Speaking

Amanda is a highly sought-after speaker whose clients include corporations, universities and nonprofit groups, including KPMG, Marie Claire, Ann Taylor, Marist College, Step Up Women’s Network (SUWN), the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and StreetWise Partners.

She regularly speaks as an expert on a number of topics, including:

  • Job Search Process & Strategies
  • Career Improvement & Professional Development
  • Gen Y / Millennials in the Workplace
  • Mobile Recruitment, Employer Branding & Candidate Experience
  • Personal Branding
  • Networking
  • Social Media

Contact Amanda to inquire about rates and availability.

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Amanda is available to speak to student, employee, professional, and nonprofit groups. All presentations are customizable and can range in length from 30 minutes to 3 hours, depending on your needs. Although Amanda occasionally speaks on a pro bono basis, if the speaking engagement is in-person, all of her travel and accommodations must be paid by the booking individual/organization.

She can lead the following types of presentations: webinar, in-person speech (30 minutes), and in-person workshop (1-3 hours).

Sample Webinars & Workshops

HOW TO GRADUATE WITH JOB OFFERS 

Graduation is rapidly approaching and it’s time to start looking for a job. Don’t know where to start? Join Amanda for a crash course in job seeking. Learn tips and tricks for finding job opportunities, polishing your resume, and mastering the online application process. Attendees will emerge prepared to take on their job search and land the position to launch their careers. 

RESUME 101 FOR THE DIGITAL WORLD

An eye-tracking study by TheLadders found that the average recruiter looks at your resume for six seconds. In today’s digital society, your resume must not only speak to the employer; it often must first make it past an electronic gatekeeper known as an applicant tracking system (ATS). Attendees will learn how to craft a document that’s sure to make it past the gatekeepers – human and otherwise – and impress the hiring manager.

HOW TO HARNESS THE ‘POWER OF THREE’

The most successful job seekers never rely on one method to find job opportunities. Amanda will walk attendees through the three primary ways to uncover job leads: (1) Online job applications, (2) networking, and (3) recruiter engagement. Attendees will learn how to incorporate all three methods to maximize their number of relevant leads – published and unpublished.

THE JOB HUNTER’S SOCIAL MEDIA BOOT CAMP

According to a Jobvite social recruiting survey, 94 percent of employers are using social media to recruit and 93 percent will Google your name before bringing you in for an interview. If you’re not properly incorporating social media into your job-search strategy, you could unknowingly hurt your chances of landing that dream job. This workshop will teach attendees how to use social media to their advantage – and what to avoid.

WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR CAREER?

Whether you’re looking to climb the corporate ladder or interested in making a major career change, this workshop is for you. Amanda will help attendees clarify their job goals and take the first steps toward making their next big move. This workshop covers job-goal exercises, personal branding tactics and resume advice.