Why Median Pay Hurts Achieving Pay Equity
I recently became a contributor to Thrive Global. I am excited to share my first article, Median Pay Hurts Pay Equity with you.
When I took golf lessons and learned to putt properly, the instructor told me to aim for a spot beyond the hole to better the chances of the ball falling into the hole. It’s a common rule of thumb for putting. Employers need to learn this lesson. In all the efforts to close the gender pay gap, most employers are not only not aiming beyond the hole or target, they are aiming for a spot before the hole. Whether a disconnect or flawed logic, the gender pay gap will never close if it continues.
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