Please contact Katie if you are interested in having her facilitate any of the courses below for your library, school, or community group.
the job seeker’s guide to success
A professional resume-writer for almost ten years, Katie Bickell helps students craft a work-winning document from start to finish by teaching foundational information and tips & tricks. Also included: what to put on the cover letter, and preparing for the interview.
Bonus: students receive a comprehensive checklist to map their job search journey as easily as possible.
the high school resume
A 30-45 minute zoom presentation for High School job-seekers or CALM students. Includes live slideshow, full instructions on creating a new worker’s first resume from start to finish, “bonus tips,” and Q&A with a professional resume-writer.
Feedback from previous workshop attendees:
… [Katie’s] did an amazing job explaining in great detail each point in writing resumes”
[Katie] is very helpful in relaying the information with getting a job/writing a resume or creating the perfect resume.”
I would recommend [Katie] to other classes because it is very important to have the best resume possible to get a job in the tough economy we are in.”
[Katie] said she has been doing this for years and clearly knows what she’s talking about.”
Packing a punch: big stories in small spaces
Learn how to craft powerful narratives in as few words as possible from an award-winning short story writer. Working from a collective prompt, students will workshop a piece of flash fiction into a succinct-but-rich tale using a variety of tools.
Bonus: students should expect to leave the course with a polished piece of flash fiction, as well as a list of flash fiction markets open to submissions.