You’ve been in your role for the better part of a decade and you’ve NEVER asked for a raise. You’ve also never received anything but an annual increase that barely keeps you in line with the cost of living. From your perspective (and likely that of outsiders as well…), you are clearly overdue for a review.
Though I’m not one to often read tabloids, when a friend tagged me this morning on Jennifer Lawrence’s “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Costars?”, my heart gave a little leap for joy. Finally! An Oscar-winning actress, a woman at “untouchable” levels is speaking about gender gap inequality.
For the first time in 29 years, a woman has been chosen as Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year.” This leaves most of us wondering, why such a long wait?
“I didn’t get the job offer” said Maddie as she broke down at the other end of the line. I could feel her pain. I knew how hard she had worked to make the final round of interviews at a venerable Forbes 500 company. It had been months of agony and preparation. She had interviewed with 20 or so individuals at the company and was almost certain the job would be offered to her.