Monthly Archives: May 2018

Gender pay gap & negotiation resources

Screen Shot 2018-05-01 at 3.19.16 PM.pngToday, after we remind you to come on Thursday to the Happy Hour (4pm, Mudd), a quick look at today’s NYT article “How a Common Interview Question Fuels the Gender Pay Gap (and how to stop it)”:

“Women are told they are not worth as much as men,” Judge Stephen Reinhardt wrote in the Ninth Circuit’s opinion, before he died last month. “Allowing prior salary to justify a wage differential perpetuates this message, entrenching in salary systems an obvious means of discrimination.”

Some resources:

AAUW Salary Skill Builder

“What is Anchoring in Negotiation? Learn how to defuse the anchoring bias and make smart first offers” from the daily blog of the Harvard Law School Program on Negotations.