Beyond Traditional Job Development:
The Art of Job Creation

“Everyone has the potential for genius and it is our job to find the context in which each person can truly shine, creating opportunity for the benefit of both the job seeker and the employer. Through job creation we come to realize that we that we are not just job developers, we are business developers and community developers.”

~ Denise Bissonnette

image of paint swirlsConsidered a cornerstone of her work in the employment field, this highly acclaimed, one-of-a-kind, presentation offers a practical, innovative and proactive approach to job development, challenging the employment professional to look beyond traditional methods in assisting individuals with barriers to employment to bring their gifts to the world of work.  Equipping participants with the eyes and mind of the “entrepreneurial job developer”, Denise introduces six compelling questions with which to view the business world and to uncover the hidden opportunities in their local communities.  Chockfull of real-life examples, this workshop serves to expand and redefine the meaning of true job development and to empower people with the tools and thinking to practice the art of job creation!

Denise needs a minimum of 60 minutes for this workshop but recommends 90.

Target Audience: 

Job developers, employment specialists, job coaches, vocational rehabilitation counselors and other staff who work with employers to develop employment or partnerships of any kind.


Customers will receive a PDF document from which to make printed copies for each attendee.

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Denise Bissonnette
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sought-after trainers and
speakers on career development,
job development, workforce development, and
"true livelihood".

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