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How to Figure Out How Much Salary You Should Ask For

Jun 24 2014 - 12:48pm

It's a fact: women get paid less than men. Although the gender gap is narrowing, there are still leaps and bounds we need to take to even out this unfair discrepancy. We're obviously not going to be handed what we deserve so we need to start asking for it.

A grave mistake women make that hurts them later on is that they aren't negotiating their first salary. This will set them back in the long run, because if a woman starts off her career track earning less money than men, it will be harder to narrow the salary gap and catch.

What's the solution to this? Well, we need to start negotiating for the salary we deserve. The first few steps to earning our worth, includes researching the pay. Here are some tips to help you get started:


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