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June 10-11, 2014
Breckenridge, CO
Speaker at The Colorado Education Association (CEA) 2014 Summer Leadership Conference.
Topics: "Taking your Leadership Beyond the Classroom and Into the Media." and "Leadership Networking Know How - Establish Meaningful Dialogue in Minutes"
Location: Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center, 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

May 30, 2014
Glen Allen, VA
Speaker at the 2014 Northeast Regional Conference, hosted by the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (formerly ASWA).
Topic:"Pack Your Presentations with a Punch". CPE credits.
Location: Westin Arlington Gateway 801 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, 22203.
Time: 10:10 - 11:00am EDT

May 29, 2014
Washington, DC
Panel speaker at Rock Recovery's Event, Building Bridges. All proceeds from the event will benefit nonprofit Rock Recovery and help carry out its mission of supporting the journey to freedom from disordered eating.
Topic: "Addressing Well-being in the Workplace."
Time: 5:30 – 8:00pm EDT
Location: The Lofts at 600 F (600 F St NW, Washington, DC)

March 15, 2014
Washington, DC
Guest Speaker at the National Association of Women Judges Midyear Meeting and Leadership Conference March 13-15.
Topic: "NAWJ Mission, Vision and Values: Moving Forward with Best Practices from the Past"

February 21-23, 2014
Atlanta, GA
Speaker at The National Education Association (NEA) 2014 National Leadership Summit (East).
Topics: "Taking your Leadership Beyond the Classroom and Into the Media." and "Leadership Networking Know How - Establish Meaningful Dialogue in Minutes"

January 17-19, 2014
Las Vegas, NV
Speaker at The National Education Association (NEA) 2014 National Leadership Summit (West).
Topics: "Taking your Leadership Beyond the Classroom and Into the Media." and "Leadership Networking Know How - Establish Meaningful Dialogue in Minutes"
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December 16, 2013
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Stanley Kay of the Washingtonian Magazine about "When Is It Time to Quit a Job?" Leaving a job can be risky, especially in a stingy job market. But sometimes you simply have to walk away for something new. Stanley Kay asked local career coaches: When is it time to leave?

December 11, 2013
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson contributes to VSCPA's Disclosures Magazine. To Link In or Not Link In: That Is the Question. Future clients are looking for you on LinkedIn.

September 11, 2013
Arlington, VA
Guest speaker at the The Northern Virginia Chapter 77 of The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) monthly chapter meeting.
Topic: "Communication Secrets to Getting Promoted"
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, 1750 Crystal Drive Arlington, VA 22202
Time: 11:30am EDT

September 05, 2013
Washington, DC
Webinar Host for CMAA.
Topic:"Utilizing Social Media to Grow Your Business". How to create and execute a time efficient social media strategy on a limited budget.
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Register here

August 29, 2013
North Bethesda, MD
CNCLD-Speaker at the The 2013 Power Conference, hosted by the Women's Business Consortium.
Topic:"Using LinkedIn for a Competitive Advantage"
Location: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852.
Register: here

July 01, 2013
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Rebecca Milzoff of Glamour Magazine about "How to Get Promoted This Summer"

June 10, 2013
Washington, DC
Speaker at the Growing Your Business Workshop: Marketing Yourself and Your Brand, hosted by The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Topic:"Building Your Brand To Set Yourself Apart From the Competition"
Location: Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School 1100 Harvard St NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Register: here

May 17, 2013
Miami, FL
Guest Speaker for the SunGard Women's Initiative Network Communication Styles Seminar.
Topic: "What is Your Communication Style?"
Location: SunGard Miami office
Time: 3:00pm

May 03, 2013
Glen Allen, VA
Speaker at the 2013 Southeast Regional Conference, hosted by the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (formerly ASWA).
Topic:"A Fresh Conversation about Time Management for the Overbooked Manager". CPE credits.
Location: Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center 1000 Virginia Center Parkway Glen Allen, VA 23059.
Time: 8:00am - 06:00pm EDT

April 24, 2013
Herndon, VA
Guest Speaker for the the Northern Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).
Topic: "Branding"
Location: AVE Dulles, 2323 Dulles Station Blvd, Herndon, VA
Time: 5:30pm EDT

