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WendyTerwelpbioWendy Terwelp is president of Opportunity Knocks™ of Wisconsin, LLC and author of the Rock Your Network® series. Dubbed a “LinkedIn Guru,” by the Washington Post, Terwelp provides consulting services, speaking engagements, and workshops on social media, networking, personal branding, and career development for conferences, associations, and companies worldwide.

Her private coaching clients regularly win raises, promotions, and jobs. Want to be a rock star at work? Schedule a session to discuss your career, goals, and next steps.

She is quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Fast Company, Inc., The Chicago Tribune, The Business Journal, More Magazine, Monster.com, Careerbuilder.com, NBC, ABC, FOX, radio, and other media. She served on the Association for Talent Development / ATD (formerly ASTD) Program Advisory Committee and authored the ATD Infoline “Jumpstart Your Job Search and Get Hired Faster” featured in ATD’s “2014 Best on Career Development” anthology.

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Rock Your Network® Coach: Wendy Terwelp founded the Rock Your Network® three-step system to help executives and entrepreneurs network online and off using just 5 minutes a day. This led to writing Rock Your Network® and Rock Your Job Search books and creating innovative and interactive keynotes, training programs, and workshops. Catch Wendy on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and About.me. Her networking expertise is quoted in the Twitter Job Search Guide and Personal Branding for Dummies.

Representative Honors & Recognition:

  • Named in Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Helps for Your Career – Best Career Articles of 2014” for networking expertise.
  • Included in ATD’s “Best on Career Development” anthology for “Jumpstart Your Job Search and Get Hired Faster” Infoline.
  • Named in 51 Best Job Search Blog Posts each year: 2011 – 2015.
  • Named one of the Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers Must Follow in 2012 & 2013 | Quote: “Wendy focuses on networking as a primary job search tactic – brilliant.”
  • Named one of the Top 15 Quintessential Careers Career Masterminds along with Dick Bolles, author of “What Color is Your Parachute.”

Personal Branding Strategist: One of the first Certified Personal Branding Strategists, Online ID Strategist, and 360Reach Survey Administrators worldwide. Additional coaching designations include: Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC), and Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP).

Speaking Engagements include: ATD/ASTD International Conference & Expo, SEAK Inc. – Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference, UWM Women Leaders Conference, Barnes & Noble, Finance Leaders Association, Association of Women in Communication, Institute for Supply Management, Laura Berman Fortgang’s “Now What?” Coach Training Forum, Career Management Alliance Conference, National Resume Writers Association Conference, and Career Thought Leaders Conference & Symposium among others.

Professional Affiliations: ATD – Program Advisory Committee & Executive Coach; Career Thought Leaders; and Professional Dimensions. Former board member, Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services; former member, The Executive Committee (TEC), Wisconsin Association of Personnel Services, and National Speakers Association.

Phone: 800/969.KNOX
Email: consultant@knocks.com


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Wendy is the best in her field! I hired Wendy to help me in my career transition from Finance to Marketing Communications / Branding. She’s an accomplished author, thought leader, expert mentor and eternal optimist. Wendy has a talent of making you think and act creatively and she’s always in your corner with support motivation. If you’re in need of a Career Coach, don’t go to anyone else but Wendy!
—Chris, Social Media Manager

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