CJS Career Consulting designs and delivers workshops and webinars to work teams, employees (& their partners) and students to empower careers and work engagement.

Workshops that are ready to go for your organisation:

Work Search Skills Refresher

Provides participants with the foundations for successful interviews and improved work search results. Includes learning how to present their skills, qualities and experiences in an authentic and engaging manner. Does not focus on the information participants can easily find online.

For Whom:  those who have not recently looked for work, tertiary education students, those re-entering the workforce, those who are not experiencing success with their CV and interviews

Delivery Style: Interactive and hands-on

Length: Can be adapted to your group. Ideal workshop length is from 2 – 4 hours up to a full hands-on day.

Participant Feedback:

“Really engaging, useful, practical tips. Thank you so much.” British School of the Netherlands, October 2018

“Wow! Fabulous course. Definitely made me think about a different future career choice.” British School of the Netherlands, October 2018

“The best thing for me today was both a broad and in-depth view on career and hands-on tips.” Rotterdam Business School, June 2017

“I liked how the workshop was informal and how you are open for questions.” University of Amsterdam, June 2017

Contact me for a copy of the workshop description.

Active Career Management

Empowers and equips employee career management. Participants are supported to make an active choice to either start to navigate their career in its next or new direction or to choose to stay where they are in an engaged way.

Through this workshop participants:

  • Reconnect with or generate a sense of purpose in their career
  • Increase awareness of and confidence in their skills and abilities
  • Understand what fits for them and why at this point in their career journey 

For Whom:  those approaching or at a career crossroads; those who have had their career on autopilot in recent years

Delivery Style: Interactive and hands-on

Length: Can be adapted to your group. Ideal workshop length is from 2 – 4 hours up to a full hands-on day.

Includes: pre-workshop workbook, handouts and facilitation

Please contact me for a copy of the workshop description.

Navigating Your Professional Path
Participants develop a personal ‘GPS’ for successfully navigating today’s economy, meeting the challenges of changing careers and making careers portable in this interactive session. Equips participants for a world of work where careers develop in anything but a straight line.

For Whom: tertiary education students, international employees and their partners, those re-entering the workforce, those who have not recently looked for work.

Delivery Style: Interactive and discussion-based

Length: Flexible depending on your group’s needs. Ideal length: 3 – 6 hours

Participant Feedback:

“Loved your approach – warm, personal, full of humour.”

“Good to meet other people and learn from their experience.”

“It triggered me to have a good look at where I’m now and where I want to go in the future.”

“A really great way to embark on self-discovery! Effective exercises, really packed with lots of good ideas. I will use this workbook for a long time to come!”

“Very knowledgable, guiding minded (without taking decisions in our behalf).”

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Teambuilding with Personality Dimensions

Individuals, workteams, and organisations are supported to appreciate their strengths, value their differences and communicate them effectively through the use of Personality Dimensions™ temperament indicator. This tool provides a language to explore and express differences and is presented in an interactive workshop that reinforces its value and applicability in the workplace. The basic 3 hour workshop can be expanded to a full day to explore an application of the tool more specifically.

For Whom: those experiencing change in their workplace and/or career, engaged in work search and interviews, those feeling stuck in their career and life

Delivery style: interactive and hands-on

Length: Flexible based on your group’s needs. Ideal length: 3 hours

Participant Feedback International Criminal Tribunal of the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY):

“Interesting day; thought provoking. Pleasant facilitation. Content pitched well for 1-day of training.”

“I will use what I have learned today to help first myself and to help people in my team at work, at home…”

“The colours personality is really easy to understand and implement. Very good teamwork workshop.”

Download the workshop description here.

Teambuilding - The Power of Improvisation
Participants experience the powerful principles of improvisational theatre, and explore how they can apply them in their life and work and reap the benefits.

For Whom: those experiencing change in their workplace and/or career, engaged in work search and interviews, those feeling stuck in their career and life.

Delivery style: interactive and hands-on

Length: Flexible based on your group’s needs. Ideal length: 1 – 3 hours

Participant Feedback, Shell Outpost Team:

“Lovely voice. Clear instructions/ explanation and very friendly. Approachable.”

“Put team on ease; fun to be together; clear instructions!; encourages to bring situations from real life and work with them.”

“Great fun; good pace; everyone was involved; new ideas; new skills.”

“Overall the session was very informative and fun. There was a good balance of theoretical and practical aspects of the concepts introduced. I thoroughly enjoyed the session.”

Contact me for a copy of the workshop description.

Portable Career Webinar

In this 1 to 2 hour webinar tailored to your group, participants will:

  • Reconnect with or generate a sense of purpose and direction in your career and how it can be portable
  • Increase your awareness of and confidence in your skills and abilities and how they are portable
  • Understand what fits for you and why, at this point in your career journey, taking into account the realities of your next posting, those in the future, as well as your repatriation
  • Communicate in a way that creates opportunity

I attended one of Colleen’s Portable Career Webinar’s last week. It was fantastic. I have learnt so much and really dug deep into my why and values. Thank you, Colleen!