Managing Job Offers and Compensation Negotiation

Begin your employment with a positive reputation by understanding the processes of managing job offers and negotiating compensation. 

It is important to stay professional and ethical at all times, so learn about the challenges before you begin interviewing.

And remember, every situation is unique. So feel free to contact the Career Resource Center staff to discuss your specific situation and how to navigate the process like a true professional.

Learn how to research salaries and successfully respond to the typical salary question, "What salary do you expect?”. Explore how to respond to internship and job offers, especially when you may have other interviews pending. Examples are provided about how to effectively accept or decline an offer, and how to successfully negotiate for what you deserve.

Jill Whalen Helms, BS ‘04, EMBA ’12, Sr. Vice President of Human Resources at Aleron presents the employers’ perspective and expectations on the offer phase and negotiation phase of the job offer and shares best practices. Additionally, Jill will explain how to understand benefits that are typically offered in your professional job.