Myth: Your Boss Will Give You a Raise When You Deserve It
Truth: We wish! Unfortunately, this is one of those "If you don't ask, you shall not receive" things. One of the reasons we have a salary gap between the sexes is because men are so much more confident in asking for the raises they deserve.
To get your head in the game, start by reading our Negotiating 101, which is only a small part of our Knowledge Center section on earning.
For inspiration, check out these stories from four real women who took it upon themselves to ask--and to receive.