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Jen Naye Hermann, a marketing consultant in Chicago, is one of the many women to add her salary to Kardon's spreadsheet.

PRESENTING: The anonymous spreadsheet 700 women (and counting) are filling out with their salaries to close the wage gap in tech

Lizzie Kardon wanted to close the gendered wage gap in tech. So she made a spreadsheet for women to compare salaries with one another.
I started collecting salaries to see how data stacked up at my own company and in the industry.

Viral salary spreadsheets — including my own — are showing workers how pay stacks up. Here’s what happened when I put 200 numbers to...

Armed with numbers, employees can better negotiate — and a study found that they're more productive at work too.
Just sit there and be quiet.

Awkward silences are the trick to getting more money in a salary negotiation. Here’s how to use them without coming off as nervous or unprepared...

Melissa Dahl's book, "Cringeworthy," encourages readers to embrace awkward silences while negotiating for higher pay.
Make sure you and your boss are on the same page. Libby Leffler pictured.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want

Before you ask for a raise from your boss, think about where they're coming from. That's according to Libby Leffler, a former Googler and Facebook executive. Leffler also said that you can negotiate things other than your salary, like benefits.
"You have no leverage if you're not willing to walk away," said Elizabeth Banks, pictured.

Actress Elizabeth Banks has used a somewhat controversial piece of negotiation advice to shape her career

Elizabeth Banks, the actress, director, and producer, said that in a salary negotiation, you should always know when you're willing to walk away. Some negotiation experts agree — but others say this strategy can backfire.

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn’t just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they will

Former Facebook exec Libby Leffler says negotiating your job offer shows that you'll be motivated in working toward goals once you've been hired.

4 years after the CEO of Microsoft publicly flubbed a question on how women should ask for a raise, he has completely different advice

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in 2014 that women who have "good karma" don't need to ask for a raise — they should get one naturally. Four years later, as he advocates for Microsoft to modernize across the company, Nadella shared a totally different piece of advice for women.
Don't leave money on the table. This is how to ask for a raise.

A 30-step plan to getting the raise you deserve

It's crucial to know how to ask for a raise. When to ask for a raise can also be tricky. Many Americans have never asked for a raise, but it could boost your income over the long-term.
Don't leave money on the table.

How much money to ask for during your next salary negotiation

Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.
"Meet, not beat" was her strategy.

Marissa Mayer decided how much to pay employees at Yahoo based on a lesson she learned from Google

Yahoo's former CEO Marissa Mayer said she made sure employees were compensated fairly but not paid so much that they were only there for the money.