Men ‘more likely to ask for a raise than women’, new study says

MEN are more likely than women to ask for a pay rise – and are more likely to receive a bigger wage increase, a new study said.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 1:00 am

Research by jobs site CV-Library indicated women were more interested in negotiating working hours than pay, and were less concerned about job titles.

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Two out of three men said they were comfortable asking for a pay rise, compared with two in five women, said the report.

Lee Biggins, CV-Library chief executive, said: ‘In this day and age, it's concerning to see women are still holding back from negotiations in the workplace.’

The survey of 1,200 workers found that men were more likely to have received a higher pay rise than women​​​​​​​​​​​​​​