Salary Negotiation: Women’s Edition

During my senior year of college, I struggled with the idea that I could negotiate my salary with employers. The concept of asking for more money scared me because I thought if I asked I would be viewed as greedy and possibly get my offer revoked! I also didn’t know how much money I should ask for and when would be a good time to negotiate. As a result, I avoided the conversation altogether. When it comes to negotiating salary, many women struggle in this area. According to the Harvard Kennedy School, “laboratory and survey evidence has suggested that men are significantly more likely to engage in salary negotiations than women.” One possible reason for this is…

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