Scheduled Career Lectures

Our Speakers

Richard Leider

Author

Richard’s work has been recognized with awards from the Bush Foundation, from which he was awarded a Bush Fellowship and the Fielding Institute’s Outstanding Scholar for Creative Longevity and Wisdom award. He was named a “Distinguished Alumni” by Gustavus Adolphus College, and to the “Hal...

Los Ellis

Author

Los Ellis resides in sunny Austin, Texas where he is a mentor, uncle, and adoptive parent to his nephew Kendrick. Los' commitment to personal and community development is a testament to his devotion of education and uplifting his community. His charitable and volunteer commitment extends from his wo...

Dr. Lois Frankel

Author

Dr. Lois Frankel attributes being an "avid writer" to have been an avid reader from childhood through the present. As a young girl growing up in New York she would anxiously wait for the next issue of the Weekly Reader to arrive at school so she could scour the back for new books to order at the cos...

Anne Emerick

Author

Someone who has always loved books. I love the connections that books make, whether it is reading them aloud with family or silently reading words that I could never say, but now know someone else feels too. The pictures I've posted include evidence of my life-long love affair with books....

Patty Azzarello

Author

Patty Azzarello is an executive, best-selling author, speaker, and CEO/Business Advisor. She has more than 25+ years of experience working in high tech and business. She has held leadership roles in General Management, Marketing, Software Product Development and Sales. She has been successful in run...

Dave Gowel

Author

Dave Gowel is the CEO of RockTech, a tech company with a platform that’s making the business web easier to use. Dave is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and of the U.S. Army Ranger School and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dave honorably completed his active du...

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

Author

Dorcas has more than a decade of experience as a nonprofit and social enterprise professional. She served as the first director of communications for d.light, one of the world's leading social enterprises. A Silicon Valley native, she has lived in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Kenya. She and her en...

Adam Markel

Author

Adam is a self-described reinvention expert -- having successfully pivoted from workaholic attorney to purpose-driven social enterprise entrepreneur, business strategist and consultant, best selling author, CEO of one of the world's largest personal growth and business development companies. Adam en...

David Fisher

Author

David J.P. Fisher lives in Evanston, Illinois, next to a beautiful cemetery, which acts as a reminder every morning to not take life for granted. He is an entrepreneur, coach, salesman, writer, meditator, marketer, musician, son, friend, brother, slam poet, clairvoyant, comedian, salsa dancer, lover...

Michael Haubrich

Author

Michael is known for creatively blending traditional financial planning with contemporary thinking and tools to meet the work and life realities of today’s clients. Since starting Financial Service Group in 1983, Michael has been a relationship-focused industry innovator who is passionate about hi...

Bruce Tulgan

Author

Bruce Tulgan is an adviser to business leaders all over the world and a sought-after keynote speaker and seminar leader. He is the founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, Inc., a management research and training firm, as well as RainmakerLearning, an online training resource. Bruce is the best-selli...

Jane Finkle

Author

Jane Finkle is a career coach and a consultant with over 25 years of experience. She has successfully helped clients to envision and achieve careers that are fulfilling and personally enriching. Previously, Jane served as Associate Director of Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania where,...

April Rinne

Author

April Rinne is a "change navigator," speaker, investor, and adventurer whose work and travels in more than 100 countries have given her a front-row seat to a world in flux. She is one of the 50 leading female futurists in the world, a Harvard Law School graduate, a Young Global Leader at the World ...

John Crossman

Author

John M. Crossman is President of Crossman & Company, a regional commercial real estate company based in Orlando. One of John's passions is helping college students and young professionals reach their potential by avoiding the most dangerous life choices that can cause them to ruin their careers. Wha...

Henna Inam

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Henna Inam is a leadership expert, sought after speaker and author of the book "Wired for Authenticity" (May, 2015). Her book serves as a touchstone for leaders who seek both authenticity and adaptability in a 24/7 dynamic, fast-paced workplace. Her unique workshops, tools and online community help ...

Rick Gillis

Author

Rick Gillis is the author* of "Leveling the Paying Field, A Groundbreaking Approach to Achieving Fair Pay", "Job! Search Optimized" and "PROMOTE! Your Work Does Not Speak for Itself.You Do!" Gillis' most recent book, "Leveling the Paying Field" published by Indigo River Publishing, is unquestionabl...

Antonia Gimenez

Author

Antonia Gimenez is a #1 international bestselling and multi-award-winning author. She is also a well-recognized strategy execution expert with a strong track record of more than two decades helping business leaders, from entrepreneurs to enterprise executives to help them to build a disruptive busin...

Alison Bouwmeester

Author

Alison P. Bouwmeester spent a 28-year career as a senior leader in the Central Intelligence Agency's Directorate of Operations (Clandestine Service), where she received the Career Intelligence Medal and the National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction....

