By Anna Davies, Refinery29
You've likely heard the stats that women only make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes and that to be successful, you've got to lean in. But, that knowledge alone isn't exactly raising the number on your paycheck. That's why we straight went to career experts to distill the eight secrets to figuring out what your market value is - and what you need to do to make your boss give it to you!
1. Prove Your Worth. You want your boss to want to give you the cash - and the best way to do that is to show how much more valuable you've become to the company since you've started. "Write down everything you do, and create a folder of any accolades, client e-mails praising your work, or major projects and accomplishments. Refer back to these during your meeting with your boss," suggests Nicole Williams, LinkedIn Career Expert and author of Girl On Top. Also, take the time to clean up your social media profile, if you haven't already. "Depending on your