Speaker, Presenter and Facilitator

Below are sessions that were delivered in person, a few as a webinar, to local and national groups ranging from 10 - 300 attendees.

Attendees of the sessions below include a wide range of people including:

  • Recruiters
  • HR
  • CEO’s
  • IT professionals
  • Social Media, Marketing and PR professionals
  • College students
  • Job seekers
  • Small business owners and entrepreneurs

Also… I am delivering weekly job search and career content to the 4 cohorts at Prime Digital Academy.

Upcoming speaking engagements:

2018

  • A Recruiter's Perspective on Your First Dev Job Search - Minneapolis Jr Developers 1/18

2017

  • Blow Up Your Recruiting Strategy – ERE Fall Recruiting Conference 10/17

  • Create, Maintain And Grow Your Recruiter Brand - Midwest Recruiting Bootcamp 8/17

  • Creating a Recruiter Brand and Other Talent Acquisition Strategies That Work! - University of Wisconsin e-Business Consortium 4/17

  • Managing Your IT Career v9 - MinneBar 4/17

  • How to Source Top Talent in 2017 - MNTRN 3/17

  • Beyond Silicon Valley: Attracting Talent to MN - Tech Cities Conference 3/17

  • 2017 Ready, Set, GO!!! - Jump start 2017 with this Recruiter Checklist - MNTRN 1/17

  • Piper to Professional: Essential Skills for Career Success: Social Media & Branding Job Search - Hamline University 1/17

2016

  • Attracting and keeping talent - Fredrikson & Byron Annual Symposium 10/16

  • Attracting Tech Talent panel - Make It. MSP. Summit 10/16

  • A Blueprint to Build and Maintain a Successful Recruiter Brand - SourceCon 9/16

  • How to Recruit a Top-Tier Startup Team - Twin Cities Startup Week 9/16

  • Networking and Job Search for Developers - The Iron Yard 8/16

  • Sourcing Technical Candidates When You're Not in Silicon Valley - SourceCon 6/16

  • Future Proofing Your Digital Career - Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association 6/16

  • Attracting and Keeping Top Talent, Keys to Recruitment, Engagement and Retention in a Tight Market - Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute 5/16

  • Managing Your IT Career v8 - MinneBar 4/16

  • Recruit Like A Startup - MinneBar 4/16

  • So You Want To Work For A Startup - Macalester College 2/16
  • Minnesota IT Jobs, Salary and Recruiting Report - Minneapolis CHRO Roundtable 1/16

2015

  • 2016 Minnesota IT Hiring Trends - Minneapolis CIO Roundtable 12/15

  • Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lab - Target Corporation 8/15

  • Minnesota IT Hiring, Where Are We - Deluxe Corporation 6/15

  • Get Recruited: Finding Your Next Job Through Social Media - Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis St Paul 6/15

  • Proactively Managing Your Career - MinneWebCon 4/15

  • Managing Your IT Career v7 - MinneBar 4/15

  • Recruit Like A Startup - Minnesota HR Tech Expo 4/15

  • Recruit Like A Startup - Michigan Recruiters Conference 3/15

  • Social Media Recruiting - Carlson School of Management University of Minnesota 2/15

2014

  • Using Social Media Without Being A Fool - Firefighters 11/14

  • Social Media Recruiting - Carlson School of Management University of Minnesota 9/14

  • Recruiting for Minnesota Startups - Minnesota Startup Week 9/14

  • Topic Emerging Web and Social Media Trends - CHS Critical Solutions Conference 8/14

  • Closing the Deal - HR Connection 7/14

  • Personal Branding Balancing Act: A Look Behind The Curtain - Social Media Breakfast MSP 6/14

  • Is Your Recruiter Brand Built for Longevity? - ERE 6/14

  • Recruiting for Minnesota Startups - Google for Entrepreneurs 6/14

  • Minnesota IT Job Scene - MN PHP User Group 6/14

  • Be Your Own Headhunter - MIX Career Skills Conference 6/14

  • Pack Your Own Chute - The Personal Decision to Join a Startup - MinneBar 9 4/14

  • Managing Your IT Career v6 - (Why do recruiters suck so bad?) - MinneBar 9 4/14

  • Is Your Job Ad Telling the Right Story? - ERE Webinar 4/14

  • Building An Effective Recruiting Strategy - Capella Education Company 4/14

  • Social Media: Best Practices for Maintaining an Optimal Online Presence - University of St Thomas Alumni Association 3/14

  • Social Media: Best Practices for Maintaining an Optimal Online Presence - University of St Thomas Alumni Association 2/14

2013

  • A New Look At Recruiting - HomeServices of America 9/13

  • How I Got Started Blogging: Moderator - Minnesota Blogger Conference 9/13

  • LinkedIn With Paul DeBettignies - Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis St Paul 5/13

  • Leveraging Social Media to Build a Bigger You - Bloomington Chamber of Commerce 4/13

  • Recruiting For Minnesota Tech Companies & Startups-Checklist v3 - MinneBar 4/13

  • Managing Your IT Career v5 - MinneBar 4/13

  • How To Be Your Own Headhunter - Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association 4/13

  • Recruiting and Social Media - Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 3/13

  • Job Search 301 - Nerdery Alumni Network 2/13

  • Maintaining Your Data Science Career - Big Data Minnesota 1/13

2012

  • 2012 Reflections and 2013 Predictions: Panel  - Twin Cities Human Resources Association 12/12

