The percentage of women who have asked for more money in the past year has remained steady, but 84% of women who asked for a raise last year received one, up from 75% in 2013, said Linda Descano, CEO of Women & Co. Descano also said the Citigroup and LinkedIn sponsored 'Today's Professional Woman Report' showed that men are more likely than women to equate career satisfaction with a 'good salary' by a 58% to 52% margin.
It's no secret that recent graduates with degrees in the liberal arts are out-earned by most of their classmates. But in the long run, they catch up to at least some of their peers. Melissa Korn reports on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
This week, the girls and I talked about our salaries. We asked ourselves, why do so many women shy away from negotiating with their employers? In discussing the question, we were lucky to have the expert opinion of Susan L. Hirshman, author of "Does This Make My Assets Look Fat?: A Woman's Guide to Finding Financial Empowerment and Success."
It's possible to earn a six figure salary without earning a bachelor's degree first. MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell joins Lunch Break with a look at the top five best-paid jobs, no bachelor's required.
Most workers want more money, but not everyone knows how to ask for it. Negotiating salary is a delicate process that can really pay off or, if done poorly, can backfire. We asked employers for their best tips for negotiating higher salaries.
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