NELA 2017 Annual Conference

22nd to 24th October, 2017


22nd to 24th October, 2017 08:00 am - 09:00 pm

Website: NELA 2017 Annual Conference


Sheraton Burlington
870 Williston Rd
Burlington, VT 05403

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October 24, 2017, 9:00 am

Handling the Interview & Negotiation Process without Losing Your Head


When we don’t negotiate, what do we lose? There’s a systemic reluctance to negotiate for a higher salary or benefits package especially as a woman in tech, but this is not confined to just women. If we do not negotiate and we undersell ourselves, we allow that wage gap to remain. Salary negotiation is intimidating and difficult to navigate if you don’t have the right tools and knowledge to do so. You need to know how to assess your value, identify target salaries, ask the right way, respond to red flags, and evaluate a total benefits package. This talk will present what we’ve learned and share tools and tactics that helped us along the way.

Hall: Emerald 2 Track: Career Type: