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Rise to the Top: How Women Leverage Their Professional Persona to Earn More by Stacey Hawley

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CHAPTER 7Special Situations: How to Handle a Blitz

Sometimes during a powerhouse’s career her company will request that employees assume a high level of risk. The unexpected happens. The company makes a move you didn’t anticipate.

During these situations, potential termination looms in the distance. Perhaps the company is merging, acquiring another firm, or divesting a business. Perhaps the company is undergoing a massive restructuring, realigning roles and eliminating positions. Powerhouses might be asked to lead the transition or leave the current organization with the divestiture and work for the new company. Whenever you are asked to assume new, different, additional, or high-risk responsibilities, discuss compensation.

Always.

First, you ...

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