MYW Unscripted Episode 06 – Pay Transparency

In this episode of Unscripted, Jose and Nicholas discuss their thoughts on the taboo of talking about pay with your coworkers. They cover their own ideas as to why this taboo is so prevalent, how it negatively impacts workers, and what organizations have to gain from being more transparent about what and how they pay their employees.



00:20: Introduction and why we’re talking about this topic

2:43: Our feelings on talking about money and why it can be difficult

7:30: Why talking about pay is important for employees

9:34: Can organizations and stakeholders benefit from pay transparency?

14:28: Pay bands in the context of pay transparency

16:58: Glass Door and crowd-sourced pay information

20:55: Our takeaways and wrap-up


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