February 12, 2013
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Reigniting Your Passion For Interviewing"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

February 07, 2013
Fairfax, VA
Guest speaker for the Dulles Chapter of SHRM Discussion Group.
Topic: "Recruiting Metrics and Scorecarding That Works"
Location: BB&T Insurance Services: 3975 Fair Ridge Drive, #225 North Building, Fairfax, Virginia 22033
Time: 7:30am - 9:30am EST
Register: here

January 29-31, 2013
San Francisco, CA
Speaker at The Social Recruiting Strategies Conference 2013. A conference for HR professionals, recruiters, and sourcers.
Topics: "Workshop: Launching Your Social Recruiting Platform with Little to No Budget" and "Tapping Into the Top 10% - Transforming You/Your Company Into a Recognized Industry Thought Leader"
Location: Hilton San Francisco Financial District.
Register here

January 21, 2013
Carolyn Thompson contributes to TalentMinded The Art of Checking References The best predictor of future behavior is previous behavior.

December 12, 2012
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Twelve Days of Networking"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

October 11-13, 2012
Amelia Island, FL
Speaker at The Pinnacle Society Conference October 2012. A conference for Pinnacle Society members.
Topic: "Food for Thought -Creating Balanced Scorecard and Metrics Reporting That Works"

October 1, 2012
Carolyn Thompson contributes to TalentMinded The Rule You Must Follow to Recruit, Retain Highly Engaged Candidates Following the 80/20 Rule for Job Descriptions.

August 16, 2012
Washington, DC
Guest speaker at the International Coach Federation Metro DC monthly meeting.
Topic: "Utilizing LinkedIn for Marketing and Competitive Intelligence"
Location: Maggiano's Chevy Chase 5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015
Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm EST

August 9, 2012
Chicago, IL
Guest speaker at the Executive Network Group of Greater Chicago monthly meeting.
Topic: "Mastering the Art of Self Promotion"
Location: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Time: 12:30 - 4:30pm CST

June 26, 2012
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Mastering The Art of Self-Promotion: Practical Bragging for the Humble Introvert"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm EDT

May 30, 2012
Washington, DC
Pinnacle Panel member for the Capital Area Staffing Association. Three top direct hire recruiters in the DC area share how they consistently bill over a million dollars in fees every three years. Flyer
Location: JustinBradley, 1725 I St., NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration Form

May 22-24, 2012
Chicago, IL
Speaker at The Social Recruiting Strategies Conference 2012. A conference for HR professionals, recruiters, and sourcers. "Social Media Recruiting Strategy Development and Execution for Small Businesses".
Location: May 22-24th at the Marriott - Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel.
Register here

April 18, 2012
McLean, VA
Carolyn Thompson hosts the Project S.A.V.E. meeting. Presentation: MicroTweaks For MacroImpact In Your Job Search.
Location: Dixon Hughes Goodman office in McLean, VA.
Project S.A.V.E. (Staffing Alliance of Virginia Employers) is an open forum of corporate recruiters and employment representatives who meet periodically to discuss professional concerns and share recruiting needs.
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST

April 12, 2012
Baltimore, MD
Guest on The Wealthy Lifestyle Radio Show with Deborah Owens: WEAA 88.9FM Baltimore
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Deborah Owens and her guests about careers, job search, and more!
Listen here

March 13, 2012
McLean, VA

Workshop Leader for the MorganFranklin Women's Initiative Committee. Professional Development Event.
Topic: "Art of Negotiating"

February 21, 2012
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Surveying the Competitive Landscape"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm EDT

February 16, 2012
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on The Greenhouse Effect Can delegating work improve your relationship with your clients?

January 31, 2012
Fairfax, VA
Speaker at Business Fest 2012 presented by the George Mason Business Coalition (GMBC).
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Location: George Mason University
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm EST

January 24, 2012
New York, NY

Carolyn Thompson speaks with Laurie Kulikowski from The Street about what businesses can learn from Penn State football coach Joe Paterno including having a succession plan. 3 Business Lessons from Joe Paterno.

