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WCMAspire Session 2: Negotiations

Wednesday, January 11th 2023
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Virtual, ON

This workshop will help you understand your full compensation package, and empower you to confidently negotiate for the compensation you deserve. Led by Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co and former leader of executive compensation at Lululemon, it will teach you how compensation decisions are made within companies and what you should be thinking about before you enter a negotiation. Key takeaways from this workshop include:

  • Understanding your full compensation package (beyond base salary)
  • How to think strategically about your compensation over the long-term
  • What biases women face in negotiations, and how to overcome them
  • How to negotiate in a powerful, positive way
  • Knowing your non-negotiables and risk/reward profile
  • Understanding how compensation decisions are made

This session is for WCM Aspire program only.

Jillian Climie

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co, has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity compensation and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She Co-Founded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche and technical experience, coupled with her passion for gender equity, to empower women to get paid what they deserve. 

​Sophie Warwick

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co, has spent her career in structural engineering consulting where she designs multi-use and residential buildings, from early conception to project completion. In 2018, she Co-Founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization to support and empower women in engineering. At The Thoughtful Co, she specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. Additionally, she uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention

About WCMAspire
WCMAspire, a newly launched event series in 2018, consists of 5 sessions over a 8-month period, designed to provide participants with tools to achieve their career goals and accelerate their careers. WCMAspire is designed for entry-level female professionals currently employed in Canadian capital markets. WCMAspire events are eligible only to those who have been accepted into the event series.

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