Meet our amazing team of experts for The Social Media and Personal Branding Academy and The Job Search Training Skills With Indeed.com Academy
“Be prepared to be immersed in top notch training and education with leading experts in the field of social media and job search training. I am so excited to bring these passionate experts who teach with a gentle touch and a strong conviction to convey the knowledge you need to have to be confident in today’s professional world. You will learn from the best!” – Hilary Berger
Hilary Berger, Ed.D.
Founding Director, Work Like A Mother, Individual Counseling and Facilitator of Fast Track 1 & 2
Founder and Director of Work Like a Mother and the Work Like a Mother Social
Media and Career Academy, she is a pioneer and creator of this successful learning model and proven framework for mothers to re-conceptualize and navigate their parenting years to insure their own personal and professional viability. She has a doctoral degree from Columbia University Teachers College and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Helping mothers nationwide, she offers a full service of courses, individual and group counseling, seminars and webinars. She is also the mother of 4 children ages 14-21 and is the creator of the Work Like a Mother and the Work Like A Mother Social Media and Career Academy Summer Symposium. She is based out of Westport Connecticut.
Senior Director, INDEED.com; Online Job Search Training
Alana brings incredible enthusiasm to the often-daunting task of applying to jobs, ONLINE no less. Alana currently leads the North American Client Services team at Indeed.com. Her team supports Indeed’s sales efforts and works directly to provide Indeed’s employer clients with a high quality job advertising experience. Alana is passionate about helping people find jobs, and also leads the Indeed JobSquad, a volunteer team that reaches jobseekers of various demographics, educating them on how to use Indeed for a successful job search. Prior to joining Indeed, Alana worked in the Equity Derivatives Client Services Group at Morgan Stanley, and completed her MBA at Fordham University with a dual concentration in Finance and Marketing.
Janine N. Truitt
Talent Think Innovations, Social Media Training
Janine is the Owner/Chief Innovations Officer for Talent Think Innovations, LLC, a business strategy and management consulting firm. Her career spans ten years in HR and Talent Acquisition that has taken her through the world of pharmaceuticals, healthcare, staffing and R&D. Janine is a dynamic speaker, entrepreneur, and an important and respected voice bringing both a human touch and business savvy to the companies and businesses she works with.
It is through the trials and tribulations of her career travels and her passion for Business, Technology, Social Media and Talent Management that she created Talent Think Innovations in January 2013. Her aim is to provide practical and sustainable solutions, programs and strategies that are a catalyst for innovation. Through her work she is using her experience to get businesses and individuals from surviving to thriving allowing them to succeed in an age of rapid transformation.
Janine doesn’t just preach innovation-she lives it. A globally-known figure in Human Resources and Business, she contributes for: Performance I Create, Switch & Swift, TLNT.com, and IRIS.xyz, where she isn’t afraid to tackle the obstacles and issues facing us as a society and global marketplace. She has been quoted by Maternity.com , SHRM, US News Careers and been featured by Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise and Ebony Magazine. In 2013, Mrs. Truitt was also named one of the Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts on Twitter by Huffington Post. Additionally, she is a part of the IBM + Purematter VIP Futurist Project. From guest hosting Twitter chats to webinars, she proves that humility, innovation and practical thinking has value and is fast becoming the new business imperative.
Visit her blog “The Aristocracy of HR”. Follow her tweets on Twitter @CzarinaofHR. Catch her in action every Thursday at 11pm EST on her Periscope show: @CzarinaofHR and You Tube at: youtube.com/TheAristocracyofHR.
Professional Resume Writing
Very few writing professionals or resume writers are determined to elevate each
client to own and reclaim their worth and competence like Lesley does. An expert with online processes for resume writing, optimizing your exposure and a master writer, Lesley is the best there is to assist mothers in positioning themselves for their professional endeavors. Lesley Vanderlee has been helping clients of all levels refresh their resumes and LinkedIn profiles for 6 years. She is an Academy Certified Resume Writer via the Resume Writing Academy, the industry’s leading training and certification organization; fewer than 150 writers across the US hold this credential.
She brings a business background and marketing / communications expertise to
the resume-writing process, having worked in Marketing for a consumer products
multinational and a European travel services firm. She holds a MBA from Columbia Business School and an MA from NYU.