Speaking Topics

All of Pamela’s topics are designed to work as webinars, seminars or workshops. Pamela’s style is interactive, and she enjoys customizing her programs for her clients’ specific needs.

Building your Personal Brand for Job Search

Audience: Students and Alumni/Colleges and Universities

Personal branding is a hot topic today and learning how to build your personal brand is critical for job seekers. In this workshop, Pamela will provide tips and resources to help job seekers build and communicate their personal brands to become the stand out candidate in their field.  Participants will come away with a multitude of techniques to help them to unearth and acknowledge their strengths, talents and point-of-difference, ultimately leading them to build the strongest personal brand. Workshop elements include: crafting a goal-oriented personal mission statement, doing your own personal public relations, developing relationships with experts, and utilizing social media to build and communicate your brand to reach hiring managers.

Building your Professional Brand

Audience:  All Employees

The most confident and successful professionals are those who know how to leverage what makes them stand out from the pack and how to communicate that with important constituents. In this workshop, Pamela works with corporate employees to help them best articulate their professional brand and shows them how to utilize a variety of social media techniques to get their messages heard. Attendees will learn effective networking via social media and how to become an expert at managing their digital reputations. Workshop will include specifics on how to use LinkedIn and Twitter to grow your brand.

Managing your Quarter-Life Crisis

Audience: Millennials/Young Alumni

We are all familiar with the mid-life crisis, but what is the quarter-life crisis that is affecting millennials? The quarter life crisis typically occurs as a reaction to entering the “real world” post-college. Those experiencing a quarter-life crisis may feel lost, scared, lonely or confused about what steps to take in order to transition properly into adulthood. Studies have shown that unemployment and choosing a career path is a major cause for young persons to undergo stress or anxiety. In this workshop, Pamela will show recent graduates and young alumni how to rebound from their “quarter-life” questions and difficulties and how to take steps to recover and thrive in their next phase. The workshop will cover: re-discovering your passions, interests and strengths; assessing skills and gaps; building confidence; tips on searching for your next career and a job market overview for millennials.

Attracting, Training AND Keeping Millennials at your Workplace

Audience:  Executives/HR Leaders

Want to attract top millennial talent to your workplace? It may be compensation that brings them in, but compensation alone won’t get them to stay. In this workshop, Pamela will show you how to attract millennials to your workplace, and how to keep them productive, loyal and engaged.  You’ll gain tips and strategies for: creating a millennial-friendly workplace; managing millennials; establishing professional development programs for millennials and improving communication with millennials. Participants will leave with actionable ideas for making their workplace a better place for millennials.

Returning to Work after a Career Break

Audience: Job Seekers/Alumni

This workshop is geared for those who are assessing their career options after a career break. Whether you have taken time off to stay home with young children; to care for a sick parent; or to reassess your career plans, this workshop with provide a road map to define your values, goals and priorities, arm yourself with information, and chart your path to the job you want.  Pamela will present an overview of current job trends, networking strategies, resources for career research and social media job search strategies.

Finding Your Encore Career: Thinking about your Second Act

Audience: Older Employees/Job Seekers

Many professionals and retirees aspire to develop “encore careers”—work that combines continued income, greater personal meaning, and social impact. In this workshop, Pamela will provide strategies and tips for creating your encore career. Whether you are looking for a new career that is more personally rewarding and satisfying, or interested in ways to inject more meaning into your current career, this workshop is for you. Workshop participants will learn how to research encore careers and how to leverage their transferable skills and networking techniques to make the transition to more meaningful work.

Interested in any of these topics? Please get in touch with Pamela at pamela@pamelaweinberg.com.

Selection of Past Events

Motherhood and Your Professional Identity: Career Planning Strategies for your Parenting Years

Career Changers Conference: Featured Speaker

Re-entering the Workforce: Strategies for Success

Finding Your Encore Career: Thinking About Your Second Act