Talks & Presentations

Donna Beestman enjoys sharing her experience and insight with others. Let her know if you would like her to speak to your professional organization or group!

Donna has had the opportunity to speak to a number of groups:

“LinkedIn Workshop”Madison Club Business Roundtable

“Job Search Strategies – a Systematic Process that Works” – UW-Madison Graduate School

“Managing Your Career – Practical Tips and Facilitated Discussion” – Action Coach Breakfast series.

“How to Find a Gratifying New Career Opportunity…When you Want or Need to Make a Change” – Madison Club

“Launching and Managing your Career” – UW School of Human Ecology

“Proactive Career Management:  Career Success Guidelines and Job Search Tips” – Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute

“Career Crossroads at Mid-Life” – Zonta International, Madison Chapter

“Career Strategies in a Tough Economy” – Tempo International Conference

“Accommodating an Aging Workforce” – Madison Area Society of Human Resource Management Roundtable

“Networking for Career Success” – Wisconsin School of Business – MBA Career Night

“Managing Your Career in Uncertain Economic Times” – American Marketing Association- Madison Chapter

“A Growing Career Option: Launching a Consulting Practice”
 – presented to Madison Area Business Consultants

“Career Crossroads: Facing Change and Taking Charge of Your Career Direction” 
– Seminar at Business Women’s Expo

“Success Strategies: Helping Mid-Career Professionals Re-invent Themselves”
Presentation before the Madison chapter of SCORE ( Service Corps of Retired Executives)

“Networking for Professional Development”
Lunch and Learn seminar for the International Professionals Association

“It’s Not Schmoozing: Effective Networking for Your Job Search” 
– Navigating Career Transitions Conference – sponsored by UW-Madison and Wisconsin Alumni Association

“Networking for Professional Development and Career Advancement”
 – Wisconsin Biotechnology Association, Biotech Operations

“Managing Your Career: Issues After 9/11” 
– Forum of Executive Women

“Maximizing Your Personal Marketability”
 – Wilmington Women in Business

“Dealing with Career Change”
 – Association of CPA’s-DE

“Charting Your Own Career”
International Association of Business Communicators-DE

These and related presentations available:

  • Executive Transitions – Strategies that Generate New Opportunities
  • Take Charge of Your Career: Career Management Tips
  • Presenting Yourself to the Marketplace with Confidence and Energy
  • A Fulfilling, Fascinating Future: Strategic Planning of the Non-Financial Aspects of Your Retirement
  • Making Great Mid-Life and Mid-Career Moves
  • Cracking the Hidden Job Market: How to Get your Foot in the Door
  • Salary Negations: How to Make $1,000 a Minute