Money

HOW TO ASK FOR A RAISE

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Recently I posted several tips to help Women with their Executive Presence. The final tip in that series was: Ask for a raise if you find out that a colleague is being paid more than you are for the same work. My last post took a look at what to avoid when asking for more money. Today I’ll focus on what to do when gearing up to ask for that bigger paycheck. It’s about [...]

WHAT TO AVOID WHEN ASKING FOR A RAISE

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Yesterday I finished a list of tips on Executive Presence For Women. The last tip in the series was to ask for a raise if you find out a colleague is being paid more for the same work. Today we’ll focus on what to avoid when asking for more money. THE DON’Ts Don’t ask for a raise if your employer is having financial challenges. Do your research. Evaluate the health of your company by [...]

EXECUTIVE PRESENCE for WOMEN. A few TIPS

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); It’s a Balancing Act. Especially for Women Work/Life balance isn’t the only balance that women in business need to balance. Showing up with strong Executive Presence requires a distinctive kind of balancing and it can be a tightrope. On the one side is the risk of appearing “too feminine” (which can undermine our credibility) and on the other is the danger of acting “too masculine” (which can cause some male colleagues to think we [...]

WHAT’S UP WITH CHICKS AND SCIENCE?

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); This sardonic question was posed by a reporter to a panel of scientists at the New York Academy of Sciences a few years ago. Courtesy of Upworthy, a video of the answer has been making to rounds of facebook, linkedin and twitter this week. The question refers to comments made by former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, who had publically suggested that “genetic differences” might explain why fewer women are in the [...]