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Katie Donovan
Katie Donovan is a salary and career negotiation consultant, equal pay advocate and keynote speaker. Her company Equal Pay Negotiations LLC teaches women pay, benefits, and career negotiation through online courses, mobile apps, workshops, and personal consulting. Katie has a 360-degree background in employment. She worked for a staffing firm, an applicant-tracking developer, and a trade association. This background enables her to teach income negotiation as part of the hiring process not as conflict. She advocates eliminating embedded biases in the hiring process that currently are considered best practices to close the gender pay gap.

Ms. Donovan’s speaks on equal pay issues and salary negotiations at such venues as Harvard Business School Women’s Association, National Association of Women MBAs Conference, Association of American University Women, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Mom Corps, Holy Cross Women in Business Conference, and 85 Broads. She has been quoted by NPR, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, The Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Woman’s Day,, The Glass Hammer and many other media outlets.

Entries by Katie Donovan

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 10:34 AM

You did it! Not only did you graduate but you got the amazingly hard-to-get job. If you think of your career as a day, all that hard work and heartache is the equivalent to the alarm clock going off in the morning. You just started the sometimes fun, boring, controversial,...

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Equal Pay, Pay Transparency and Job Candidates

(3) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 4:08 PM

I love that the fight for equal pay continues to stay in the forefront. When Women Succeed America Succeeds, New York's Women's 10 Point Equality Agenda, Boston Closing the Wage Gap, and The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the...

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Forget the Second Job: Negotiate a Raise and Get Some Sleep

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 1:37 PM

If you are like many Americans, you have a second job or are thinking of getting one. A second job is a great way to cover your bills during tough economic times but two jobs often means less sleep and all the bad side effects that come with...

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