The decision to make a career transition while in a senior role can be a difficult one for executives to make. Job searches are universally tough, but there’s something about being at the top that can make the process even more uncomfortable and with even higher stakes to boot.
Tag: Career management
How Do I Ask Future Employers for a Raise?
I have worked for a large non-profit for roughly five years in a management role. I have quickly moved up the ranks, having been promoted three times during my tenure here. While I love the organization I work for, I've reached a point in my life in which I can no longer afford to stay.
Book and Movie List for Finance Professionals
The world of finance has gone through many great challenges and crises in the modern history, which plenty of authors have written about. This finance book and movie list is recommended by Tracey McVicar, one of UBC Sauder's faculty advisory board members who is currently the Managing Partner at CAI Capital Management Co.
Making It Work! Best Practices for Managing Maternity Leaves
Women make up approximately 50% of Canada’s labour force. Of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will take a maternity leave. However, 36% of new mothers feel that taking maternity leave negatively impacts their opportunity for promotions, career development and career progression.
This webinar is for anyone who employs, leads, manages, trains, coaches or otherwise supports mothers in the workplace, including adoptive, pregnant and parenting women.
Pitfalls in Negotiating Employment Contracts
Knowledge is power! Written employment agreements are primarily designed to limit the employer’s liability if it decides to end the relationship as well as minimize the impact of your departure on its business. This webinar is for anyone who is in an employment relationship or will be in the future. Understanding your rights in the workplace is not simply a good idea, it is essential. Even if you have already signed a contract, we will help you understand how you can negotiate a better one in the future (once you get that promotion or move on to the next employer).
Career Happiness: Practical strategies to professional flourishing
5 Things you need to know to retire early
How to resign with class
10 Salary negotiation tips
Get what you want in business and life
Many people find themselves working too hard and making less money than they would like, getting passed over for promotion or working in a job they are bored with. Learn how you may be unconsciously doing things that slow your success and give your power away. Learn an effective approach to negotiating what you are worth.