Minnesota Job Partners employs a variety of experienced and engaging trainers to facilitate our monthly workshops. These local career experts have dynamic backgrounds and are passionate about helping job seekers find success. Learn more about our facilitators below.
Mike is Senior Trainer for Key Learning Seminars, where he teaches a variety of workshops in career and professional development. He specializes in teaching LinkedIn, Career Branding, and Strategic Networking to help job seekers position themselves for an effective job search.
MJP Workshops: Career Branding, LinkedIn Overview, Internet Job Search, Advanced LinkedIn: Profile Development, Strategic Networking
Ann is a Strategic Career Consultant and Talent Acquisition Specialist. She has extensive experience in facilitating career workshops, as well as coaching individuals in discovering their Callings, sense of purpose. Ann has worked across industries with all levels of employees in large to medium organizations and non-profits. She has been recognized for her talents and skills.
MJP Workshops: Career Assessment, The Call: The Telephone Interview, Your Interview Edge, Experienced Worker
Catherine Byers Breet
After many years as a recruiter and manager saying, “Thanks for applying, but we hired someone else” Catherine Byers Breet (www.arbez.com) decided to start giving job seekers what they really need: the truth about who gets hired & why … and what to do about it. She is a highly-sought national speaker, author and creator of The Job Hunt Coaching System online. Since 1997, she has reviewed over 50,000 resumes, interviewed thousands and hired hundreds in the retail, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, professional services & other industries. Active in the Twin Cities community, she is a founding member of the Easter Job Transitions Group (Eagan), a board member and a frequent guest with the media. When she’s not out helping people change their stripes, you’ll find her chasing adventure with her husband of 16 years and two little superheroes. Oh, and by the way … she owns a zebra. His name is Joe.
MJP Workshops: Monthly Webinars and Special Events
An expert job search strategist, Amy Lindgren has helped thousands of people in their job search and career planning. Amy is president and founder of Prototype Career Service (prototypecareerservice.com), a St. Paul firm now in its 30th year of providing career counseling and job search strategies to individuals and groups, as well as training for career development professionals. In addition to writing a national employment column that appears locally in the St. Paul Pioneer Press (twincities.com/lindgren), Amy is the author and publisher of 10 job search publications and is a frequent guest on public radio (mpr.org).
MJP Workshops: Negotiation, Special Events
Chris Holman is an executive coach who focuses on helping people in transition. He specializes in guiding his clients to create solutions and possibilities from their perceived limitations and blind spots. He is a member of the International Coach Federation, and has coached 1000+ clients over the past ten years. He is also a 5th-generation San Franciscan who moved, temporarily, to Minneapolis 37 years ago.
MJP Workshop: Financial Transitions