Promoting Equal Pay

In an article for SHRM by Dawn Onley, March 25, 2016, our speaker Carol Sankar was asked about the pay gap. The excerpt below was taken from the article, HR Critical to Tackling Workplace Gender Bias, Promoting Equal Pay.

 

Carol Sankar, a business and leadership consultant and author of The Confidence Factor for Women in Business (I.L. Press, 2015), has a different spin on why women lag behind men in the workplace. Sankar, who started a four-year study in 2010 to get at the root causes of the pay gap, said it boils down to confidence.

“At the end of the study, the women never asked for more due to the fear of asking, underestimating their qualifications and fear of termination,” she said.

 

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