You also did get a lot of support. Tess Vigeland: Hi, I'm Tess Vigeland and As We Work, people are talking more about whether to talk about how much money they make. Recognizing that many of us find purpose in what we do is a good start. And people have also done that with me. The difficulty measuring one's individual contribution to your workplace is especially acute I would say in the kind of knowledge worker jobs that have really expanded over the past decades. When you have like a really close group of friends, it's not uncommon to talk about money. Tess Vigeland: Right.
I mean, Norway being one of them.
Get critical perspective and the analysis you need on developments from the nations capital. Work is something that I do. A lot of people arguing that their work is worth more money, but you write that this whole idea that we're paid what we're worth is a myth. Can you talk us through the thought process prior to hitting Tweet? The US, given its size and access to top tech talent, has certainly paved the way for much of the revolution in the workforce. Kathryn Dill: Yes. Fast-changing world creates training challenge, Six insights into how business can bridge the skills gap, Employers test new approach to plug skills gap in engineering. She said she was already in a meeting. From spending and saving to investing and taxes, the Wall Street Journals finance reporters and experts break down complicated money questions every weekday to help you make better decisions about managing your money. Whether youre hybrid or at the home office full-time, heres what you can do to focus your energy, connect meaningfully, and use flexibility to your advantage. Kateri Jochum is a 6:00 AM dance party and the Wall Street Journal's executive producer of audio. Where have all the older workers gone and will they ever come back? As We Work is a production of the Wall Street Journal.
Tess Vigeland: I mean, there are some fields where you can peg pay to performance. Thanks, your message has been sent successfully. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas. Jake Rosenfeld: One key answer is that many of our employers, not only don't want us talking about our pay, but actually prevent us from talking about our pay. Once you have to establish pay bands, to the extent that employers don't find workarounds, I think what you can expect is a narrowing of pay differentials, both among workers who work similar types of jobs and I think overall. And then you, the leader of the meeting can sort of summarize the responses. In the past couple of years, our work lives have changed, a lot. But have they encroached too far into our personal lives? The billionaire entrepreneur made the offer in a Twitter exchange with rock star Gene Simmons of Kiss. Can you tell us about some of those? Also, what do you think of pay transparency? The headlines might blare robots are coming for our jobs! but what if the outlook for tomorrow is much more nuancedmuch more human? So I'm curious how, even now, 20 years later, we still believe that we're compensated based on our awesomeness and our productivity.
Tess Vigeland: We reached out to The Points Guy after this interview. Jessica Fenton is our sound engineer. I'm Tess Vigeland. And so however I can help somebody get to the next level of their salary goals, that's what I'm going to do. The first thing I would stress is that your individual performance is but one of many potential factors determining the amount of money your employer's giving you. And truthfully, it's just one of the things that I do. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal. Theres no art in that. But yeah, I saw some of those remarks, the folks who said I was unemployable, or some people said I was complaining about my salary, which was kind of odd because I was really just dropping my salary for the next person who wanted to apply for my job. But in the kind of messy, real world of labor markets, that relationship between individual pay and performance really breaks down in fundamental ways for a number of reasons. Whats going on? Tess Vigeland: So when we're talking about pay transparency, I know that there are countries where that's the rule, right? Hosted by Zoe Thomas. So in many, many occupations, not only do we have definitional problems. People were saying, like a lot of women reaching out to me saying, "This inspired me to ask for a raise," and a lot of people of color reaching out to me saying, "I'm less afraid to ask what another coworker makes." The Amazonification of the American workforce, What it would take to make us love our jobs again, When your job helps the rest of America work.
