Women, Work, and Wage Inequality
Ms. Career Girl
DECEMBER 7, 2016
The post Women, Work, and Wage Inequality appeared first on Ms. That’s the current estimate of how long it will take for gender wage inequality to fade away. The post Women, Work, and Wage Inequality appeared first on Ms. Work Wage Inequality
Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. They peg the current controlled wage gap at 2.7% and the uncontrolled wage gap at 25.6%. To arrive at the controlled wage gap, Payscale compared wages in identical jobs: HR Manager to HR Manager.
3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College
MARCH 18, 2014
Here are three ways you can avoid a minimum wage job after college: 1. So, don’t use the same strategies that almost one out of two people are using that lead to part-time or minimum wage jobs. The post 3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Just be sure you have a solid personal finance strategy to offset your low wages so that you’re properly prepared for retirement. The post Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)
Evil HR Lady
JANUARY 4, 2016
The minimum wage is almost always a matter of controversy. Right now, people are pushing for a $15 per hour minimum wage. So, why did the New York Times argue for a removal of the minimum wage altogether ? Current federal law requires $7.25
What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Wage growth is a thornier subject than it first appears. In other words, while wage growth may seem simple – average wages went up in America in 2015 and that’s grand! Since the 2008 crash wage growth has been slow in America.
Transparent Wage Policies: Honest or Chaos Provoking?
DECEMBER 31, 2014
A common policy found in many businesses is a prohibition against the disclosure of wage information. Keeping wages under wraps also prevents employee jealousy about managerial and executive salaries. Buffer has made their stance on transparent wage policies loud and clear.
Here's the Best Minimum Wage Increase Idea I've Ever Heard.
OCTOBER 4, 2016
Can't take credit for this but it's gold - A recent episode of the Recode/Decode podcast featuring Bradley Tusk, the 3rd Party Legal Counsel for Uber , included a great idea for a minimum wage hike Tusk thought would bring both sides to the table: .
Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages
MARCH 15, 2016
But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Men’s wages dropped $2125 US with every 2.5 Women’s wages dropped $4250 US with every 28 pounds above the average. HR employment discrimination wage discrimination
Your Rights Regarding Wage Disputes
JUNE 22, 2012
Wage disputes can arise in almost any work environment, even productive and happy ones which operate smoothly and without incident. Career Advice Wage Disputes employee rights
What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
First let me start off by saying I believe the wage gap is real. The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 Why Wage Disparity Exists. But What About Women and the Wage Gap.
Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers
APRIL 6, 2015
Those who work in low-wage jobs are often left out of the conversation. Why Low-Wage Workers Matter. of American workers are in low-wage jobs. 1 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that in 2013, nearly two-thirds of workers in jobs that pay federal minimum wage or less are in the service industry. The answer to how we better engage and develop our low-wage employees is a mix of compensation, benefits and staff development.
Can Virtual Reality Training Close the Gender Wage Gap?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Now it is being suggested as a way to train women to be better negotiators in order to reduce the wage gap between men and women. Some companies are eliminating wage negotiation entirely as I talked about in Future Friday: Will employees be setting wages in the future?
5 Things to Know About The Yelp Employee Who Got Fired Complaining About A Living Wage in San Fran.
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Talia Ben-Ora posted an open letter Friday afternoon to Yelp chief executive Jeremy Stoppelman, saying she wasn't earning a living wage while working in customer support at Eat24, Yelp's San Francisco-based food delivery arm. Many of you saw this, but it's too good not to talk about here.
Solving Wage Disparity by Empowering Women to Negotiate
JUNE 18, 2013
According to the researchers “… we find that men in contrast to women prefer job environments where the ‘rules of wage determination’ are ambiguous.” If you are trying to rectify the wage inequality what you need to do is empower women to negotiate by telling them it is OK to negotiate.
Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show
JUNE 26, 2011
Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. Be our Friend.
It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)
Corn on the Job
MARCH 6, 2014
I wasn’t able to carve a career out of my humble minimum wage origins, as some people have quite admirably done, but I did spend more than seven years as a server at various restaurants, working my way through undergrad and post-grad student loan repayment on tips and a measly $2.13
I don’t want a minimum wage job
Ask A Manager
AUGUST 26, 2012
A reader writes: I’m job-searching, and many people have suggested I get a minimum wage job. because I don’t want to work for minimum wage. I know the benefits of working a minimum wage job (any pay is better than nothing, it keeps me busy, etc.). I don’t look down on people who work minimum wage either. – I have worked minimum wage/low skill jobs, and it is difficult to break out of the pattern. Minimum wage brings, at most, $1160.
McDONALD'S: Achiever Guilt, Worker Drive and The Riddle of a Working Wage.
MAY 27, 2014
Not sure if you saw this last week, but the McDonald''s annual shareholders meeting was targeted by wage activists looking to bump the entry level wage at the fast food giant from 8 or 9 dollars an hour to - wait for it - $15 per hour. They stay at the low wage.
What is Your Job’s Real Hourly Wage?
MARCH 25, 2012
So it’s important to know your REAL hourly wage not what your paycheck says, not the one you think you’re worth… you want to know the real return on your investment of time. As part of the real hourly wage calculation, you need to include as income the value of the benefits you receive.
The U.S. has waged a war on jobs
JULY 13, 2011
has waged a war on jobs. Im not an economist, labor or otherwise, but simple observation suggests one significant contributor to the nations job crisis -- for a long time, maybe even decades, we have been waging war on jobs and those who hold them. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. million in back wages, damages for more than 4,500 Misclassified Wal-Mart workers. Be our Friend.
