Jul

12 2018

TAMPABAY-JOB-LINKS: 5 Steps to Successfully Negotiate a Job Offer

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

TampaBay-Job-Links 4100 W. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 206
Tampa,

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

Are you prepared to negotiate a job offer? Recent LinkedIn research indicates that 42 percent of job-seeking professionals in the United States are uncomfortable negotiating; the study also indicates that many people report feeling nervous or anxious about negotiating. Failure to negotiate well is like money lost; however, there are things you can do to take the lead and get the compensation package you want.

Facilitated by Robyn Winters, TBJL Career Strategist

Workshop Goals:

  • Understand the importance of negotiation as a job-search tool
  • Develop a negotiating strategy and plan
  • Identify the elements of your ideal negotiation package
  • Increase your skill at negotiating

What We Will Cover:

  • How to mentally prepare for a negotiating session
  • The importance of research prior to negotiating
  • The components of a negotiation strategy
  • Determine the most important negotiable elements for you

Materials Needed:
Please bring a copy of your résumé and a recent job description for which you’ve applied or for which you are considering applying.

Workshop Length:
3 1/2 hours. Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Full Program Participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Business casual.
Out of consideration for other participants, we ask that all candidates refrain from wearing fragrances, perfume, and cologne.

Where:
TampaBay-Job-Links
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Registration Required:
Seating is limited to 18 participants. Please email rsvp@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.