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Karianne Wardell

President, Lofti

Chicago

Karianne Wardell is a Chicago-based marketing consultant, meeting facilitator, and presenter with 15 years of brand leadership experience in the creative industry.

Over the course of her career, Karianne has led branding, digital marketing, advertising strategy and execution for some of the world's biggest brands including State Farm, Hewlett-Packard, and GE. She facilitated consumer marketing campaigns as a Vice President, Digital at Weber Shandwick, a global communications firm and in 2017, launched Lofti to help small business owners navigate the complex world of branding.

In her inaugural year with Lofti, Karianne coached over 100 small business leaders through private consulting and facilitated branding workshops in London and throughout the U.S.

Upcoming:

Find Work That Matters

Find Work That Matters

Looking for fulfillment or a new direction in your career? Learn how to seize opportunities at the start of the new year to cultivate happiness and pride in your work.

28
Thu, 28 February 6:30 - 8:30pm EST
LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

Learn how to increase your chances of landing your dream tech job by refreshing your resume and LinkedIn for 2018!

2
Sat, 2 March 10:00 - 12:00pm EST
LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

Learn how to increase your chances of landing your dream tech job by refreshing your resume and LinkedIn for 2018!

7
Thu, 7 March 6:00 - 8:00pm CST
Personal Branding Workshop

Personal Branding Workshop

Learn how to craft an image and build a reputation that can create new opportunities for you and your career.

11
Mon, 11 March 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT

Previously (33):

LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

LinkedIn & Resume Refresh For Career Changers

Learn how to increase your chances of landing your dream tech job by refreshing your resume and LinkedIn for 2018!

4 Times

Interviewing like a Pro: How to Strike the Right Note when   Talking about Yourself

Interviewing like a Pro: How to Strike the Right Note when Talking about Yourself

We’ll cover strategies to optimally prepare for important conversations, to craft stories and messages that stick, and to help ensure your interviews are infused with a spirit

3 Times

Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn

Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn

In this two-part series, you’ll learn and apply best practices to enhance your LinkedIn profile for increased searchability, reach, and overall impact of your professional brand.

3 Times

Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling Hacks for Networking + Interviews

Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling Hacks for Networking + Interviews

Learn to turn your personal story into a compelling career narrative that both your grandma AND employers will enjoy.

2 Times

How to Be an Effective Manager

How to Be an Effective Manager

Get an in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of a manager and learn the skills necessary to succeed in a management position.

2 Times

Career Conversations: Digital Marketing

Career Conversations: Digital Marketing

Considering a career as a Digital Marketer? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

2 Times

A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career

A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career

In this session we will discuss and adopt tools and mindsets for building fulfilling careers.

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Profile Basics

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Profile Basics

Learn how to develop a LinkedIn profile that includes a standout, searchable professional description, summary, and experience section that authentically tells your story.

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

You will learn what makes a sellable LinkedIn profile and spend time building your professional brand story.

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Stand-out Summary & Headline

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Stand-out Summary & Headline

You will learn how to apply your professional brand story to build a stand-out Professional Summary and Headline. You’ll also get 1:1 feedback in this session on your professional

Part 4, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Part 4, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

You will outline go-to themes that align with your professional story for content development and networking talking points, and You’ll also get 1:1 feedback on your profile.

LinkedIn Profile Basics

LinkedIn Profile Basics

In this session, you’ll learn how to build a standout, searchable LinkedIn profile to help you to move up, pivot your focus, or find the right next role.

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

Part 1, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Your Professional Brand Story

In this three-part series, you’ll learn and apply best practices to enhance your LinkedIn profile for increased searchability, reach, and overall impact of your professional brand.

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Part 2, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: a Standout Summary & Headline

Coming out of the session, you will have built a new LinkedIn headline, summary, and overview of your work experience that tells a consistent story about your career.

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Part 3, Build Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn: Maximize Your Profile

Coming out of the session, you will have outlined go-to themes that align with your unique professional story for content development and networking talking points.

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. Get expert feedback in a supportive environment.

Unleash the Power of LinkedIn

Unleash the Power of LinkedIn

In this workshop, you’ll learn and apply best practices to enhance your LinkedIn profile for increased searchability, reach, and overall impact of your professional brand.

Women in Tech Breakfast

Women in Tech Breakfast

Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and fostering the next generation of leaders.

Personal Branding Workshop

Personal Branding Workshop

Learn how to craft an image and build a reputation that can create new opportunities for you and your career.

LinkedIn Workshop for Career Changers

LinkedIn Workshop for Career Changers

This workshop is for you if you are ready to take control of your career. Learn to leverage the power of the ultimate job search tool, LinkedIn.

Personal Branding: How to Craft and Tell Your Story

Personal Branding: How to Craft and Tell Your Story

In this workshop you'll learn how to develop your brand, craft your story and use it to grow your career.

Find Work That Matters

Find Work That Matters

Looking for fulfillment or a new direction in your career? Learn how to seize opportunities at the start of the new year to cultivate happiness and pride in your work.

Teach at GA

Join our talented instructor team dedicated to transforming thinkers into creators.

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