6 Practical Steps to Negotiate a Compensation Package

Competitive Resumes

Don’t wait until you get an offer to start thinking about compensation negotiation. If you’re strategic about it, negotiating a new compensation package doesn’t have to be scary. Negotiating compensation is stressful when you lack strategy.

4 Ways Savvy Women Can Break the Glass Ceiling

Ms. Career Girl

Women walking into a workplace today experience a very different environment than their mothers and grandmothers did. Even today, many women find that their professional growth is limited by the “glass ceiling.” Seek out opportunities to empower other women.

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“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: The sales compensation package for my company says that the company has the right to amend, change, or cancel the sales compensation plan at any time – except where prohibited by law. . A compensation “plan” is a kind of contract, presented by the employer to the employee, that says, in effect “These are the compensation (or commission) terms we offer to you.” A compensation plan is a contract about one thing: compensation.

Best Healthcare Careers for Women


As healthcare needs grow, it’s largely women who are stepping up to fill the roles. So, whether you are a new graduate, considering a career change or just looking for your next job opportunity, here are the best healthcare careers for women currently.

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Women in Medicine: The Great Balancing Act

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women in Medicine: The Great Balancing Act appeared first on Ms. Women in the medical profession, believe it or not, is now closer than ever to being equals to their male medical colleagues. By their sheer number, women are making a big difference.

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Lean In or Lean Out: Women Are Damned Either Way


A lot of movement has occurred in the last few years to bring greater equality to the workplace for women, but we are still far from an equal environment. Still pressured to not “make waves”, even at events to foster more women in tech, they are encouraged to hold back.

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PODCAST: e4 - This is HR - Women's Soccer Pay Equity, Management by 2Pac, Productivity Woes

HR Capitalist

Compensation Leadership Workplace(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to listen to the podcast ).

Men vs. Women: Who is More Competitive at Work?

Careers Done Write

During my career, I have reported to, worked with, supervised, and competed with both men and women. Having experienced the full spectrum of personality types, I have encountered extremely competitive men and women. Is that an indication of women being less competitive than men?

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What’s The Dermatologist Salary And Compensation Today?

Career Realism

Most dermatologists in private practices earned the highest annual salary, reporting the average compensation of $300,000 or higher. This is according to the Medscape Dermatology Compensation Report for 2011 in regards to the dermatologist salary and compensation. Dermatologist Salary and Compensations increase depending on factors such as: Years In Practice. This is mainly because women chose to work fewer hours to have more time for their families.

Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

I am happy to continue this dialogue on the gender pay gap to empower women to be informed and inspired to seek better compensation. I encourage both men and women to listen to this episode to universally make the most out of your career trajectory. Women are likely not to.

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20 Careers Where Women Outnumber Men | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, March 10th, 2011 20 Careers Where Women Outnumber Men I know that Tuesday was International Working Women’s Day, but since I think we should celebrate working women (and men!)

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Jobs that give Women the Most Earning Potential

Resume Bear

In the past 30 years, the wage gap between men and women has narrowed considerably. In 1979, the year the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking salary information by gender, women earned just 62 percent of what men did. Women now earn an average of 81.6

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


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 The company has no salary or compensation plan guidelines. The compensation plan was not aligned with current market conditions.

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6 Workplace Realities Women Will Face In 2040

Water Cooler Wisdom

births per woman, that doesn’t mean young women will face less competition for school acceptance and jobs in the coming decades. births per woman, that doesn’t mean young women will face less competition for school acceptance and jobs in the coming decades. According to Judith Warner at the Center for American Progress, women’s presence in top management positions today remains below 9%, and their percentage on all U.S. My 4-year-old daughter Serena will be 30 in 2041.

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Negotiating Salary: Tips For Professional Women

Career Realism

Although negotiating salary should come naturally to women, it’s not usually the case. I would contend, however, that women in particular have all the critical skills necessary for successful negotiations in the workplace, top among which is negotiating salary.

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Salary Negotiation: Are There Differences Between Men and Women?

