Fifty-five per cent of women in their 20s and early 30s have never in their lives asked for a pay raise. "Pay Raise Virginity" is probably not the exact technical term, however, there is no better phrase that captures the fear, uncertainty, and life-changing significance of asking for your first pay raise.
David Larson is author of the Negotiating Salary blog, helping ordinary people get outrageous starting salaries and pay raises. David worked as a trade negotiator for American interests in the former Soviet Union, while also teaching at the American University of Central Asia. Most recently he worked as a consultant for Bain & Company in San Francisco (but never got to meet Mitt Romney). David got his MBA at Wharton.
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