Compensation has long been a taboo subject in the workplace. Until relatively recently, people viewed compensation as something very personal–a topic you didn’t talk about with other people, least of all your co-workers. But in recent years, as workplace norms have evolved, so have our views on pay transparency.
From an employee perspective, you can understand why there’s so much intrigue around compensation. We all want to know that we’re being paid fairly, but if we don’t know our value in the market, how can we be sure?
Conversely, talking about compensation with team members can be perilous from