  • Game On!  Recruiting Minnesota's IT Pros - Southern Minnesota Area Human Resources Association 10/12

  • Social Media For The HR Professional - Minnesota SHRM 10/12

  • Mastering LinkedIn - Minnesota SHRM 10/12

  • LinkedIn Training for HR and Recruiters - Talent HQ 10/12

  • Career Planning - Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis St Paul 6/12

  • Social Media Training - Anoka County Job Training Center 5/12

  • Using Social Media to Your Advantage in Your Job Search - Face2Face 4/12

  • Recruiting For Startups v2 - MinneBar 4/11

  • Managing Your IT Career v4 - MinneBar 4/11

  • LinkedIn from A - Z: Using LinkedIn as a Job Search Tool – Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association 3/12

  • Job Search: The Truth - McNally Smith College of Music 3/12

  • Social Media: The Basics – Winona Area SHRM 3/12

2011

  • Social Media For The HR professional - Twin Cities Human Resources Association 11/11

  • Technology, You, and a Networked World Panel - SHiFT 11/11
  • Social Media For Recruiting: Let’s Get Doing - Minnesota SHRM Conference 10/11

  • Rocking Linkedin: Profiles, Connections, Sourcing & Recruiting - Minnesota SHRM Conference 10/11

  • Job Search: A Conversation For Grad Students - Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota 10/11

  • Power Networking - Minnesota Bloggers Conference 9/11

  • Cenex Harvest States - Social Media Recruiting and Best Practices 9/11

  • Social Networking for Recruiters - Minnesota Recruiting & Staffing Association Annual Symposium 9/11

  • Career Maintenance - Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis/St Paul 6/11

  • Hiring: Post and Pray or Integrated Process for Success Panel - Human Resource Professionals Minnesota 6/11

  • Recruiting For Startups - MinneBar 5/11

  • Managing Your IT Career Part III - MinneBar 5/11

  • Social Media Friend Or Foe For Recruiters - Minnesota Recruiting & Staffing Association 4/11

  • Recruiter Panel at Face2Face - 4/11

2010

  • ABC’s Of Closing Candidates - Minnesota Recruiters 12/10

  • Social Media And Job Search - Face2Face 11/10

  • ABC’s Of Closing Candidates - Minnesota Association of Healthcare Recruiters 11/10

  • Closing Candidates: The Last Ten Yards Are The Hardest - Minnesota Recruiters 7/10

  • 11 Tools Every Search Firm Recruiter Should Use Along With Their Phone - Fordyce Forum 6/10

  • How to Fireproof Your Career and Chortle at Recession Worries - MinneBar 5/10

  • Case Study: Building Community As A Solo Act - Social Recruiting Summit 5/10

  • Panelist - Human Resources Executive Council 4/09

  • LinkedIn From A To Z - Minnesota Recruiter and Staffing Association 3/10

  • Recruiting and Workforce Retention: New tools for the looming "War for Talent" - Employers Association Social Media Conference 3/10

  • Dating and the Job Search – They Both Suck - Ignite Minneapolis 2/10

  • Minnesota Jobs Summit (Panelist) - Minnesota Workforce Center 1/10

2009

  • Job Search = SUCKS: 12 Tips To Make The Process Less Painful - MinneBar 11/09

  • Networking Online - MinneBar 11/09

  • Social Networking Overview and the Affects on HR - Human Resource Professionals 10/09

  • Using Social Media For Networking, Lead Generation And Recruiting - Human Resource Professionals 10/09

  • Social Networking in Business How to Navigate the Playing Field without Fumbling the Ball (Panelist) - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota 10/09

  • Working the Web for your Career: Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – Twin Cities 9/09

  • Job Search Toolkit: Be Your Own Headhunter - Cima Labs 6/09

  • Using Social Media For Networking And Job Searching - Hennepin County Library Staff Training 6/09

  • Using Social Media In Your Job Search - Social Media Camp 6/09

  • Developing Your Professional Network (Co Presenter) - Ecolab 5/09

  • Thriving Through Job Transitions - University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business Alumni Event 5/09

  • Using Social Media For Networking, Lead Generation And Recruiting - Oberon, LLC 5/09

  • 21st Century Job Search Requires New Tools And Techniques - Project Management Institute Minnesota 4/09

  • Career and Building a Personal Brand (Panelist) - Public Relations Society of America – MN (MNPRSA) 4/09

  • I Have A Killer Resume Now What? Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter - Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Job Club 4/09

  • Using LinkedIn & Social Media In Your Job Search - Best Buy 2/09, 3/09

  • LinkedIn To A New Year - Savage Chamber of Commerce 1/09

  • Using Social Media In Your Job Search - Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis/ St Paul 1/09

  • I Have A Killer Resume Now What? Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter - StarTribune Career Expo 1/09

2008

  • Build Your Networking Life Raft Before You Need It - MN Chapter International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) 10/08

  • I Have A Killer Resume Now What? Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter - StarTribune Career Expo 9/08

  • Online Safety or Why You Should Not Post Tailgate Pictures - University of Minnesota Welcome Week 8/08

  • Various presentations including LinkedIn, Twitter, and Job Ad SEO - J. Perzel & Associates 6-7/08

  • I Have A Killer Resume Now What? Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter - StarTribune Career Expo 5/08

  • Creating and Building Passive Candidate and Talent Pools 101 - Minnesota Recruiters 5/08

  • I Have A Killer Resume Now What? Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter - StarTribune Career Expo 1/08

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