25 May 2021

Podcast: Interview with Women’s Negotiations Expert Heather Mills

Women are culturally conditioned to be caretakers and put the needs of others before their own -- often placing them at a disadvantage during job negotiations.

So says former Class Action Attorney and Founder of Women Who Ask Heather M. Mills, my guest on the Resume Storyteller podcast.

The pandemic has hit women in the workforce particularly hard -- and it turns out that while women negotiate well when advocating for others, when it comes to themselves -- not so much.

Listen to this podcast episode here

Key Takeaways

  • Negotiations don't need to be about conflict or demands: Consider them a problem requiring a creative solution solved through conversation.

  • Information is power: Women must educate themselves to find out what goes on company-by-company -- by asking real people real questions to glean intel about a particular industry/city/role.
  • Negotiate as late as possible during the process: Doing so earlier gives away leverage. She shared a few great scripts to help navigate this.
Last updated: 25 May 2021

You might also be interested in:

Last updated: 2/26/2021

Podcast: Money and Measures - with Allan Golston, President of US Programs

In this episode of The EdUp Experience podcast interviews Allan Golston who speaks very plainly about what must be done within higher education and society to eliminate race, ethnicity, and income as predictors of success for students.

Read more
Last updated: 10/14/2021

Podcast: Using Visuals to Drive Organizational Change with Nora Herting

In this interview with Nora Herting, you’ll learn how to think visually and access your own creativity to enable effective storytelling, express complex thoughts, or to take an idea from conception to launch.

Read more
Last updated: 11/26/2021

Podcast: Welcome to Episode 10 of Building My Legacy

In this episode, Marshall Goldsmith shares his formula for building a lasting legacy. Marshall shares the approach he has developed and the wisdom he has gained as he has coached CEO’s as they move from CEO to Legacy Building.

Read more
Last updated: 12/13/2022

Podcast: How Do I Find Popular Content Topics?

If you're working on a content plan and stuck trying to figure out how do I find popular content topics that will have your audience come running you'll want to list into this short episode.

Read more
Last updated: 12/14/2022

Podcast: 7 Reasons behind Self Sabotage & What to do Instead

In today’s episode, I take a deep dive into self-sabotage, what it is, what to do about it, and how to prevent it. I help you discover: What’s keeping you stuck How to deal with sabotage.

Read more


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion courses

See the list


Our newsletter
Leave your email and stay updated on professional training