How to answer the “Expected Pay” question?

A common and often daunting interview question is: "What is your expected pay?" James offers practical advice and techniques on how to confidently and effectively respond. He provides insights into understanding your worth and communicating it in negotiations. This episode is an essential guide for anyone who finds themselves uncertain about how to approach salary expectations in a job interview.


Class Description

In his informative talk, James, an experienced tech recruiter, delves into the dynamic world of AI-driven job searching. He introduces the versatility of ChatGPT, demonstrating how you can use it to stand out in resume building, interview preparation, and more. James emphasizes the importance of tailoring resumes for each job, meticulous company research, and data-backed salary negotiations.

He guides you on building a robust online career brand through platforms like LinkedIn, portfolios, and community engagement. James's talk will give you actionable takeaways to stand out from your peers in the job search with AI & technology, and also find ways to know exactly how much you should be getting paid. 

About

James is a Talent Acquisition Leader with 10 years of experience. He leads the hiring and management of top-notch tech and innovation talent for OMERS, one of Canada's largest pension plans. James also oversees the diversity, inclusion, and employer branding efforts for his division. Previously, he helped to grow the Shopify Data team and was part of the initiative to hire 2021 Engineers in 2021, hiring across multiple locations and functions. James has also implemented recruitment best practices, process improvement and gained corporate partnerships in his roles.

Skills
Data Analytics
Data-driven Decision Making
Strategic Planning
Business Strategy
Leadership
Technical Recruiting
Education
Wilfred Laurier University
Experience
Head of Recruitment
CORE - Centre of Resource Excellence
Senior Recruiter
Shopify
Talent Acquisition Manager
Shopify
Co-Organizer
TalentTO
Manager, Talent Acquisition - Technology & Pensions
OMERS