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Jobseekers: This is exactly what you need to know to get paid fairly

Fast Company: “…Data show the pandemic has set women back. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic has added 36 years to the global gender gap. This is a defining moment that will set the direction for equal pay moving forward—both for women and for companies committed to achieving pay equity because it’s the right thing to do. Without a renewed commitment, we are at risk of eroding all the incremental progress we’ve made over the past decade. The moment of hire defines an employee’s pay equity journey. If a woman isn’t paid fairly from day one (compared to her peers doing similar work), it’s likely she’ll never catch up. Every time there is a review or promotion cycle, her pay will slip farther from that of her colleagues who have similar job responsibilities. As a job seeker, you want equal pay. And you’re not the only one who shares that goal. Current employees, investors, and consumers also want to align themselves with companies that stand for—and put action behind—fair pay. That’s why companies that care about hiring and retaining top talent are taking pay equity seriously. Here’s what you need to know to help you find a company committed to paying you fairly…”

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