November 08, 2011
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Holiday Job Searching"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 8:00pm - 10:30pm EST

October 26, 2011
Charlotte, NC
Speaker at the 2011 Annual Conference for Women in Accounting, hosted by the AWSCPA (American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants) and the ASWA (American Society of Women Accountants). "Utilizing LinkedIn for Competitive Intelligence and Practice Development". CPE credits.
Location: October 24-26 at the Westin Charlotte in Charlotte, NC.

October 3, 2011
Fairfax, VA
Guest lecturer for George Mason University.
Topic: "Creating Work Experience to Build Your Resume for the Future"

August 25, 2011
New York, NY

Carolyn Thompson speaks with Laurie Kulikowski from The Street about what small businesses can learn from Jobs' time running one of the most innovative companies in the U.S. including having a succession plan. 5 Business Lessons from Steve Jobs.

August 16, 2011
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at the Career Network Ministry of McLean Bible Church meeting.
Topic: "Reigniting Your Job Search"
Location: McLean Bible Church
Time: 8:00pm - 10:30pm EDT

August, 3, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Anthony Balderrama from CareerBuilder.com about rewording the job titles in your resume: Turning a lot of experience into an effective resume

June 20, 2011
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Coaching or Consulting? What is a coach, what is a consultant, and when would you most need either?

June 3, 2011
Las Vegas, NV
Panelist at The Fordyce Forum 2011. A conference for search and placement professionals, hosted by the publishers of The Fordyce Letter. "General Session: Management Best Practices - Panel Session". Jenifer Lambert lead a panel of recruiting business owners (Jordan Rayboy, Adam Dalva, Michael Gionta, Carolyn Thompson) who manage various sized and structured teams in a discussion of management best practices.
Location: June 1-3rd at the M Resort in Las Vegas.

May 24, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Amy Levin-Epstein from CBS Money Watch about how to keep from sabotaging yourself in an interview: Job Interview? 4 Reasons To Keep Your Mouth Shut.

May, 16, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Vickie Elmer from glassdoor.com blog about how to get promoted: Promotion Season Is Coming: Tips On How To Get Promoted

May 10, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Rachel Farrell from Career Builder.com about what to do if you think your boss is stealing your thunder at work: Does your boss take credit for your work?

May 1, 2011
Washington, DC
 Carolyn Thompson speaks with Eve Tahmincioglu of the "Your Career" column for msnbc.com about how formal business attire is now required at interviews for this tough economy Guys, make sure you suit up for success.

April 26, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Dawn Klingensmith from Philly.com about perfection in the workplace: A +.

April 25, 2011
McLean, VA
Resume Writing Workshop sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).
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Location: Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C. 8405 Greensboro Drive, Suite 700 McLean, Virginia 22102
Time: 5:45pm EST
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April 21, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Amy Levin-Epstein from CBS Money Watch about how to get more money in your job: 7 Ways To Increase Your Salary Now.

April 19, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Kelly Eggers from The Wall Street Journal's FINS about how best to answer the most common interview questions and what to avoid: Seven Interview Questions That Kill Careers.

April 17, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Sue Shellenbarger from The Wall Street Journal giving advice in the blog "The Juggle" on when is the right time to ask a prospective employer to work from home: Ask the Juggle: How to Get Flex Time.

April 15, 2011
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Tax Day Advice: Reinvest Your Refund Into Your Business! Consider how reinvesting all or part of your tax refund back into your business to create efficiencies can increase your profits for 2011.

April 12, 2011
New York, NY

Carolyn Thompson speaks with Laurie Kulikowski from The Street about Successful family businesses. What to Do When Your Brother Is Your Boss.

March 25, 2011
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Radio Killed the Interview Star Being asked to leave from a position because of "annoying behaviors."

March 17, 2011
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on March Madness...Let the Games Begin How is recruiting like basketball?

