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Katharine Hansen

Adjunct Healthcare Administration | Instructional Designer

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Biography

Katharine (Kathy) Hansen, PhD, is an online educator, author, and content provider. For 18 years, she provided content for Quintessential Careers before its 2015 sale to LiveCareer. Kathy, who earned her BA from Stetson University and PhD from Union Institute & University, authored You Are More Accomplished Than You Think, Tell Me About Yourself, Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates, A Foot in the Door, Top Notch Executive Interviews, Top Notch Executive Resumes; and with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters, Write Your Way to a Higher GPA, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Study Skills. Her most recent venture is as a 5-star short-term rental Superhost.

Publications

  • Hansen, Katharine(2012).You Are More Accomplished Than You Think: How to Brainstorm Your Achievements for Career and Life Success, Kettle Falls, WA: Quintessential Careers Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine (2012). “Resume, Cover Letter, and Interview Strategies for Older Workers,” in The Single Woman’s Guide to Retirement, by Jan Cullinane, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Katharine Hansen (2010). “Splitting your Twitter accounts into personal and professional,” in The Twitter Job Search Guide: Find a Job and Advance Your Career in Just 15 Minutes a Day, by Susan Britton Whitcomb, Chandlee Bryan, and Deb Dib, Indianapolis,
  • Hansen, Katharine (2009). Top Notch Executive Interviews: How to Strategically Deal With Recruiters, Search Firms, Boards of Directors, Panel, Presentations, Pre-Interviews, and Other High Stress Situations, Franklin Lakes, NJ: Career Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine(2009).Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling to Get Jobs and Propel Your Career,Indianapolis,IN:JIST Publishing.
  • Hansen, Katharine, Oliphant, Gary; Oliphant, Becky; and Hansen, Randall S. (2009, Sept.). Best Practices in Preparing Students for Mock Interviews. Business Communication Quarterly, 72(3), 318-327.
  • Oliphant, Gary; Hansen, Katharine, and Oliphant, Becky. (2008, Fall). Predictive Validity of a Behavioral Interview Technique. Marketing Management Journal, 18(2), 94-106.
  • Oliphant, Gary; Hansen, Katharine, and Oliphant, Becky. (2008). A Review of a Telephone Administered Behavior-Based Interview Technique. Special Topics in Business Communication Quarterly. 71; 383.
  • Hansen,Katharine (2008). Top Notch Executive Resumes: Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives, and CEOs. Franklin Lakes, NJ: Career Press.
  • Hansen, R. S. & Hansen, K. (2008). The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Study Skills. New York: Alpha Books.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2008). A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market, second edition. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2008, May). “Job Strategies for Teens,” in Quest 2, Student’s Book, by Cynthia Beyea, Paul Bougie, and Claire Maria Ford, Montreal, Quebec: Les Editions de la Cheneliere.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2007, Sept.). Propelling careers through telling stories about change. Business Communication Quarterly, 70(2), 23-26.
  • Hansen, Randall S. and Katharine Hansen. (2007, July). The Student Experience in Speed Teaming: A New Approach to Team Formation. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 4(7), 69-78.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2007, Jan./Feb.) Intertextuality of Organization and Career in Constructing the “Reality” of Change, Tamara, Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science, 5(4), 146-157.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2007). Parallel Problems in Virtual vs. Face-to-Face Teams: Easing Student Fears of Collaborating Virtually. Proceedings of the 2007 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Malibu, CA.
  • Hansen, Katharine (May 5, 2007). Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling that Propels Careers. Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference: Storytelling in Business and Organizations. Golden Fleece Group, Chevy Chase, MD. http://www.goldenfleececo
  • Hansen, Katharine and Hansen, Randall S. (2007). The Student Experience in Speed Teaming: A New Approach to Team Formation, Proceedings of the 2007 College Teaching & Learning Conference/Applied Business Research Conference, Waikiki, HI.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2006). “FAQs about Thank You Letters.” in Communications 12. Module 3: Workplace Communication that Works. Victoria, BC, Canada: Open School BC, pp. 92-94.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (May 2006). Virtual Teams: A Semester-long, Intra-school Exercise. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Hansen, Katharine and Randall S. Hansen. (April 2006). Using a Career Portfolio to Sustain a Competitive Edge: An Online Focus Group Study Using an Asynchronous Discussion Board. Proceedings of the Society for Advancement of Management International Busin
  • Hansen, Randall S. and Katharine Hansen. (March 2006). Employment Interview Preparation: Assessing the Writing-to-Learn Approach. Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning. Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning
  • Hansen, Katharine & Hansen, Randall S. (2006). Using an Asynchronous Discussion Board for Online Focus Groups: A Protocol and Lessons Learned. Proceedings of the 2006 Applied Business Research Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Hansen, Katharine (March 2005). Application of Traditional and Online Journaling as Pedagogy and Means for Assessing Learning in an Entrepreneurial Seminar. Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning. Association for Business Simulation
  • Hansen, Katharine and Hansen, Randall S. (Jan. 2005). Employment Interview Preparation: A Writing-to- Learn Approach. Proceedings of the 2005 Applied Business Research Conference and The 2005 College Teaching and Learning Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Hansen,Katharine. Words to Get Hired By: The Jobseeker’s Quintessential Lexicon of Powerful Words and Phrases for Resumes and Cover Letters, (2005), DeLand, Florida: Quintessential Careers Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2005). “So, what have you achieved? Tell me about it, otherwise how will I know?” In Michael, D. (2005), Hire me, fire me ..., Sydney, Australia: Wondu Holdings.
  • Hansen, Katharine. (2004), “10 Powerful Career Strategies for Women” in Women in Business, V. V. Ramani, (ed.), Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Books, pp. 71-79.
  • Hansen, Katharine and Randall S. Hansen. (2003), “The Basics of a Dynamic Cover Letter” in Business Writing, Pallavi Laisram, (ed.), Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Books, pp. 105-120.
  • Hansen, Katharine. “Ace the Job Interview,” in GirlWise by Julia DeVillers, (2002), Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, pp. 108-112. • Hansen, Katharine. “What Good is a College Education Anyway?” in Teen Decisions: Education and College, (Fall 2002), Farmin
  • Hansen, Katharine. “Informational Interviewing for College Students” in The Last Job Search Guide You’ll Ever Need, (2002), CollegeRecruiter.com (eds.), Minneapolis, MN: CollegeRecruiter.com, pp. 263-266.
  • Hansen, Katharine and Randall S. Hansen. Dynamic Cover Letters, 3rd edition (2001), Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine. A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market, (2000), Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine.Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates (1998), Berkeley,CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Randall S. and Katharine Hansen. Write Your Way to a Higher GPA, (1997), Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Katharine and Randall Hansen. Dynamic Cover Letters, 2nd ed. (1995), Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Hansen, Randall S. and Katharine Hansen. (Spring 1995). Incorporating Writing across the Curriculum into an Introductory Marketing Course, Journal of Marketing Education. Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
  • Hansen, Randall S., K.S. Hansen, and S.A. Taylor. (1991). The Ethical Implications of Television Advertising to Young Children, 1991 Southern Marketing Association Annual Conference Proceedings.
  • “Early Identification and Education of Gifted Children,” (1990), (with Waln Brown), booklet, Huntington, NY: William Gladden Foundation.
  • Hansen, Katharine with Randall S. Hansen. Dynamic Cover Letters, (1990), Berkeley, CA: Ten-Speed Press.