Carol Silvis is the author of Team Building (Cengage 2015), Giving Presentations (Cengage, 2015); 101 Ways to Connect with Customers, Chiefs, and Coworkers (Cengage, 2014); Job Hunting After 50 (Cengage, 2011); 101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work (Cengage, July 2009), and college textbooks 100% Externship Success (Cengage, 2009) and General Office Procedures (Cengage, 2001). Her article “Time Management and Organization for Writers” was published in the 2012 Writers Market. She has had a dozen creative nonfiction stories and inspirational pieces published in national magazines and over 40 published in newsletters.
Ms. Silvis was interviewed for Yahoo.com, AARP Online, CBSMoneywatch.com, appeared on HMC-TV Channel 20 and WIUP-TV, was video interviewed by Tory Johnson for ABCNews.com, appeared twice on a Cornerstone TV half-hour talk show, and Moon Twp. TV Community Spirit Week, as well as for radio and newspapers.
Carol has a Master’s in Adult Education, writes for Cengage, and gives workshops and seminars for schools, businesses, and professional organizations on a variety of topics, including: finding a job, resume preparation, interview skills, customer service, stress management, telephone techniques, human relations/teamwork, effective communication, business writing, office technology, and time management/organization. She is an adjunct instructor for Penn State and was an associate director and department chair at Newport Business Institute.
Ms. Silvis is president of Pennwriters, Inc., a 300 plus-member writing group, won the 2008 Meritorious Service Award, was past VP and Authors’ Advocate, and was the 2015, 2005, and 2007 Conference Coordinator.
Visit her website www.carolsilvis.com and blog www.carolsilvis.blogspot.com. Follow her on twitter @carolsilvis. She lives in Murrysville, PA
Type of Writing
non-fiction, articles, creative non-fiction, inspirational/spiritual, childrens, young adult, NF: business, magazines, action/adventure, short stories