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WiserU, LLC CEO and WiserU Career System Creator Kathy Bernard speaks to colleges and universities about getting college students and graduates into higher-paying career positions. She also presents to businesses and corporate groups about using LinkedIn for business and about the challenges women entrepreneurs face.

Book WiserU's Kathy Bernard for your event 

Hire Kathy Bernard, career coach, LinkedIn expert, public speaker, and creator of the WiserU Career System, to speak at YOUR college, company or conference

Kathy's speaking engagements can range from a short luncheon speech, keynote presentation, or group/classroom career or LinkedIn training seminar up to a full day, or a series of days, depending on your organization's needs. For pricing and availability, complete the Contact form, call 847-606-5160 or email

Training seminars can also be given as webinars. Some seminars have a related Action Guide that you can print for your participants. 

View Kathy's introductory videos to get a feel for her presentations.

Keynote for Colleges:
Under Pressure! Getting Your graduates into well-paying jobs

Keynote For Business Conferences: 
LinkedIn POWER! Tapping Into The World's Largest Business Network

Keynote for Women's Conferences:
Women Entrepreneurs: Rope Climbing to and through the Glass Ceiling


Select Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Arête High Performance Advisors
  • Beyond Networking
  • Businesspersons Between Jobs
  • Catholic Employment Network
  • Claim Academy
  • Connections to Success
  • Emerging Leaders Organization
  • Executives in Transition
  • Harris-Stowe State University
  • Healthcare Business Women's Association
  • Hilliker Corp.
  • JobTransition.TV
  • Logan University - College of Chiropractic
  • Midwest Association of Colleges & Employers
  • Professional Women's Alliance
  • Saint Louis University
  • Scott Air Force Base
  • SEMA Show
  • Soft Surroundings
  • St. Louis College of Pharmacy
  • St. Louis Community College
  • Truman State University
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Missouri
  • Webster University
  • Westwood College
  • William Woods University

Training/Speaking Topics

  • Accessing the hidden job market
  • Applying online
  • Assessment testing
  • Baby Boomer-focused job seeking strategies
  • Building your business LinkedIn presence 
  • College/new grad-focused job seeking strategies
  • Cover letters, emails and phone calls to employers
  • Creating an online identity
  • Enlisting recruiters in your job search
  • Interviewing/phone interviews/Skype interviews
  • Introduction to LinkedIn and why it's essential
  • LinkedIn Boot Camp
  • Networking your way into a job
  • New/upcoming graduate-focused job seeking strategies
  • Mastering online job application systems
  • Outmaneuvering the online application system
  • Personality tests
  • Phone and Skype interviews
  • Pump up your LinkedIn presence to get a job
  • Reaching employers or customers using LinkedIn
  • Researching and impressing hiring companies
  • Resumes that get results
  • Salary negotiations
  • Using job sites
  • Using LinkedIn to find and sell to your prospects
  • Plus, any or all modules from the WiserU Career System

I thought yours was one of the most professionally focused presentations I’ve ever seen.
— Simon H., Founder/Finance Director for Startups, Nottingham, England

My class voted you the best presenter of the semester. Your tips increased their confidence in using LinkedIn.
— Michael J. McCarty, Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Saint Louis University

I have been hearing nothing but great things about the presentation! I’ll be in touch, because we will want to schedule some events for the fall semester.
— Kilinyaa Cothran, BSPharm, R.Ph.,M.Ed. Director, Professional Student Affairs, St. Louis College of Pharmacy

You were exceptionally awesome. I thank you so much. You were amazing at answering questions and everyone came away with answers, but more importantly, hope!
— Kyle, St. Louis, MO

It was a great session and our students are still talking about it. We will be in touch about future events.
— Amy Dittmer Director of Career Services, William Woods University

“You provide an enthusiasm that very few other speakers provide. There is always such a buzz of after your presentations. You are the best!
— Ken Eckert, Beyond Networking

Kathy knows her subject matter quite well. Well worth it! You know you received the very best training on LinkedIn.
— Nancy Friedman, "The Telephone Doctor" and Keynote Speaker

Recent Speaking Engagement / Coaching Clients and Locations

Kathy was honored to present at the massive 2016 SEMA Show and to review attendees' LinkedIn profiles all week at the inaugural SEMA Show Career Center. Happy 50th anniversary to the SEMA Show -- the second largest annual show in Las Vegas -- 150,000 attendees!

Kathy was honored to present at the massive 2016 SEMA Show and to review attendees' LinkedIn profiles all week at the inaugural SEMA Show Career Center. Happy 50th anniversary to the SEMA Show -- the second largest annual show in Las Vegas -- 150,000 attendees!