Marti Konstant

Author

Marti Konstant is a workplace futurist with an agile mindset. She is a career growth analyst, author, speaker, and founder of the Agile Careerist Project™. Her career path includes: artist, designer, brand developer, entrepreneur, technology marketing executive, and investor....

Christine Arylo

Author

Christine Arylo is a feminine leadership advisor, transformational speaker, and best selling author who leads retreats, workshops and programs around the world, working with women to make shift happen - in the lives they lead and work they do....

Andrea Wilson Woods

Author

ANDREA WILSON WOODS is a writer who loves to tell stories, and a patient advocate who founded the nonprofit Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association. Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Cancer University, a for-profit, social benefit, digital health company....

Charreah Jackson

Author

Charreah K. Jackson serves as an international communication strategist, CEO of Studio Social and author of Boss Bride: The Powerful Woman's Playbook for Love & Success on St. Martin's Press. Download a FREE bonus chapter at bossbride.com...

Mark Metry

Author

Mark Metry is a Forbes featured Keynote Speaker, and the Host of the Global Top 100 podcast, Humans 2.0 featuring the greatest leaders of our time and frequently converses with Billionaires, Neuroscientists, Professional Athletes, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and New York Times Bestselling au...

Eric Tyson

Eric Tyson is a best-selling personal finance book author and has penned five national best sellers. He is also the only author to have four of his books simultaneously on Business Week's business book bestseller list. His Personal Finance for Dummies, a Wall Street Journal best-seller, won the Ben...

Lisa DeBenedictis

Author

Lisa DeBenedictis is an Emmy-nominated television and film writer who has dabbled in and out of documentary production, political consulting, and new media. Her accomplishments include the prestigious Humanitas Prize, a Cable Ace Award nomination, and numerous Writers' Guild awards. She is tireless ...

Dr. Joe Brickner

Dr. Joe Brickner grew up in Ohio but attended college in Kansas where he was a basketball student-athlete. He has always loved the game of basketball, but to put bread on the table, he pursued a business career. Nearly 30 years into that career, he got an opportunity to pursue his dream and become ...

Mackenzie Finklea

Author

Mackenzie Finklea is an American Anthropologist and life-long museum enthusiast. She is a young professional who studied at the University of Texas at Austin earning a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, a minor in Architecture, and a certificate in Museum Studies....

James Beck

Author

James Beck is a relationship-building expert, Structural Integration Therapist, creator of Beck Balance Wellness Workshops, speaker, author, and founder of Give Beck, teaching people how to transform relationships through kindness and service to others. He demonstrates just how powerful one act of ...

Heidi Torres

Author

Heidi learned at an early age how to build connections and pursued a career in sales. She progressed from being a successful salesperson to leading and engaging bigger and bigger sales teams that spanned three states. Writing"The CEOs of Networking: Connecting, Engaging, & the Opportunities to Serv...

Tracy Timm

Author

Tracy Timm is the founder of The Nth Degree® Career Academy, the proven career clarity system that helps high-potential professionals discover, define, and drive careers they love. She has a degree in behavioral psychology from Yale University and studied design thinking with the founder of the d....

Kirsty Anne Ferguson

Author

Kirsty Anne Ferguson runs a global interview coaching business ‘www.interviewchix.com' a dedicated interview success hub providing interview skills courses and coaching - from "Application to Outfit - Interview to Offer" and supporting Small to Medium Business to 'Hire Right'....

Deborah Hartung

Author

Deborah Hartung is a consultant, coach, author and speaker, and the founder of Pivot PeopleTech. She loves helping entrepreneurs find their unique voice and leadership style in order to empower them to create amazing places where people truly want to work. She has spent the majority of her career i...

Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret)

Author

Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret), offers a variety of highly acclaimed workshops based on her multiple award-winning book "Write to Influence!"... second edition published in Jun 2019. Adjunct instructor for the National Intelligence University, she's also given workshops for corporate clients, ...

Jan Makela

Coach

I lead a group that put over 650 people in our organization through Strengthfinder and I know not only how well it can work and the tangible results, In addition, I know the problems that can arise when Strengths are implemented without clear communication. ...

Mark Demos

Coach

If you are looking for to move forward in your life and professional life and need an expert to coach you in the following issues: Clarity, Decisions Making, Leadership Development, Trusted Confidential Advisor, Strategic Ideas and Options, Legacy, Stress Management, and Life Ballance, then I am you...

LIza Wisner

Coach

Kenyan-born Liza Mucheru Wisner is an award-winning television personality serving her community as the learning and organizational development manager for the City of Corpus Christi....