March 10, 2011
Chicago, IL
Guest speaker at the Executive Network Group of Greater Chicago monthly meeting.
Topic: "Reigniting Your Job Search"
Location: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Time: 12:30 - 4:30pm CST

February 21, 2011
McLean, VA
FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Goodman & Company office in Tysons Corner Monday, February 21st. Details
Location: Goodman & Company: 1430 Spring Hill Rd. Suite 300 McLean VA 22102
Time: 12:00pm EST

January 11, 2011
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson hosts the American Staffing Association's Membership Section Roundtable - Forward Progress - Make 2011 Your Best Year Ever. The ASA search and placement section policy council created this 60-minute membership section roundtable to provide an opportunity for staffing professionals to take part in a virtual networking experience with their recruiting peers. Share ideas with your colleagues and learn new tips and techniques.
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST

January 10, 2011
Dixon Hughes Goodman Article: Goal Setting for Smart Job Seekers

January 4, 2011
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on To Negotiate Or Not To Negotiate... Combating last minute fee negotiations from the client.

December 15, 2010
Dixon Hughes Goodman Article: Holiday Job Search Tips

December 8, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Bill Vick of EmploymentDigest.net about her three published books on resume writing, job search, and promotion in the web video"Carolyn Thompson - Recruiter, author, career coach, entrepreneur" Also available on BoomersNextStep.com

Carolyn Thompson Bill Vick

November 18, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Pamela Mahabeer from AOL Jobs about her newest book, Ten Secrets to Getting Promoted

November 11, 2010
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Back To Basics - The Tough Questions Keys to the close and asking the tough questions.

November 4, 2010
Dixon Hughes Goodman Article: Holiday Hiring Tips

October 26, 2010
Baltimore, MD
Guest on The Wealthy Lifestyle Radio Show with Deborah Owens: WEAA 88.9FM Baltimore
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Deborah Owens and her guests about careers, job search, and more!
Listen here

October 14, 2010
Las Vegas, NV

FREE INTERVIEW PREPARATION WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Green Valley Library.
Download Flyer.
Location: 2797 N. Green Valley Pkwy
Time: 6pm - 8pm PDT

October 13, 2010
Las Vegas, NV

FREE CHANGING CAREERS WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Paso Verde Library.
Download Flyer.
Location: 280 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Time: 6:30pm - 8pm PDT

October 12-15, 2010
Las Vegas, NV

Speaker at The American Staffing Association Annual Convention and Expo: Staffing World 2010. An expo for staffing and recruiting professionals and industry suppliers.
Location: The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas.

October 2, 2010
Largo, MD

Carolyn Thompson invited to speak as an author in the panel "Let's Talk Finance" in The Largo Capital BookFest.
Location: Blvd @ Capital Centre (Behind Borders Books)- 931A Capital Centre Blvd Largo, MD, 20774
Time: 10am to 7pm EST

September 18, 2010
Harrisburg, PA

Carolyn Thompson invited to speak as an author in the panel "Turning Your Passion Into Profit" in the Harrisburg Capital BookFest.
Location: State Museum of Pennsylvania - 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120
Time: 10am to 6pm EST

September 6, 2010
Harrisburg, PA

Guest on the Wealthy Speaker Show with host Paul Lawrence Vann.
Speaking on Carolyn's career handbook series as well as her participation in the Capital BookFest.
Listen here.

June 30, 2010
Herndon, VA

Leadership retreat speaker for Network Solutions on "Differentiating Talents"

June 29, 2010
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Counteroffers - Are You Kidding Me? If you are ready to leave your current company, consider these points before taking a seemingly enticing counteroffer from your employer.

June 10, 2010
Las Vegas, NV
Speaker at The Fordyce Forum 2010. A conference for search and placement professionals, hosted by the publishers of The Fordyce Letter.
Topic: "Getting Out From Behind Your Desk and Into the News". The powerpoint is available here.
Location: June 9-11th at the M Resort in Las Vegas.

June 7, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Help Your Placement's Transition. Preparing the candidate and client for the first day.

June 1, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on The Beach Chair Close. How a placement is like a good beach chair and fighting fee reduction.

May 18, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson and fellow Pinnacle Society Members Brock Boyd and Kathleen Kurke speak at the Capital Area Staffing Association meeting. "Three top direct hire recruiters in the DC area on how they consistently bill over a million dollars in fees every three years"
Location: St. Gregory Hotel 2033 M St, NW, Washington DC, 20036
Time: 8:30am - 11:00am EST

April 30, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson contributes to The Fordyce Letter on Getting Back to Being Busy. Points to Placements!

