Though the gender pay gap in the Netherlands is closing, progress is being made at a snail’s pace and the country lags behind much of Europe. Wies sits down with Deborah Nicholls-Lee to discuss this.
Negotiating requires self confidence and courage. In this interview Wies talks with Any Working Mom and shares some expert tips.
Whether it’s female entrepreneurs seeking funding for businesses, or female employees wanting pay rises, women tend to ask for less than they should, or not ask at all. All too easily, we can become complicit in a system that already underplays our value.
Either you work full time, with all the joys of long hours, overtime and commuting that come with it, or you become a stay-at-home mum. There is no in-between. Or is there?
“Women need to learn their own value which may be higher than a male colleague’s, and learn how to negotiate accordingly. We’re not asking for special treatment.”
De krapte op de arbeidsmarkt neemt toe. Dat maakt het voor nieuwe werknemers makkelijker eisen te stellen aan het loon en secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden. Maar hoe pak je dat aan?