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.

It Pays to Ask

A young woman called me for advice as she was considering changing jobs. She received an offer from new organization and was very excited about the opportunity although this opportunity involved moving her family from NYC to Maryland. She did her homework and figured out exactly what salary she would need considering the cost of… Read More.