Pete Smith

Author

Pete Smith is a top-ranked international speaker and personal development coach. He is known to deliver advice that is both inspirational and practical. In other words, it’s actually useful. He is among the top 1% of the most unique people in the world, primarily because he is a redhead with blue...

Brian Fethersonhaugh

Author

For 12 years, Brian was Global Chief Executive Officer of OgilvyOne, the digital marketing arm of The Ogilvy Group. During this time OgilvyOne was named top Customer Engagement Agency by Forrester....

Laurie Ruettimann

Author

Laurie Ruettimann is a former human resources leader turned writer, entrepreneur, and speaker. CNN recognized her as one of the top five career advisers in the United States, and her work has been featured on NPR, The New Yorker, USA Today, ...

Nick Shelton

Author

Nick Shelton, is a best-selling author (An Introvert's Guide To World Domination), speaker, and coach for introverted career professionals. He's been fine-tuning high-level social strategy and networking for twenty years....

Natalie Janji

Natalie Marie Janji is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA with a B.S. in Chemistry and a passion for helping others succeed....

Lukas Krause

Lukas Krause is driven by a relentless desire to learn, grow, and help others achieve their potential. You will learn how to chase your dream while earning a buck!...

Kristin Sherry

Author

Kristin A. Sherry is a bestselling and award-winning author, globally recognized career expert, and creator of the YouMap® profile which won a 2020 Career Innovator Award....

Kris Holmes

Author

Kris Holmes is the bestselling author of Ignite Your Career! that has over 100 5-star reviews on Amazon. She is also a Partner at O’Connell Group, a leading executive search firm in consumer marketing and market research. With more than twenty-five years of experience, she is also a member of the ...

Christy Noel

Author

Christy Noel is a career strategist, author, podcast host, marketing executive, foster dog mom, and seven-time IRONMAN® triathlon finisher....

Christine DiDonato

Author

Christine Didonato is the founder and CEO of Career Revolution, Inc. and AwesomeBoss.com. As a former talent management executive for Sony, LinkedIn Author, and seasoned facilitator....

Andy Storch

Author

Andy Storch is a consultant, coach, speaker, author, connector and facilitator specializing in connecting Talent Development professionals to the people, knowledge and solutions they need. Andy is also the host of two podcasts, including The Talent Development Hot Seat and Own Your Career Own Your ...

Ray Abrams

Author

Imagine watching your career and ultimately your paycheck continue to grow year after year while increasing the depth, breadth, and activity of your personal network. Imagine having the confidence that comes from knowing that when times get tough, you have a network that you have cultivated to the p...

Chayla Cooper

A Houston native, Chayla Cooper is an author, entrepreneur, and investor who strives to show God's love and light within everyday situations to help spread the peace and security the He has given her. Her children's books are made to expose God's love to the younger generation in ways they may not u...

Erika Anderson

Author

Erika is the founding partner of Proteus, a coaching, consulting and training firm that focuses on leader readiness. She and her colleagues at Proteus support leaders at all levels to get ready and stay ready to meet whatever the future might bring. Erika advises leading executives in companies like...

Federico Pistono

Federico Pistono is social entrepreneur, computer scientist, award-winning journalist, author, scientific educator, activist, and public speaker. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Verona, and in 2012 he graduated from Singularity University, NASA Ames Research Park. His rese...

Floyd Woodrow

Author

Floyd Woodrow is the Managing Director and founder of Chrysalis Worldwide, a world leading values-based organization. Floyd has an excellent track record of success as a Military Leader, Director, Non-Executive Director, Consultant and Negotiator. Floyd is challenging, supportive and totally commit...

Joshua Spodek

Author

Joshua Spodek hosts the Leadership and the Environment podcast and is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., founder of SpodekAcademy.com, and author. He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, creativity, and sa...

Elaina Zuker

Author

A seasoned businesswoman, educator, author, and consultant, Ms. Zuker has held executive positions in publishing, higher education and communications.  As a keynote speaker, she has addressed meetings and conferences in the industry, government and professional associations....

Tobin Porterfield

Author

My classes integrate hands-on experience and industry guest speakers. Outside the classroom, I encourage my students to engage with industry through site-visits, professional groups, research projects and case competitions. My research keeps me engaged with business technology and analytics in pr...

Michael Gelb

Author

Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, Micro...

Mary Abbajay

Author

Mary Abbajay is an acclaimed and sought-after public speaker, organizational consultant, facilitator, and trainer. She is the president and founder of Careerstone Group, LLC, a professional development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions....

Debra Fine

Author

Debra researched and studied strategies for starting conversations, keeping them going, remembering names, “actively” listening, exiting with grace and generally making a positive impression on those with whom she struck up a conversation. The result is THE FINE ART OF SMALL TALK—a book handy ...