Jake Rosenfeld: I love bringing up the Norwegian example because if you're a Norwegian citizen, you can look up any other Norwegian citizens tax returns, right on the internet, easy as that. Jake Rosenfeld: Sure. And in fact, since 2018, a bunch of cities and states have been designing and implementing these laws connected to pay scale transparency. And I really added no sort of other context. And when you mention that to American audiences, there's usually-. But I think the arguments in terms of them being negative are inspired in a lot of cases that at out of fear. How would you go about counseling workers who are kind of coming up with that personal algorithm for themselves, especially given your knowledge about how we've traditionally thought about our worth at work? And the other thing I would stress is that you shouldn't take that wage or salary on offer as some act of God, as some natural occurrence, as some fixed number that has some market based determination behind it. Dylan Scott guides you through the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and the health care policies that matter most. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, thenView saved stories. Hosted by Janet Babin. Well, we found a time and set up another meeting and here we are. Victoria Walker: Thank you so much for having me. The ideal candidate should be a strong writer and reporter, who's comfortable producing short form pieces with a quick turnaround in addition to richly reported longer-form and investigative features. Can you give us a sense of why it went out of fashion and what the model is now? And in some kind of deep way that you are more worthy as a person. He's a Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, where he researches the political and economic determinants of inequality, particularly in wages and salaries. And so basically I tweeted it publicly so somebody who saw that I was leaving my previous job, maybe they couldn't get a hold of me while I was kind of going dark. Adrian Richburg: I don't know. If you continue browsing.
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Right? video for Why motion capture is harder than it looks. The suits are just the beginning of the motion capture process. Does that sound familiar to anyone else out there? Tess Vigeland: This is As We Work from the Wall Street Journal, a show about the changing workplace and everything you need to know to navigate it. If a company cant maintain its mission to serve customers and create value, then workers are going to be at a loss for new choices in work style. But folks who were reaching out to me and saying, "I saw your tweet, I've circulated it amongst my coworkers and we're having more transparent conversations about what we make." And here you are putting it on Twitter for the world to see, essentially opening up this Pandora's box of pay transparency. When you survey US workers and ask them what the core determinants of their pay are, the vast majority of workers point to their individual performance. Workers from all walks of life need to prepare for the impact theyll see in their fieldsand prepare for jobs that dont exist yet. And the vast majority of us tend to think we're well above average. We know from some research and surveys that I've participated in that about two thirds of workers who do not belong to a labor union who work in the private sector, as most of us do, are subject to what we term a pay secrecy policy of some sort.
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Should it be research based? And so I think it did do a lot in terms of inspiring people to be more transparent about salaries. Whats been really popular with audiences is how to find and secure jobs in this highly transformative and volatile job market. But that doesn't mean it's not deep seated in our culture. And so there's a lot of different ways to do that. Like I said, the complete opposite happened, and suffice it to say, I have not gone dark during the month of February. Yes. From Kenya to Kensington, one reporter takes his work from home skills on the Grand Tour in a last hurrah before settling down and (hopefully) starting a family. Expert architecture and design solutions for private carriers, next-generation metro and long-haul optical networks, ultra low-latency networks, and Internet backbones. If this is what it takes, then sure. www.codecontrol.io. A human placebo., Even when you yearn for the ideal of a trustless web of incorruptible cryptography, sometimes you still have to rely on your fellow human beings., Youve come to the library as usual out of desperation, shock, yearning, boredom., The Five Petals of Thought had saved Bridie from dying of despair, helped her make the world a better place. Victoria Walker: I've been thinking about it a lot. I enjoy traveling. On the other hand, there's the argument out there that given the disruptions in the economy and especially here, the great recession looms large, that younger workers don't kind of abide by the same kind of cultural notions about what work is and what work will provide than many older workers who enter the labor market in more prosperous times. South Korea has begun to intentionally pour a lot of money into its workers to update the workforce. Janet Babin: Hey, Future of Everything listeners, it's Janet Babin. Plus: City calls for ethnicity pay gap reporting; Spanish group takes lead on disability; class disadvantage in the workplace, Covid brought a 21st century trend of a greying workforce to a standstill and thats a problem, Plus, secret alumni networks, the rise of anti-work sentiment and more, Grassroots Staten Island win shows the power of organising from the bottom up, Secluded towns and villages are taking advantage of post-pandemic working patterns to attract professionals, Experiments have shown that workers hours can be cut without a corresponding drop in output, The banks new Malaga hub for junior bankers is innovative but will require some serious management effort, Employers are applying the lessons from running remote programmes to develop post-pandemic training, Since March 2020, the number of economically inactive 50 to 64-year olds has risen by almost 250,000, As knowledge workers spend less time in the office, their attachment to the organisation will diminish, Discover unmissable flagship events and And I've also in every job that I've applied for and have gotten, I've typically reached out to somebody at the company to ask about how much should I ask for? Today we're sharing one of the first episodes with you. Understand how policy impacts people. Helping you understand the most important news in the world, five days a week, A science show about everything we dont know, Your guide to the most interesting and important tech and business news of the day, Dont mind the economy, now is still a good time to find a new job, Even bosses are joining the Great Resignation, Leaked Amazon memo warns the company is running out of people to hire, Finding a new job is possible even when youre burned out, Why the return to the office isnt working, Tell your boss: Working from home is making you more productive, Why unions are growing and shrinking at the same time, Amazons surprising new delivery partners: Rural mom-and-pop shops, The Great Resignation is becoming a great midlife crisis. For a lot of jobs out there, it's very difficult to measure one's individual performance. I dont believe there is any one company. These are some of our most ambitious editorial projects.
