Are you paid what you are worth? Many people ask that at some stage in their career. It might be the case that numerous increases in responsibilities have not been recognized in your pay packet or similar jobs are advertised with a higher pay or more benefits.

Understanding your value is not about a one-off request for more pay. It is about understanding how to assess the value of your contributions and developing a strategy to achieve this.

This course is for those who need to achieve clarity in assessing their worth and how to hold effective conversations to achieve this.

It first focuses on 3 key components:
External influences in pay, internal compensation levels and your own capabilities & competencies. The course then gives a clear strategy on how to evidence your value to yourself and others.

By working through this course, you learn the skills to develop a strategy to earn what you are worth that you can follow throughout your career.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the causes of barriers to achieving your financial value.
  • Recognize the 3 key components that impact your pay level.
  • Recognize which strengths contribute to your pay.
  • Identify a plan to develop your personal pay strategy.
  • Discover how to hold effective meetings to discuss your pay and compensation.
Last updated/reviewed: March 11, 2024
3 Reviews (10 ratings)


Anonymous Author
Great information. The instructor presents a logical and organized plan for having discussions about something we are often hesitant to discuss...compensation for our contributions to the company.

Anonymous Author
Course gives you a good overview of what to do and what not to do special when you are trying to have those important conversations about raises.

Anonymous Author
Such an important topic that I feel does not get discussed enough. I loved the course and plan to use what I learned at my current company.

Course Complexity: Foundational
No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Learning Objectives4:15
  Impacts on Pay8:28
  Assessing Your Strengths4:28
  Understanding Job Market and Your Job Value21:12
  Earning What You are Worth - Developing the Skills and Evidence to Boost Your Pay Levels47:47
  Slides: Earning What You are Worth - Developing the Skills and Evidence to Boost Your Pay LevelsPDF
  Earning What You are Worth - Developing the Skills and Evidence to Boost Your Pay Levels Glossary/IndexPDF
  Worksheet: Assessing Your Reasons for Attending This CoursePDF
  Worksheet: Team Leading Skills PDF
  Worksheet: Personal Self AssessmentPDF