Professional Speaker and Trainer
Alison Elissa Cardy is a career coach who helps people have better workweeks. She is an experienced speaker who has successfully delivered over 100 presentations to audiences ranging from 10 to 300 people. Alison consistently delivers both inspiration and actionable takeaways. Her speaking style involves storytelling, humor, and audience participation.
Signature Talks Include:
Creating a Winning Career Plan
Alison supports professionals with actively managing their career direction in a fun, interactive environment. She assists your attendees in looking at the big picture of where they want to be going with their career and provides them with navigational frameworks that will support them in making career decisions. Your attendees will learn the 3 most important things to take into account when creating a career plan and the 5 biggest stumbling blocks people face when following through with their plan. They will walk away inspired to take ownership of their career.
Grow Your Paycheck: Phrases, Strategies, and Mindsets You Need to Know to Get What You Want
Alison helps attendees brush up on effective negotiation techniques for getting the compensation package they’re most wanting, whether it is a specific dollar amount increase or another perk, like flex time, continuing education, or more vacation days. During this workshop Alison guides attendees through negotiation role plays in a comfortable and safe environment, teaches 5 core negotiation concepts, and pulls back the curtain on what may be causing them to feel uncomfortable or intimidated about asking for a more desirable employment package. Your attendees will leave the presentation with an improved negotiation knowledge base, an increase in their negotiation confidence, and clarity on the blocks that have been holding them back.
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Interested in having Alison speak at your next event or training? Excellent! Alison brings professionalism, experience, and a wonderful, supportive energy to every event she participates in. She is based in Arlington, VA and is most readily available to speak to audiences in DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DC metro area).
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