How to Avoid the Number One Mistake Women Make Negotiating for a Raise

For years we’ve heard that the number one mistake women make negotiating for a raise is that they don’t ask for one. In fact, in their 2003 book, Women Don’t Ask, authors Linda Babcock and Sara Lashever, confirmed that hypothesis based on their research at the time. Women don’t negotiate as often or as well… Read More.

Narrow Your Own Pay Gap With These Tips

Equal Pay Day focuses our attention on the challenges women face in the workplace regarding fair compensation. A few companies, like Microsoft, have responded to this challenge by becoming more transparent about their pay practices. But the reality remains that most companies are not ready to make drastic changes to their policies. Each of us… Read More.

The 7 Most Common Mistake We Make Promoting Ourselves

Self-promotion is a struggle for many of us. We know we should do it and do it more often if we are to gain the visibility and credibility we need to advance our careers. But it’s not a simple task. Although women seem to agonize more about self-promotion, the challenges transcend gender and status. In… Read More.