Summary

Job Search Strategist | Social Media Enthusiast |  Online Visibility Evangelist

I help people who are serious about their careers and future goals leverage social networks to create online visibility and a reputation of excellence.

Career Sherpa.net serves as the umbrella for all the things I love doing: training, speaking, and writing.

♦ Speaker/Trainer ♦
Delivering presentations and workshops to job seekers and solopreneurs is one of the favorite parts of the work I do. It provides the opportunity to get people thinking about how they manage their careers and online visibility and I get the personal satisfaction from seeing the "a-ha" moments.

♦ Author/Blogger ♦
Sharing the latest trends in job search, careers and social media is a passion of mine. I’ve been featured in USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, Aol Jobs, LifeHacker, The Daily Muse, Business Insider and Savvy Intern. I’m a regular contributor to US News & World Report, Job-Hunt.org, and The Undercover Recruiter.

My new book, "The Infographic Resume" was recently released! And I've co-authored “Social Networking for Business Success: How To Turn Your Ideas Into Income”.

These are some of the projects/ventures I’m involved in:

♦ Co-Founder, Career Navigator LLC.
It’s a five-day intensive boot camp for professional level job seekers currently offered through New York State's One Stop Career Centers. Over 7,500 job seekers have participated in the program since it started in late 2009.

♦ Partner/Content Developer/Trainer, Next Step U Career Centers
I was flattered and honored when asked if I would develop job search programs for recent college graduates and people returning to the job market. The outcome is two 6-hour seminars offered through

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Guide for navigating extreme career terrain

Career Sherpa

Job Search Strategist | Social Media Enthusiast | Online Visibility Evangelist

Some call me motivational, others say I pack a mean, but honest punch. Both sound about right. I help people who are serious about their careers and future goals leverage social networks to create online visibility and a reputation of excellence.

Career Sherpa.net serves as the umbrella for all the things I love doing: training, speaking, and writing.

♦ Speaker/Trainer

♦ Author/Blogger   I’ve been featured in USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, Aol Jobs, LifeHacker, The Daily Muse, and Business Insider. I’m a regular contributor to US News & World Report, Job-Hunt.org, and The Undercover Recruiter.

Author "The Infographic Resume" 

Co-author “Social Networking for Business Success: How To Turn Your Ideas Into Income” 

These are some of the projects/ventures I’m involved in:

♦ Co-Founder, Career Navigator LLC.

♦ Assistant Director, Simon Business School, University of Rochester

♦ Partner/Content Developer/Trainer, Next Step U Career Centers

The best way to learn about job search is to follow me on Twitter @CareerSherpa

Jan 2005 - Jan 2010

Career Navigator Project Coordinator/Training Specialist

RochesterWorks

During my time at RochesterWorks! I developed, delivered and coordinated workshops for the career center.  During my last year, I managed all logistics (securing space and marketing) for the launch of the highly successful Career Navigator program. During that year, we delivered over 15 classes and trained over 1,000 job seekers in the Rochester, New York market. The program's most notable achievement was beating the state's average in days to employment. Our job seekers secured new jobs within 50 days when the state average was over 75 days. 

Jan 2002 - Jan 2004

Career Consultant

Lee Hecht Harrison

I delivered 3-day seminars, facilitated search team meetings and provided on-site services for employees impacted by a reduction in force. Industries served included: manufacturing, banking, 

1991 - 1999

HR Generalist

Sutherland Group

I was part of the small team that developed the company's first career pathing model and supported managers in transitioning employees during downsizing or termination.

Earlier in my tenure with the company, I sold software to businesses, managed lead generation projects, oversaw the administration of telecommunications projects and directed market research interviewers.  

The Infographic Resume author

Social Networking for Business Success: How to turn your ideas into income

Skills

Skills

Social media

Social media practioner with enough knowledge to be dangerous in the implementation of social media strategies for job search.

Job Search

Cutting edge knowledge of job search tools, tactics and strategies used by professionals.

Education

Education

BA

Ohio Wesleyan University

Certifications

Certifications

MBTI

APTI