Matt Zinman

Author

Matt Zinman is a difference-maker devoted to personally enrich the lives of at least 100 million people by 2025. His book, Z-isms: Insights to Live By, is based on his varied experiences as an entrepreneur, athlete, single parent, caregiver, consultant and nonprofit founder. Matt is also the host of...

B. Kim Barnes

Author

Kim Barnes is the CEO of Barnes & Conti Associates, Inc., of Berkeley, California, an independent leadership development firm. Kim is the author or co-author of three business books, including Exercising Influence: Making Things Happen at Work, at Home, and In Your Community (Wiley, 2005) and many a...

Susan Peppercorn

Author

Susan Peppercorn is an executive and career coach who enables mid, and senior-level professionals to find their next best career step; promotion, new job, career or entrepreneurial option. ...

Brian and Mary Smith

Author

Dr. Brian Smith resides in Algonquin, Illinois with his beautiful wife of 28 years, René, and their two dogs, Maizy and Moose. During the workday, Mary Smith has a bachelor's in English literature and minored in psychology. She is currently working towards her master's in organizational leadershi...

Jan Yager

Author

Jan Yager has a Ph.D. in sociology from The City University of New York Graduate Center, where she had a pre-doctoral National Science Foundation fellowship. She also has an M.A. in criminal justice from Goddard College Graduate Program and a B.A. in fine arts from Hofstra University where she was A...

Tricia Beck

Author

Tricia Beck has been a passionate advocate of personal and professional development for 35 years as a teacher, trainer, coach, speaker and Founder of Beck Leadership. In her debut book, Mentoring Lifts and Inspires, Tricia draws from her diverse background to support businesswomen in achieving their...

Alaina G. Levine

Author

Alaina G. Levine is a science and engineering careers consultant, science and engineering writer, professional speaker and corporate comedian. She is excited about her new book, Networking for Nerds, which is on networking strategies for scientists, engineers, and other introverts and networking nov...

Amberly Largo Tragey

Author

Amberly Lago is a leading expert in the field of resilience, transformation, and health and wellness. She shares her passion for turning tragedies into triumphs at exclusive workshops, public events, and corporate summits, and schools. She offers a carefully curated set of practical tools to teach o...

Mimi Nicklin

Author

Mimi's greatest passion is to tell stories but she is also the host of the 'Empathy for Breakfast' breakfast show, a show with over 60,000 views in Season 1, as well as the Secrets of The Gap podcast. She is an experienced marketer and communications specialist, and a well-known empathetic leader....

Wayne Baker

Author

Wayne Baker is the author of the book All You Have To Do Is Ask, and the Robert P. Thome (“Toe-May”) Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business....

Sean Glaze

Author

Want to improve YOUR team’s communication and accountability? Sean Glaze is an author, engaging speaker, and fun team-building facilitator who inspires groups to have fun laughing together so they can have more success working together. His three books, The Unexpected Leader, Rapid Teamwork, and ...

Matt Gersper

Author

When it comes to happy, experience is a great teacher, and Matt has a deep life experience to draw from and a storyteller’s heart to share it with. He’s been a paperboy, janitor, grocery clerk, sprinkler installer, college pole vaulter, professional football player, bartender, retail buyer, sale...

Stefanie August

Author

Writing compels us to soul search, to be honest in sharing our innermost secrets, empowering words, and provocative thoughts. Writing is an act of opening one's heart and mind to experience the feelings of others, allowing us to engage in life wholly and authentically....

Michael True

Author

Part of my mission in life is to offer a universe of resources. As such, I created InternQube.com - chosen as one of the "Top 100 Websites for Your Career" by Forbes Magazine - and wrote the companion book - InternQube: Professional Skills for the Workplace. These resources help student interns to l...

Mary Claryl-Truz

Author

University of Dallas Biology major with biology and chemistry lab experience. Multilingual, goal-oriented, detail-oriented, independent, and highly self-motivated....

Lori A. Manns

Author

Lori A. Manns is in a word, a trailblazer.  Her mission is to help trailblazing entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses using their innate, brilliant, unique, gifts and skills and make a bigger impact. Lori’s desire is to see every entrepreneur she encounters, live the life of their dreams ...

Scott Rouse

Author

Known as one of the top body language experts in the world, Scott is a world-renowned behavior analyst and body language expert. He holds multiple certificates in advanced interrogation training and has been trained alongside the FBI, Secret Service, U.S. Military Intelligence, and the Department of...

Paolo Gallo

Coach

Over the last 30 years, Paolo Gallo has been Chief Human Resources Officer at the World Economic Forum in Geneva; Chief Learning Officer at The World Bank in Washington DC; and Director of Human Resources at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development in London. Paolo is a Chartered Fellow of...

