David believes in the value of defining one's uniqueness in the world. Everyone has that value, and you MUST find what yours is to make the most of your life and work with purpose. Therefore, David also believes in challenging the limiting beliefs that hold you back from being all you can be. Whether it's through his 8-step personalized "one on one" approach, or through a speaking appearance to a room of 200+ executives, he'll help you and/or your team find uniqueness, and overcome the challenges of managing change in your career – and in your life. From there, you can do anything you want. You're behind the wheel. And while your destination may change, you'll always remain in control and drive your own career opportunities.
David Hults - Career Coach, Author and Speaker
Career Coach, author, speaker, community advocate and friend.
David speaks from experience! He has spent a career mapping out success strategies for employees as well as job seekers. His leadership in the field of Human Resources led him to work with Express Scripts, a Fortune 25 company, as well as BJC Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare providers in the nation. Through these experiences, David realized a higher calling in his career – which required a significant change. That change? Starting his own business, Activ8 Careers. Now, David loves being able to assist individuals and organizations to reach their potential – to help them “make their 8-hour workday work for them.”
David’s clients benefit from his experience in human resources, employee relations, recruitment and training, and development for Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits. He knows what it’s like to be on both sides of the interviewing desk – experience that translates in helping his clients articulate their real value apart from their resume, target a specific career niche, interview well and negotiate the best offer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Webster University where he also completed graduate courses toward his MBA.
David is a firm believer in paying it forward to the community, serving as president of the board for a local nonprofit. He also hosts an annual fundraiser, with past recipients including Paws For Consideration (animal rescue), St. Patrick Center (homelessness) and Susan G. Komen (breast cancer).
From Dropping Balls To Defining Opportunities™
Learn how to juggle the changes thrown at you in your career!
Change You Manage – Learn how you process change In the workplace and most importantly how to lead, influence or adapt to it. From Dropping Balls To Defining Opportunities will teach you how to juggle ongoing change in the workplace without over looking new ways to manage it.
From Roadkill To Roadmap™
Discover 8 steps to put your career in drive… without taking costly detours.
Change Direction – When you need a strategy on how to navigate through your career journey and reach your professional destination, let From Roadkill To Roadmap be your guide.
From Fish Story To Success Story™
Develop networking strategies to ensure the job doesn’t get away.
Change Your Approach – Uncovering the hidden job market is no easy task. From Fish Story To Success Story demonstrates how to create a niche network to maximize success.
From “Hi” To Hired™
Simplify and ace the interview.
Change Your Impression – Whether you’re the interviewer or the interviewee, it’s essential to learn how to break the code in behavioral interviews. As From “Hi” To Hired explains, learning starts with listening.
From Desperation To Deal™
Learn negotiation techniques to get all you deserve.
Change The Way You Form Agreements – Negotiation is one of the hardest things to master – but it’s possible. From Desperation To Deal shows you what to say and when to talk before accepting a job offer or promotion, plus evaluates over 70 negotiating terms and conditions you need to understand before signing on the dotted line.
From Conflict To Collaboration™
Uncover your specific behaviors and use them to work smarter.
Change Your Communication – Understanding different work and communication style behaviors is invaluable. From Conflict To Collaboration shines a light on how to effectively communicate with others, ultimately increasing productivity and collaboration.