Stacey Hawley is a leading compensation consultant, career coach, and author. She has spent over two decades developing solutions that allowed others to develop and nurture their careers.

As a published author, speaker and career coach, she leverages her background as a compensation expert to help her clients understand the compensation process and how to negotiate the best offer.

Throughout her 20+ years as a consultant, Stacey has acted as a Board advisor, career coach and salary and compensation expert. After graduating from Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations Program, Stacey launched her consulting career with the leading global HR consulting firm – Willis Towers Watson – in their world-renowned compensation practice where she advised F50 companies to high profile nonprofit organizations.

In addition to these companies, Stacey still consults with various small and mid-cap firms and not-for profit organizations. To complement her education, Stacey received her MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business while working full time at Towers Watson.

During her consulting career, she has served clients in a variety of industries – from Fortune 50 to pre-IPO’s – at all stages of growth. Stacey’s work in compensation includes an array of compensation projects: compensation analyses, base salary structure design, base salary management and administration, annual and long-term incentive design, job evaluation, performance management, career development, Board of Directors’ pay, severance, retention, and change-in-control issues and CEO and Board of Director performance evaluations.

Her passion for helping individuals earn more money blossomed while at Towers. Stacey partnered with successful HR and business executives from all over the world, observing how they developed and nurtured their own careers, including their compensation. In 2011, she launched her own business to pursue her passions for helping individuals succeed professionally. She leverages her unique background to provide compensation and workforce transition consulting services to various consulting firms throughout the country.

Stacey has written a book exclusively for women on how to maximize their compensation. The book – Rise to the Top: How Women Can Leverage Their Professional Persona to Earn More – was published by Career Press in September 2014. Stacey was invited to author a chapter on female Board membership for the Professional Women’s Network. The book: The Female Leader: Empowerment, Confidence & Passion was published in February 2014.

As a published author, Stacey has written several books to help people understand everything that could – or should – be in their compensation packages and the most effective strategies for discussing compensation throughout their career. Her latest book – 5 Steps to Negotiate the Best Offer – is currently available on Amazon.

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Compensation expert Stacey Hawley describes 5 steps to a successful job search during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Very Important Elements of Your Compensation Negotiation

When you start a new job or are promoted, understand that your compensation can be much greater than only your base salary. Compensation expert Stacey Hawley describes 3 important elements of total compensation to negotiate.

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What to Expect in a Job Offer

The basic elements you should expect in your job offer and how to evaluate them.

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Avoid a New Job Disaster: Get a Job Offer Letter!

Compensation expert Stacey Hawley shares 5 important reasons to accept only a written job offer letter from the new potential employer.

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5 Steps to Negotiate the Best Job Offer

Compensation expert Stacey Hawley offers 5 smart strategies for negotiating your best job offer.

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Should You Accept a Promotion Without a Raise?

Compensation expert Stacey Hawley describes possible reasons an employer offers a promotion without a salary increase, your options, and information to consider.

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Guide to Salary and Compensation

How salary and compensation work for both employers and employees and how important it is to understand when you are in a job search.

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