Need to clarify your vision? Refine your business model? Uncover opportunities for business growth? On every Thursday of the month, EnCorps45 will offer private business and marketing coaching. Sign up for one-on-one coaching with professional mentors. Before meeting with your coach, you’ll define your goals and outline the resources you need to move forward. Then we will work with you to achieve success!
Presented by EnCorps45 and sponsored by iWerx. Questions? Contact Terri S. Turner at Terri.S.Turner@iWerx.org
Coach & Connect January 17, 2018 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hi. I’m Terri S. Turner, founder of TST Business Strategies, LLC, a boutique marketing and communications firm that specializes in business coaching for visionary business professionals and entrepreneur-thinking organizational teams. My clients seek to build their businesses through efficient, profit-making practices both online and offline.
My passion is to shine a light on you and your successes. I do this by fulfilling a business mission to support, inform and coach clients to acquire and use proven marketing and communications methods that build organizational efficiencies and generate increased profits.
With more than 30 years of experience boosting sales and business growth through developing outcome-based marketing and communications programs, I have been privileged to work with 100s of businesses, entrepreneurs, independent consultants (employee-preneurs), organizational leaders and boards of directors to streamline their online communication and craft marketing messages that speak to customers and prospects.
I also serve as a founding member of EnCorps45, a members-based movement for professionals 45 and older.
A graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, I hold a Bachelor of Journalism with a minor in Consumer Marketing. I am a certified management consultant and recipient of numerous Omni Awards for strategic marketing campaigns. To learn more about TST Business Strategies, LLC, check out my LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/terristurner/) page.
Dear Bettie: I’ve been working at the same company for a little over five years now. I started out as an intern and quickly fell in love with the company and its people. I’ve work my way up the ladder and I am happy with my role here and with the team I’m on. That was until the company added a new member to our team. He was hired at a much higher salary than I. Though he has a few years more experience in the workforce, we both have the same title and are performing the same duties. Am I wrong to think I should be compensated for my tenure at the company? Please advise. Perturbed About Pay Dear Perturbed About Pay: No doubt, pay disparity can be frustrating. Oftentimes, many factors contribute to the salary of a newly hired employee. According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), one factor for pay disparity between two people performing the same job may be market demand. When a newly-hired employee joins a company at a time when his or her skill is in high demand, the salary may be higher than an established employee who was hired under different economic circumstances. But that doesn't mean the disparity should continue. "I think that's a fair explanation as to how the circumstance came to be but not fair if there is no action to correct the longtime employee's wages," SHRM member Allison Dunham says. Her company developed a wage chart with timetables…