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As a soon-to-be mom, Alex shares her advice on negotiating flexibility and valuing your time after taking a pause from your career. In this expert Q&A, she answers:

  • What compelled you to coach women in negotiation?
  • What are the stumbling blocks women encounter in asking for flexibility in the workplace? How do you coach women to get past these to design a work situation that works for them?
  • What should women consider in valuing their time and work in the consulting capacity or after returning from a career pause?
  • What would you suggest in keeping negotiation skills sharp?

Alexandra Dickinson

Alexandra Dickinson is the CEO and founder of Ask For It, a boutique consulting company working to close the gender wage gap by effecting change at both the institutional and individual level. We work with companies, schools, organizations and individuals through a combination of trainings, workshops and consulting. Our goal is for women and men to be paid based on their talents and skills, regardless of gender, and for our company to have been an important part of that change.