Are you planning a career change? Thinking of jumping to a competitor? Has a recruiter contacted you about a new job opportunity? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will need to have a strategy in place to negotiate the best possible compensation package for yourself.
Unfortunately, research has shown that women are far less likely to negotiate for higher pay, which may be contributing to the gender pay gap. In this program, financial advisor Beata Dragovics provides an overview of the current compensation landscape within the life sciences industry, along with key considerations before changing jobs. Among the topics to be discussed:
- How knowing the value of your current pay and benefits can help you negotiate compensation with a potential new employer
- Understanding the value of your current stock options and the financial impact if you leave your current employer
- The rules that govern equity compensation, including vesting and taxes
- Deciding what to do with your current retirement plan benefits if you switch to a new employer