**This article features Selena Rezvani's advice and originally appeared in CBS MoneyWatch by Amy Levin-Epstein on 08/15/2013.**
Given the tight labor market, it's tempting to immediately accept any job offer you might get. But how can you tell if a prospective employer is making the best financial offer for the position in question? Here are six ways to figure out if a company is low-balling you:
More and more groups are recognizing the need to develop the next generation of women leaders. Not just for the sake of seeing women network with peers at the same level, but instead in a cross-functional, cross-hierarchical type format. Two recent examples that crossed my desk include The Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellesley University and the Women's Mentoring Partnership, a collaboration between Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit and the U.S. State Department.
When she started her MBA program at a top-10 school last year, Ramona Dickinson had every reason to think positively about business education. Bright-eyed and optimistic, Dickinson had one central expectation of her schooling: that she'd learn the essentials of leading a modern business in a stimulating, inclusive environment.
What Dickinson encountered instead was estrangement. She found herself negotiating a largely male-dominated program whose culture had an awfully close resemblance to that of a fraternity.
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