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But it overlooks the bigger story: a radical rethinking of our relationship to work. But again, I think a lot of that is just kind of stemmed on the fact that talking about money is such a no-no topic in American society.
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Here again, I go back to my profession as a professor. Tess Vigeland: We've reported that younger generations are more open about pay than previous generations have been. They're publicly posting their wages and salaries in an effort to bring equity to the compensation process. Jake Rosenfeld: Yeah, I think so. This week, we were joined (remotely) by Kavi Guppta, a leading Future of Work journalist whose work has been featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review and Huffington Post to name a few. Tess Vigeland: Well, clearly this hit a nerve and it landed you smack in the middle of this ongoing debate over paid transparency. Get Digiday's top stories every morning in your email inbox. Every week host Tess Vigeland will speak with experts, Journal reporters, and you about those shifts and how to navigate them. Add this topic to your myFT Digest for news straight to your inbox. Talk to me a little bit about how pay intersects with our notions of self-worth. Two years into the pandemic, US tech jobs remain concentrated in a handful of coastal hubs. It's that everybody has to be able to share their viewpoint. It used to be taboo to talk about your salary and in some companies it was expressly forbidden. Why more Americans than ever are starting their own businesses, Office holiday parties are back and smaller than ever. A podcast about the changing dynamics of the workplace. Victoria Walker: Yeah. The energy of a newsroom. Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs, Googles plan to cut pay for remote workers who relocate is a bad idea, The NCAAs Student-Athlete is under fire but misclassification is everywhere, The real stakes of Apples battle over remote work, How to make your job search suck a little less, Why everybodys hiring but nobodys getting hired, More Americans are taking jobs without employer benefits like health care or paid vacation, American motherhood vs. the American work ethic, Companies that make people return to the office will lose employees, Internal Apple letter shows employees are still fighting to work from home. I believe being transparent is one way to achieve equity in media.". What if the future of work is exactly the same? Exactly. You can also find us on Twitter @WSJpodcasts, and I'm @tessvigeland. A login link has been emailed to you - please check your inbox. It is true. Over the course of a few years, Kavi has covered controversial topics such as Will Labor Unions Survive In The Era Of Automation? to Basic Income Might Be The Answer To Societys Productivity Crisis. In this interview, we discussed everything from companies and countries at the forefront of flexible work to why Kavi rarely uses coworking spaces. But turning to the US, it's absolutely the case that at the municipal and state level there's real movement towards kind of more transparent direction when it comes to pay. Coming up after the break, we'll talk with a sociologist about why people believe their salaries are a reflection of their value at work and even a barometer for self-worth and why that's a myth. Everyone has to feel that they were able to participate, even if they didn't at some point talk for an uninterrupted three minutes. But your research finds that the number on your pay stub is also very meaningful to a lot of workers, both personally and societally. From the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Kyle Peterson discuss the latest from Washington. Remote work isnt the problem. This podcast series focuses on the importance of using alternative data, powerful critical thinking and deep research to help corporate leaders and investors understand the economic picture.