What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap

Workology

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 However, I have personally encountered wage disparity early on in my own career, and I believe it was because I was a woman. Why Wage Disparity Exists. The company has no salary or compensation plan guidelines. Talk to them about the wage gap.

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4 Things To Know About Negotiating Salary In 2021 (And Beyond)

Career Realism

At some point in your career, whether you're applying for a job or angling for a promotion, you'll find yourself in the middle of a salary negotiation. Salary And Career Planning Go Hand In Hand Salary increases don't typically just happen by accident.

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The Atlantic: Do Employers Overestimate the Value of a College Degree?

Burning Glass Technologies

Vocational education has a reputation for tracking low-income African-Americans and Latinos into low-wage jobs. [A Expanding apprenticeships to occupations that were previously reserved for college graduates would put individuals without degrees in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced careers by giving them in-demand work experience. In The News apprenticeships career planning college degree vocational Work experience

What the Walmart VP Termination Over a Resume Teaches Us

Career Key

You need to graduate from college if you want to make a living wage working for someone else. Want a living wage? And while I found I agreed with Ellsberg on many practical things that are wrong with higher education (and he has some great networking tips), the anti-college argument ultimately fails as a good career planning approach. If Mr. Tovar was so good at his job (it sounds like he was, given his planned promotion), he should not have needed a degree.

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Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

This practical, promising 2011 careers list from career guidance leader Career Key shows you how to match your personality to livingwage (or better) careers that make sense in today’s economy. Holland’s Theory of Career Choice is one of the most widely used and respected career choicetheories used by professional career counselors. It’s time for us to choose more promising careers…. What is a “promising” career?

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?? 15 Savvy Reasons To Temp Between Jobs

JobMob

As I had just received my Bachelor's of Science in computer science, this temp job seemingly had nothing to do with my tech career plans. A temp job can let you try out a new career direction, especially for people who aren't sure what their profession should be. 13) Temporary job workers have a higher chance of subsequently working for higher wage firms. If your job search is longer than you expected, take a temporary job in the meantime. Photo by Jamison McAndie.

Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « It’s a Small World – Networking Is Your Resume Over-Bold? According to Forrester Research, over the next fifteen years over three million US service industry jobs and up to $136 billion in wages will move overseas to countries including India, Russia, China and the Philippines. Others point to jobs moving to lower wage rate countries.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It would be so great, and helpful, if college career centers could be front and center in every student’s planning. But most career centers are useless, because most colleges presume you still need college to teach you how to think critically. So they can get away with having incompetent career centers. Here’s why career centers are terrible: Career centers cater to companies, not candidates. Career centers encourage this, so that companies are happy.

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