Step Up #2 - Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Contract Negotiation & the Confidence to Match

  • 21 Jun 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Microsoft, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane
  • 4


  • All prices inc GST
  • all prices inc GST

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Contract Negotiation & the Confidence to Match

Join us for our next Step Up Workshop which aims to arm you with the tools to effectively & confidently negotiate your pay, conditions and employment contract.   The session comprises two sections the first on contract negotiations and the second on how to 'act for success'.  Topics include:

Contract Negotiations:

  • tips and tricks of your employment
  • practical tips on how to negotiate pay, conditions and your contract of employment
  • hear from lawyers, uniquely placed to share insights into getting the best out of your employment contract
  • ways for professional women to tackle the gender pay gap 
  • information on your rights and responsibilities
Acting for Success:
  • How to overcome performance anxiety
  • The power of believing
  • Understand why public speaking is the secret ingredient to your success
  • How to act for success
  • Simple speaking strategies to leverage your career
  • How to develop a powerful 1 minute ‘Introduction Speech’
  • How to have a confident conversation

Your Presenters:

Trish Springsteen is a multi international award winning speaker, mentor, author and radio host specialising in speaker training. Clients work with Trish because they know she can help them leverage their business with speaking and communication. Typically Trish mentors introverts, authors and advocates helping them to have the self-belief and confidence to step up and share their message with those who need to hear it.

Trish speaks on communication, public speaking the key to success, conquering the fear of public speaking, personal development and positive thinking, networking, leadership and gender communication. She believes that when you Believe Act Share you become empowered & build foundations for success. 

Maurice Blackburn’s employment lawyers have a proven track record in providing advice and representation on a wide range of complex legal issues, from negotiating the terms of employment contracts, to enforcing bonus schemes and discretionary entitlements.

Rachel Smith is an Associate in Maurice Blackburn's Employment and Industrial Law Section and assists clients with a broad range of industrial & employment issues including complex contract issues, dismissals, adverse action complaints, workplace investigations, disputes, discrimination, defamation and disciplinary proceedings.

Sarah Atkinson is a Principal at Maurice Blackburn and manages the firm’s Queensland medical negligence practice.  Sarah has successfully represented hundreds of people and has achieved multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of some of her clients. Sarah has wide experience in medical negligence claims, including cerebral palsy claims, delays in diagnosis and surgical errors. 

Naomi Hatcher is an employment and industrial relations lawyer providing legal services to employees throughout Queensland.  She is a passionate and committed lawyer with a keen interest in social justice. She has excellent critical thinking and legal research skills which enable her to provide legal and strategic advice to ensure clients achieve their preferred outcome.

Morning tea will be served. 

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Presentation by Trish Springsteen

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