Achieving Equal Pay by Consulting for Employers, Employees, and Policy Makers
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American Association of University Women, Bentley U Center for Women & Business, Boston Women in Finance, CFA Society of LA, CWE Women Business Leader Conference, Ellevate Network, Hallmark Cards and Lockton Companies, Harvard Business School, Intercollegiate Undergrad Women in Business Conference, Lean In Boston, Mass Association of Insurance Agents, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mom Corps, NASDAQ, National Association of Women MBAs, New England Women in Real Estate (NEWiRE), SEUI Healthcare, Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, University of North Carolina, UCLA’s Anderson School of Business, Women Advancing, Wellesley College, Women in Technology International (WITI), Women in Enterprise Science & Technology (WEST), Women Investing for Sustainable Economy (WISE)
People who negotiate their income earn an extra $1Million during their career. Women who negotiate their income also negotiate away the 22% less they earn than men and improve their potential to move into leadership roles. One client tripled her income in two years. Come to this session and learn how to be one of those people. You will learn the expectations, preparation, and ultimately the language of pay and benefits negotiation. The session will include:
Katie is the architect of the widely praised ban on salary history in hiring which Massachusetts filed in January 2015 and signed into law in August 2016. Within a few months of its becoming law more than 20 other states, municipalities, and territories have filed bills or passed laws to ban salary history questions in hiring and close the gender pay gap as well as other pay gaps. Katie first proposed the elimination of salary history and the inclusion of minimum pay in job advertisements to address the gender pay gap since 2011. Katie’s experience in staffing influenced the proposal of these provisions. In this session, learn how the novel ideas were sparked; Katie’s efforts to get acceptance in the equal pay movement; and ultimately the process of idea to law. Plus what else can be done to close pay gaps.
As John F. Kennedy said, “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” Yet about 50% of people who do not negotiate their employment state fear as the reason. This workshop will address the fear and techniques of negotiating so you can close the better deal in business and in life.
In this workshop learn
Most employers are working towards an equal and diverse workforce but despite best efforts, many continue to struggle. Many of the items holding employers back from success are the 1,000 little unintended biases that are embedded in hiring, promotion, and performance review processes. These “best practices” are so well established that few would give them a second thought never mind think of them as biased. Examples include:
Book this session and learn why these and other practices are unintentionally biased and how to avoid or heal them.
Everyone has different career goals yet most will face similar challenges during their career. Moving from the inexperienced new hire at your first job to the in demand professional working the dream job takes some negotiating. Negotiating for stretch assignments. Negotiating for resources. Negotiating for acknowledgement. You probably already are doing the work that makes you ready for the next step in your career but are you getting your manager’s attention? You need to. Communicating in a manner that speaks to management is a skill that many have not fostered. Often dismissed as “office politics” or “kissing up”, many consider it beneath them. It should not be. Negotiating Your Career will teach you a new perspective of and how to implement this critical career management skill.
In this session you will learn to:
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