Contact: 212-924-2117


Motivational Speaker/Trainer/Coach, Skilled Storyteller, Specializing in: Collaborative Interventions for Attitude Change; Personal Branding for Success; Workplace Communication Skills; Managing a Multigenerational Workforce; Leadership Communication Strategies for a Productive Workplace; Positive Job Search Strategies No Matter Your Age.


Renee speaks on a variety of topics dealing with business and career issues. She can tailor her presentation to your organization or individual needs. Some of her suggested topics are:

  • Staying Positive at Work
  • Maintaining an Optimistic Attitude in Life and Work
  • Handling Stressful Situations
  • Maintaining a Positive Attitude During Transition and Change
  • Conducting a Positive Interview with Less Stress
  • Ageism is a Mindset
  • Discovering Your Personality and Leadership Style
  • Personal Branding for Success
  • Becoming Memorable in 60 Seconds or Less
  • Managing the Mature Worker
  • Retirement and Mid-Life Transition
  • Transition and Change For Executives
  • Conducting a Positive Job Search
  • Assessing the Hidden Job Market
  • Making Inter-Generational Communication Work
  • Mindfulness for Career and Life Management

Latest video of Renee’s Speech
A Job Search Roadmap That Works No Matter Your Age


Upcoming Speeches 2018

Schedule of Speeches –please contact Renee at  or 212-924-2117 for additional information regarding registration.

January 10, 2018 @6:00pm- Science Industry Business Library (SIBL), Madison Ave. at 34th St.  Topic: “Older Workers Rock: Job Search After 50.”

March 14, 2018 @6:00pm- SIBL, Topic: “Conducting a Positive Interview with Less Stress.”


Previous Speeches

Title: Career Finders Club – 5 sessions – Science Industry Business Library (SIBL), Madison Ave. at 34th St.- 10:30am

This series explores all the stages of job search and provides proven techniques to accelerate your search.

September 6, 2017- Session 1: How Prepared Are Your for Your Job Search?

September 13, 2017- Session 2: How Current is your Resume? Do You Need a Cover Letter?

September 20, 2017- Session 3: How to Present Yourself: Who Are You and What Do You Offer?

September 27, 2017- Session 4: Preparing to Ace the Interview

October 4, 2017- Session 5: Facing Job Search in Multi-Generational Environment


August 2- SIBL, NY, 12:00-1:30pm

August 26-Positive Aging Conference, (PAC), Washington,D.C. “Age is a Mindset”

October 19-SIBL, NY, “Create a Resume and Cover Letter that Rocks” 12:00-1:30pm

October 27-United Federation of Teachers (UFT), NY, “Staying Positive At Work”, 4:30-6:00pm

November 5-SIBL, NY, “Never Think You Are Too Old To Get a New Job” 12:00-1:30pm

December 6-United Federation of Teachers (UFT), NY, “Maintaining an Optimistic Attitude in Life and Work”, 4:30-6:00pm

December 7-SIBL, NY, “Keeping Motivated and Conducting a Positive Job Search in Today’s Economy” 12:00-1:30pm

March 18, 2016-PSA-Holland, Leiden, Netherlands, “Staying Memorable in 60 Seconds or Less”

March 23, 2016-Aging in America Conference, Washington D.C., “Age is a Mindset”

March 31, 2016-Microsoft Employment Conference, “Creating a Resume That Rocks”

April 6, 2016-United Federation of Teachers (UFT), “Staying Positive at Work”

April 7, 2016-United Federation of Teachers (UFT), retired teachers seminar,  “Now I’m Retired, So What?”

May 12, 2016-United Federation of Teachers (UFT), “Handling Stressful Situations”
Talks below took place at:  Science Industry Business Library (SIBL),
Madison Avenue between 34th and 35th Street.

