Mind Your Career: How to Negotiate Your Salary
Get Equal Pay, One Woman* at a Time
Wednesday, March 28; 12 -1 pm central
This event is open to the entire UChicago community.
Successfully negotiating your salary in a job offer, a promotion or a review requires that you enter the conversation empowered with confidence and knowledge. Learn what you need to know before you enter the boss’s office or take a job offer to get what you deserve and activate your earning potential.
In this engaging workshop, Jessica Williams, founder of the Superwoman Project, will lead you through what you need to know to negotiate your salary effectively for an upcoming review, job offer or promotion. Past attendees of this talk have increased their current salary by $5k-$15k in the following week using the skills they learned.
Learn how to prepare for the negotiation conversation
Learn what to do when you’re in the meeting and need to think on your feet
Learn expert tips for handling those difficult conversations and overcoming your fears
Even if a job offer isn’t on the table or your job feels secure, it’s important that you know the lessons learned in this workshop so that you’re prepared when/if the situation changes.T
*This workshop is designed for women, but all individuals of any gender are welcome and encouraged to attend.
About Our Presenter:
Jessica Williams is the Founder of the Superwoman Project where she works with individuals, nonprofits, and corporations to advance the professional development of strong, powerful female leadership.
Jessica holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communications from The University of Oregon, is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and a Certified Yoga Instructor. She has been awarded for her work in social change and marketing through The American Marketing Association and Portland Monthly.
Jessica has been featured on the TEDx stage, The Huffington Post, She Owns It, and as a guest on dozens of podcasts. In her five-year plus speaking career, she has stood on stage at Fortune 100 companies like Nike, nonprofits like The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NAEM, and educational institutions such as The University of Oregon and George Fox University.
Rachel Birkhahn-Rommelfanger Assistant Director, Career Development