Workshops & Seminars

Book Lynn Hazan as a speaker for your organization’s upcoming event, or schedule a seminar for your group!

LH&A workshops and seminars are designed to help job seekers start their careers on the right foot. We provide professional development assistance for individuals to move their careers upward to add more value to their current and future employers and customers.

Lynn has presented workshops for the American Medical Writers Association(AMWA), Women in BioCHIentistChicago Women in STEM, the postdoctoral chapter at Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Illinois in Chicago and University of Chicago. She is also active in creating interactive workshops for career education at University of Maryland, Baltimore , University of California, Irvine, DePaul University, Columbia College of Chicago, Aurora University, etc.

Workshops And Seminars include:
  1. Transitioning From Academia to Industry: Workshops for PhDs
  2. How to Brand Yourself as The Candidate of Choice
  3. Tips on Acing the Interview
  4. How to Use LinkedIn to Expand Your Influence
  5. “Hierarchy of influence” using LinkedIn
  6. How to Work with a Recruiter
  7. The Jobs of the Future Are Now
  8. Negotiation: The Art of Win, Win, Win
  9. Skill Up and Stand Out
  10. Your Talent + Brand = Career Success

Lynn has customized workshops for NSENGEmeritus and the  Project Management Institute of Chicagoland. If you are interested in booking a workshop with Lynn (virtually or in-person), please contact her at Lynn@lhazan.com . She is happy to discuss a presentation topic that meets the needs of your audiences.

Transition

Transitioning from Academia to Industry

You’ve earned your PhD, PharmD, MD, MA, MS (pick your degree). You have great academic experience; gained valuable skill sets working in the lab; you won grants for your research; you have been published.

You are now ready to leverage your experience into industry. The business world values your credentials. Learn how to market your most valuable assets for business settings. These can include marketing, advertising and PR agencies, corporations, professional associations and non-profits. Discover the best fit for your skills and talents. In this experiential workshop, 

Lynn Hazan will take participants through a series of exercises to uncover candidates’ strengths, cultural fit and personal brands.
Interview prep makes this workshop highly interactive and fun. A complimentary resource kit is also included.

This workshop was successfully led for participants at the University of CA/Irvine, University of MD/Baltimore, Women in Bio and Northwestern Post Doctoral Association.

 

Branding

How to Brand Yourself to Create Demand for Your  Talent

This interactive workshop is specially designed for experienced professionals who are seeking new jobs or promotions. Learn how to create demand for your talent through LinkedIn, creating content, positioning yourself as a subject matter expert (SME), revising your resume, learning techniques about branding, creating your 6 word story, and more. 

This program has been successfully used for candidates to enhance their prospects of getting promoted and/or changing to new jobs.  

A Branding Workshop Testimonial

“Lynn’s personal branding workshop was great. I really enjoyed it and learned several new ways of distilling my experience. I was able to put some of it into practice the next day during a phone interview — I had a case story at the ready. I also enjoyed “Calling Cards” and have shared the exercise with two friends. I always find Lynn’s input and advice to be so helpful.”

Kerry O’Rourke

MPH – Research Specialist, Shriners Hospitals for Children Chicago (Participant)

“Lynn and I met at the PMI Chicagoland Career Conference in December of 2022. She was one of the presenters and did an excellent job speaking with enthusiasm, keeping everyone’s undivided attention, and sharing interesting facts and tips about careers in project management. I had a lot of takeaways from her talk and have already been utilizing the resources she provided.”

Caitlin Morris (workshop participant)

“Thank you very much for hosting tonight’s webinar, I really enjoyed and appreciated the knowledge I gained. The part of this process that I’ve enjoyed the most is the learning – as well as meeting successful industry folks like yourself – and this evening’s seminar exemplified that perfectly. What resonated was the importance and impact of tailoring your résumé to the job specs is one. It’s an example of that little bit extra effort it requires to make yourself stand out. Using this time to sharpen my technical skills is another. There were many others as well!”

A.R. (workshop participant)

“Lynn, thank you for a wonderful session tonight. I truly got a lot out of it and appreciate you taking the time to help me and others. I’m now working on the assessment suggestions you provided to refine my search for specific roles and target companies. You always put growth and development of your candidates and clients first to cultivate the most successful connections. I’m looking forward to getting the resource kit from the webinar to incorporate more tips and tricks. Thank you!” 

M.S. (workshop participant)

 

I recently attended Lynn’s webinar on ‘how to work more effectively with a recruiter’ and was blown away by her profound knowledge of the subject matter. I was particularly impressed by the strategies she offers to overcome the differences between recruiter and candidate and bring harmony and common ground to each one’s expectations. I highly recommend her webinars and I’m preparing to work with her one-on-one, too. Thank you, Lynn!

Clara Tomaz, Media Manager, The Art Center 

Lynn and I recently connected through KMG for an interview. I had an amazing experience working with her. The kind of energy she brings on to the table is contagious. She is extremely sincere, detail oriented and patient. She focuses on improving students’ professional skills along with promoting a healthy symbiotic relationship while working. She is one of the finest, most transparent and experienced recruiters out there in Chicago. I eagerly look forward to collaborating with Lynn in the future. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend any student/ job seeker to get in contact with her for advancement in their careers. 

Shruti Iyer, KMG

 

 

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