Negotiating Skills for Career Success, With Shelagh Donnelly

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Negotiating Skills for Career Success, With Shelagh Donnelly

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Negotiating Skills for Career Success; 90 minutes

Are you hoping to negotiate a continuation of flexible work arrangements as office doors increasingly reopen? Or would you like to generally hone your effectiveness in negotiating on behalf of both your employer and yourself? Join Shelagh to focus on principles and techniques for effective negotiating strategies.

A skilled assistant will negotiate the most favourable possible terms when planning events, sourcing services and (that day is coming) venues. Effective negotiators can alleviate frustrations associated with scheduling and rescheduling meetings, implementing change, and resolving conflicts. When you've prepared to negotiate, you increase your likelihood of positively impacting stakeholder relations, time and finances.

Many assistants are more comfortable negotiating on behalf of their colleagues or another party than on their own behalf. In this course, we'll delve into negotiating effectively - on your employer's behalf, and also on your own, for interviews, job offers, performance reviews, professional growth and career satisfaction.

Key learning objectives

1. How negotiation skills impact your career and capacity to add value

2. The art of negotiation: what it does and does not represent

3. From art form to skills: strategies and skills you can hone to support effective negotiations

Included with your registration

  1. 90-day access to recording of our session
  2. PDF companion workbook, to download and use as you watch the recording
  3. certificate for your professional development portfolio

What participants have said about Shelagh's webinars

  • “very informative – just the right level”
  • There were a lot of useful tips"
  • "Shelagh turns a mundane subject into a lively presentation! Her sense of humor and creative slide images add value to the presentation."
  • "Many things made me feel like I was on the right track and others made me glad I had taken this webinar!"
  • "Shelagh was exceptional ... Well prepared, impeccable knowledge."
  • "Your advice was both practical and inspirational”

About your trainer

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Invest in your career with someone who's walked the walk and presents on current best practices

Shelagh is trusted and respected by assistants and employers around the globe. She has been publishing her Exceptional EA website since 2013, and writes for other publications. An in-demand trainer, Shelagh works with conference organisers, professional associations, government bodies, higher education and businesses, including corporations such as the NBA.

For Shelagh's bio and a sampling of clients and references, please click here.

Registration fee

The fee for each webinar in this pandemic series is $75 US. Depending on currency fluctuation rates, that's approximately £60, or €67.

Canadian residents registering for this webinar will see that GST of $5.12 CAD is included in the cost.

What's included in this registration fee?

This is a live, 90-minute webinar that Shelagh will present via GoToWebinar. You'll receive your unique access link via a GoToWebinar email within 24 hours of registration.

After the webinar, Shelagh will email you a certificate of attendance that will come in handy for tracking and showcasing your professional development.

You'll also have access to a recording of the webinar for 90 days post-event. This can come in handy if you’d like to review a concept, and if time zones or people throw your schedule for a loop the day of a webinar.

As well, Shelagh has prepared a companion workbook for you. Shelagh publishes this along with the session recording, and it's ideal to download and have at hand as you watch the recording.

Speaking of time zones ..

Check out the time in your time zone. Shelagh will present this live at 10:00 a.m. PDT/GMT-7 hours; click here to access a time zone converter. If this represents the wee hours of the night in your time zone, you'll be in good company by registering and relying on access to the recording and PDF companion workbook.

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The best assistants are always learning, through experience and by engaging in professional development. While plans for a number of conferences and other in-person learning opportunities have been postponed, that needn’t put a pause on your professional growth.

In fact, given the way 2020 continues to unfold, it may be more critical than ever to continue to connect, learn and adapt. Shelagh's adapting as well, and is offering webinars focused on how to navigate and succeed during these interesting times.

Investments in quality and yourself

When you attend Shelagh's webinars, you’re investing in quality and in yourself.

It’s astute to take advantage of complimentary webinars you may find helpful; Shelagh has delivered and attended some herself. There are limitations, though, on the depth of professional development that can be acquired without financial investment.

That’s why it’s also astute, given post-pandemic changes and challenges ahead, to invest in learning from someone who’s walked the walk for decades, and done so during times of not only growth, but also upheaval and recession. Someone who knows what it’s like to be an on-call employee as well as having been a direct report to four CEOs and having supported board chairs, which was Shelagh's last role before turning to speaking and writing full time in 2019.

Post-event access to webinar recording

You’ll have access to a recording of the webinar for a 30-day period after the live event. This can come in handy if you’d like to review a concept, and if time zones or people throw your schedule for a loop the day of a webinar.

Certificates of attendance

After attending, you’ll receive a certificate of attendance to add to your portfolio and help track your professional development. Such records are also useful when preparing for performance reviews/evaluations.

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