Kirsty Anne Ferguson

Author

Kirsty Anne Ferguson runs a global interview coaching business ‘www.interviewchix.com' a dedicated interview success hub providing interview skills courses and coaching - from "Application to Outfit - Interview to Offer" and supporting Small to Medium Business to 'Hire Right'....

Darrin Gray

Based upon 25 years of Media, Sports Marketing and All Pro Dad, the national non-profit founded by Tony Dungy, Darrin is recognized as a thought leader and speaker on the topics of the Fatherless Epidemic, Parenting, and Mentor Leadership. Darrin co-authored The Jersey Effect, Beyond the World Cham...

Ben Dilla

Coach

I coach individuals and teams to understand better and leverage their strengths to achieve greater results, enhance their relationships, and accelerate positive change. I typically work with people who are highly accomplished in their technical specialty and want to increase their effectiveness in t...

Roberta Roberts

Coach

Roberta Oluwaseun Roberts, Esq. is a full-time attorney and certified life and leadership coach, speaker, and trainer with the John Maxwell Team. She is also a certified Maxwell Method DISC Behavioral Analysis Consultant. Roberta earned her Juris Doctor degree from The George Washington University L...

Joanie Connell

Coach

Dr. Joanie B. Connell is an organizational consultant and leadership coach who specializes in maximizing leadership potential. She works with companies to attract, develop, and retain top talent. She works with individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers...

Jill Reggiannini

Coach

Jillienne (Jill) Reggiannini is a Confidence & Success Coach who expertly supports ambitious women in overcoming self-doubt, self-negativity, unworthiness and impostor syndrome so they can have more influence, earn more income and make more of an impact....

Todd Bauerle

Coach

I help get desired results by magnifying potential and shattering the limiting beliefs or habitual thinking which holds businesses, teams, and careers back! I have guided businesses from a drought to reaching monthly grosses in a week, and professionals connect with their dream jobs in a matter of m...

Mike Pettigrew

Author

Mike Pettigrew is a bestselling Irish author and has been a successful entrepreneur since he was a teenager. He has founded, bought, built and sold more than 15 businesses, and is widely recognized as an expert in helping ordinary people to achieve extraordinary goals....

Steve Herz

Author

While it has evolved to impact the lives of CEOs, lawyers, entrepreneurs, young professionals, Steve's ultimate goal remains using his motivational message and distinct skill set to aid others on their journey to greater heights....

Robert Pozen

Author

Robert C. Pozen is a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was chairman of MFS Investment Management and vice chairman of Fidelity Investments....

Michael G. Rogers

author

Michael G. Rogers is an author and a sought-after Inc. Top 100 Leadership speaker. His first book You Are the Team -- 6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Great has been used by thousands of companies all over the world in helping build more effective teams....

David Cook

Author

Carl has provided commodity research and market insight to some of world's largest hedge funds, commodity trading houses, financial institutions and physical suppliers. Carl is a frequent speaker at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters and various worldwide publications....

Carl Larry

Author

Carl has provided commodity research and market insight to some of the world's largest hedge funds, commodity trading houses, financial institutions and physical suppliers. Carl is a frequent speaker at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters and various worldwide publications....

Brett M. Cooper

Author

Brett M. Cooper helps professionals like you build work relationships that really work. Over the last twenty years, he has influenced thousands of people in government, non-profits, and corporate America to work together in more productive, more effective, and more human ways....

Branch Isole

Author

Author, poet, and storyteller Branch Isole writes about the strength of choice, to change consequences.  Known worldwide for his contemporary short story prose, Branch shares readable, relatable stories that reveal emotions and issues often experienced, but not always voiced. ...

Dr. Assegid Habtewold

Author

Assegid Habtewold is a coach, consultant, speaker, and trainer at Success Pathways, LLC. He has over two decades of leadership experience and has been empowering leaders from diverse industries....

Andy Lopata

Author

Andy has worked in twenty-six countries worldwide, been quoted in the international press, including Forbes, Entrepreneur.com., The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian in the UK and written four books on the topic. ...

Ali Scarlett

Author

Ali Scarlett is a #1 national bestselling author, entrepreneur, and avid researcher of the art of networking based in Maryland, USA. His site, www.aliscarlett-author.com, helps young individuals who struggle with the achievement of their goals....

Abhijeet Khadilkar

Abhijeet Khadilkar is a Silicon Valley executive and leadership coach who has been helping some of the most driven, entrepreneurial, and creative people in the world to unlock their potential and accelerate their careers....

Carole Martin

Author

As a Human Resources Manager for many years, I interviewed thousands of people and watched them make major mistakes - and lose the job to someone else. Although I wanted to help them, I couldn't because I was on the other side of the desk. After I received my Master's degree in Career Counseling, I ...