April 15, 2010
Washington, DC
Webinar Host for the American Staffing Association's ASAPro Webinar "Effective Voice-Mail Messages-Connect With Clients" Thursday April, 15th. Learn how to leave effective messages that will increase your chance of personal interaction and enhance the services you provide.
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST

March 22, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Marina Khidekel as part of an expert panel in Woman's World Magazine answering "How can I land a new job fast?"

March 16, 2010
Washington, DC
Career Management Guest Speaker at the American Marketing Association's annual Mentor Program Tuesday, March 16th. Carolyn will be discussing current employment/recruiting trends.
Time: 6:30pm EST

March 13, 2010
Washington, DC
Guest Speaker at the National Association of Women Judges Midyear Meeting and Leadership Conference March 11-14.
Topic: "Building a Better Board: Best Practices For Preservation and Effective Stewardship of Charitable Assets of Non-Profits" Download flyer

March 07, 2010
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Vickie Elmer from the Washington Post about how to get through the "gatekeepers" to the interview: Climbing Your Way Out of a Career Setback

December 7, 2009
Canada

CTV News Channel "Tips For Holiday Job Hunting" Carolyn Thompson speaks with Sandie Rinaldo about job hunting before the new year.

Carolyn Thompson CTV

December 4, 2009
New York, NY
 Carolyn Thompson speaks with Jessica Dickler of CNNMoney.com on the best time of year to land a position: Best Time to Get a Job

November 5, 2009
Canterbury, CT
FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Canterbury Public Library Thursday, November 5th. Flyer
Location: Canterbury Public Library: 1 Municipal Drive Canterbury, CT 06331-1453
Time: 6:30pm EST

November 2, 2009
New York, NY
 Carolyn Thompson speaks with Jessica Dickler of CNNMoney.com on the overwhelming surge of candidates applying for positions unrelated to their education or experience and how to stay on target for your job search: Great job openings, no candidates

November 1, 2009
McLean, VA
Job Search Tips from the Experts collected by Chris Perry from CareerRocketeer.com. Carolyn Thompson contributes to a few exciting and unique tips for standing out and succeeding in today's job market.

October 28, 2009
Washington, DC
 Carolyn Thompson speaks with Eve Tahmincioglu of the "Your Career" column for msnbc.com relating an experience with an off-list reference check: Your Career: Guerrilla reference checks. Employers digging deep on prospective workers.

October 7, 2009
Washington, DC

WTTG FOX 5 DC Returning Morning News Guest with Allison Seymour once again participating in the "Job Shop" phone bank and web chat
Time: 6:00am - 9:00am EST

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October 6, 2009
Chicago, IL
Article written for the American Library Association: Changing Gears: 5 Steps to Moving Beyond Single Industry Experience.

August 19, 2009
Washington, DC

WTTG FOX 5 DC Morning News Guest with Gurvir Dhindsa participating in the "Job Shop" phone bank and web chat
Time: 6:00am - 9:00am EST

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July 30, 2009
Alexandria, VA
Volunteer facilitator presenting "Working Through Distractions: Positive Habits for Finding & Keeping a Job" in the 2009 Community Empowerment Session: Actions Speak Louder Than Words hosted by JobLink and the City of Alexandria.
Location: Charles Houston Recreation Center: 901 Wythe Street Alexandria, VA 22314
Time: 5:30pm EST

June 24, 2009
Alexandria, VA
Volunteer participant giving helpful resume advice to Joblink Job Fair Attendees.
Location: Charles Houston Recreation Center: 901 Wythe Street Alexandria, VA 22314
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm EST

June 6, 2009
Washington, DC
Volunteer speaker at Put Your Best Foot Forward Workshop on How to Find a Job. Sponsors included the Capital Area Staffing Association (CASA) and ABBTECH Staffing Services, Inc. (ABBTECH). Visit their facebook page PYBFF.org
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW, Washington, DC
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm EST

May 31, 2009
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Vickie Elmer from the Washington Post on how to stay positive and proactive while unemployed: Stay Active to Avoid the Unemployment Blues. When unemployed, never stop working.