“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”
Sklover Working Wisdom
MARCH 12, 2014
The laws that apply to employees generally follow this rule: the state laws that apply to benefits and wages is the state law of the state in which you “sit” while you do most of your work. It is like trading away your right to minimum wage, or a safe workplace: it just will not pass legal muster. That said, several states provide that earned vacation time is the equivalent of earned wages, and thus cannot be taken away from you for any reason.
Pay Increase: How Not to Ask
Catherines Career Corner
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Written by Catherine Adenle Asking for a pay increase could be nerve-wracking regardless of your position in an organisation. In this slow economy, it’s even a bit risky if you are not cautious about having a justifiable strategy when you ask [.] Related posts: Thrive and Get Noticed at Work: 50 Tips. Want a Fatter Salary? These 5 Things Are More Important! Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane. The 5 Gifts to Give Your Employees.
5 Steps to Better Wage & Hour Law Compliance
MAY 28, 2012
I am making these statements from the perspective of an HR professional, consultant and HR instructor that has dealt with Wage & Hour issues for a long time. With that said here are five (5) steps to better wage and hour law compliance. Wage and Hour Compliance Tips.
Will Relocating for a Higher Wage Leave You Worse Off?
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Over time, you gain the experience and the skillset needed to make that progression to a higher wage. So, you will be receiving a higher wage. “ The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. ” – Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Savings Tips for Women in 2017
Ms. Career Girl
JANUARY 12, 2017
Featured Money gender wage gap and retirement nerdwallet Retirement savings for women savings tips Savings Tips for WomenThe post Savings Tips for Women in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Roberta Pescow, a contributing writer for NerdWallet.
How to Ask for a Pay Rise: 10 Steps
Catherines Career Corner
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Need a pay increase and wondering how to ask for a pay rise at work? These are 10 steps for you to explore. For most employees, asking for a pay rise is a nerve-wracking experience. In general, asking your manager for more money is often a stressful and awkward experience. Companies cultural values aside, regrettably, for inexperienced [.] The post How to Ask for a Pay Rise: 10 Steps appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.
Want a Fatter Salary? These 5 Things Are More Important!
Catherines Career Corner
OCTOBER 9, 2011
These 5 Things Are More Important what is a positive attitude what is networking work salary work wagesTweet Written by Catherine Adenle It is easy, in this over-commercialized world for us to think that money is everything. In actual fact, this is not necessarily true. To get into high paying jobs you will have to study and develop [.].
Trump's First Labor Nominee: Burgers, Bikinis and Mocking Low Wage Workers.
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Puzder’s business experience has been largely in a low-wage, low-margin industry built on a franchise model that tends to shift profits upward and responsibility downward. Puzder has said he doesn’t oppose a modest increase to the minimum wage.
how to explain why you want a minimum-wage job
Ask A Manager
MARCH 15, 2012
But the idea is to explain what it is about this job that would make you prefer it over a different type of minimum-wage job or, at least, how you will find satisfaction in it while you’re doing it. A reader writes: How do you answer “why do you want this job” when it’s, say, a warehouse or custodian job? With so many people out of work, they want the job because they need a job. There is really no other reason.
Career News: The Racial Wage Gap and My Paysa.com Interview
OCTOBER 2, 2016
Racial Wage Gap research. The racial wage gap needs more attention and focus because it affects millions of people. I explained before I am looking for more studies on the racial wage gap. Black women’s average hourly wages were 11.7
20 Ways of How NOT to Ask for Pay Increase
Catherines Career Corner
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Explore 20 ways of how not to ask for pay increase from your boss at work. If you want to supercharge your pay or you think you are due for an increase in pay, it is vital that you know what to say and not say as well as how to ask. Knowing how to [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers.
The Most Messed Up Chart You'll Ever See Related to Wage Increase History in America.
MARCH 11, 2013
This chart shows the percent change year over year of wages for hourly and non-supervisory employees. You want to see some #@**? Take a look at the chart below and let's talk about it after the jump. Five Observations: 1.
What Happens in a Year in the Life of a Recruiter? [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Undercover Recruiter
DECEMBER 19, 2013
Infographics Recruitment coffee Commission fat Friday life Recruiter Salary wage year What does the average recruiter do in a year in their life? This infographic by G2V Careers answers just that! Takeaways: On average, a recruiter spends 78,352 minutes on the phone a year.
What Is a Work Perk Worth?
JANUARY 21, 2016
And that can be both good or bad – how the balance of wages and perks plays out for employers and employees depends so much on context. On the other hand, the value of a perk, just like a wage, can be psychologically diminished if it doesn’t produce satisfaction.
What’s Your Job’s Real Hourly Wage?
MAY 22, 2013
So, it’s important to know your REAL hourly wage not what your paycheck says, not the one you think you’re worth… you want to know the real return on your investment of time. As part of the real hourly wage calculation, you need to include as income the value of the benefits you receive.
Internships, the Training Wage and Finding a Graduate Job
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
“Can I be forced to repay commissions I never received?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
OCTOBER 25, 2011
Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Q & A Repayment ObligationsQuestion : Can my employer take commissions away from me that were paid to another sales representative prior to me even working for the company? This is the situation: my employer is clearing up old debts, and writing them off before the end of the year. Each territory will be responsible for the commissions already paid even if you were not the person who was paid the commission.
Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue?
Five Steps to Better Wage & Hour Compliance
APRIL 9, 2013
I am making these statements from the perspective of an HR professional, consultant and HR instructor that has dealt with Wage & Hour issues for a long time. With that said here is my list of 5 things that may help you to better wage & hour compliance.