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Judith Lansky - Lansky Career Consultants. Chicago, IL, US

Judith Lansky

President | Lansky Career Consultants


Experienced, motivating speaker that inspire listeners to define and find exciting work



Judith L Lansky is president and founder of Lansky Career Consultants, a firm committed to assisting job seekers, career changers and entrepreneurs in developing truly satisfying careers. Established in 1982, the firm specializes in working with people who are making career transitions or job changes.

Her unique blend of intuition, interpersonal skills and knowledge of the job market enables her to help clients identify their skills, define career goals and market themselves effectively. Ms. Lansky facilitates her clients' discovery of career directions that truly reflect their skills, talents, interests and experience.

Industry Expertise (3)

Staffing and Recruiting

Human Resources

Employment Services

Areas of Expertise (7)

Resumes and Cover Letters

Low Stress Networking

Secrets of Getting Hired

Goal Setting

Finding A Job in A Difficult Market

Managing Your Career

The Secrets of Interviewing

Accomplishments (9)

Learned Hebrew and Spanish (personal)

Earned MA in Applied Psychology and Spirituality from University of Santa Monica (professional)

Earned an MBA in Marketing with distinction at DePaul University (professional)

Developed near-native fluency in French; Lived in Paris, France for 2 years (personal)

Offered upwards of 200 presentations on career development topics (professional)

Led outplacement groups for major companies like IBM, DraftFCB, Home Start Bank (professional)

Started Career Placement Department at Columbia College (professional)

Recognized as one of outstanding, most experienced career counselors in Chicago (professional)

Started and Developed Lansky Career Consultants over 30 year period (professional)

Education (4)

University of Rochester-Program in Paris : M.A. French Literature , French Literature 1969

DePaul University : M.B.A, Marketing 1979

Barnard College : B.A. French Literature , French Literature 1968

University of Santa Monica : M.A. , Applied Psychology 1995

Affiliations (2)

  • Professional Career Counselors Network (founding member)
  • Chicago Career Professional Network

Event Appearances (14)

The Secrets of Interviewing

Chicago Bar Association  Chicago, IL


How to Refer Clients to Career Counseling

The City of Chicago-Employee Assistance Program  Chicago, IL


What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Heartland Spa  Gilman, IL


How to Manage Your Career

Mensa Regional Conference  Chicago, IL


Managing Diversity in the Workplace

Minority Women's Business Conference   Chicago, IL


Resumes and Cover Letters

YMCA and YWCA  Chicago, IL


Successful Networking

Northern Trust Bank  Chicago, IL


Goal Setting

Harold Washington College  Chicago, Il.


How to Take Care of Yourself In a Long Job Search

Employment Council  Chicago, IL


Diversity in the Workplace

AT&T-Lucent Technologies   Naperville, IL


Finding a Job in a Difficult Market

Sales and Marketing Executives-Chicago  Chicago, IL


Managing your Career

American College of Health Care Executives-Eastern and Western Conferences  Phoenix and Boston


Networking is Not Just Social Media

AON Corporation  Chicago, IL


When is it Time to Leave Your Job?

Carson's Corporate Level  Chicago, IL


Sample Talks (1)

How To Endure a Long Job Search

I teach listeners how to take care of themselves physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually during the long period of time it often takes to find a job today.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance


200 to 1500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee