Postdoc Life Cycle: Negotiating Your Way to Nirvana


Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


TMEC 328, 260 Longwood Ave.
This workshop is part of "The Postdoc Life Cycle" series.
Featuring: Melissa Brodrick, Ombudsperson, Ombuds Office for HMS/HSDM/HSPH
Workshop Description: Effective negotiation skills will help you to both land the job offer you covet and to be successful once you arrive.  This workshop will give you a chance to consider what you bring to informal and formal negotiations that may help or hinder you.  We’ll discuss negotiation styles, elements of principled negotiations and how to prepare for a successful job negotiation.
Speaker Bio: Since 1985, Melissa has served as a mediator, facilitator and trainer in the field of dispute resolution. She has worked in private practice, helping clients to engage in effective communications and problem solving while navigating high impact work and family issues. She has also worked with numerous institutions, health care organizations, Fortune 500 companies, state and federal agencies, and non-profit groups. Melissa has served as Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs and Practitioners, Director of The Children's Hearings Project and mediator of educational appeals for the Massachusetts Department of Education. She is the recipient of numerous awards in her field and holds an MEd from Harvard University and a BA from Amherst College.