Event Details

 Promotions, Pay Increases, and Career Changes the Easy Way

How to know what you want and actually get it

Zoom Workshop | Monday, December 18 | 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.


Looking to land a role you love or pivot to a passion project, all while getting top-tier compensation? Career coach Chris Donohoe AAP ’09 will share how to see your own value and worth, and help you get what you want, in this practical and motivational webinar. Join us to:

  • Hear real-life examples and stories of job wins and successes (featuring Sharon Daly A&S ’98).
  • Get practical tips to get what you want.
  • Learn to tap into your inner self and internal career motivation.
  • Understand what you could be getting on the market.
  • Ask questions and connect with Chris.

Advance registration is required. You will receive calendar invite reminders after registering. 

Questions? Contact alumnicareer@cornell.edu.

Featured Speakers:

  Chris Donohoe, AAP ’09

Chris is a career and life coach who has coached over 100 driven professionals and consulted 20+ Fortune 1000 companies. He is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF) with over 2,500 hours of coaching experience and 200+ hours of coach training under his belt. Prior to starting his private coaching practice in 2017, he worked as a Strategy Consultant leading large-scale business transformation initiatives at Fortune 1000 companies across multiple industries — insurance, publishing, life sciences, big tech, retail, and nonprofit. Chris is committed to helping driven professionals find clarity in the fast lane.

 Sharon Daly, A&S ’98

Sharon is a clean energy specialist pursuing federal funding opportunities under the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) on behalf of the utility National Grid to support the development of clean, fair and affordable energy in New York and Massachusetts. She currently serves on the Commission of the municipal gas and light department in Wakefield, Massachusetts.
Sharon served as an Economist at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, providing technical and analytical support to the Commission to aid the implementation of the state’s energy policy goals. Her prior experience includes working in financial services as an ESG Analyst, covering the clean tech and energy sectors for sustainable investors, and as a Strategy Consultant focused on tech innovation. She holds a Master’s in International Business and Development Economics from Tufts University.

 Laura Clark, Cornell Talent Acquisition Partner

With over a decade of progressive experience in talent acquisition, human resources, and talent management, Laura serves as a seasoned Talent Acquisition Partner at Cornell University. She successfully manages the full-cycle recruitment process for a diverse range of positions, from entry-level to executive roles. Her expertise extends to strategic sourcing, executive search, and talent management. Prior to Cornell, she served as the Director of Workforce Education at Corning Community College.  Before joining the world of higher education, Laura worked as a training and development professional in various industries including manufacturing, educational services, and financial services. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo and a master’s degree from Elmira College. She resides in Corning, NY with her husband and two kids.