Presentations & Workshops

Ross Macpherson is a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator known for delivering powerful sessions that teach real-world career success strategies.

Ross has spoken at major career events, global industry conferences, universities, professional associations, and executive networking groups across Canada and the U.S., and his high-energy style, exceptional group dynamic skills, and real-world success strategies have consistently put him at the top of the career management speaking circuit.

Ross can customize a presentation or workshop to fit any career management topic you require, or you can select one of the many popular programs Ross is known for:

  • Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer: Advanced Strategies
  • Awesome Interviews: Advanced Interviewing Techniques
  • Managing your Online Identity
  • Using Social Media for Job Search Success
  • Mastering Telephone & Video Interviews
  • Personal Branding for Executive Careers
  • Cover Letters & Marketing Letters
  • Assembling an Effective Job Search Plan
  • How to Properly Research a Company

OTHER TOPICS: If you have a specific need or topic you would like covered, please feel free to contact Career Quest directly. Ross has extensive experience creating and customizing career topics to fit any audience or timeline.


  • “I’ve booked over 700 speakers in my time with HAPPEN, including many speakers talking about resumes, and this was without question THE BEST workshop on resumes we’ve ever seen‚ Jim Geraghty, Program Director, HAPPEN, Canada’s largest executive networking organization
  • “Probably the best speaker I’ve ever heard”
  • “Ross, you are one of the BEST presenters I have heard, in 40 years. Your style is what we need in the upper echelons of companies”
  • “Ross, your presentation provided more useful information in one session than all the combined wisdom of all the books I have read and other presentations I have seen”
  • “Thank you for an AMAZING presentation on resumes today. For me, it was as though a light finally went on‚ because your information was so clear, well organized and practical, and best of all, the results are astounding!”

Ross’ recent speaking engagements include:

  • Career Thought Leaders Conference & Symposium (Baltimore)
  • Career Management Alliance (Las Vegas)
  • MBA CSC Global Conference (Seattle & Washington)
  • ASTD Global Conferences (Atlanta & San Diego)
  • Women in Leadership Conference (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • CFA Institute Global Leaders Conference (Orlando)
  • NYSSA (New York Society of Security Analysts) Career Day
  • HRPA (Human Resources Professionals Association)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Toronto – Rotman School of Management
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
  • Queen’s University (Kingston)
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • Claremont Graduate University (California)
  • Michigan State University