90% Women Hesitate To Ask For A Salary Hike: Report

90% Women Hesitate To Ask For A Salary Hike: Report

Around 90 per cent of women employees hesitate to ask for a raise at work, according to Harappa Education report.


An extensive survey of more than 500 respondents was conducted to understand the prejudices and differentiated behavior towards women professionals and to incorporate their unique perspectives within curriculums designed to help empower women leaders and leaders-in-making.


The findings further reveled that 99 per cent of women believe it to be important for women professionals to build networks and alliances, only 47 per cent of women actively pursue opportunities for their professional growth and learning.


The survey also uncovered some interesting insights regarding skills that women professionals perceive to be most important in their professional journeys. According to the data, close to 72 per cent of women consider communication to be the top skill that continues to help them in their professional journey, followed by confidence (65 per cent)per cent and self-awareness (41 per cent).



Shreyasi Singh, Founder & CEO, Harappa Education, said, “I’ve always felt committed to learning and development and a determination to leave the world of work for women, a little better than I found it. I’m delighted about all our 7 new program offerings at Harappa but especially the Women’s Leadership Program—designed to enhance the learning journey of high potential women managers, based on our distinctive 10 on 10 pedagogy. The ‘What Women in Leadership Need’ survey research allows us to better understand the challenges women professionals face and co-build our Women’s Leadership Program, capturing what matters the most to current and aspiring women leaders.``


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