Salary secrecy is a harmful and unfair practice, perpetuating pay gaps and having a disproportionately negative impact on women and people of colour. Here’s a playful way you can send a message to recruiters that “competitive” isn’t helpful to anybody.
A recent review of over 350 fundraising job descriptions in the UK found that more than one in three mention having a degree in the person specification. In nearly a quarter of jobs it was listed as an essential requirement. But why is a degree qualification so desirable when it comes to recruiting fundraisers? And what if this requirement was doing more harm than good?