POPULAR PRESENTATIONS

BOOST YOUR PROMOTION QUOTIENT

Do you continue to apply for jobs and not receive interviews?  Does your resume stand out in the crowd?  Are you tired of being complimented for coming in second?   Are you prepared to answer the wide range of questions asked in an interview?  This engaging workshop will address these questions and more! Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership (Delmar Publishing) will share Insider Tips and Trade Secrets to enable you to level the playing field and maximize your potential as you move up the educational leadership career ladder. 

 

Learn how to navigate the job seeking process with increased effectiveness within the context of four major areas:

  1. PLANNING: Developing the Game Plan

  2. PACKAGING: The Art of Self-Promotion

  3. PREPARING:  Practice Makes Perfect

  4. PERSEVERING: Crossing the Finish Line

 

Participants will learn:

  • How to strategically plan for their next career move.

  • How to design resumes that stand out in the crowd.

  • How to position themselves in the marketplace.

  • How to prepare for the high-stakes interview.

  • How to persevere when the going gets tough.

This presentation can be a one hour seminar or a half or full day symposium with hands on training. 

SMART INTERVIEW HABITS

Do you want to move ahead in your career but fear the job interview?  Are you tired of being complimented for coming in second?   Are you prepared to answer the wide range of questions asked in an interview?  This engaging workshop will address these questions and more! Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership (Delmar Publishing) will share insider tips and smart strategies to enable you to excel during your next job interview.  Learn how to craft powerful interview scrimmage notes and gain smart habits in preparation for the high stakes interview process.  Gain confidence as you prepare in advance for an important career advancement opportunity.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop scrimmage notes in preparation for the wide range of questions asked.

  • Establish smart habits before and after the interview.

  • Look inward to gain interview confidence.

  • Practice answering high stakes interview questions.

Call for details on pricing and availability.  Presenter is available to travel within the United States.        760-900-0556

BREAKING THE UNWRITTEN CODES THAT SABOTAGE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIVES

Among Fortune 500 companies, women make up about 15 percent of female executive officers and the percentage of women in Congress has been stuck at around 20 percent for almost a decade.  Despite the progress that has been made to promote gender equality in the workplace, women continue to face glass ceilings, glass cliffs, glass escalators and glass walls preventing them access to top positions of leadership. Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of The SeXX Factor (New Horizon Press) will share research dedicated to navigating gender differences between men and women.   This engaging and entertaining workshop will focus on practical strategies women can immediately use to address gender differences and ultimately increase their viability at work and home.

Areas covered:

  1. GENDER DIFFERENCES

  2. CULTURE CLASH   

  3. CONFIDENCE CRISIS    

  4. COMMUNICATION STYLES   

  5. PERSONAL POWER

Participants will:

  • Explore researched based gender differences

  • Examine the brief history of women at work from 1850-2013

  • Demystify common stereotypes and realities that characterize men and women

  • Capitalize on  strategies to navigate the culture clash between men and women

  • Gain new communication tactics to avoid conflict between men and women

© Dr. Marilou Ryder Author and Leadership Consultant