salary

Salary Negotiation: Yes You Can!

SalaryNegotiation

Mike Millard presented Salary Negotiation: Yes You Can! at the Texas Library Association 2012 conference. Mike energized the room and encouraged librarians to value their unique skill set. We have a Master's degree. Why do we undervalue our worth by not negotiating salary? Sometimes salary is non-negotiable, but after the offer you can and should begin a discussion with the hiring manager about the salary range and what the your skills and experience bring to the table.

Mike joined Austin Ventures in 2008 as Director of Research. He is responsible for securing and validating timely data to assist in the overall due diligence decision process for potential investments or acquisitions. This includes understanding management, companies and markets as well the technical, legal and financial aspects of potential business opportunities. Previously, Mike commercialized technology for AT&T Knowledge Ventures in Austin Texas. Prior to this, he worked in strategy roles at both HP and Dell, Inc.

Mike received his MBA from Western Illinois University and his BS from Illinois State University. He currently serves on the Board of Director's for Marywood Children and Family Services.

2011 IT Skills and Salary Report

TechRepublicLogo

If you work for a technology company or do research on the tech industry, you will want to check out the 2011 IT Skills and Salary Report from TechRepublic. The report contains detailed salary information for over 100 popular certifications, salary breakdowns by state and region, comparison data from 2011 and 2010, which certificates command the highest salaries, satisfaction of IT professionals, and much more. When you sign up for the free report TechRepublic gives you instant access to:

  • 10,000 articles: Field-tested how-to's from in-the-trenches IT pros
  • 50,000 white papers: Decision-support resources for IT managers and CIOs
  • 1,200 Downloads: Powerful tools to simplify IT operations
  • 127,000 technical Q&A and discussions: Highly engaged IT peer community
  • 40 newsletters: Timely, focused e-mails on a variety of IT topics