Social Cost of Negotiating

Social Cost of Negotiating

I was doing some research on salary negotiations recently. I learned about the social cost of negotiating for women. I knew the concept in the back of my mind but didn’t know it’s name. The concept is one where, when a woman negotiates, she has a social...
Negotiating Her Salary

Negotiating Her Salary

My friend called me the other day about negotiating her salary. She is being recruited for a new role and wanted some pointers on how to broach the salary conversation. This is a call I get fairly often.   Women (especially those in male dominated industries) are...
The Days are Just Packed

The Days are Just Packed

Calvin and Hobbes is still one of my favorite comic strips. One of the collections that Bill Watterson published was, The Days are Just Packed. It was all about the adventures that Calvin and his best friend and stuffed tiger Hobbes got into. This phrase, the days are...
Blind Interviews Aren’t So Blind

Blind Interviews Aren’t So Blind

Blind Interviews aren’t so blind. I am sure some of my amazing recruiter friends will have something to say about this but. . . I don’t believe in the blind interview. It’s a lie. To be clear, the blind audition works in the example from orchestra...
Day 1- The Leap

Day 1- The Leap

Day 1- The Leap I am finally doing it. I am making the leap to live out my dreams. After an extremely amazing 18 year career in corporate HR, I have finally decided to go all in on my consulting and coaching business. What you are about to see from me is going to seem...