Good Girls Ask: Negotiation Strategies and Tactics for Women
September 30, 2016
In 2012, women who worked full-time, year-round made 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. Stats show the wage gap continues today with no significant progress. So, how can we, as women in tech, learn to negotiate to begin to close this gap?
On September 30th, Elizabeth Lions, Author and global leadership expert shared with us her strategies and tactics for negotiating salary. She dove into the reasons why women ask for less and helped us examine your views on money overall. Listen to the recording to hear her tips on identifying your own negotiation pitfalls and work to stand firm on what you want and deserve.
Elizabeth Lions is the Author of two books, ‘Recession Proof Yourself’ and “I Quit! Working for You Isn’t Working For Me” Her third book will be released in 2016 on leadership.
Elizabeth has designed and developed leadership and career courses, webinars and even a radio show entitled, “Leadership Lessons from the Lioness” featured on Plaid for Women.
An expert advisor on career conundrums, Elizabeth has been quoted in Yahoo, The Ladders, and Dice job boards. Her words have reached as far as the front page of the Philadelphia Tribune, PBS, CBS Money Watch, Dale Carnegie and John Tesh’s blog. In 2014, she took her leadership courses to Dubai and the Middle East.
Previous to becoming an accomplished Author, Professional Speaker and Coach, Elizabeth started her career as a headhunter on the west coast. She had the pleasure of working with the leaders of Microsoft, Wells Fargo, EBay, and Intel to name a few. It was during those private meetings in conference rooms that she was privy to who would be laid off and hired.
Today, Elizabeth can be found writing, coaching and collaborating with the who’s who of the Corporate America. When she isn’t working, Elizabeth can be found traveling across state lines with her husband on their Harley Davidson motorcycle or in the yoga studio twisting for hours on end.
For more about Lions philosophies, programs and videos, please visit www.elizabethlions.com