July 7, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Personal Branding for Success”

June 23, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Identifying the Job Market”

May 26, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Effective Leadership and Management Skills”

April 28, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Staying Ahead of the Competition”

March 1, 2016 12-1:30pm
“Older Workers Rock”

February 8, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Branding for Success”

January 9, 2016 6-7:30pm
“Maintaining a Positive Attitude During Transition and Change”

**Tuesday, July 29, 2015  6-7:30PM
“Tips on How to Conduct a Positive Job Search.”

**Tuesday, August 12, 12-1:30PM
“Is Your Resume Opening Doors for You?”
Discussion will center around tips for writing an effective resume.

**Wednesday, September 17, 12-1:30PM
“Mistakes Job Hunters Make and How to Avoid Them”.
The ten most common mistakes will be discussed.  Discussion will center around how to avoid common job search mistakes. Attendees will walk away with tips to improve their job search and get more interviews.

*Thursday, October 30,  6-7:30
“The WOW of Job Search: Wanting~Ouching~Winning”
Discussion will center around eliminating attendees specific job search “ouch.”
Renee will give participants the opportunity to discuss their job search and discover ways to be more proactive and successful.

**Tuesday, December 9 at 12-1:30PM
“To Send a Resume or Not?” Discussion will center around three questions:
What is the purpose of a resume?   How should it be organized?  Is there a Resume Alternative?

Titles of Featured Past Speeches

  1.  Attitude is Your Choice: Positive Energy Interventions
  2. “No More “Have to”: Redirecting Your Retirement: Living with Purpose”
  3. “Who am I? Positioning and Branding Yourself”
  4. “Doing What Comes Naturally: Personality and Leadership Style”
  5. “Marketing Yourself in Today’s World or Discovering the Hidden Job Market”

Moving Thru Change And Transition With A Positive Attitude.
Presented at Positive Aging Conference, Sarasota, Florida, 2014

Don’t Retire! Discover Your Purpose!, Silver Bay Resort, Lake George, 2013

Job Search Over 50: Controlling Negative Beliefs, presented at National Career Development Association Conference, Boston, 2013

UN-Rudder Your Rut, NYC, 2013

Attitude is Altitude, NYC, 2013

Effective Employment Strategies for those over 50+. Panel member, 2012

To Retire or Not?, Positive Aging Conference, Tampa, Florida, 2012

Keeping Yourself Moving Forward in Job Search:Creating Curiosity from Depression“, Webinar interview on Career Well with Sally Gelardin, March, 2010


Spring/Summer 2013 Career/Job Search Series, SIBL, NY
*February 26,  “The WOW Approach to Job Search”

*April 11, “Strategies to Ace the Interview”

*May 23, “Positive Tips for Surviving a Difficult Job Search”
Is your job search getting you down?  It is a tough market and the longer you search you may feel your energy and morale slip away.
Be re-energized in this fun-filled yet practical presentation.  Renee will introduce strategies to boost your morale and create a positive job search road map. Prepare to laugh and learn.

*June 6, “Getting Down To Job Search Basics.” Renee will review the 10 essentials for a successful career building job search.

*Thurs, Aug. 8, “After the Interview, What’s Next?”
Renee will review successful interview steps and introduce, what the Five O’Clock Club calls, the brainiest part of the job search, the follow-up process.
Learn how to be remembered and to get called back for the next interview.

Other Speeches
Downtown County Lawyers Association, 2008, 2009 “Know Your Personality Type to Create Successful Meetings”, “Positive Thinking Interventions for Success”
*March 8   Europe Speech Professional Speakers Association, PSA-Holland, Amsterdam, Holland
“Thinking Inside the Box: Essence Segmented Marketing”

*May 16, United Federation of Teachers (UFT), 52 Broadway “Optimism at Work.”

*August 17, “The 10 Traits of a Positive Thinker,” Silver Bay Resort, Lake George, NY

  • German Speakers Association, Munich, Germany, 2008
  • French Professional Speakers Association, Paris, France, 2009
  • Professional Speakers Association – Holland 2009, 2010, 2012