If you want fries with that, you might want to learn how to make your own. Starting today (July 29) fast food workers will stage strikes across New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Flint, Michigan—the latest chapter in a series of protests over the past year aimed at bettering labor practices and increasing wages in the notoriously low-paying industry.
5 Stupid Reasons You’re Underpaid- And How To Fix Them
You are not being out-earned because you are being out-skilled. People often have blindspots about getting paid— so pull back the veil and start earning what you’re worth.
Dave Fecak knows whywe aren’t making enough. Fecak has had long exposure to technologists’ salaries: He’s been a part of software recruiting since 1998. And while his points are directly intended for programmers, they carry currency beyond coders.
These are the reasons you aren’t making enough.
- Image consciousness
- The first negotiation
- Know the market (and your place in it)
- Profit or cost?
- Skill scarcity
Why are you underpaid?