It can be difficult to evaluate a job offer when you are under the pressure to make a decision quickly. The job search process requires you to be prepared for negotiation before the job is offered. Effective negotiation is an informed agreement, efficient, and improves the relationship between the two parties. Negotiate Your Best Salary & Benefits will teach social workers strategies for researching organizations for salary information and evaluating job offers. This webinar will provide participants with a communication template for discussing salary negotiation verbally and in writing.
- Learn how to research salary information for social work positions.
- Improve communication skills that will enhance salary negotiation.
- Increase awareness of other negotiation considerations, including benefits, clinical supervision, professional organization memberships, and professional development.
Director of Career Services, DiNitto Center for Career Services, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin
Jennifer Luna Jackson, MSSW is a social worker, career coach, and trainer. She serves as Director of the DiNitto Center for Career Services at the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, nationally recognized as a model Social Work Career Services program. Jennifer utilizes a collaborative yet strategic coaching approach to assist social workers in identifying their strongest skills, areas of knowledge, key strengths, and leadership characteristics. Jennifer has been invited to present regionally and nationally on career development topics, including personal branding, career development, and the professional development cycle for social workers. She currently serves as the Chair of the Consortium of Career Development in Social Work Education. In addition to her work with the University, she provides individual consultation to professionals seeking employment in the nonprofit and public human services sector, as well as the academic job market.
Becky Schwartz Corbett (Moderator)
President & CEO
Becky Schwartz Corbett, MSW, ACSW is a national speaker, trainer, and executive coach in intentional growth, leadership & career development, Producktivity®, and The Bridge to Hope & Healing®. She has 27 years of nonprofit executive management experience with mission-driven organizations, membership & trade associations, and colleges & universities. Becky was born and raised in New Orleans and received her MSW degree with a concentration in planning and management and a BS degree in human development and family studies from The University of Alabama (UA). She is President & CEO of BSCorbett Consulting, a John Maxwell Team Certified Coach, Speaker, and Teacher; a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers; Career Services Consultant for the UA School of Social Work; and served as Chief Operating Officer of NASW from 2008 to 2013. Becky is fiercely dedicated to inspiring people to lead and helping individuals and organizations move ideas to action.
Linda May Grobman (Moderator)
Founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine
Linda May Grobman, MSW, ACSW, LSW is the founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine, as well as editor of the Days in the Lives of Social Workers book series. She has direct social work practice experience in mental health, medical, and organizational settings. Linda served as a staff member of two state chapters of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) before becoming a social work publisher. She has special interests in social work ethics and social work career development. Linda holds a Bachelor of Music (Music Therapy) degree and a Master of Social Work degree, both from the University of Georgia. Linda plays the flute and completed training in therapeutic music at the bedside with the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP). She was named the 2014 Pennsylvania NASW Social Worker of the Year and is an NASW Social Work Pioneer®.