HQ SEMINARS, INC.
Known for workshops and keynote speeches that educate while entertaining professionals regarding the various phases of career development, including: soft skills polishing, technical enhancements, and strategic positioning advice.
Founded in 2006 by Kathleen A. Graham as one of three new firms to complete a financially savvy virtuous circle of business growth and career development for professionals, HQ Seminars is built upon the foundation of Kathy Graham’s prior speaking career. Not limited to financial companies nor financial careers, HQ Seminars, Inc. provides great opportunities to learn from successful executives, including Kathy, who know their subject material from extensive real world experience and academic knowledge.
HQ Seminars creates new materials and molds its existing presentations to meet its clients’ requests and changing market needs. Some current programs of note are:
- “HELLO—It’s Your Career…So Create The Correct Social Story™:” a brand new interactive multi-media workshop that helps professionals figure out how they should be presenting themselves on social media, whether they should even be on social media, and what the most important factor is that they need to establish before engaging in any social media conversations. For 30 days after the event, attendees will have usage of an online tool that explains LinkedIn in depth. This 62-page guide takes you step-by-step through every LinkedIn feature, setting, and control, with detailed explanations and annotated screen shots, showing you what the function and potential dangers of these settings are, how to shape the way you appear on LinkedIn to your individual needs, and why the default LinkedIn settings are usually not in your personal best interest. Event sponsors can provide attendees with the option of a one-half hour one-on-one session with career strategist Kathy Graham, where she will review each attendee's personal LinkedIn profile.
- “Career Strategies for You™:” a highly rated career development workshop given at numerous top-tier university and business associations across the U.S. to audiences ranging in size from 50 to 200 attendees.
- “Your Career Strategist™:”a private review of a professional’s resume and career aspirations by Kathy where she provides advice as to how the individual can reach desired goals through restructuring resume and marketing materials, changing the mix of firms and hiring authorities contacted, and other sage advice from Graham’s successful Your Career Campaign™ service.
- “Kathy’s Annual Economic and Job Forecast™:” a presentation tailored to the audience’s profession as to what the year ahead has in store for them, with the focus on how to capture upsides and minimize risks. For the last 10 years, Kathy’s forecast has been completely accurate.
Connecting companies with successful professionals who stay and grow.
Connecting professionals with career enhancing strategies.
Crafting smart financial choices for both.