Compensation is difficult to value appropriately. Every company extending an offer has different parameters and your unique experience and current situation will shape how the offer is received. Take a step in understanding how compensation is derived so that you can be better prepared to make the case for earning more. Your workshop leader, Michelle Lai, has been a professional negotiation coach for tech-industry professionals and coached over 150 graduates of Galvanize as the Career Services Manager for SF since March 2016.
Michelle Lai loves being a part of the career transformation process. She spent her first 10 years in San Francisco contributing as a QA engineer at Dolby Laboratories, Pixar, Eventbrite, and Circa News. She established Career Services for Hackbright Academy, a 12-week women-only web developer immersive program. Now at Galvanize, she has helped over 150 Data Science and Web Developer graduates make progress forward and achieve their career goals.
“Thanks so much for the $15k conversation.” — Graduate with an improved offer after a 1 hour chat.