Career Solvers

The mechanics of the negotiation are the same for men and women, but the strategies often vary between the two sexes. Women tend to value relationships over outcomes and are willing to compromise in an effort to keep the relationship intact.

life@work: How Advanced Degrees Affect Women's Lives


» How Advanced Degrees Affect Womens Lives Photo by sndrspk I am one of the few women in my now 10-year-old mom/baby group with "just" a B.A. Among the findings is the fact that women with M.B.A.s And does your advanced degree translate into high compensation?

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The Next Generation of Women Leaders

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 The Next Generation of Women Leaders I recently read Selena Rezvani’s new book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Learn But Won’t Learn in Business School.

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How Women Can Negotiate a Salary That Isn’t Half What Their Male Predecessor Earned

Career Solvers

The mechanics of the negotiation are the same for men and women, but the strategies often vary between the two sexes. Women tend to value relationships over outcomes and are willing to compromise in an effort to keep the relationship intact.

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Is Google Underpaying Women? What You Need to Know About Google v DOL


On April 7, the US Department of Labor alleged that Google was severely underpaying women and would be investigating the situation through legal proceedings. During a hearing the DOL requested that Google release detailed records of compensation and other related data. Google, obviously, was not pleased, especially since they only recently claimed to have closed the pay […] Source. HR DOL federal contractors google pay gap

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everyone got laid off except me, men who pretend to be scared of women now, and more

Ask A Manager

I was offered a small raise to stay on, to compensate for the added responsibility. Responding to men who pretend to be scared of women now. everyone got laid off except me, men who pretend to be scared of women now, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my boss gave all the women flowers for Mother’s Day, I was demoted because of a horrific act by my employee, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss gave all the women at work flowers for Mother’s Day. Today, for Mother’s Day, he brought in a whole bunch of roses and was giving them to all the women at work. Lots of women would find this over-stepping, patronizing, inappropriate, and sexist. Last week, I sat down with my immediate supervisor and requested an increase in my compensation. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Breaking Down the Gender Equity Pay Adjustments at Salesforce.

HR Capitalist

We can say we pay women the same that we pay men,” he said the conference. “We What prompted this review was the allegation, made earlier this summer by Salesforce employees Cindy Robbins and Leyla Seka, that women at the company likely weren’t being paid as much as men.

VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.

HR Capitalist

Salesforce, a company that said a year ago that a major focus for it was “the women’s issue ,” recently became an exception to the rule with the hiring of Tony Prophet, its first-ever chief equality officer. Communications Compensation Employee Relations HR Insider Innovation

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Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Federal regulations ensure that all federal programs from Unemployment Compensation to Driver’s License services must provide information in a variety of languages – including Spanish. career career women job search careers speak spanishToday’s post is by, J. Salvage.

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It’s Not About the Money

The Job Quest

In the dream, I could picture men and women in their business attire, going to and from work. Certainly, you deserve to be fairly compensated for the value you bring to a company, but there are many other factors that come into play with this kind of decision.

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How the #MeToo Movement Has Impacted the Average Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

It was used to help women who had survived sexual assault feel as though they had a voice. Milano’s tweet ignited a firestorm in Hollywood, in the political world, and in the everyday lives of women all over the world. Women in the Workplace.

2020 153

Massachusetts Loses Mind: Passes Law Outlawing Employers Asking For Salary History.

HR Capitalist

Think Progress writes that proponents of the law argue that the practice of requiring potential hires to divulge their earlier salaries places women in a cycle of low pay—if a female worker made less than her male counterpart at her last job, she’s more likely to make less in her next role as well.

new hire can’t work the schedule she agreed to, men’s bathrooms vs. women’s bathrooms, and more

Ask A Manager

Should my company have more men’s bathrooms than women’s bathrooms? One solution that has been thrown out to fix this is to convert some of the women’s restrooms to men’s restrooms. This would mean every other floor has a women’s restroom and some floors have two men’s restrooms. Not to mention, it sends a poor message to our women candidates who come to our building for interviews. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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How to Eliminate YOUR Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

This means that for every $1 earned by men, women earn just 80 cents. Unfortunately, progress in closing the gap for women in the U.S. has stalled and, while the pay gap stands at 79% for white women, women of color have a much, much wider gap.

