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It's Time To Start Telling Our Friends How Much Money We Make

It's Time To Start Telling Our Friends How Much Money We Make

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  • Uh, no. People lie about a lot of things even to family and BFFs . Money, no matter how many lovely cliches there are about its meaninglessness is not,. Ask anyone struggling. Money is also seen as a major success marker. So the chances of someone lying about how much they make are high. Ok , yes I was

    Uh, no. People lie about a lot of things even to family and BFFs . Money, no matter how many lovely cliches there are about its meaninglessness is not,. Ask anyone struggling. Money is also seen as a major success marker. So the chances of someone lying about how much they make are high. Ok , yes I was raised in the Midwest. We didn’t talk about money, sex or religion, which likely explains why my entire adult life has been spent talking about politics.

  • This piece claims that talking about how much you make with your friends mag give you information that focuses attention on the gender pay gap - sure, if your friends work at your company and have the same role as you with them same experience...a cashier won't benefit professionally as a cashier from

    This piece claims that talking about how much you make with your friends mag give you information that focuses attention on the gender pay gap - sure, if your friends work at your company and have the same role as you with them same experience...a cashier won't benefit professionally as a cashier from knowing the salary of their computer scientist friend.

    Individual relationships may not need this kind of transparency. This information can be acquired from more comprehensive sources. Glassdoor has analyzed a data set of hundreds of thousands of salaries shared on their website and reports that the gender pay gap is very real. Glassdoor also has a step-by-step technical guide for employers to detect and remedy gaps at their own company.

    Side note: in China, there's no taboo associated with talking about how much you make, or asking what others make. It doesn't have to be a big deal.

  • True friendship isn’t about money. It’s about being there for each other, enjoying good times, and challenging each other to be better. I don’t care what my friends make, but as long as we try to do the things above we will have something that lasts.

  • Um, I want to know what the author makes. But on that topic, Stacey Gawronski is out of words.

  • That's just rude.

  • It’s important to share what you make so you know your friends aren’t being cheated. I sent my friend at Deloitte their report on the 42.3% pay gap in their company, hopefully she asks for that raise she deserves. I know what she makes, I talk with my coworkers about what they make. It’s all about knowing

    It’s important to share what you make so you know your friends aren’t being cheated. I sent my friend at Deloitte their report on the 42.3% pay gap in their company, hopefully she asks for that raise she deserves. I know what she makes, I talk with my coworkers about what they make. It’s all about knowing your worth and asking for it.

    My boyfriend’s roommate has been at his job for 1.5 years and hasn’t asked for a raise once. Even men can fall into the trap of being afraid to ask for what they’re worth. Ask ask ask. Share share share.