I'm an award-winning, Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) supporting individuals in career transition globally, and training career practitioners across Canada and the USA. I'm a member of Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) and the BC Career Development Association (BCCDA).
I'm also an accomplished Human Resources Professional (CHRP), with more than 20 years’ experience specializing in Learning and Development. I'm an engaging trainer, speaker and conference presenter for groups up to 100+ attendees.
As an online trainer, facilitator and course/curriculum developer, I've designed and delivered group and one-on-one sessions focusing on needs assessment to instructional design to transfer of knowledge. I've trained hundreds of Career Professionals in job development, case management, social media for job search, and employer engagement strategies.
As an award-winning career consultant (BCCDA's Career Practitioner of the Year - 2012) with a unique combination of leadership skills, subject matter expertise, and entrepreneurial experiences, I guide others to goal attainment. In 2010, I founded the Job Developers Resource Network which now has over 4900 members and an active discussion forum on LinkedIn.
A proven leader and innovator through experience on various boards/committees including the BC Career Development Association, BC Human Resource Management Association, BC Prior Learning Action Network, Focus Disability Network, and the Canadian Diabetes Association.