Meet Anna Papalia

CEO, Consultant & Keynote Speaker 

Creator of Shift Profile, a revolutionary interview style assessment that

teaches hiring managers and job seekers to interview better. 

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"Inspirational and engaging."

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Anna Papalia Interview Coaching

CEO, Consultant & Keynote Speaker

A personal development keynote speaker. Her inspiring talks teach empowerment and confidence through actionable tips and stories from her career on both sides of the interview table. Her thought leadership is sought after, she has personally taught over 5,000 clients and conducted hundreds of corporate training sessions.

"The room went silent when she started telling her story. Captiviating."

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Improve Your Interviewing Skills with SHIFT

Jen Kegerise

Head of Univeristy Recruiting & Talent Pipeline Programs, Lincoln Financial

"Anna is an indispensable professional development subject matter expert for talent at Lincoln Finacial Group. Her workshops on "How to survive working in a cubicle," How to self-promote" and "10 Ways to Position yourself for success" are APPLICABLE, ACTIONABLE & ENGAGING. Workshop participants give her top ranking among speakers and line up to ask her questions after every session."

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Carmela Robinson

Temple University Jnurior

This was so helpful. I really liked Anna's approach and the exercises she used in our workshop. It enabled me to see what's holding me back." 

Format & topics

From keynote speeches, breakout session and customized training Anna Papalia will motivate, inform and engage an audience.

How to Interview

Anna specializes in teaching clients to interview better. 


Inspirational keynotes and workshops. 

How to tell
your story

How do you want to be seen? Personal branding and much more...

Professional Development

Actionable tips and advice that your staff will use.

Some previous talks and suggested topics

Dressing for interview success


How do others see me? 

This is a customized workshop that is participatory. It will get your audience thinking and interacting. 


How to interivew

How to sell yourself. 

This is a customized workshop that is participatory. It will get your audience thinking and interacting. 

Anna Papalia - Founder & CEO, Shift Profile - Charmer

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How do I sell myself?




"A passionate thought leader."

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