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How to Talk About Salary With Your Coworkers

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Many companies have strict policies against discussing salaries with coworkers. The older generation is brainwashed to see conversations about salary as a ‘cloak and dagger activity’. 

Millennials have broken this flawed and unwritten rule, making discussion of salaries a common conversatio...

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Even if your company allows for salary discussion, it might be awkward to some coworkers coming from different backgrounds.

One has to reject the taboo and create an atmosphere where talking about money is a common and normal thing. This requires building a strong level of trust.

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Understand that salary transparency is a good thing and gives the power back to the employees. The ‘salary silence’ rule that many companies implement is to ensure that they maintain control, and employees stay aloof in terms of who makes what, making it difficult for them to negotiate or make ca...

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