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Speaking Up and Selling Yourself
Trish Palumbo, VP of Talent Management, and Lisa M. Groesz, Engagement Manager, Taos Mountain, Inc.
Learn the best practices and tools that are critical when negotiating that next career move. This talk will provide an overview on the strategies and tactics involved in asking for:
- Asking for a raise
- Asking for a promotion
- Asking to be on a project
- Interviewing for a job
- Speaking up in meetings
- Speaking up in the community (Meetups/LUGs, Conferences)
Trish is responsible for the design and oversight of Taos’s talent management strategy. This includes attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining top technical talent in Silicon Valley. She has worked at Taos for over 13 years in a variety of roles such as Engagement Manager for Applied Materials desktop outsource program, where she helped co-manage the talent and process, and Director of Recruiting, where she was responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the recruiting operations, ensuring the delivery of quality technical talent to clients. Prior to moving to the Bay Area in 1998, Trish held administrative roles at Salomon Brothers and Starwood Design Group, and was a Clinical Case Manager at Bellevue Hospital and Covenant House in New York City. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.
Trish is also active with organizations like Girl Scouts of Northern California, Year Up Bay Area, and St. Mary’s College in Moraga in advising and helping design long-term solutions for the existing technical skills gap.
Lisa M. Groesz, Ph.D., serves two roles. As an Engagement Manager at Taos Mountain, Inc., she is a face of Taos for consultants and helps build the relationships with current clients. Dr. Groesz also is a clinical psychologist in San Francisco (see: www.lmgroeszpsychotherapy.com). Dr. Groesz received her Ph.D. from University of Texas, Austin, and completed her predoctoral internship in behavioral medicine at UCSD medical center. She completed two postdoctoral fellowships: one at UCSF and one at Stanford Medical Center. The current talk, entitled “Speaking Up and Selling Yourself,” will examine how women can best negotiate for themselves in the work place in terms of competitive salary and beyond-the-glass-ceiling positions
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