Why Women Earn Less
How to Make What You're Really WortheBook - 2004
While today's women enter the workforce and climb the ladder of corporate success at a rate unknown to previous generations, salaries for men and women doing the same or similar jobs are still by no means equal. The startling truth is that the average 25-year-old woman will earn half a million dollarsless than her male counterpart over the course of her career. "Under-earning"--the pattern of continually making less money than one needs or probably deserves--is an epidemic among working women. Millions of women earn substantially less than they should. While it is widely known than working women generally earn less than men, most people chalk it up to gender bias in the workplace--to the ubiquitous "glass ceiling" for women. While these factors do play a part, what most moment don't realize is that a much greater contributor is their own behavior. Countless women--even hard-working, well-educated women--are locked into a highly stressful pattern of consistently making less money than they need or desire. Underearning is an insidious problem with psychological roots that run so deep that it can go unchecked for an entire lifetime and produce devastating results. Luckily, there's help. Why Women Earn Lessis a practical, step-by-step guide for under-earning women who are ready to turn their lives around. It demystifies the profess of underearning, explores its underlying psychological and emotional issues, and offers practical advice and strategies to help over come it. Why Women Earn Less explains how you can be better paid for the work you do. It maps out, on a practical level, how to overcome the bad habits that contribute to earning less than you deserve. As you do so, you will findyourself not only benefiting form an improved bottom line, but also enjoying a renewed sense of optimism and personal satisfaction. This is a book guaranteed to change women's lives...today, tomorrow, and forever.
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, ©2004.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (224 pages)