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March 12, 2015
Washington, DC
Keynote speaker for the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration U.S. Census Bureau hosted by the National Women’s History Month Committee.
Topic: “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives”
Time: 11:00 – 1:00pm EST

April 30, 2015
Fairfax, VA
Guest presenter for the Student Event: “Tips for Success in Your New Job” hosted by the George Mason University’s Women in Business Initiative. Spend quality time with exceptional businesswomen learning how to succeed as a new employee and earn the respect of your new colleagues. Conclude the evening with a presentation by brand strategist Jen Dalton, Founder & CEO of BrandMirror, as she explores ways to leverage LinkedIn at all stages of your career.
Topic: “Ten Secrets to Getting Promoted”

March 02, 2015
Sterling, VA
Guest Celebrity Bartender for the Partini 2015 charity event for the Mason School of Business. Proceeds from this event will help fund the attendance of Mason School of Business students to the Globewomen Conference in Brazil.
Location: Sterling Restaurant Supply, 22601 Davis Dr., Sterling, VA 20164
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm EST

December 3, 2014
Fairfax, VA
Guest lecturer for George Mason University School of Business.
Topic: “Change”

September 18, 2014
Chicago, IL
Keynote Speaker at The Global Recruiters Network(GRN) Workshop Leadership Event.
Topic: “Food for Thought: Creating Business Metrics That Work.”
Location: Double Tree Hotel, 5460 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

July 11-14, 2014
Washington, DC
Speaker at The National Education Association (NEA) 2014 Summer Conference.
Topics: “Maintaining Collaborative and Effective Relationships”, “Communication Styles and Patterns,” and “Advancing the Organization by Internalizing its Mission, Vision, and Core Values.”
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209

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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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

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.
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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
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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.
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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

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

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

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 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

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.

April 25, 2011
McLean, VA
Resume Writing Workshop sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
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Location: Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C. 8405 Greensboro Drive, Suite 700 McLean, Virginia 22102
Time: 5:45pm EST
Download the newsletter here

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

October 14, 2010
Las Vegas, NV

FREE INTERVIEW PREPARATION WORKSHOP, open to the public, at the Green Valley Library.
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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.
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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

June 30, 2010
Herndon, VA

Leadership retreat speaker for Network Solutions on “Differentiating Talents”

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. Carolyn Thompson presented on the 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.

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 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 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 on the topic of “Building a Better Board: Best Practices For Preservation and Effective Stewardship of Charitable Assets of Non-Profits”. Download flyer

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

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 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

April 23, 2009
Baltimore, MD

Guest speaker at the Baltimore Metro Area American Payroll Association Luncheon (Now known as the Charm City Payroll Associationas 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 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

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

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.

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

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