The One Thing Still Missing in the #TimesUp and #MeToo Conversation
You’ve established a reputation at your company as a leader and key contributor. But now you’re planning to take on a new role: motherhood.
You’ve landed a job interview. The possibility of taking on a new job, starting at a new company, or even pursuing a totally new career path is giving you butterflies. You’ve done your homework–you know the company’s mission statement and its key competitors. You’ve researched recent news and have even googled your interviewers. You are prepared to blow them away with your strengths and skill set and show them that you are a perfect fit for their needs.
When it comes to determining salary compensation, we’re also working with a flawed system – calculating it off a candidate’s previous salary rather than paying for the position’s scope of work. This affects women in particular.
Start asking advice on how to figure out what career you should pursue, and you'll likely have a lot of buzz phrases hurled at you.
Going back to work after the birth of your first child runs the gamut of emotions. You’re nervous about how you’re going to make it through the day, sad to leave this squishy little baby for an entire eight hours and excited - you know, to talk to adults!