Join InHerSight's growing community of professional women and get matched to great jobs and more!
Sign Up
Already have an account? Log in

Advancement Discussions

Ask questions about advancement and get insightful feedback from InHerSight's community of hundreds of thousands of professional women.

I have what seems like a pretty solid network of people that work in my industry or industries that I am interested in working in. My problem is that my network seems to be too close to me and consider me a "friend"; none show interest in hiring me because they worry it may ruin our relationship. The thing is, I only interact with ... Read more
Hello ladies! I have been at my current job for about two years. The job I currently have is one that I got right out of college. Though I have enjoyed my job, I have come to terms that there are no opportunities for growth. I do not get excited about coming to work everyday and I am ready for a change. I have ... Read more
I've been at my job for a year now. I do enjoy my position and the flexible hours are what I need. But I can't get a definite answer on whether I will ever get a pay raise. It is a male dominanted business and because of that I feel that I am being held back from reaching my potential. Even though I do ... Read more
Wait it out / It will get better
They're just playing you / leave
Take the pay cut / find a job elsewhere
Bite the bullet and go back to school
I've been working at my current job for about a year now and I have been a hard worker, someone who is punctual, I am very respectful with my management but the problem here is the company I'm with refuses to give me pay increases because they feel I get too distracted while I'm working even though it's an apparent excuse to get out ... Read more
Leave
Stay
Go to Corporate and complain
I have years of experience at the mid-management level but have been used as upper (without the pay or perks) and keep getting passed up. How can I move up if my resume doesn’t truly match my work?
Ask for a raise and title change
Look for a new higher job outside the company
Look for a new job that is equal or below my current and hope I move up faster