My Co-workers Make More Money [Video]
Recently, an Excelle community member asked me how to handle unfair pay practices at work. (See full question here.) My Response: I can appreciate your frustration. Whenever we find out employees who we think do less are actually earning more, it’s easy to get angry. However, our anger at the company for being underpaid is misguided. To be honest, in this situation, we only have ourselves to blame. Here’s why… Our Business-of-One’s Perceived Value is OUR Responsibility As full-time employees, each of us is really just a business-of-one who sells our value to one main client, a.k.a. our employer. Thus, it is our job to get the best price for our services. No employer is going to pay more if they don’t have to. So, if we are getting paid less, it’s because we allowed it to happen.