Speaking Events

Available for Workshops, keynotes, panels, Seminars & trainings.


Sarah Johnston

Former corporate recruiter. Top-rated career strategist. Kind heart, tough love.

With over 10 years of career consulting, resume writing, and recruiting expertise, Sarah has advised hundreds of professionals across industries like nursing, marketing, nonprofit administration, operations, sales, construction, education, and retail in developing resumes and personalized career strategies that stand out in today’s market.

Sarah has real experience using the techniques she teaches. She’s lived in five states and through experience and successful networking has been able to break in to new communities and land jobs at top, competitive employers.

Sarah is available to speak at your upcoming keynote, panel, workshop, training or seminar.

Speaking Topics

Don’t wait to start your job search.
College students, it’s never too early to start your job search. Practical tips and real life stories about the modern job search.

Leveraging LinkedIn.
Sarah has been teaching LinkedIn to businesses and individuals since 2007. As a former corporate recruiter and LinkedIn recruiter seat holder, Sarah knows all of the latest tips and tricks to get the most out of the site.

Navigating the hidden job market.
Are you applying for jobs online and feel like you are getting lost in the applicant tracking system (ATS) black hole? There really is a better way. 70-80% of all jobs are gotten through networking. Find out how to ditch the ATS and focus on relationships.

Informational interviews: your secret sauce in the job search.
The informational interview is the secret tool everyone should have in their back pocket. A hybrid of an amazing networking opportunity, an info-session, and a job interview. Learn how to find and target decision makers, what to say and how to make the most of these meetings.

Offerings & Rates

  • 1-hour Workshop (non-profit / corporate rate) – $650-900

  • Keynote Address – $1,750-2,500

  • Half-day Seminar – $2,500-3,500

  • Full-day Seminar – $3,500-5,000

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Due to the high volume of speaking requests we receive, pro-bono requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.