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Industry Insight & Salary Negotiation

Industry Insight & Salary Negotiation

April 29, 2020 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Online

https://potsdam.campuslabs.com/engage/event/5224687

This workshop will be held online. Please email Kelsey Sixberry at sixberke@potsdam.edu to RSVP!

 

Session Description:

Want to learn more about your industry of interest? Curious about the future job outlook and prospects of your desired career? In this workshop, you will learn about the tips for entry, educational requirements, workplace environments, average salaries, and an overview of job-related skills pertaining to your field of interest. You will be introduced to resources including Vault and O’Net, that capture essential takeaways to pursue for your career path in the long-term and during college. This workshop will equip you with resources to help you develop individualized plans to pursue your career. The second part of this workshop will delve into salary negotiations. Participants will learn how to identify, articulate, and communicate their professional value. The workshop will introduce strategies to develop persuasive and strategic responses to effectively negotiate salaries. Resources will be provided on how to conduct field-related research to determine targeted salaries and benefits. There will be a discussion on the problematic salary disparities due to the wage gap.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be introduced to industry-based resources and learn about tips for entry, educational requirements, workplace environments, average salaries, and an overview of job-related skills pertaining to specific fields of interest.
  • Participants will be introduced to strategies to develop persuasive and strategic responses to effectively negotiate salaries, by learning how identify, articulate, and communicate their professional value.
  • Participants will learn how to conduct field-related research to determine targeted salaries and benefits, along with developing an understanding of problematic salary disparities due to the wage gap.

 

Summit Competencies Covered:

Career Management: Identify and articulate one’s skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore career options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

 

Professionalism/Work Ethic: Demonstrate personal accountability, effective work habits, and understand the impact of verbal and non-verbal communication on one’s professional persona. The individual demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, and is able to learn from their mistakes.

 

Oral and/or Written Communication: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms. The individual has public speaking skills, is able to express ideas to others, and can write/edit professional correspondence clearly and effectively.

 

This workshop counts for Explore Leadership Development and Expand Your Professional Network & Career Marketability, and the Career Management Specialty Badge.

 

Career Services Applied Learning Summit: Career Management Summit: Oral and/or Written Communication Summit: Professionalism/Work Ethic ThoughtfulLearning