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Celebrities Posted Makeup-Free Selfies


Monday, November 24, 2014

Sometimes ignorance is leverage. A few years back, when I made the switch from one media company to another, it was precisely the lack of transparency about my salary that allowed me to more than double my salary in the process. I happen to be good at job interviews, and at the end of a ...

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How am I supposed to pick a concealer?


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Recently, there has been a push by some major digital-based companies towards salary transparency. The current thinking―one that is very much based on the ethos of Internet that the more we know, the better―is that open books will result in an even the playing field. In the male-dominated world of tech, where women notoriously have ...

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What Your Shoes Shape Says About You


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Cahn took her model from her former employer, Google, where she was head of sales and saw the benefits of the open system there. Google didn't publish individual salaries, but made ranges for roles public, so that employees had a solid sense of exactly where they stood in the company: "Everyone had their levels and ...

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It’s that time again…


Monday, October 20, 2014

If there is a catchword that sums up 2015, it must be transparency. Whether it is in reference to Hillary Clinton's emails: "I am trying to be as transparent as I possibly can." Or the fact that smartphones and social media have given us a direct view of what it's like to be a black ...

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