Women, Work, and Wage Inequality

Ms. Career Girl

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. But across the board, women are paid less. The post Women, Work, and Wage Inequality appeared first on Ms.

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Savings Tips for Women in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Savings Tips for Women in 2017 appeared first on Ms. This is good news for all savers, but especially women. Thanks to their longer life expectancies and the gender income gap , women particularly need to prioritize putting aside money.

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Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages


A new study confirms what old studies already agreed on: shorter men and fatter women make less money on average. 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 HR employment discrimination wage discrimination

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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap


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.

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Solving Wage Disparity by Empowering Women to Negotiate


The President held a news conference commemorating the event but in his speech he made the point that women still earn less than do men. It is well known in both HR literature and in the popular press that women earn less than men. See DO WOMEN AVOID SALARY NEGOTIATIONS?

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What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare

Evil HR Lady

She writes: To start, it’s long past time to raise the federal minimum wage. Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women. Raising the wage would reduce pay inequality and help millions of families living in or near poverty. It sounds good but raising the federal minimum wage means you raise the cost of everything. Raising the minimum wage. To keep reading, click here: What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare.

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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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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Can Virtual Reality Training Close the Gender Wage Gap?


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. She cites figures that say that only 1 in 8 women will negotiate while 1 in every 2 men negotiate. Empowering Women to Negotiate.

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No, The Court Did Not Rule that Discrimination Against Women Is Legal

Evil HR Lady

“Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday,” says the Associated Press. “Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules,” says the ABA Law Journal. “The wage gap is the worst. The court didn’t even rule that you could pay women less than men.

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Top 5 Careers for Young Women in 2013

Career Alley

America reached the 50 year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, and yet women all over the world are still paid less than men in the majority of professional functions, even here. Granted the economy has taken a steep downturn but this does not justify wage discrimination.

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Feminism fails because women lie to each other about work. Oh, and go Cubs!

Penelope Trunk

Which is why most women who have control over their lives don’t travel for work. So many women tell me they want to work part-time but they want to do work that’s fulfilling, that matters, that blah blah blah. I’ve already called those women out as full of s**t.

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New Study Shows that Leaning Into Negotiations Doesn’t Always Work for Women


” They wanted to know how and when leaning in might benefit women – and when it might not. It’s not that the women in their study negotiated poorly but more that they were perceived to be “too aggressive.” Last week Christine L.

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


Despite research showing that professional women have the same leadership aspirations as men and plenty of evidence that companies with female CEOs outperform those led by men, only five percent of S&P 500 companies’ CEO slots are, in fact, filled by women.

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think. Sure, women have made great strides in the corporate climate, but it appears we still do have a long way to go. Related: 7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers. Here are ten things that have not changed all that much for working women. The Wage Gap. In fact, only 4% of Fortune 500 company CEOs are women.

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3 Unfair Practices Women Face in the Workplace & How to Fight Them

Ms. Career Girl

By “they,” she means “men” and “women,” of course. The question’s assertion — that men and women experience the workplace in fundamentally different ways — is not controversial. On average, women earn about 80% of their male counterparts in similar roles. Wage Theft.

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Women in Iceland Left Work Early to Protest the Pay Gap


Last week women in Reykjavik, Iceland left work two hours and twenty-two minutes early to protest the country’s 30% unadjusted pay gap. Women in Iceland come together to fight for equality, shouting OUT #kvennafrí #womensrights pic.twitter.com/vTPFwfSoVk.

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Karma will Help Women Get a Raise… If They Ask For It


Since the status quo in the US is that women currently make 78% that of men for the same work, I think (as do most people in the US and Mr Nadella himself) that women being paid on par is the result we want. Recent research at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has shown that women are perceived as being more easily misled , and therefore opponent negotiators act differently. Women, make good karma for yourself and ASK for that raise.

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An open letter to everyone who is concerned about the wage gap

Penelope Trunk

First of all, a confession: I think the wage gap is fine. In this post, I will tell you what you can do to close the wage gap. First of all, there are more women than men who are qualified to go into STEM but women are not interested.

Top 5 Things Women Should Know About Their Salaries

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top 5 Things Women Should Know About Their Salaries appeared first on Ms. That’s what its like to listen in on what the professional women of Fairygodboss have to say. The discussion on women's salaries is a hot topic, and you need to stay informed!

What Is a Work Perk Worth?


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.

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How to Ask for A Salary Raise – and Get It!

Ms. Career Girl

Too many women don’t ask for the salaries they deserve. According to a recent Ellevate survey, only 37% of women asked for a raise in 2015. 75% of women who asked for a raise received one. 75% of women who asked for a raise got one.

