How to get your equal pay

How to Get a Raise | WomenAdvance.comDid Equal Pay Day get you wondering about your own salary? Thinking about how you’re going to approach this year’s performance review?

While President Obama is working the executive angle on equal pay, here is a resource kit for you to work your own personal angle on a pay raise:

3 ways to sabotage your raise

There are better and worse ways to open the conversation about your raise. Mika Brzezinski, co-host of “Morning Joe” and author of Knowing Your Value, bravely recalls her own less-than-ideal approach. (read more)

How to get a raise

Dear Ann, I need your advice about how to start the conversation about getting a raise at work. I was recently reassigned, and that has increased my workload and requires way more of my time. (read more)

How NOT to get a raise

I received a note from my BFF Melita a while ago, in response to my blogpost on “The Top 10 Unwritten Rules That Could Sabotage Your Career.” I have been saving it for this occasion. (read more)

Equal pay: speak up for yourself and your posse

Heide Brandes recent published a remarkably detailed and nuanced analysis of the gender pay gap. She reminds us that, even if women haven’t previously been trained to ask and negotiate, it’s never too late to learn. (read more)

Beware the silent career-killer: “excessive subjectivity”

Once upon a time, when managers made implicitly gender-biased judgments about which staff got the pay raises and the promotions, we called a spade a spade: gender discrimination. When Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Betty Dukes et al. was recently heard by the Supreme Court, we gained a new euphemism for structural sexism in the workplace: “excessive subjectivity.” (read more)

For Women Facing 17% Wage Gap, A not-so-Happy Graduation

After the college graduation ceremonies and celebrations are over, and the photos have been uploaded to Facebook, there comes the inevitable moment of truth. Do I have a job? It’s a tough enough job market for any new grad, but for women the prospects are even more disheartening. New female college grads are earning 17% less than their male counterparts, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (read more)

How to prepare your victory file

I love the idea of a ‘victory file’ to prepare for a performance review. Today I worked with a coaching client on a four-part template for her victory file, and I thought it might be useful to you, too. (read more)

How to rock your performance review

I was worried after my most recent coaching session with “Rina.” We had been prepping for her performance review as a top-level financial advisor. Here’s the update from Rina. (read more)

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