Fair Pay

Pay equity means more than salary.

By bethanye McKinney Blount / October 9, 2018

It’s been a few weeks since I eagerly read #ANGELS article about Silicon Valley’s Equity Gap. Their study with Carta analyzed the gender gap in cap tables. In short, the study shows that women in tech companies receive far less stock (options/shares/RSUs) than men. Women make up 33% of the combined founder and employee workforce…

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Don’t ask for salary history: why CA AB-168 matters to your company

By bethanye McKinney Blount / February 13, 2018

If you’re unfamiliar with recent changes in California law around compensation, this article is a good starting-point. Though Amazon isn’t directly affected by California AB-168, they have stopped asking for salary history from candidates. From my perspective, this is both very smart of Amazon and very cool. Of course I say this as CEO of…

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