Tech Talk @ Headspring - Navigating Salary Negotiations

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Every 4th Tuesday of the month

10415 Morado Cir

10415 Morado Cir · Austin, TX

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Building 3 suite 300

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Hey Coders,

This month's tech talk is brought to you by Headspring!

Vasudha is Senior Vice President of Service Delivery for Headspring, who has risen in the industry—from building software to product management to leading entire technical teams.
Erin is Director of Talent for Headspring, where she leads both the acquisition and engagement of top talent. She works with individuals and teams to pave clear career paths that foster personal and professional growth.

Navigating Salary Negotiations

In an industry traditionally “marketed” to men, women are demanding less money for a seat at the table. A Hired report showed that women, in general, ask for less money than their male counterparts about 66% of the time. Whether it’s because we’re less comfortable with negotiations or we have a skewed view of our value, the only way to close the pay gap is to take command of the conversations that will get us there. In this workshop, Headspring’s SVP of Service Delivery and Director of Talent will walk you through some strategies for negotiating what you’re worth. We’ll offer tips and best practices, then stage mock meetings so you can put principles into practice, and receive feedback from experts who have been on both sides of the negotiating table.

Sponsored by Headspring!

Parking is free! For a short walk, park in the surface lot or garage near the Jollyville Rd entrance. Contact Jessica Salazar if you need assistance locating the building.

10415 Morado Circle, Bldg 3 Suite 300 Austin, TX 78759

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