11 2018

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

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

TampaBay Job Links
contact: Nikki Trent 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
813-344-0200 x307 nikki@TBJL.org

Contact Nikki Trent

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

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

Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Registration Required:
Email rsvp@tbjl.org or call (813) 344-0200.