Salary Negotiating

The Women in Business Student Group hosted a salary negotiating round table event earlier this month.

As a member of this student group I was so pleased with the large turnout! Both MBA, MSFA and MIM students came to hear one of our MIM professors, Melanie Billings-Yun talk about salary negotiating. Some of the topics covered were: Why you should negotiate and how to get over your anxiety. When, where and how to negotiate and how to research salary ranges.

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This event was help on April 9th, National Equal Pay Dayin the USA, this was not planned but was a happy coincidence!  April 9th signifies how far into the new year women have to work just to make what men did in the previous one. This event was a preview to Summer term when we take Melanie’s Negotiation class .

Susan Forrester

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 Susan Forrester is a full-time student in the Masters in International Management program. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Portland State University. After living in Seoul, South Korea for two years she was interested in finding a career that linked Oregon and Asia together through trade. Susan enjoys the diverse background of the MIM student body that allows her to frequently practice her beginner level Chinese.

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