A wide wage gap between men and women is recently being the hottest topic in the Hollywood. Some said that women paid less than their men counterparts. One of the Hollywood actress, Lena Dunham, in her own digital media, Lenny, tried to raise this issue by published an open letter that written by the fellow actress, Jennifer Lawrence. Talenta, Aplikasi Payroll berbasis online permudah pekerjaan HR! Coba Gratis Sekarang! In her letter, Lawrence shouted her protest based on her own personal experience as the treatment she received from being a women in Hollywood. Seeing from Lawrence’s experience, Dunham conclude several tips on how to do salary negotiation and fight for equal treatment. Here is some tips from Dunham and her producer, Jenni Konner on how to do salary negotiation. Kelola payroll dan absensi karyawan lebih mudah dengan Talenta. Coba Gratis Sekarang! Tips Salary Negotiation from Lena Dunham Be Ambitious Dunham agreed that it is ok for women for being ambitious for the sake of their career and earnings. She and Konner also doing the same by make the whole employees in her company feel free to raise their voice, and most importantly paid the same fairly. Know your worth She took an example from her best friend forever, Taylor Swift. She thought that Swift is one of the women she knows whom can recognize her worth and how she defends it. She also praised Swift’s effort in convinced Apple to change their policy regarding the first 3 months free trial on Apple Music. “I think that’s really incredible that she can use her voice to express or protest on something. She will never let anyone turned her down and she knows it all worth.” Be Aggressive While Konner agreed on being aggressive in terms of salary negotiation, it must be considered as the part of doing business, not personal issue. Being aggressive doesn’t necessarily means you are preserving your ego ye, believe in yourself. “I think a good negotiator is the aggressive one and we are one of them. I never worry that people will turn us down.” Don’t be a too nice guy Lawrence confessed that she was never negotiated her salary just because she doesn’t want labelled as negative. Turn out, the same thing happened to Dunham as well. Jaga bisnis tetap produktif dengan software payroll & HRIS terautomasi! Pelajari Fitur Talenta Selengkapnya Disini! In the beginning of her career, she admit that she was being too nice. Fortunately, Konner remind her to prioritize despite to make everyone happy. Hence, avoid for being too nice when doing salary negotiation when you know you worth for it. Those are the tips for negotiating salary. These tips can also be used when you are in other jobs. So, are you ready to negotiate your salary? Read: Here is Some Benefits of Starting Your Career In The Big Corporation Insight Talenta is one of the best HR and payroll blog in Indonesia that developed by Talenta, one of HR software provided in Indonesia. Talenta has been trusted by many industries in Indonesia to help them manage HR data likes attendance management, employee leaving, employee benefit, payroll calculation and disbursement. Talenta can be used by many corporation start from small corps to big corps and have 27001 ISO certification. Want to try Talenta? Click this link or the banner below. Berhemat dengan fitur Payroll Talenta, transfer gaji ke semua rekening tanpa biaya admin. Pelajari Fitur Talenta Selengkapnya Disini!