Jennifer O’Connell: I’ll tell you my salary, if you tell me yours
We are more likely to tell a stranger we’ve had an STD than we are to reveal our income
The last taboo: it’s time for an end to the cultural secrecy around salaries
Previous readers of this column might not be entirely surprised to hear that I have a habit of over-sharing. Coyness has never been my strong suit.
I still blush about the time I found out that I was about to be offered a job I’d been interviewing for. “Keep this to yourself for now, but we’re going to offer you the role,” my soon-to-be boss, an enviably implacable blonde, said softly when we met at a social event.