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Melanie Szlucha      

My motto: "Let's Get Your A** a JOB!" says it all!

Providing specific advice to job seekers to land the job they want.

With over 15 years of experience as a hiring manager, and 6+ years as a job search coach, I've successfully helped job seekers understand the hiring process from the company's perspective and provide specific tips and strategies to get the job they want.

My background in improv comedy makes my presentations entertaining as well as educational. Attendees leave feeling empowered, enthusiastic and rejuvenated with specific tips to implement in their search.

A complete list of my topics is below. My presentations are packed with solid content and specific advice they can incorporate into their job search. Happy to provide references upon request.


All workshops are 60 to 90 minutes, can easily be tailored to the specific needs of the audience, and require a flip chart and markers (unless otherwise noted.) Attendees will receive a handout outlining the teaching points of the presentation.


  • 5 Things You are Doing Wrong in Your Job Search, and How to Fix Them
  • Social Media and Your Job Search--the Basics (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)
  • Making the First Call. Quickly Establishing Rapport with Gatekeepers, HR and Hiring Managers
  • Marketing Yourself
  • Smile and Be Friendly: Taking the WORK Out of Networking
  • You Got The Job, Now Keep It! Navigating the finer points of being an employee at your first job


  • Ending Sweaty Palms and Awkward Answers: A Better Way of Preparing for Job Interviews
  • Job Interview Challenge
  • How to Interview for a Job Like a Presidential Candidate
  • Using Improv Comedy Techniques for Better Job Interviews


  • Decoding Job Descriptions to Write Better Resumes
  • Tips Behind Constructing Resumes That Work

A partial list of my previous speaking engagements:

  • Duke University (How to Interview for a Job Like a Presidential Candidate),
  • Women for Hire Career Fair (5 Things You're Doing Wrong in Your Job Search and How to Fix Them, and Resume Writing Tips),
  • Milford Bank (5 Things You're Doing Wrong In Your JOb Search and How to Fix Them),
  • Northern Fairfield Professionals (Resume Writing Tips),
  • Connect to Care--Westchester Jewish Community Center (Various Topics),
  • Darien Professionals (Various Topics),
  • New Canaan Cats Professionals Group (5 Things You're Doing Wrong In Your Job Search and How to Fix Them).


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