Speaking Topics

Customized programs can be arranged for corporations and associations or other organizations at very reasonable rates. Following is a brief sample of programs we have successfully conducted.

Career Development

  • The Electronic Job Search
  • This enlightening program will walk you through the steps of the modern electronic job search from determining which job search sites best meet your needs to setting up job search agents and identifying the most effective way to enter your data into online application forms. We'll discuss key factors of formatting your resume when it is being submitted as an ASCII text cut and paste resume and also look at the various ways hiring companies will be searching their database of candidates so that your resume will float to the top in their searches.

  • Negotiating Your Career
  • This program walks you through negotiating your best job offer. We'll discuss why people don't try to negotiate better terms in job offers and why they SHOULD! We'll look at the various factors in a job offer and which have room for flexibility. We'll discuss the timing of your negotiations and how to start as well as how to put yourself in a position of power. Finally we'll look at some of your available options and the key factors to success. These tips will help you become more confident about negotiating your career choices!

  • Social Media for Career Advancement
  • This session will walk us through the many ways we can utilize social media for career advancement - from networking to job searching to skills development and more. We'll discuss the pros and cons of social media as it relates to your professional development. Learn how you can take full advantage of this technology and communication style to enhance your career.

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    Professional Development

  • Building Your Skills Portfolio
  • These days, you can't wait for Corporate America to build a career path for you. You need to carve out your own niche in the world. Learn the secrets of making yourself marketable by building a skills portfolio that will carry you through the challenges that life throws at you. Discover how you can create some simple tools to document your past accomplishments as well as assess your current skill set. Create a career map and develop an action plan to highlight your strengths and overcome your weaknesses. Learn about the myriad ways you can enhance your reputation and improve your career opportunities. Chart a course for your own success! Be proactive and prepared for your next performance review or job search. Whether you are just starting out or are a career veteran, you need this edge.

  • Working More Effectively
  • Are you overwhelmed by having too much to do? Would you like to have more balance in your life and more time for YOU? This energetic and informative presentation will showcase 50 tips to shave time off your tasks both at work and at home by advance planning, streamlining, reorganizing, eliminating, delegating, utilizing technology, and combining tasks. You'll learn to work more effectively and accomplish more in less time. Cumulatively, these tips will add up to HOURS earned. How would you spend an extra hour a day?

  • Becoming the Renaissance Employee
  • All too often, our employers pigeonhole us into certain roles, convinced that we have a certain set of skills and they know our potential. This program will help you to get beyond feeling like a small cog in a big machine and discover new ways of encouraging your employer to consider your skills in a new light. We'll discuss critical thinking skills and suggest methods to become more of a partner to your boss and company. We'll explore how you can expand your role into new areas and develop new skills (but more importantly new approaches to your current job). You'll get a better understanding of the different perspectives you can bring to your job to solve problems and become a more valued employee in the process.

    Technology & Microsoft Office

  • Digital Photograph Manipulation in Microsoft Office
  • Excel: Tips and Tricks
  • Excel: Formulas
  • Excel: Charts
  • Excel: Pivot Tables
  • Office: Sharing Data Between Programs
  • Outlook: Tips and Tricks
  • PowerPoint: Finessing Your Presentations
  • Word: Forms
  • Word: Macros
  • Word: Tips and Tricks
  • PowerSearching the Internet
  • Windows: Tips and Tricks

  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are all registered trademarks that belong to Microsoft Corporation.