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The problem with a young woman, according to the HR chief, is that she is a young woman. His giant corporation does not have many young women, or for that matter, many women in senior positions. A rea...
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I see women consciously and sub-consciously constantly negotiating their way through life (whether it is with the husband/boyfriend or with children on what to eat, where to eat, where to go for a vacation etc) and yet 4 out of 5 women say that they are unable to negotiate the salary they want or the salary they deserve while most often the men they know are quite adept at negotiating a better deal at work.
Was it difficult to begin juggling work with spending time with my children and family? Of course, it was - but so was childbirth, and they both felt completely worth it.
This personal journey opened my eyes to the accomplished and qualified women around me who stopped working for personal reasons such as marriage, motherhood or elderly care, and then never returned to the workforce. And so I founded JobsForHer on International Women's Day, March 2015.