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Only 26 percent of young women ask for higher salaries

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The workplace "negotiation gap" between American men and women is shrinking, but it's still sizeable. According to a new survey, 42 percent of young men ask for more money when they get their first job offers, but only 26 percent of young women do the same. The young men were also more likely to be successful in their negotiations. The gap does appear to get smaller as job-seekers get older. (Run time: 0:24)