The Chief Executive of Microsoft has apologised after claiming that women should not ask for a pay raise as it would not be “good karma”.
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Chetan Shah@ MB
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 7:32pm BST
I absolutely agree. Most Indians would align with this view. There is no gender based advise. Most likely he would have said the same for male salaries. Sensationalising a comment beyond its meaning is doing injustice to the leader as well as the cause.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 9:54am BST
29% of the workforce is women - what percentage hold top jobs? Are males and females paid the same for the same roles?
Gender bias is subtle and therefore hard to deal with - noticing mistakes is a starting point, question is what will Microsoft do next?
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 3:56pm BST
I can't help but feel this headline is just 'click grabbing'.
Yes, he uses those words, but not to say women shouldn't ask but that companies should reward women fairly as a matter of course.
Please don't sensationalise such sensitive issues as all that achieves is to set the cause back a step.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 2:13pm BST
I couldnt agree more with this statement. What a blatant, misquoted "headline grabber".
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 1:02pm BST
Not the first time HR Grapevine takes things out of context or act like a tavbloid to get headlines. It's a distrubing trend in what used to be a good site for HR news.