May 19, 2009
Washington, DC
Guest speaker at Capital Area Staffing Association Luncheon
Topic: "Making Every Resume Send Out Count: Ten Fool Proof Steps to Sending Your Client Perfect Candidates" Flyer
Location: St. Gregory Hotel, 2033 M St., Washington, DC 20036
Session 1: 8:30am – 9:30am / Session 2: 9:45am – 11:30am

May 15, 2009
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Alina Dizik from The Wall Street Journal giving advice in the blog "Laid Off and Looking" on how to succeed in an interview after a long tenure with the same company: Advice: Moving Beyond Single-Industry Experience

May 11, 2009
Washington, DC
NPRGuest on NPR: WAMU 88.5 THE DIANE REHM SHOW 11am.
Topic: "Career Change"
Download this segment!: "11:00 Changing Careers"
Workers today face stagnant wages and ongoing threats of down-sizing. Some see gloom and doom, others see opportunity. Guest host Steve Roberts and his guests offer advice on changing careers in a time of economic uncertainty. Guests: Carolyn Thompson, President of CMCS, John Franklin, President of JWF Advisors, and Dr. Robert Templin, President of Northern Virginia Community College.

May 3, 2009
Washington, DC
Carolyn Thompson speaks with Maryann Haggerty from the Washington Post giving advice on how to format a resume after 16 years with the same company: RESUME Rx: Job Titles Should Match Your Industry's Parlance

April 23, 2009
Baltimore, MD

Guest speaker at the Baltimore Metro Area American Payroll Association Luncheon (Now known as the Charm City Payroll Association as of April 11, 2010.)
Topic: "Head In The Right Direction With Your Career"
A discussion of all three recent publications: TEN EASY STEPS TO A PERFECT RESUME, TEN STEPS TO FINDING THE PERFECT JOB, and TEN SECRETS TO PROMOTION

FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public at 3pm, will follow the luncheon
Location: Marriott BWI: 1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

March 10, 2009
Washington, DC

WTTG FOX 5 DC Evening News Guest with Shawn Yancy
Resume Building Tips

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March 7, 2009
Omaha, NE

FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Omaha Public Library-Swanson Branch Saturday, March 7 at 10am.
Location: 9101 W. Dodge Rd. Omaha, NE, 68114

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March 6, 2009
Omaha, NE

KFAB 1110AM at 8am Morning Radio Guest

Q98.5 KQKQ 9am Morning Radio Guest with Pat & JT

KMTV3 10pm Evening News Guest with Sheila Brummer

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February 13, 2009
Washington, DC
WUSA9 9am Morning News Guest with Andrea Roane

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McLean, VA
FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public at NOON at the CMCS offices in McLean, VA. 

February 12, 2009
Washington, DC

WTTG FOX 5 DC 8am Morning News Guest with Steve Chenevey
Resume Building Tips

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February 1-5, 2009
Las Vegas, NV
Guest speaker at Bullhorn Live Users Conference
Topic: "Top Producer Strategies for Harnessing Bullhorn for Success"
A discussion of increasing efficiencies for day to day challenges such as time management, candidate/job order shortages and juggling the management of key relationships which can affect performance.

FREE RESUME WORKSHOP, open to the public, February 3rd at 5:30-7pm at the Red Rock Ballroom.

KVBC Noon News Guest with Angela Martin, Februrary 2nd.

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January 7, 2009
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at Training Futures, a division of Northern Virginia Family Services
Topic: "Interview Preparation"
A discussion of interview etiquette and preparation for job seekers at any level

December 11, 2008
McLean, VA
Guest speaker at Washington Metro Area American Payroll Association Luncheon
Topic: "Head In The Right Direction With Your Career"
A discussion of all three recent publications: TEN EASY STEPS TO A PERFECT RESUME, TEN STEPS TO FINDING THE PERFECT JOB, and TEN SECRETS TO PROMOTION

October 31, 2008
Washington, DC
 Carolyn Thompson, is quoted in the Washington Business Journal in What the Experts Say on "What types of charities is your company involved in, and how will the current economic turmoil affect your charitable giving in 2009?"  

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