- University of California, San DiegoDirector, Career and Professional Development, 2014 - present
- San Diego State University College of Business Administration, Professional Development AdvisorStrengths Based Career, Leadership and Professional Development, 2008 - 2014
Strengths-Based Career, Leadership, and Professional Development ♦ Coaching, Advising, Training, Consulting and Speaking
I help individuals and organizations who want to increase and improve their:
★selection, retention, hiring, and engagement rates
★job and career satisfaction and performance
★ability to meet and exceed expectations in current and future roles
★ability to understand and communicate positive difference on business results
★ability to actively create, manage, and navigate new and existing career paths★leadership, management, and development skills and abilities
►Advisor, coach, trainer and facilitator for groups and individuals.
►Specializing in career, leadership and professional development.
►Experience in higher education, as a business owner, and volunteer non profit organization leader.
Additional advanced training, experience and certifications in:
★ Career, Leadership, and Professional Development
Including: Career Exploration and Decision Making, Job Search Strategy, Interviewing, Resume and Cover Letter Creation, Development and Evaluation, Professional Development Planning
★ Workshop and Program Creation, Design, Management and Evaluation
Needs Assessment, Design, Facilitation and Delivery, and Reporting
★ Individual and Group Coaching, Advising and Facilitation (Career, Professional, Leadership and Academic)
Using Motivational Interviewing, Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Psychology and Strengths-Based Approaches to increase Awareness, create Actionable Plans and Accountability
★ Assessments (Selection, Use, Interpretation)
Including Holland Codes, StrengthsQuest and StrengthsFinder, CareerLeader, FOCUS 2, Values and Skills Sorts, Emotional Intelligence (EI), Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), Page Work Behavior Inventory (WBI), Golden Personality Type Profiler (similar to MBTI), and 360 assessments.
★ Resource Selection, Development and Sharing
Researching, Identifying, Collecting and Sharing Relevant Resources for Career and Professional Development (books, blogs, videos, workshops, etc.)
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