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‘Leaning In’ has limitations for women seeking equal pay

When it comes to negotiating in the workplace, it's been suggested that some negotiating tactics that work for men subsequently backfire when attempted by women. Asking for a raise or time off from work can be part of climbing the career ladder for anyone in a professional environment, but for women, studies show this task has become more complex. We talk with author of the New Yorker article ​"Lean Out: The dangers for Women Who Negotiate” Maria Konnikova ​and Chicago's Women Employed Advocacy Council chairwoman Ambar Mentor Truppa about the question of why negotiation involving gender remains imbalanced between women and men.(Flickr/KellyB.)

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