JSWT #16 – Understanding Benefits, Job Offers, and Salary Negotiation

Cowerks at the Lakehouse

Join us for “Understanding Benefits, Job Offers, and Salary Negotiation” as we welcome an all-star panel to cover:

– How to research your salary comparables

– How to calculate your benefits package (health insurance benefits, maternity leave, disability, life insurance, vacation time)

– What are stock options worth / how do I exercise them / what happens when I leave

– Negotiating a salary/equity ratio

– The process of negotiating your salary after the first offer, and MORE…

ABOUT THE MODERATOR AND PANELISTS:
Moderator:
Alexandra S. Jacobs, Esq. of Montgomery McCracken –

Alexandra is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. She has broad experience in a range of areas including transportation law, UM/UIM insurance defense, e-discovery, education law, class action and multidistrict litigation.

Panelists:
Gina Marie Mattei, Revelation Creative Founder & CEO –

Gina Marie opened Revelation Creative as a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in digital and print omni-channel marketing, design, packaging, and project management.
She serves on the Hunterdon County Board of BW NICE – an organization that believes in empowering women in business through networking, education, and charity. She is also an active member of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO), the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) and the Association of Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs (AOWIE).
*Gina will discuss the topic of wage equality, salary negotiation best practices, and knowing your worth.

Erin K. Clarke, Esq, of Montgomery McCracken –

Erin is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and a member of the Labor and Employment practice. She focuses her practice on employment litigation and labor matters and has experience defending public and private employers in federal and Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts and before administrative agencies. Erin also advises employers on a broad range of labor and employment issues.
*Erin will discuss how to calculate your benefits package (health insurance benefits, maternity leave, disability, life insurance, vacation time).

Bill Kennedy, Esq, of Montgomery McCracken –

Bill is vice-chair of Montgomery McCracken’s’s Labor and Employment practice. For his entire career, Bill’s practice has been devoted to representing management in employment-related litigation; legal advice, training, and policy development concerning labor and personnel issues; and labor arbitrations, collective bargaining negotiations, and unfair labor practice disputes.
*Bill will discuss the mechanics of stock options offered by employers. He will discuss everything from how to exercise stock options to what happens when you leave.

• Important to know:
Parking is metered (now with license plate number instead of spot number). Please allow time to pay meter.
Cowerks is located in the Lakehouse Building on the 3rd Fl.

The itinerary is as follows:

6:30-7:00 – Sign in, Networking and light refreshments

7:00-7:15 – Special announcements

7:15-8:15 – Speakers + Q & A

8:15-8:30 – Additional Q & A and networking

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