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Less than half of job seekers negotiate their pay, but of those who do, 80% are successful! In this workshop, we will make sure you are well prepared to negotiate your offer and not leave money on the table.
We will start by helping you determine a desired salary range. We will walk through different factors to consider including experience, geographic location and other compensation factors. Once we have the target in mind, we will work on how you will actually structure the conversation and practice on the spot so you don't stumble when the time comes. We will talk though all of the logistics of when and how to have the negotiation so that you are well prepared to maximize your comp!
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This event will be hosted online due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the event.
Jacqueline Twillie Best Selling Author, Career Coach
Jacqueline V. Twillie holds an M.B.A. in Leadership, she is the Founder and President of ZeroGap.co, a global training, and development firm that specializes in women's leadership within male-dominated industries.ZeroGap has been identified as one of the fastest-growing companies in 2019. Jacqueline is an Amazon Best Selling Author. Her latest book, Don't Leave Money on The Table: Negotiation Strategies is a best seller and was released on August 22, 2019. She has been featured in Forbes, FastCo, Essence Now , Black Enterprise ,Parade , Today.com, NBC BLK and more… on the topic of Women’s Leadership and Negotiation Strategy.
Jacqueline is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and earned her MBA from Tiffin University. Her life’s mission is to eliminate the gender wage gap by providing a practical strategy for women to advance and thrive in leadership roles. In her downtime, she loves to practice yoga and cook.
Gaurav Valani Career Coach, Speaker and Entrepreneur
Gaurav Valani is a professional Career Coach, Speaker and Entrepreneur. As a Recruiter by trade, Gaurav grew tired of how many companies in the recruiting industry treated job seekers and employers alike - with every little care and attention, so he decided to do something about it. He helped grow one of the fastest growing staffing agencies to $75M in revenue by first focusing on people's career aspirations and then helping them to find the right career opportunity.
Throughout his career, Gaurav has worked with some of the top hiring managers and executives in Fortune 100 to 500 companies on their hiring practices. He knows exactly how the top companies in the world hire their employees and more importantly, he will tell you what character traits they look for when making a hire. Gaurav has leveraged that knowledge to help over 3000 people build a purpose-driven career by landing high-paying jobs at the best companies to work for.
He will show you proven strategies that you can implement right away for building a comprehensive step-by-step career plan to bridge the gap between where you are today and where you want to be in your future.
Talent Acquisition Lead,
I am a Talent Planning, Acquisition/Recruiting and Brand Management professional with 10 years experience. My appreciation for effective communication and passion for brand awareness and authenticity are what drive me to approach all that I do with a fresh perspective and an openness to new ideas. I have a passion for building strategic teams and empowering those around me to drive for results.
I am incredibly passionate about speaking to young women about being the best they can be. Empowering other women to be successful is something I work to do everyday, with both my team and with students that I meet.
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that seeks to eradicate gender disparities in high-tech industries and startups by engaging, educating and empowering women who are passionate about technology. From technical courses and leadership bootcamps to hackathons and startup competitions, it is our mission to support women entirely with the access and community they need to succeed in tech.
Across the globe, GIT exists for anyone with an interest in technology regardless of age or profession, and we operate with the spirit of the girl within all of us—fearless, lively and determined. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, the Girls in Tech impact has affected more than 100,000 members in 36 countries around the world. Programming in each regional chapter varies to fit the unique needs of their communities.
Houston Exponential (HX) is a non-profit organization created to accelerate the growth of Houston’s innovation ecosystem. We believe Houston is where the world will come to solve problems that matter. HX is leading the charge to turn Houston into a hub for high-growth high-potential companies by creating pathways for innovation to flow at scale. We are aligning ecosystem support around strategic initiatives that are connecting, attracting, and promoting startups, investors, corporations, government, and universities.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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