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Power & Sexual Harassment: A close relationship?

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What is power? Some define it as having status and money. Some define it is having the ability to change policy decisions of countries. While many others define power as that thing which can change your life from one direction to an altogether different direction. Whatever it may be, everyone wants some level of power to be able to exert their influence over others. All of us want money, fame and status. But then, there are some who desire power even more than the others. And they try to do everything in their ability to milk their status. Whether it is greed or pursuing shady deals or even sexually abusing women, they make use of the power they have to get what they want.

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Guest Post: Why do women lose at negotiation?

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According to a recent survey performed by the famous website LinkedIn, it appears that business professionals are not willing to ask for higher salaries and that they prefer to stay away from a process that involves the negotiation a certain issue. The problem is that women are even more hesitant when they have to take part in a negotiation.

Experts say that a potential explanation for this problem is the fact that employers tend to pay as much as they are asked to and they don’t even try to negotiate. When it comes to salaries, employees consider that they have to agree to the amount that they get, in order to avoid being involved in a negotiation.

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