Compensation and Salary Negotiations
A lively session on how to consider the whole of compensation for a job offer.
, Rutgers University
, New Brunswick
Invited SpeakerKrystyn Kitto is the Assistant Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations at Rutgers' Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. In her role with Rutgers she is charged with design, implementation and leadership of career development programs, initiatives and activities for students and alumni alike. She is also chiefly charged with carrying out individual career counseling to the organizations extensive alumni network while acting as liaison between the school and alumni to integrate new ideas and strategies with regards to career development. In this unique role she maintains employer connections for not only mentorship, but internship and employment opportunities across a vast landscape internationally and domestically. Prior to her tenure with Rutgers, Krystyn served with Boston University Athletics as the Assistant Director and Learning Specialist role and has also held posts in Wheelock College's Office of Student Services and the Center of Career and Professional Development while spending time at Brown University's Career Development Center. Respected throughout academic circles, she has developed and managed workshops and conducted numerous outreach initiative focused on development of protocol standards for professionalism, communication of experience to employers as well as general career development activities. Passionate about career and personal development, Krystyn strives to impart her experience and drive along to everyone she interacts with throughout professional circles. Constantly evolving her learning and professional experience, Krystyn holds her Master of Science in Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University and Bachelor of Science from Boston University.
Invited SpeakerOne of the most well-known and recognized executive search and career consultants in the niche planning, construction, environmental / sustainability and engineering industries in the United States and internationally, Frank DeSafey is a founding principal of Sequence Staffing. With more than 20 years of experience in the field, he is especially known and highly respected for the success of the firm and has personally undertaken thousands of high profile search assignments over the years. In fact, he has earned accolades for his ability to find and fill the most challenging positions with exceptional candidates that have not only made immediate contributions to their new employer, but have helped redefine organization’s corporate cultures that has achieved greater productivity and efficiencies. A seasoned business strategist, often he is often called upon by client organizations to formulate new business concepts and divisions and then recruit the personnel to actually build out those entities. Including undertaking and leading a good deal of acquisition and merger activities. His efforts have launched job boards, been strategic thought behind career networks with major media groups, led to development the Sequence Vitae Exercise and creation of resume and career services networks like www.sequenceresumes.com. A noted association speaker and professional networker, he is known throughout the industry as a strong proponent of continual individual career planning and professional re-investment. He is considered one of the key industry thinkers adding to concepts of branding and networking with consideration of the ever evolving and new technologically driven employment landscape. The impact of his thought in speaking and learning engagements with relations to careers has been called “life changing. He has consistently been an advocate for understanding the emerging workforce and the new dynamics of workers in this technology driven and constantly changing workplace. His aggressive style of challenging individuals to look at their careers as more than just jobs, their professional as more than just a direction, to work with passion, and be flexible and entrepreneurial in the new and quickly evolving employment landscape has been at the core of Sequence’s professional development services and product offerings.