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Work Smart in Boston: Salary Negotiation Workshop
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
in collaboration with
the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement
AAUW Work Smart is designed to help you negotiate for a new job as well as for earned raises or promotions. In every two-hour workshop, you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn:
- About the gender wage gap, including its personal consequences
- How to quantify the market value of your education, skills, and experience
- How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary
- How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers
Why is negotiation so important? AAUW’s research on the gender pay gap shows that, one year out of college, women are already paid significantly less than their male counterparts. Women who work full time take home 80 cents for every dollar a full-time male worker is paid. And over a lifetime, those lost potential earnings add up.
Women who negotiate increase their potential to earn higher salaries and better benefits packages. By negotiating fair and equitable salaries, you’ll be better able to pay off loans, buy the things you want and need, and even save for retirement.
For additional dates this workshop is offered, visit the AAAUW Work Smart Workshop website.
5:30pm - 6:00pm Registration and networking with light fare
6:00pm – 8:00pm Hands-on workshop
THE EVENT IS FULL!
MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.