Gender diversity has been given a higher profile, has it made a difference?

With the Davies Report published last year, gender diversity has never had a higher profile. The weight of public opinion and threatened legislation are starting to fracture the glass ceiling that has kept women out of the boardroom. Fiona Elsa Dent is Director of Executive Education at Ashridge Business School, and co-author of Women in Business: Navigating Career Success

Getting Paid What You Are Worth

All independent contractors have gone through this at one point or another. You have a service that you have out in the marketplace and for some reason, you are not able to provide it for what you think it is worth. It isn’t so much that no one will hire you; the problem is that they won’t pay you what you think you should be getting for what you do. Getting paid what you are worth is a subject that can be fraught with assumptions.