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Discussing Your Co-Workers' Salaries

Finding out a co-worker makes more than you never feels good, even if there are valid reasons behind the discrepancy. But no matter how you found out or how it makes you feel, bringing up your co-workers' pay to your boss is definitely off-limits — it's unprofessional and will put your boss in an awkward position. If you want to use that information to negotiate a higher salary, use or a similar site to find out the industry standard and present that to your boss instead.

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