Earning the same as your male colleague?
Nieuws.nl interviewed Merel van der Wouden about women and earning money
According to negotiation coach Merel van der Wouden a lot of women don’t like to negotiate. In that case, it might not be so strange that women earn 19% less dan men, or not? “Women say yes to an offer faster compared to men”.
Research shows that women at their first job accept the salary proposal without counter proposal. More men come up with a counter proposal, so the difference in pay starts early on. Women want to prove themself before they ask for a raise. Men ask for a raise and then prove themselves.
Want to know more? Read the full article here (Dutch).