2018 204

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

HR Capitalist

We can say we pay women the same that we pay men,” he said the conference. “We Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers. Compensation Employee Relations LitigationBack in late 2015, I reported on proactive moves by Salesforce to do pay equity increases across its workforce to eliminate any and all gender pay issues, job by job.

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Do Recommendation Letters Help or Hurt Your Job Search?

Career Solvers

According to a recent study at Rice University, qualities mentioned in recommendation letters for women differ greatly from those for men, and those differences may be costing women jobs and promotions.

Surprising Truths About The Gender Pay Gap

Career Alley

You may believe that the gender pay gap is all about men vs. women. of Fortune 500 executives were women. Women hold only 27 percent of all computer science jobs. Salary Guides Compensation Job Search Jobs Pay Gap Salary self help Self Improvement via MedReps.com.

2013 170

my manager’s daughter’s wedding will separate men and women, job searching soon after starting a new job, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager’s daughter’s wedding will separate men and women. I am the only female physician, and our support staff consists of both men and women. I am the most junior doctor in the office, and don’t want to insult him, nor do I think it is reasonable that he create a table for men and women to sit together if that is religiously or culturally inappropriate at these events. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Moneyball the Movie: How Can You Miss with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill? (Video Trailer)

HR Capitalist

HR pros, especially the women in our industry, don't connect with you when you talk sports, KD. The majority of my readers are women, and as it turns out, a lot of them get offended when people say that they don't like sports. Compensation Sports and HR Talent

What No One Tells You About Getting Raises

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to Tribe HR’s  Pay Raise Index , women received more pay raises. percent of women received raises while only 6.2 Communication Compensation Emotional Intelligence Money Negotiation Networking People Skills Social Mediathan men during 2012, but men earned larger. pay raises. TribeHR analyzed salary and workplace recognition (“kudos”). data from 20,000 employees at 2,200 small to medium-sized companies. between Q1-Q3 2012, and found that, 7.4

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Career Solvers Featured in Oprah Magazine | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

I was fortunate to work with these women along with colleagues Louise Fletcher and Nancy Collamer to help them create a strategic job search plan. Here are some of the top tips shared with the women.

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Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Blog » Memorial Day Memorial Day Published on May 31st, 2010 by Alan Sklover “It is not where you serve, but how you serve.&# - J.

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Why You Might Make Less Money Than Your Colleague

Water Cooler Wisdom

  “Women are relatively new to the accounting world, and there is a perception that management shouldn’t invest in people who are just going to have babies and leave,” she told me.  This means that women have to work 16 months to earn what men make in a year. According to the American Association of University Women , the gap between men’s and women’s salaries starts immediately after entering the workforce. 

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How the Top Tech Companies Compare for Salary, Benefits, Job Satisfaction and More

Career Solvers

Companies with the most men: Nvidia Corp, (92%); Facebook and Microsoft (79%); most women: Monster (58%) and LinkedIn (42%). career research salary negotiation compensation Payscale salary survey tech salaries

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

So, when I hear women whining about being discriminated against I always have to stop and wonder, is it illegal discrimination or different choices? Women should have to choose whether to be successful or have a family while men can have both. Women are. Plenty of women have.

Good Culture Is In, Inflated Salaries Are Out

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Employees at all levels—especially women—are stepping away from positions that will pay them the highest salary, and moving into ones that provide them a better quality of life.   Attitude & Motivation Compensation Culture Current Affairs Employment Trends Job SatisfactionRelated Topics: Managing. Lifestyle. OPEN Forum Message. Business Forecasting 2012.

Everything You Should Know About Salary Negotiation

Professional Resume Services

When writing a professional resume, think ahead to your compensation. With careful c-level personal branding and these tips, you can negotiate a better salary and gain the compensation you deserve. Compensation isn’t limited to what you bring home in your paycheck.