Resume and Interview Workshop: Sponsored by Graphic Packaging International
Resume and Interview Workshop sponsored by Graphic Packaging International
Samara Elkins is a resume writer and career coach who has worked with over 500 clients across diverse industries, career types, and experience levels. She has her Bachelor’s in Education and Masters of Education in Leadership and Organizational Performance from Vanderbilt University.
Samara started her own career as a 6th grade teacher. From there, she pivoted from education to the healthcare space working for both a Healthcare IT group, HealthStream, and a Lab/Pharmacy company, Cordant Health Solutions. At HealthStream, Samara built and managed an intern program while managing executive level special projects. At Cordant, she drove diverse enterprise level initiatives and business expansion efforts.
Then, in 2017, Samara bridged her passions and experience as she started Coaching by Samara. She brings a unique perspective from her professional experiences in navigating her own career changes and learning how to tell her story to now working with such a range of individuals on their own career journeys.
In 2021, Samara spoke to the Legal IP Team at Mars Wrigley, Nashville Junior Chamber as part of their Career Accelerator Series, Osceola Country Chamber’s Young Professionals Group, Graphic Packaging’s Intern Program, and multiple other aspiring professional audiences.
Translating your Experience: Resume Best Practices and Interview Tips
Walk through general resume best practices and how to translate professional experiences big and small into compelling resume bullets with interview tips and tricks throughout including how to use to open-ended interview questions to your advantage.
Telling Your Story: Stand Out as an Individual
Understand how to identify and talk about your differentiators, unique aspects of who you are in a way that connects to your career.