Webcast: Know your worth, the ins and outs of negotiating compensation

Revisit this insightful conversation.

Knowing the dos and don’ts of negotiating compensation with HR and hiring managers has never been more crucial for a successful, enriching career in the creative industry. This In-house INitiative webcast, presented by AIGA, in partnership with The Creative Group, addresses key questions and provides expert insight into demystifying the tension-filled topic of salary negotiation.

You’ll get an insider’s edge on the mysteries of compensation packages to become a savvy financial conversationalist. Tune in below to master marketplace research tools and negotiation skills you can carry with you for your entire career. Imagine how confident and less anxious you’ll feel asking for more money and better benefits once you’ve properly armed yourself for the conversation.

We answered questions like:

  • How can an employee demonstrate their value when asking for a salary increase?
  • How should a job seeker handle sharing salary history in a job interview?
  • Where can a design professional get current salary guidelines for their local market?

Want to learn more? Watch the video now.

Our expert panel:

Toby Lewis, senior counsel of the Employment Law Group at QBE North America
Toby Lewis is a legal business partner and strategic advisor to human resources executives, providing counsel on the full spectrum of employment issues, including executive compensation and employee benefits.

Prior to his current role, Toby practiced at the law firms of Latham & Watkins LLP and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University, a Master of Business Administration (concentrations in Marketing and Strategy) from New York University, a Juris Doctor from NYU, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from NYU.

Diane Domeyer, executive director of The Creative Group
Diane Domeyer is executive director of The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service for interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals. In this position, she manages operations for the firm's locations in major markets throughout the United States and Canada. Diane is a noted career expert and frequent presenter on hiring and management topics.

Elizabeth Olson, former vice president of design at P&G
Elizabeth is a design midwife, director and strategist. In her 35-year career at P&G, she led the creative development of brand expression and innovation for billion-dollar brands, across a wide range of consumer product categories, around the world. Known as a champion of curiosity, creativity, clarity, collaboration, Elizabeth is a proven organization-builder, and has been involved in every aspect of developing design as a creative advantage in business. Throughout her career, she has explained and demonstrated the power of design to other disciplines, developed internal design capability, and nurtured strong relationships with external agencies to deliver brilliant work. Elizabeth is a member of AIGA's In-house INitiative Steering Committee.

Presenting sponsor

TCG 150

The Creative Group (TCG) specializes in placing highly skilled interactive, design, marketing, advertising, and public relations professionals with a variety of firms on a project and full-time basis. TCG offers ongoing information and resources to help creative professionals and companies keep up with ongoing changes in the industry, including INitiative’s Career Cues. Learn more at creativegroup.com.