Carol Kaemmerer

Author

I love to tell a good business story. I’ve been doing so in various ways most of my career. Since 2011, I’ve focused my marketing communications expertise on helping businesses and senior executives tell their stories with passion and authenticity. My passion-- is teaching executives how to o...

Karen Gurney

Author

Karen has 20 years of combined experience in executive search consulting, career coaching, and human resources. As the Director of Strategic Development of Career IQ, she leverages a Doctorate in Economic and Workforce Development and a Masters in Business Administration. Dr. Gurney’s work has b...

Brenda Bernstein

Brenda Bernstein, award-winning Certified Executive Resume Master, Certified Master Resume Writer, and accomplished editor and LinkedIn trainer, holds an English degree from Yale University and a J.D. from the NYU School of Law. Her signature presentations on How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile ...

Clark Finnical

Author

Clark Finnical is the author of “Job Hunting Secrets (from someone who’s been there)” and Linkedin Strategies to Take Your Career to The Next Level. Clark worked in the corporate world for 30 years. And he knows firsthand what it’s like to look for a job. He’s done five successful search...

Chris Westfall

Author

A former technology sales executive, Westfall has lead sales teams and marketing efforts around the globe – with surprising results. Known as the “Sales Accelerator”, he helps companies and individuals to harness the power of communication to make a difference. Having risen through the ranks i...

Curtis Jenkins

Author

Curtis’ personal vision is to “Change his World One Person at a Time through meaningful and impactful engagements creating a positive experience at every encounter.” As such, Curtis thrives on self-improvement and believes in giving his time, talent and tools to share with others who yearn for...

Rae Stonehouse

Author

Rae A. Stonehouse is a Canadian born author & speaker. His professional career as a Registered Nurse working predominantly in psychiatry/mental health, has spanned four decades. Rae has embraced the principal of CANI (Constant and Never-ending Improvement) as promoted by thought leaders such as Ton...

Jim Molinelli

Author

My client (a recent college grad) was told by the GE Leadership Program (their multi-year rotational programs for emerging leaders) that her résumé was the best they had ever received. The large biotech compliance company that hired my client told her they had never seen a resume look more profe...

Alfred M Smith

Author

Al Smith, “the HIRED! guy,” is author of the job search manual “HIRED! Every Employment Method” and co-author of “HIRED! Paths to Employment in the Social Media Era,” which was an Amazon Best Seller and Amazon #1 Top Rated by Readers in all three of its categories. ...

Ed Samuel

Author

Ed Samuel is a Career and Life Coach, Certified Career Direct Assessment Team Leader (ICF - accredited), Career Counselor, DISC: Personality I.D. (PID) Consultant, LinkedIn, Branding and Retirement Coach, Trainer and Public Speaker. Ed and his team have provided career support to more than 700 clien...

Chaz Austin

Author

Since 1992, Chaz Austin (http://chazaustin.com) has been an advisor to companies on e-commerce strategies, integrated media, and online marketing. He is also communication and digital media educator and curriculum designer, as well as a public speaker, a columnist, and a journalist....

Evelyn Salvador

Author

Evelyn Salvador, entrepreneur and founder of Creative Image Builders.com, a self-promotion and career management firm in Coram, NY, believes that whenever there is a real need to be met and challenge to be solved, vision, strategy, and creativity are key to success in maximizing personal or busin...

Denise Taylor

Author

Denise Taylor is a Career Psychologist, Double Award Winning Career Coach and Internationally published author. She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and her expertise includes all aspects of career choice and development, modern job search techniques including the effectiv...

Lester Rosen

Author

Lester S. Rosen is a nationally recognized expert on background checks and employment screening. He is an attorney and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (www.ESRcheck.com) a leading national pre-employment screening firm accredited by NAPBS....

Orlando Haynes

Author

Orlando Haynes is a talent acquisition manager with over 16 years of expertise in career development. He is also a published author, speaker, and career growth coach, and recently hosted his own LinkedIn Live show called "CareerTALKS." Orlando is focused on educating, equipping, and empowering job s...

Sam Waterfall

Author

I'm an international career coach helping my clients when they know it is time to make changes in their careers. Often I help them to land dream jobs and pay raises. Other times, we're switching industries, re-directing after redundancies, or moving to avoid horrible bosses or toxic work cultures....

Robin Ryan

Author

The Boston Globe calls Robin Ryan America’s top Job Search Expert. If you are looking for help with your career, call on Robin Ryan. The media frequently calls on Robin to offer her expertise. She’s appeared on over 3000 TV and Radio shows including Oprah, Dr. Phil, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NP...

Prem Vas

Author

Lieutenant Colonel Prem Vas (Retired) has more than three decades of exciting professional career behind him in the Indian Armed Forces and the Corporate. He was an Artillery Officer in the Indian Army and led a Commando Team with the Black Cats as a young Captain. The decade-plus in the Corporate s...

