How to start the negotiation conversation [VIDEO]

In honor of Equal Pay Day (the symbolic holiday that represents how many days US women have worked in 2016 to earn what our male counterparts did in 2015), I want to share one of the ways you and I can advocate for all we’re worth: negotiation. We’ve all heard that we should “Ask for […

Career Q&A with Financial Advisor Cris Caruso [WEBINAR]

Hear from finance expert Cris Caruso on managing your money and building wealth. Cris specializes in helping women make smart financial decisions that reflect their values. Tune in to hear from Cris on how she got to where she is today as bring your biggest, burning questions about money, finan

How Candace Negotiated to Close a Big Pay Gap

Candace has been working in education for 8 years, serving as a special education professional for a charter school network in the Minneapolis area. But when she realized she was being significantly underpaid, Candace used her assertive communication and negotiation skills to rectify the situation

When life hands you lemons…make money.

Dallas had just moved to DC for a big new job in the city. She’d been working in political fundraising in her home state of North Carolina for years and following Bossed Up Bootcamp, she made the leap to pursue work on the national scale here in the District. But less than a year in, […]

It Pays to Negotiate

On average, only 7% of women attempt to negotiate their salary. Gray, a 27-year-old woman in Cambridge, MA, recalled this statistic from Bossed Up Bootcamp as she weighed an exciting new offer. In the weeks following Bootcamp, she was able to have a difficult conversation with her supervisor, in whi

My Boss Congratulated Me for Negotiating

This post is part of a series recognizing the achievements of Bossed Up’s Boss of the Year nominees, in celebration of Bossed Up’s official #LaunchLikeABoss Launch Party July 24. On average, only 7% of women attempt to negotiate their salary. Gray, a 27-year-old woman in Cambridge, MA, recalled