I enjoy presenting and training on a variety of career and job search topics.  If you are interested in having me speak at one of your upcoming corporate training events, please connect with me at kristin@careerstory.ca. 

FACILITATION and TRAINING TOPICS

  • Building Career Guidance Skills for Managers ** NEW**

  • A Manager’s Guide to Having Career Conversations ** NEW**

  • Career Guidance as a Part of Workplace Wellness ** NEW**

  • Career Management Strategies That Will Move You Forward

  • Ace the Interview: How to Interview the Right Way

  • What You Need to Know About LinkedIn

  • Leveraging Personal Branding to Achieve Career Success

  • Essential Strategies Every Job Seeker Should Use When Writing a Resume

  • What Hiring Managers Look for in Resumes

  • Resume Hackathon: Uncovering Your Resume Stories

  • Get Your Resume Past Online Application Systems

  • Smart Job Search Preparation Strategies

  • Understanding the Labour Market

  • Find Work and Build Your Career Through Social Media

All topics can be delivered in-person or virtually for webinars, lunch and learns, workshops, or half/full day training.


Training Methodologies

My training sessions are packed full of actionable information, right from the start. Having designed multiple workshops previously, my goal is to provide a solid foundation of information while building in activities that help build practical skills throughout the session.

Many sessions would use a blend of training methodologies, designed for different learning styles. It could include several short, yet informative presentations, a brainstorming session, group activities and time for learners to actively work on skill development. 

For customized training, I collaborate closely with you to understand your goals and design a session that will add value to your audience.


PAST Presentations

Interview Skills for Women Workshop: Joint partnership with Rachel Maxcy, Jodi Derkson, and Amy Robertson. Planned and facilitated the coaching lab portion of the workshop. (Sept 2018)

Career Hack workshops: Joint partnership with Rachel Maxcy. Designed and facilitated two career-focused workshops for women in Vancouver. (May 2018, July 2018)

Resume Hackathon: Communicating the Right Stories on Your Resume: Facilitated a workshop for the Women in Male Dominated Industries career series meetup to a group of 50 women. 

Your talk really got me thinking about what stories I need to add to my resume. Thank you.
— WIMDI Attendee

Smart Strategies to Leverage Your Online Presence: Presented at the Burnaby Board of Trade's Women's Business Success Network. (April 2018) 

You were my favorite speaker of the day. I appreciated your focus on providing practical ideas that I could take home and implement immediately in my business.
— Burnaby Board of Trade Event Attendee

LinkedIn for Career Success: Presented to SFU students in the Faculty of Science. (March 2018) 

Personal Branding for Career Success: Presented to over 65 attendees at the BCCDA conference. (March 2018) 

I’d like to mention that your presentation was one of the most valuable!! I really liked the framework that you shared with us and the fact that we had a bit of time to think of our own brand. Also, the emphasis on ‘voice’ was very powerful too. Thank you!
— Conference Attendee, BCCDA Conference

Social for Job and Career Success: Spoke to students at the New York Institute of Technology. (Feb 2018)

Personal Branding: Guest on the Kick Some glAss podcast with Tammy Banfield. (Dec 2017)

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What Hiring Managers Want You to Know About Resumes: Webinar series presented through Ceric, Canada's leading research and career education organization, reaching over 200 career professionals. 

Building Business and Connection on LinkedIn. Presented to about 60 small business owners for a Burnaby Board of Trade event. (Oct 2017)

Managing Your Career Before, During, and After Maternity Leave. Presented at the Women in Male Dominated Careers Meetup group. (June 2017)

What You Need to Know About LinkedIn: Spoke a group of 100 students at the Backpack to Briefcase conference at Simon Fraser University. (April 2017)

Social Media For Your Career, Facilitated a workshop for participants in the YWCA Admin Essentials program. (April 2017)

Building Entrepreneurial Thinking for Successful Career Management: Spoke to career development practitioners at the BC Career Development Association's 2017 Career Development Conference. (March 2017)

What Career Professionals Need to Know About LinkedIn: Presented a webinar on LinkedIn to over 100 career professionals across BC. (January 2017)

What You Should Know About LinkedIn: Presented a lunch and learn to University of the Fraser Valley faculty within the Applied and Technical Studies Program. (January 2017) 

LinkedIn for Career Success: Spoke to Hospitality and Event Management students at the University of the Fraser Valley. (January 2017) 

Creating a Powerful Resume: Conducted a seminar for high-school students at the Learning Disabilities Career Conference. (October 2016)

Group Facilitation: Delivered group workshops on job search, career transition and professional development.