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Career Services Event

Back by popular demand, we will be holding another Job Placement Event at The Academy! We have brought back distinguished motivational speaker, Dawnna St. Louis to reveal the secrets to the resume building, job search, and interview processes.

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


10am – 11am: Resume Building
11am – 12pm: Optimizing LinkedIn
12pm – 1pm: Lunch
1pm – 2pm: Interview Preparation & Process
2pm – 3pm: Advice from IT Recruiters

Speaker Bio

Dawnna St. Louis brings to bear over 20 years of Government and Private Sector Leadership, Enterprise Project Management, and training experience forged in the Business Intelligence and Technology industries. Dubbed the “Super Geek in Recovery,” Dawnna’s journey to a C-Level Executive within 15 years is used to create breakthroughs by tapping into a High Performance Mindset. Considered the preeminent expert on innovation and the high performance, Dawnna shares lessons that allow audiences to deeply analyze their strengths, weaknesses, and motivation styles. By leveraging a highly engaging, real-world style, Dawnna delivers vital information that stimulates and optimizes engagement, prepares participants to effectively impact organizational culture, and readies leaders for successful performance.

From the middle of the pack to the top of the pile…High Performance Resumes

Recruiters get an average of 250 resumes per day for a single position. This means that in less than 30 seconds your resume must Stand Out. Most people have no idea why or how a resume is chosen or what it takes to create an amazing one.

  • You will discover what it takes to get your resume noticed including:
  • Why format matters and which formats work
  • The top elements every resume should have
  • The top 3 common mistakes that most professional resume writers make…but you won’t

Get in the door and get the job…High Performance Interviews

Did you know that most decision makers rarely interview more than 10 people? And that interviewing is the single most stressful and dreadful part of their job? If you could relieve the stress and make their decision easier, you improve your chances of getting the job exponentially.

You will uncover secrets to Amazing Interviews including:

  • How to get the interviewer on your side
  • What every interviewee should so before the interview and after…it’s not just cover letters and thank you notes
  • Answers to the thought questions…what they are really asking
Learn more about Dawnna St. Louis