5 Stupid Reasons You’re Underpaid- And How To Fix Them
You are not being out-earned because you are being out-skilled. People often have blindspots about getting paid— so pull back the veil and start earning what you’re worth.
Dave Fecak knows whywe aren’t making enough. Fecak has had long exposure to technologists’ salaries: He’s been a part of software recruiting since 1998. And while his points are directly intended for programmers, they carry currency beyond coders.
These are the reasons you aren’t making enough.
- Image consciousness
- The first negotiation
- Know the market (and your place in it)
- Profit or cost?
- Skill scarcity
Why are you underpaid?
Check out these excellent notes taken by Ijeoma Onuh at the last CreativeMornings/Raleigh. Ijeoma is a senior studying Graphic Design at North Carolina State University.
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