Mark Baker

Author

Stand Out Cover Letters is Mark's first self-published book. Having had many jobs over the course of his life, he became skilled at crafting cover letters; the closest he came to being a writer at that time. This book simply shares his personal approach which has always worked well for him and those...

Jeremy Schifeling

Author

Jeremy Schifeling has devoted his career to helping students succeed in theirs. From recruiting top students at Teach For America to leading student marketing for LinkedIn, he's touched the lives of millions of young people just starting out in their journeys....

David Winegar

Author

The Elevator Pitch of You powerfully combines a book and an online tool to help you create a personal brand statement that influences how people perceive you. Its purpose is to evoke positive emotions, thoughts, and images in people, setting you apart from the competition....

Cheryl Magee

Coach

As a coach my focus is to facilitate individuals and teams to see I’m possible in the impossible by connecting with and activating their strengths producing premium performance, spurring innovation, achievement of personal and professional goals, and overall living a life of significance. ...

Cindy Fassler

Author

Cindy Fassler, a career coach and executive search professional, has experience guiding new grads through their job search process as well as coaching them on all the nuances that are vital in getting those interviews. It’s a numbers game; watch Cindy’s video to get vital insight on what you ca...

Donald Crews

Coach

I used to be a Mariner. I have been in the middle of the ocean and found my way with the stars, a sextant, and a compass. Now I help people find their way with their Strengths, desire, and effort. It’s a navigator thing....

Kristen O’Shea

Coach

My leadership role in pioneering and championing the vision of Kansas State University becoming a Strengths-based campus impacted the engagement, well-being, and retention of a campus of more than 28,000 students....

Kat Frati

Coach

I help grownups (young and old) who are feeling a bit lost, discover their hidden talents and get back on their path–with renewed vigor and strength. When life feels overwhelming, it is often helpful to take a break, gather new tools and supplies, and refocus on a clear vision....

Rob Feinstein

Author

Rob Feinstein is a pioneer in the online recruiting industry, a longtime software industry executive, and a former award-winning journalist. Through those experiences, he's gained a unique understanding of the real world of today's technology-driven employment marketplace from a hiring manager's per...

Linda Leake

Author

As a Woman Business Owner, Linda Leake has been engaging with hundreds of businesses and helping thousands of people.  Founded by Linda in 1990, EXECUCHANGE has partnered with clients to increase profits, improve organizational changes, and make quantum leaps in individuals’ performance...

Tony Beshara

Tony Beshara (Dallas, TX) has been in the placement and recruitment profession since 1973 and is the president and owner of Babich and Associates, a job placement firm. He has appeared numerous times on the nationally syndicated Dr. Phil Show...

Wayne Breitbarth

Author

Wayne Breitbarth has shared his expertise with more than 100,000 professionals through private business consulting, dynamic presentations to global audiences, and his critically acclaimed book "The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success: Kick-start Your Business, Brand, and Job Search."...

Roberto Angulo

Author

Roberto is also the CEO of Recruitology, a leading recruitment platform that helps small and medium employers hire the right candidates at the right time. The platform gives employers access to best of breed job sites and includes intelligent job distribution, an applicant tracking system and analyt...

Richard Blazevich

Author

Richard Blazevich helps people get the jobs they'll love. He specializes in teaching job seekers how to find employers that are perfect for them, write their winning resumes, and become amazing at answering interview questions....

L. Xavier Cano

Author

I am also a certified life coach and specialize in helping professionals who are feeling stuck in their career, and helping entrepreneurs whose companies have stopped growing....

Kathryn Troutman

Author

Kathryn Troutman wrote the FIRST federal resume book - the Federal Resume Guidebook - now in 6th Edition. It is the SECOND MOST POPULAR RESUME BOOK IN AMERICA....

Jaideep Parashar

Author

Jaideep Parashar is a professional trainer, counselor, and business coach. He has worked in both corporate and government sectors. His exceptional privilege of meditation in a Himalayan town has shown him the path of purpose and vision....

Hussain Alsaif

Author

One of my engineering professors forced us to publish our work and my love for writing began. I believed that I will get my first internship with no effort because of my GPA. Nature slapped me when I had 0 responses that summer. Since then, I started perfecting a system to secure the job I love and...

Patricia Troy Brooks

Author

Pat is a highly acclaimed workforce strategist, motivational speaker and published author, with over 30 years of empowering people to create the lives they imagine through purposeful living, job readiness training, and life transitioning strategies....

Andy Landis

Author

Andy Landis is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on Social Security and Medicare, in demand nationwide as an author, speaker, and consultant. Andy has guided tens of thousands to abundant retirements while working at the Social Security Administration, AARP, multi-national corporations, an...

