SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
The Art of Creating Opportunity: Part I
Denise's Top Twelve Employment Tools
In this fast-paced, highly interactive
one-day seminar, Denise will share her top twelve employment tools that have
been proven effective by thousands of employment counselors and job search
trainers throughout North America in a variety of settings and with a
multitude of client and participant groups. Drawing from her vast
repertoire of books and publications, Denise has chosen twelve tools which
can be used individually or in groups, with people who are new to or
experienced in the job market and for purposes of motivation, self-esteem,
vocational assessment, job placement and job retention.
Summary of the
The Spirit Tree
– A powerful model for understanding and influencing human motivation.
- Helps identify and move beyond real and perceived job search
barriers. Critical for individuals with multiple barriers to employment.
The Any Game
– A fun and interactive way to help individuals identify vocational
priorities and work preferences. Perfect for folks who say, “I’ll do
anything” or for people who have unrealistic expectations in their short
Assets and Strengths
– Creatively identifies life values, assets and natural
abilities of the job seeker. A great ice breaker or opening activity for
a job search class or job club.
The Employment Proposal
– A tremendous tool for creating new employment opportunities based on a
person’s abilities and unidentified needs of a business. A compelling
alternative to the resume or application.
Do What You Love
– A step-by-step approach to helping people see their employment
possibilities and write their own employment proposals
The Two Minute Summary
– Takes the job seeker through a sequential process of
identifying key skills, traits and accomplishments that can be articulated
in a two minute summary. Great for interview preparation.
Sampling and Crafting Tool for
Writing Cover Letters – A job search essential
for making the writing of cover letters quick, painless and enjoyable!
Stepping Stones and Weekly Balance
Check – The ultimate job seeker’s planning tools
for breaking the job search into doable parts, setting daily goals and
viewing weekly results. Helps keep the job seeker active, motivated and
encouraged throughout the job search process.
Work Search Skills Inventory – A
comprehensive inventory of 35 specific skills and abilities essential for
an effective, intelligent and proactive job search – assists the job
seeker in assessing their strengths and weaknesses in the job search
You Shall Overcome – Takes
individuals through a seven step process of evaluating their fears, hopes,
attitudes and beliefs with regard to becoming employed and empowers people
with the idea that they have the power to overcome many of their barriers
by changing habits in both their thinking and doing.
New Beginnings – A simple but
profound exercise that reminds people of how they have showed great
courage and strength throughout their lives. A wonderful exercise for
closing a workshop or a job club meeting - especially helpful for people
More Information On This Seminar...
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a Top Twelve seminar as
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Comment from Past Customer
"Your presentation combined hands-on practice,
inspiration, enthusiastically-presented real-life examples, and
easily-applied activities. As evidenced in the very positive evaluation
comments, your upbeat and well-paced workshop encouraged many
participants to walk away not only with new tools, but also, and perhaps
more importantly, with renewed vigor for career development."
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