I heard negotiation expert Katie Donovan interviewed for an 85 Broads webinar and thought my readers would benefit from her advice. Katie’s company, Equal Pay Negotiations, LLC
, specializes in helping women negotiate
for equal pay, benefits and promotions and Katie frequently addresses the topic of flexible schedules. Following is my Q&A with Katie on this important topic.
Allison Cheston I feel like we’ve been a work/life balance discussion for at least 20 years.…
It's a tough time for prospective college grads trying to find their first job. Read this for ideas on how to get some perspective.
You may have heard me wax poetic about LinkedIn
, which I think is a fantastic—and underused tool—for career developers, as well as job seekers.
But there’s one area where Facebook has it beat, and that’s when it comes to wanting to connect with a specific group of people on a particular topic. I recently created a Facebook group for those I’m interviewing for my new consulting practice, curriculum and book, In the Driver’s Seat: Work-Life Navigation Skills for Young Adults.…
I am heartened to report that I am starting to see clients being tapped for new jobs, and am also seeing employers who are seeking new talent. This is great news for many reasons.
What I am also seeing, though, is a lot of fear of negotiation, even if the candidate is currently employed and entitled to feel they are “in the driver’s seat”. This mystifies me.
Many of us have an inherent fear of negotiation, coupled with a discomfort with discussing money.…