Mary Eileen Williams

Author

Mary Eileen Williams, M.A., NCCC, is a job search expert, author, blogger, speaker and radio host. As a Nationally Board Certified Career Counselor with a Master's Degree in Career Development, she has over twenty years’ experience as a career strategist working with jobseekers and career changers...

Nancy Bearg

Author

Nancy Bearg has had a long career in international security policy, including as National Security Advisor to the Vice President of the United States. Today she is a consultant focusing on national security reform, conflict prevention and post-conflict peace building, and teaches a university gradu...

David McKnight

Author

JDavid McKnight graduated from Brigham Young University with Honors in 1997. David is a nationally recognized speaker and his popular workshop “The Power of Zero” has been seen by thousands of Americans from coast to coast. This workshop was recently showcased on the main platform at Forum 400, ...

Mary Sterk

Author

Mary Sterk, CFP ®, is the owner of Sterk Financial Services in Dakota Dunes, SD. Mary’s inspirational story of fighting her way from Welfare to Wealth Management has motivated many people to believe that anything is possible. She built a better future despite a teenage pregnancy, living in low-in...

Dr. Carolee Duckworth

Dr. Carolee Duckworth has worked with thousands of career changers over the past 30 years, including displaced industrial workers, homemakers re-entering the workforce, retraining adults, technology students, and 55+ individuals preparing for new careers. Her current focus is on assisting retiring B...

Rick and Wendy Walleigh

Author

Ms. Walleigh left the high-technology world and joined Junior Achievement of Silicon Valley where she held the position of Vice President of Marketing and Development until 2006 when she and her husband moved to Africa to do volunteer work for TechnoServe, an international economic development NGO (...

Greg Sullivan

Author

Greg Sullivan is the president and CEO of Sullivan, Bruyette, Speros & Blayney, and is a Certified Financial PlannerTM professional and a certified public accountant (CPA) with more than 35 years of business, investment management, and financial planning experience. Barron’s, a national financial ...

Hans Scheil

Hans E. Scheil, CFP®, is the CEO of North Carolina-based Cardinal Retirement Planning, Inc., and the author of “The Complete Cardinal Guide to Planning for and Living in Retirement.” Scheil is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional as well as a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Charte...

Maria Leonard Olsen

Author

Maria Leonard Olsen graduated from Boston College and the University of Virginia School of Law. She is an attorney, radio talk show host, podcaster ("Becoming Your Best Version"), writing and women's empowerment retreat instructor, editor, and public speaker on diversity issues and living a life aut...

Dr. Norris Roberts

Mama Is Still Here! Is a true story of an educated and accomplished African-American woman who was raised in the state of Mississippi between the 1940's and 1960's. Daisy: a wife, mother, and everyone's favorite sister, aunt, and friend, is admired for her swagger and confidence....

Dorothy Tannahill-Moran

Author

I was born and raised in Kansas, moved to Oregon where I lived for 35 years, returning to Kansas 2 years ago. Yes- that makes me: Dorothy from Kansas. I wasn’t named after the movie character; I was named after my aunt Dorothy, who is also from Kansas. It is here I live with my patient husband and...

Joy Loverde

Joy Loverde has a reputation for being a path carver and visionary. Joy is the author of the "Who Will Take Care Of Me When I'm Old?" and "The Complete Eldercare Planner." The American Medical Association says, "It's the best book we've seen."...

Reynold Lewke

Reynold Lewke is a corporate attory, litigator, author and business advisor, runs his own strategic talent management consulting and executive search firm. He has worked with startups and global Fortune 100 companies integrating engineering, business and legal perspectives....

Diane Huth

Author

I wrote my first book, BRAND YOU! To Land Your Dream Job, to teach them how to use the marketing skills I teach in class to market their most important product – themselves....

Marilyn Myrick Watson

Marilyn Myrick Watson is the recipient of The Arizona Centennial Legacy Project designation for her contribution to the state’s centennial by the writing of five biographies for children...

Larry Swedroe

Larry Swedroe is a principal and the director of research for Buckingham Strategic Wealth, an independent member of the BAM Alliance. Previously, he was vice chairman of Prudential Home Mortgage....

Mike Drak

Michael Drak is a thirty-eight-year veteran of the financial-services industry and lives with his wife, Melina (also affectionately known as “The Contessa”), in Toronto....

Tony Steuer

My name is Tony Steuer. I help people prepare for any financial emergency. I’ve created the Get Ready Initiative for consumers and professionals which provides resources and best practices on financial preparedness along with spotlighting leading financial literacy advocates and their work. ...

John Henry Weiss

John Henry Weiss is the owner and president of Weiss & Associates, an executive recruiting firm that conducts searches for companies in the education and communication industries. He is the author of two other books dealing with the workplace: Operation Job Search: A Guide for Military Veterans Tran...