Dr. Thomas J. Denham
Dr. Thomas J. Denham
Many in the higher education and business community regard Dr. Tom Denham as a leading authority and much-sought-after speaker on career development, marketing, entrepreneurship and work/life balance. His enthusiasm helps him to quickly connect with people and make an impact on them to take action.
Dr. Tom has over twenty years of experience in career services including positions at Skidmore and UnionColleges, Harvard, St. Lawrence and BostonUniversities. As the Director of the SienaCollegeCareerCenter, students honored him as the 2000 Administrator of the Year.
He founded Careers In Transition LLC, a private practice in career services, which focuses on career counseling for individuals and consulting services for institutional clients in business, education and government. Dr. Tom also founded Northeast Public Radio’s award winning talk show, The Career Forum. He has appeared on more than 200 television and radio programs. He has given more than 175 speeches published over 190 articles and writes a weekly career column for Albany.com and TimesUnion.com. He has been quoted in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, About.com, CareerBuilder.com, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. He is a contributing writer for five books. Dr. Tom is also the Director of Career Counseling Initiatives for InternBridge.com
In 2006, he was selected as one of the Albany Business Review’s “40 Under Forty” honorees, that recognizes young professionals making a difference in business and in the community. The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce unanimously honored him as the 2008 Small Business Person of the Year.
Academically, Dr. Tom earned his bachelors from St. Lawrence University, his masters from Boston University and his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. He is also a Certified Lay Speaker and a Eucharistic Minister in the United Methodist Church.
Athletically, Dr. Tom has run the New York City Marathon in less than 4 hours. He has cycled 250 miles through the Adirondacks in less than 48 hours. He has climbed over 200 mountains including some of America’s most iconic peaks: Mt.Hood, Mt.Rainier, The Grand Teton, Mt.Shasta, Devils Tower, Half Dome and the Adirondack 46. To date, his Charity Climbs have raised over $17,000.
Dr. Tom lives where he grew up in Albany where he would rather be rock and ice climbing and raising Rachel.
www.CareersInTransitionLLC.com (518) 366-8451
Maximizing Your Resume and Cover Letter
Every 12 days, 1 million people join LinkedIn. It is your electronic resume, rolodex and your Club of Professionals. LinkedIn can help you learn about and reach out to clients, partners and employers. You may be saying to yourself, “I have LinkedIn, but I don’t really do much with it.” LI is an enormously powerful tool for establishing your brand, enhancing your visibility, building credibility and managing your career. Having a static and dull profile is not the online reputation you want to project. If you are not levering LI, it’s guaranteed your competition is. This seminar will demonstrate the features of LI and how to use it as your professional Internet image. You will go beyond the basics and learn more features of LI. If you are serious about building your business, you must be serious about LinkedIn.
Dr. Tom Denham
Career Counselor and Motivational Speaker
Careers In Transition LLC
Colonie Office: 11 Computer Drive W., #112, Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 366-8451
Email: [email protected]
Blogs: http://www.albany.com/ask-dr-tom/ and http://blog.timesunion.com/careers