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Preconference Workshop

(Thursday, October 4 - Separate Registration Required)

Don’t Be Linked-OUT! Content Writing, Networking and the Technical Backstage 

  • Presented by Tom Powner and Brittney Beck
    Thursday, October 4, 2018
    8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    (Limited to first 45 registrants)


2018 NRWA Conference Agenda

Below is a summary of what's in store for you at this year's conference.  View the full agenda here.


Register for our preconference workshop today! This 3-hour session is limited to just 25 participants – and it will fill up quickly. Separate registration is required. If you have already registered for the conference and want to add the preconference workshop, please call 1.877.THE.NRWA or email

Don’t Be Linked-OUT! Content Writing, Networking and the Technical Backstage 
Presented by Tom Powner and Brittney Beck
Thursday, October 4, 2018
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

LinkedIn experts Tom Powner and Brittney Beck provide an arsenal of valuable information, tips, and techniques you can put into practice immediately – PLUS you’ll receive an extra 2 CE units to help you achieve or renew your NCRW certification.

Learn more:


Thursday, October 4, 2018
The Future of Resume Writing and Hiring Practices
Presented by Kendra Prospero


Saturday, October 6, 2018
ATS Systems in 2018 and beyond
Presented by Pat Criscito


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Create Unique and Exquisite Resume Graphics with Basic Microsoft Word Functions
Presented by Marie Plett

The LinkedIn Flipside - What Hiring Reps Really See When Your Clients Apply on LinkedIn
Presented by Ashley Watkins

Creating and Repurposing Blog Content to Build Your Brand and Grow Your Business
Presented by Virginia Franco

Friday, October 5, 2018

Business Plan Writing, A Natural Fit for Resume Writers
Presented by Grant Cooper

IT Executive Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles: It’s Not About the Technology (Until It Is)
Presented by Laura Smith-Proulx

Animate Your Resume
Presented by Erin Howard

Using StrengthsFinder 2.0 for Future-Focused Career Planning
Presented by Adelle Dantzler

Surviving the Job Hunt as a Matured Professional
Presented by Melanie Cook

Networking – A Key to Success for You and Your Clients: 7 Strategies for Networking with Flair
Presented by Nickquolette Barrett

Career Management
Presented by Diane Hudson

Lead Generation with E-Books
Presented by Brenda Cunningham

Let’s Make a Deal
Presented by Lorraine Beaman

Hire Education: Helping College Students Launch into a Successful Career
Presented by Krista Bogertman

Career Essentials: Turning Job Seekers into In-Demand Candidates
Crystal Chisholm

Using Online Portfolios to Boost Revenue and Interview Skills
Presented by Lucie Yeomans

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Turning a Sales Call into $$ Clients
Presented by Tom Powner

How to Build an Online Brand Through Social Media and Writing Viral Content
Presented by Wendi Weiner

Co-Writing and Interview Coaching Basics for Career Center Professionals
Presented by Catharine Craig

Your Brand Talks – But What Is It Saying?
Presented by Rebecca Metz

Managing Your Orders: A CRM That Wears Many Hats
Presented by Kiersten Troutman

The Three Little Executive Profiles
Presented by Beth Colley

Note, the conference schedule is subject to change without notice in order to create and maintain a superior experience for attendees.

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