Work History

Work History

"connecting people with people, resources, and opportunities"

Career Management and Professional Development services. Wayne has been coaching people from all walks of life for over fifteen years. He is a talented certified résumé strategist who provides unparalleled service delivery in the career development field complemented by sound management experience in the corporate world.

A seasoned professional with extensive expertise in résumé, interview, and career strategy, Wayne has increased marketability for a broad range of clientele. A creative writer, he is skilled at crafting compelling résumés and career portfolios. Wayne is an ambassador for the industry and several foremost career services organizations.

As a result, Career Professionals of Canada awarded Wayne the position of judge for the annual Awards of Excellence, where he has assessed the capabilities of résumé writers nationally. An active leader within Career Professionals of Canada, Wayne is an assessor for the Certified Résumé Strategist credential, where he evaluates the capabilities of career practitioners and résumé writers across Canada who are applying for the prestigious credential.

Additionally, Wayne also fills the role of Conference and Events Advisor, where he is spearheading the annual conference for career practitioners across Canada. Positioned at the forefront of the nation’s capital, Wayne has been featured in the Ottawa Business Journal and the Nepean Weekender. In addition, he supports the Ottawa - Employment Networking Group where he has participated in various sub-committees contributing to the enhancement of services in the region. Excellent knowledge and a grasp of how to effectively motivate clients to market themselves in today’s competitive business world. Passionate about networking and the privilege to be part of the process in witnessing people attain their career aspirations.Available for subcontract and individual client engagements.

Career Management Consultant

Andre Filion & Associates

André Filion & Associates are specialists in industrial psychology and career management. Our roles are to provide guidance to executives and company management in judiciously choosing and growing its key personnel, in strategically handling all forms of career management and transition issues, and in improving the overall quality of its human resources management.

2003 - 2007

Team Leader / Operations Coordinator

Vanier Community Service Centre: EXPERICA / Canadart.ca

Responsible for site coordination, resource/support person for staff and liaison for this leading-edge employment program ensuring best practices in operations and job search activities.Develop plans and promotional strategies.

  • Supported over 200 clients to develop autonomy and resourcefulness with respect to employment.
  • Participated in the organization of community career services events including Canada Career Week.
  • Supervised 3 coordinators/staff through mentoring and leadership.

Certifications

Certifications

Survivability Skills in the New World of Work

Kingston Military Family Resource Centre

Certificates in Effective Communication and Small Business Management

Dawson College

Effective Internet Communications Tools

Capilano College

Foundation Course in Group Facilitation

Intersol Group

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Effective Communication

Training and Mentoring

Leadership

Workshops and Public Speaking

Social Media Strategy & Implementation

Job Search & Interview Simulations

Career Assessments

Career and Professional Development Coach

Executive Career Transition Specialist

Professional Resume & Portfolio Writer

Sample Media Contributions