Today WORKS by Nicole Williams is a leading brand of its own — a career management agency helping women go further faster than they could on their own. Utilizing an agile approach to careers, Nicole coaches and connects professional women who want to increase their profile and reach their full intellectual, creative, and earning potential.
In this post-pandemic world the lines between the personal and the professional have become increasingly blurred, making the playing field more challenging for both employers and employees.
Nicole’s innovative approach supports companies and employees to embrace new, flexible work models and cultivate a workforce that is encouraged to design their own careers.
Fulfilling a need for visually-impaired
Canadians, Nicole created an accessible
career development program, which
would later go on to be audited by the
federal government and offered across
With a record-breaking book deal,
Wildly Sophisticated was released
as the modern day working guide
for women, kicking off three
bestselling books authored by
Nicole in under five years.
After moving to NYC, Nicole received
a multi-million dollar investment,
allowing WORKS to expand from
coaching and workshops to a
provocative and trusted multi-channel
platform for women at work.
Using the Girl On Top book launch as
an opportunity to attract hundreds of
influential women across the country,
Nicole stewarded a 15-city, 17-event
tour that exposed new customers to
The Limited brand and established
their clothing line as the go-to for
Nicole was recruited to represent LinkedIn
in consumer-facing media and head up
internal and branded career content,
solidifying LinkedIn’s position as the
leading resource for all matters career.
Recognizing the gender and
structural dynamics that influence a
woman’s potential, Nicole launched
the ELLA WORKS Foundation, giving
back to a community of women
who have been overlooked and
underserved in their personal
development and career preparation.
Founded in 2020, ELLA WORKS is a career development and mentorship program assisting trafficking survivors and women transitioning from the commercial sex industry.
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