Speaking Engagements

Over the course of my career, I have been invited countless times as a speaker to job networking groups, staffing agencies, and professional associations. I am a subject matter expert in all aspects of the job search and career management industry, making me eminently qualified to speak with crowds who are either currently employed or actively looking for work.

I Work With

  • Professional Associations
  • Job Networking Groups
  • State Employment Development Department
  • Job Fairs
  • Radio
  • Career Professional Industry Events
  • Schools
  • Outplacement Firms
  • Women’s Groups
  • Staffing Agencies
  • Recruiters

Selected Topics

  • Beyond the Resume
  • Career Management: What Does it Mean?
  • How to Answer the Question “Why Should We Hire You?”
  • Insiders View on How to Work With Recruiters.
  • Practical Tools to Help With your Job Search
  • Taking the Mystique Out of Networking
  • Useful Tools for a Job or Career Transition
  • And More!

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Irene helped me land my last CEO role…

I have worked with Irene and recommended her to scores of people. What sets her apart, beyond cleaning up my resume, was her ability to probe and ask questions to unlock value around skills and characteristics that I did not see in myself. I think those of us with many years of experience become accustomed to seeing ourselves in a certain way. Irene knows how to find so much more, then translate that into your resume. Irene helped me land my last CEO role which turned into a $640 million exit! I get to do my next CEO role now for fun now and Irene helped make that happen.

T.D., Chairman of the Board

I will gladly use Irene’s services again!

I recently had the pleasure of getting to know Irene while consulting with her on aspects of my career transition. Her firm came highly recommended to me and fully met my expectations! Irene is a veteran HR and career coaching professional who is extremely easy to work with and has a keen sense of the current job search market dynamics. Equally important, at a time when many in the transition field are aggressively trying to push their services, Tools for Transition operates with high integrity and will only try to sell you what you really need at a fair price. I will gladly use Irene’s services again!

T.M., Corporate Program Manager

Rapid effectiveness

Irene consistently demonstrated her expertise in helping her clients and mine in moving forward to update their resumes and polish their interviewing skills. I found her professionalism and flexibility in working with me a very strong enhancement for the joint coaching and seminar projects we undertook. I highly recommend anyone needing rapid effectiveness in upgrading their career to contact her right away.

T.P., Business Owner

She takes a personal interest but in a professional manner.

Irene was great to work with. She takes a personal interest but in a professional manner. You always hear that sometimes you have to invest in yourself to get where you want to go. I felt good about the resume Irene built for me and I know it will serve me well in my job search. Irene also went the extra mile in offering me helpful pieces of advice along with other effective tools to use to my advantage. She is a great resource if you need a dynamic and attention-getting resume!

T.H.

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