Tag: Value proposition

How Do I Ask Future Employers for a Raise?

Source: Themuse.com

Dear Recruiter,

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.

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Virtual Career Chats

Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.

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The Birkman Method Assesment for UBC Sauder Alumni

The Birkman Method is the only assessment that measures an individual’s underlying Needs, which, when fulfilled, provide the comfort and motivation for you to be productive and satisfied in your career and life by combing behavioural and occupational data into one assessement.  The Birkman Method is distinct because it taps into what an individual believes about “most people” around them, providing a unique glimpse into your perception of both yourself and others.  There are many factors that affect a person’s career performance and satisfaction.

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How to Tell a Story that Sells with Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Human beings are hardwired for storytelling. However, telling a compelling story that people buy into is not easy. Have you ever presented an idea but failed to close the deal? This interactive workshop will help you advance your communications skills by teaching you how to craft a simple yet persuasive story that sells. Not only will you have time to practice and receive instant feedback, but you will also be able to network before and after the session.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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Leader Humility: Sign of Weakness or Winning Strategy?

We will discuss the emerging research on leader humility from a business perspective. Drawing from empirical research, our presenter will make the case that humility facilitates more effective learning, communication, and collaboration, ultimately improving relationships and performance in the workplace. 

Key takeaways will be: 

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Ask Me Anything: Talking Sales and Marketing with Eagle Energy

Entrepreneurs from Eagle Energy, Elliot and Karson, will be sharing with us their experiences in running their startup to date. Come with all your questions related to marketing, sales, and international expansion!

Don’t know where to start with asking questions? Well, to start, did you know…

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Funding Your Venture

Join special presenter David Taylor to learn about financing from both the company and investor point of view. Learn about the funding drivers that increase the probability of securing financing. And get tips on the investor presentation and how to pitch the company. 


Presenter: David Taylor is a former founder, CEO and director of an international oil company with extensive global management and commercial experience.

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What's your value proposition?

The first step to building your brand is to create your value proposition. It's important when developing your value proposition that it be clear and concise. Start by brainstorming what the companies and industries you have researched have in common. What things do they want that you can provide? What is important to them?

Once you've identified common needs you can develop your value proposition around them. Keep in mind that the purpose of your value proposition is to identify and satisfy an unmet need of your target job market.

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