75% of women lack confidence in asking for pay rise compared to 59% of men

75% of women do not feel comfortable asking for a pay rise, compared to 59% of men, according to a survey by totaljobs.

The survey of more than 4,800 participants found that 37% of women admit they lack the confidence to ask for more money.

Read the full report here.

Below are the top tips from totaljobs on how to feel more comfortable talking about a pay rise.

  1. Know your worth
  2. Use the rules of threes (three reasons why you deserve it)
  3. Have a concrete figure in mind
  4. Don’t get emotional
  5. Never apologise
  6. Be prepared for the answer ‘No’

More tips on how to negotiate a pay rise can be found here.

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