Summary of Qualifications

  • 20+ years’ experience creating successful resumes and cover letters
  • Proven ability to tailor documents for professional, service and positions in trades
  • Provides one-on-one service for professionals, managers, administrators, academics,
    hospitality/ front line customer service, health care, construction and skilled trades
  • Friendly, practical and approachable with a strong desire to help clients succeed
  • Demonstrated a high success rate for helping clients secure interviews
  • Able to assist with job search and complex on-line job applications

Relevant Skills & Experience

  • Strong familiarity with the current Labour Market and strategies to overcome challenges
  • A clear, concise writer and communicator; able to create impactful documents geared to
    meet the requirements of specific jobs, companies and Human Resource departments
  • Facilitated Job Readiness programs resulting in many successful employment outcomes
  • 15 years’ experience providing job search and job readiness training to professionals,
    students, unemployed, underemployed, marginalized and people with disabilities
  • Utilizes Creative Problem Solving to reduce barriers and improve opportunities
  • Firm knowledge of current job search strategies and on-line job applications

Professional Qualifications

Life Skills CoachSt. Lawrence College, Kingston, ON
Life Skills Coach, Phase 1 & 2Y.M.C.A., Toronto, ON
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator CertificationO.I.S.E., Toronto, ON
Career Focusing™ CertificationJobmatics, Seeley Bay, ON
Personality Dimensions Level 1 & 2 trainingCareer Life Skills, Concord, ON
Introduction to PsychologySt. Lawrence College, Kingston, ON
Introduction to InterviewingSt. Lawrence College, Kingston, ON
Teacher of AdultsSt. Lawrence College, Kingston, ON
Effective WritingQueen’s University, Kingston, ON
Critical ThinkingQueen’s University, Kingston, ON