David H. Rawles


Your Personal Career Coach

About David H. Rawles:

Author, speaker, business executive, and educator, David Rawles is fulfilling his purpose, “Helping Others Achieve Significance.” David’s mission: to share what it takes to land and succeed in the job that God has planned for you.

He is co-founder and president of CareerWorkshops, Inc. a faith-based non-profit dedicated to helping people with their career success. David achieved his own success as a Human Resources executive at GTE Information Services and now travels the world sharing what he has learned.

David served in two of the most successful companies in the 20th century, GTE and Disney. He speaks to professional groups, church groups, service organizations and business conferences with wit and wisdom gained from his own personal success. David delivers the truth surrounding successful professional pursuits. His presentations are fast paced, humorous and he delivers a one-two punch concerning God’s plans for our lives.

David received his BS Degree in Human Resources from Cal State Long Beach and his MS Degree in Management from Lake Forest University near Chicago. In addition to his many years as corporate executive, he served as adjunct professor for University of South Florida and University of Dallas. He was named to Who’s Who in Business Executives in 1992 and 2005.

In his first book, Finding a Job God’s Way, published by Hannibal Books, January 2005, David combines on-target tips with Biblical counsel. He succinctly addresses any situation that might arise for someone wishing to change jobs or pursue success in their current career position.


Programs and Workshops


  • Job Hunting for Christians
  • Career Transition
  • Career Success
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
  • Men’s Christian Issues
  • Job Seeker Assistance
  • Networking
  • Personal Change Management


What they say about David Rawles

“I thoroughly enjoyed your networking presentation yesterday, especially with your Christian foundation, real world experience and stories, and ability to hold my attention after a big lunch in a small room!” -Ann Gravseth

“Thank you for your workshop and the difference it is making in both mine and my family's lives.” -Charles Stewart

“There are no words to thank you for what you are doing. I sincerely could not have accomplished my current level of success without the training I received from your workshop. I think I needed every technique you teach!” -Julie Roth

“During our quest for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, your messages were especially important and gave employees the inspiration, passion, and desire to be the best they could be along with ways to accomplish it. I am impressed with your presentation style and, more importantly, the content of your messages. You blend powerful messages with a sense of humor and consistently have each audience captivated. Your presentations provide a practical; “real world” approach to career development along with employee satisfaction. Unlike many presenters, you not only give advice but also the practical means to accomplish the employee’s goals.” -Bob Ohnstad

“Your workshop took a small investment of time. The information gained from from the workshop will continue to pay for itself throughout my life and career.” -Kevin Adams


Some Happy Clients


GTE Directories Corp
Verizon Information Services
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Qantas Airlines, Australia
Barnes & Nobel Booksellers
American Honda
Colgate, Australia
University of Texas – Arlington
University of North Texas
Eckerd College

Council for Union –Free Environment
Asso. of Information Management Professionals
First Baptist Church Colleyville, Colleyville, TX
Heritage United Methodist Church, Clearwater, FL
Colonial Heights Baptist Church, Jackson, MS
Seeds of Faith Christian Church, Savannah, GA
Life Fellowship Church of God, Hurst, TX
Covenant Church, Carrolton, TX
Shady Grove Baptist Church, North Richland Hills, TX
St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX
Pantigo Bible Church, Arlington, TX


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