I have previously written about why women don't negotiate their salaries or other items that could help their career growth and about the various reasons for the gender pay gap. We now know that things aren't as simple as that and that bias also plays a role in how women's actions and outcomes are perceived and the opportunities they end up receiving. For example, tech jobs website, Hired.com published its The State of Gender Inequality in the Workplace 2018 report findings.
The current discussion about the gender pay gap often remains in the title: "Women make 20% of what men make," and each side tries to argue with singular arguments why the other one is wrong: "this happens because of discrimination" or "this happens because women lean out of the workforce or work part time." The reality is, as always, much more complex.
10 important things you should know now about the gender pay gap:
1. Women in the United States earn about 80% of what m