rightly deserve, there are a few things to keep in mind. Doing any of these things after getting a raise may prevent you from getting one … More
I know, I know, we’re taught to believe that asking for a raise or negotiating a salary is more terrifying than an encounter with an angler fish. It’s not. Here are four times you absolutely should ask for a raise, … More
Negotiating a raise is tricky business, but if you deserve one, you need to assert your worth to make sure you get paid what you rightfully earn. Tons of factors go into negotiating raises, and every situation, person, company, employee … More
Most of us can use a vacation, and most of us can use a raise. And it turns out, taking time off can actually net you a raise at work. Say what? “In the U.S. and Canada … for each … More
The job market, frankly, sucks–and not just for people looking for work. New studies say that those of us with jobs don’t have much to look forward to in terms of bonuses or raises. That news, to quote Liz Lemon, … More
My job isn’t very difficult, but I asked for a raise anyway. More
In years gone by, many workers could depend on receiving an annual or semi-annual raise – but unfortunately, for all but a few, this is no longer the case. In fact, many employers continue to cut back on staff or hours just to maintain in operation. More
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If you don’t have an opinion on Sheryl Sandberg in 2013, you’re not paying attention. Her “Lean In Circles” are hokey and elitist! “Lean In” misunderstands women’s deepest natural desires! She only speaks to elites! Meanwhile, on the ground, “Lean In” is having a very real effect: BuzzFeed editor in chief Ben Smith reported this week that two female employees have referred to Sandberg recently in asking him for raises, and that other bosses — including at the New York Times — are saying the same. “It’s a concrete, if anecdotal, suggestion that Sandberg’s high-profile effort to start a movement is having real consequences,” he writes. More
You might think you deserve a raise … but that doesn’t always mean your boss agrees with you.
And no, you can no longer heap all the blame on a bad economy. (Your gender may have something to do with your pay, but we’ll get to that later.)
The wage gap between men and women is real, if sometimes simplified and exaggerated. The most simplistic reasoning blames villainous misogynist male bosses, purposefully keeping good women down. Others blame — with evidence — women’s underdeveloped negotiating skills, or tendency to work fewer hours than men. Now, new research suggests yet another reason for the stubborn gap: When managers can blame salary decisions on a company’s financial problems, they view women as more likely to swallow those excuses and accept lower raises.
Thanks to Liza Mundy’s new book The Richer Sex (and its place on the cover of Time magazine), we learned this week that women are poised to out-earn men within 25 years. America, prepare to meet your new female overlords! But as we anticipate this genuinely exciting future, it’s important not to get carried away and think that having women on top will change everything about the business world. Here are seven things about the working world that won’t change just because women earn more than men. More