In this repeat of one of Working It’s most popular episodes, host Isabel Berwick tries to work out why people are so secretive about their pay. She talks to Joel Gascoigne, chief executive of social media business Buffer, which publishes its employees’ salaries on its website, and she speaks to Brooke Masters, the FT’s chief business commentator and an expert on CEO pay.

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See how much everyone is paid at Buffer:

https://buffer.com/salaries

Brooke Masters’ column on CEO pay in the pandemic

https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/0676c6f6-1ad2-490d-b8cf-d3bccdb76182

Want to get a pay rise? Here’s how to ask for one

https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/967db31f-f49b-4039-a295-23db588d2a1c

Listen to Claer Barrett’s MoneyClinic podcast on getting a pay rise

https://link.chtbl.com/K3vLw7lV

National Bureau of Economic Research - the wider effects of pay transparency

https://www-nber-org.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/papers/w28903

Presented by Isabel Berwick. Editorial direction from Renée Kaplan. Assistant producer is Persis Love. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. Produced by Novel.

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