Denise Bissonnette is an internationally renowned writer, trainer, and keynote speaker. She has inspired people and organizations throughout North America to look beyond traditional concepts of job development and to craft livelihoods rooted in the individual genius of each person. She has authored several publications on creative job development, state of the art job search techniques, the cultivation of the human spirit, and how to “shine” on the job. Her book Beyond Traditional Job Development: The Art of Creating Opportunity is considered the definitive text in employment programs and university classrooms throughout North America. In her unique and characteristic style, whether in front of a live audience, delivering a webinar, or presenting a YouTube message, Bissonnette brings together her talents as poet, writer, storyteller, teacher and career developer.