Consulting

Speaking & Workshops

Our Founder, Julie Shipman speaks on a number of topics related to career transition and career advancement. She is available for presentations or interactive workshops, or as a keynote speaker. A sampling of her most popular topics is listed below.

CAREER COMPASS – FIND YOURSELF, FIND YOUR CAREER PATH

Do you find yourself searching without direction? Are you dissatisfied with your current job but have no idea what you want to do next? Come and learn how to identify your strengths and passion areas. You will learn:

  • Your key professional motivators, strengths and weaknesses
  • Types of positions that fit your current and future skill set
  • Time distribution and other fun rankings
  • Creating your plan and timeline

WHAT CORPORATE RECRUITERS WON’T TELL YOU

Have you ever wondered what happens to your resume once you submit it through a company career site? Does anyone actually see it? If they do, why do you never hear back? Julie will guide you through the “what if’s” of the job search and help you get the insiders track on how to land that next great position! What you will learn:

  • Complete a resume sort activity and learn about the importance of resume formats
  • Learn the keys to strong interviews
  • Discuss the value and necessity of cover letters and thank you notes
  • Learn how to get the offer you want and how Pay Equity laws impact that
  • Importance of LinkedIn

INTERVIEWING FOR SUCCESS!

Behavioral, motivational and technical interviews – plus those odd “if you were an animal what animal would you be” questions. How do you not only survive the interview but land the job? What you will learn:

  • Phone interviews = what’s my goal?
  • Preparing for Behavioral and Motivational based interviews
  • In-person interviews
    • Panel interviews
    • Traveling for interviews
    • Interview timelines
    • Psychological assessments
  • Trends in hiring and how that impacts interviews

SALARY NEGOTIATION – THE ART OF GETTING THE OFFER YOU WANT:

Money, money, mooooneeeey – Would you like to learn how to negotiate the salary you deserve? Want to learn what the new pay equity laws mean for negotiating? Online salary tools are great – this session will help you use them to your advantage. What you will learn:

  • What is pay equity and why does it matter to me?
  • Current tips for getting the salary you deserve, including salary negotiation tool
  • How do companies establish a salary for a particular job – insider information
  • Researching salaries using online tools

BUILD YOUR RESUME WITH A CORPORATE RECRUITER

How do you write a resume that will get corporate recruiters to notice you? Have you ever wondered what really happens to your resume after you submit it online? In this course participants will leave with a new resume customized to the type of position(s) they want. You will learn:

  • Why format is as important as content
  • How to navigate on the online application process
  • When to use a cover letter
  • How to create a LinkedIn profile that generates recruiter in-mails