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Ladies: This Is How To Make Sure You Get Paid What You’re Worth On The Job

Equal Pay: The Boss Chick’s Checklist

You are a smart, capable, ambitious, and energized woman. Isn’t it a wonderful feeling? However, be forewarned: If you don’t get your new hire compensation correct starting as early as the hiring process, you may import gender inequality into your position, and wind up perpetuating the pay disparity throughout your career. Click To Tweet You may ask, “What’s with the festering, traditional gender norms of male breadwinners, and female caregivers that are still potent and directly influence perception, compensation, and promotions? How does one ensure pay equity with the guy working next to you? What skills will tap into your power and how do you effectively leverage that power, especially when seeking employment?”

Here is my Boss Chick’s Checklist for gender pay equality.
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Here Are The Top 5 Reasons You Need To Know To Encourage Female Mentors

Do you feel that mentoring is crucial to career success? I do. My career has been enhanced and advanced thanks to the mentoring I received. Developing new knowledge, skills, and attitudes is easier when a mentor shows you the way. However, although my mentors were phenomenal in so many ways, I also felt a disconnect-all of my mentors were men. I was mentored from a male perspective of playing by the rules. And while these men embraced workplace parity and wanted to see their employees thrive, I lacked the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by women who had achieved success in their careers by changing the rules.
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