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Friday Five: Election 2016, Entrepreneurs and Verizon’s Yahoo Purchase


This is your Friday Five: Why Even Donald Trump Wants to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “would like to raise the minimum wage to $10/hour.” ” This is a break from the usual Republican position that minimum wages hurt small business and make it harder to workers to negotiate with their employers. “A lot of women don’t realize they can be business-minded early on.

Looking into Women’s Rights in The Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Women tend to cry for equality without understanding their entitlements. However, unless women themselves understand their rights, there’s only going to be passive action, or worse – senseless noise. I’ve had a thought.

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Gender Wage Gap: Are College Major Choices to Blame?

Ms. Career Girl

The reason women generally get paid less than men in the workforce may have (a little) less to do with discrimination and (a little) more to do with the fields we choose to pursue. Aviation is a male-dominated field with 88 men to 12 women. Today’s post is by Maria Rainier.

“Low Status” Men Avoid Negotiating In the Workplace


It’s become popular to argue that a big reason the pay gap persists is women’s reluctance to negotiate, with schools and and other organizations setting up negotiation workshops just for women, in hopes […] Source. HR diversity gender negotiation pay gap wage gapAccording to new research “low status” men who occupy position are less likely to negotiate for raises or promotions in the workplace.

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Trump's First Labor Nominee: Burgers, Bikinis and Mocking Low Wage Workers.

HR Capitalist

I like beautiful women eating burgers in bikinis. But if you routinely produce content that potentially alienates women and openly say it takes on your personality, it's kind of hard to picture you running Labor. Puzder has said he doesn’t oppose a modest increase to the minimum wage.

Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

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?

Career News: The Racial Wage Gap and My Paysa.com Interview

Competitive Resumes

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

Top Business Careers For Women In 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Business Careers For Women In 2017 appeared first on Ms. The world of business has vastly changed for women over the past generation. Though women still are not paid equally in comparison to men’s wages, they are much closer.

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy


The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). It is not good news for women. HR diversity education for girls hiring STEM women in tech

One Surprising Way Work/Family Balance Affects Salary Negotiation

Professional Resume Services

Most of the time you hear about the wage gap between men and women — and how the gap is caused by the struggles women face in balancing work and family responsibilities. This applies to both men and women.

Is it okay if I don’t want kids?

Penelope Trunk

This is why people don’t take women at 26 seriously when they say no to having kids and don’t already have something big and meaningful that they’re doing instead. Women have a biological clock. So women just have kids. Women

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Women and Retirement: The good, the bad, and the solutions

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women and Retirement: The good, the bad, and the solutions appeared first on Ms. Research indicates that women are still living longer than men. With some planning and preparation, women can enjoy this advantage and retire in style.

who can managers talk to, my boss only gives gifts to women, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss only gives gifs to women. If people were being denied promotions or wages or professional opportunities based on sex, that would be illegal. who can managers talk to, my boss only gives gifts to women, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Who can managers talk to? One of the things I haven’t see much written about is who managers _can_ talk to about management-specific issues.

March Madness sheds light on the real workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

The wage gap, of course, is the gap between men and women. We don’t talk about the wage gap between, say, black men and white men because the causes are so visible. Women don’t care about workplace stuff and men don’t care about home stuff. Women

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Closing the Gap: Massachusetts Bans Screening Candidates Based on Salary


“No employer shall discriminate in any way on the basis of gender in the payment of wages or other compensation, including benefits and other compensation, or pay any person a salary or wage rates less than the rates paid to employees of a different gender for comparable work.”

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The Subtext to All Pay Gap Conversations: “Of Course Women Earn Less”


Every time I write about the gender pay gap or gender inequality in the workplace someone pops up to claim that the pay gap isn’t real and that, well, of course women make less than men — they just don’t work as hard or as long or fight as hard. HR gender pay gap gender wage gap pay gap

Open letter to the guy who refuses to be the sole breadwinner

Penelope Trunk

I coach so many women who say they want career advice, but what they really want is permission to not work. These women can see that the jobs they always dreamed of having are not compatible with raising kids, ant that makes the work world feel very disappointing. Women

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#Equalpayday Discounts Aren’t a Good Political Protest


Each year, Equal Pay Day marks the point at which women have matched men’s salaries from the previous year. HR #equalpayday pay gap wage gapThis year it falls today, on April 4. Today you’ll read a lot about the size of the pay gap and how long it might take us to close it. You’ll read about Ivanka Trump tweeting […] Source.