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About victoriapynchon

I am the author of the A is for Asshole, the Grownups' ABC's of Conflict Resolution. I am an attorney, a mediator, an arbitrator and a negotiation trainer and speaker. I earned my J.D. from U.C. Davis School of Law and my LL.M in Dispute Resolution from the world famous Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution in Malibu, California. I serve on the California State Bar Association's Standing Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, am a Settlement Officer with the United States District Court for the Central District of California, am an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and mediate litigated disputes at ADR Services, Inc. in Century City, California. I blog at the Settle It Now Negotiation Law Blog and at She Negotiates where I teach women the fine art of negotiating what they want and deserve.

Rescinding an offer when the candidate tries to negotiate

Originally posted on Quomodocumque:
From the Philosophy Smoker, via Liz Harman: CANDIDATE HOLDING OFFER: As you know, I am very enthusiastic about the possibility of coming to Nazareth. Granting some of the following provisions would make my decision easier. 1)…

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what??? MORE conflict??? no! it’s resolution time!

When I talk to HR people I wonder how they make it through even a single day. We’ll be blogging here about the ways in which disputes arise and how they can be resolved, transformed or transcended.  The ABCs of Conflict … Continue reading

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