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Julie Jansen - motivational speaker, coach, trainer, resume and LinkedIn profile writer, business consultant and meeting facilitator - works with leaders, managers, senior contributors and entrepreneurs in developing the competencies, skills and techniques needed to thrive in today's chaotic business world.
Prior to starting her own business in 1999, Julie worked in a variety of industries including broadcasting, outplacement, consulting, training and recruiting for Post News Week, Drake Beam Morin, Manchester Partners and Provant. Julie's industry experience includes: advertising, consumer products, entertainment, fashion, financial services, logistics, magazine publishing, manufacturing, new media, non-profit, public relations, and professional services. Her clients include Global Health Strategies, UConn, National Australia Bank, DHL Global Forwarding, and Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
Julie has identified eleven qualities that she considers fundamental to business and career success. These "Eleven Keys" are the basis for her coaching and dynamic, no-nonsense presentations on networking, leadership and management, career management, communication, customer service, executive presence, influencing, sales and time management.
Julie has been quoted in numerous publications including Fortune, Forbes, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Essence, and WSJ.com. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, ABC World News Now, MSNBC, NPR, CNN Financial News and many other television and radio stations across the United States.
A revised version of her first book, I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work was published in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Romania and was released by Penguin in March, 2010. You Want Me to Work With Who? Eleven Keys to a Stress-Free, Satisfying and Successful Work Life...No Matter Who You Work With was published by Penguin Books in 2006. Julie is also the author of a Workplace Coach Booklet series on Networking, Enhancing Your Image, Delegation, Managing Your Career, Time Management and Getting Organized.
Julie earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from the University of Hartford. She sits on the Advisory Board of Baruch College's Computer Center for the Visually Impaired and volunteers for a half-dozen unemployment support groups. Julie is also a regular contributor to Yahoo! Hot Jobs and Cancer and Careers.org.