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"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.

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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

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

References

Michelle Sutter

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative

“As a recruiter who sees hundreds of resumes, I must say that Wayne has a unique ability to create compelling, creative and innovative resumes which will generate immediate interest and responses from prospective employers. I personally utilized Wayne's services and received numerous compliments on the resume he created for me.” April 27, 2009

Kelvin Lynch

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

“I really enjoyed working with Wayne as he has a vast knowledge of the industry and helped guide me through the steps in today's market place. I felt that I received expert advice and will continue to stay in contact as Wayne is also very professional and personal which is very hard to find in today's field of recruitment or counselling. I would recommend Wayne to anyone that requires solid and expert advice to finding the right way to approach the new markets. Look very forward to working with him again!” May 13, 2009

Mario Thomas, Ph.D.

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

“The investment of time and money I made in hiring Graham Management Group and Wayne is one of the best in my life time. The effectiveness of their work and advice are amazing. Moreover it is a genuine pleasure to work with Wayne.” April 30, 2009

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

W.P. Consulting & Associates

Professional Certifications

Awards of Excellence

On-line Connections

Powerful Executive Visual CV's

Portfolio

Sample Media Contributions

Interview with Jennifer McPhee

Career Management & Professional Development Services

'Connecting people with people, resources, and opportunities'

Executive Resumes and Portfolios

Career Transition and Identification

Job Search Coaching and Strategies

Workshops and Seminars

Research and LMI

Outplacement  Services

Additional Contributions

Vision & Values

VISION:

  • To offer clients career and professional development services, helping them to move forward in their careers by connecting them with the resources, information, and people to achieve their objectives.
  • To improve overall business performance with more people contributing at a higher capacity.

GOALS: 

  • To support clients in the development of their unique vocational aspirations.
  • To provide tools to develop more productive and fulfilling careers.
  • To enhance and expedite the career transition process.

VALUES:

  • To treat each individual with respect and professionalism.
  • To recognize that each individual has a unique perspective and career path.
  • To go beyond the call of duty in serving clients.

'Connecting people with people, resources, and opportunities'

Additional Testimonials

“I am extremely thankful that you teamed me up with Wayne. You run an extremely professional company and your service to date has been fabulous!”Former Executive Client,GMG http://www.grahammanagement.com June 2007

“A guy with passion to help people to progress in their careers”

Former Client, EXPERICA 

http://www.experica.ca/

May 2008

“Wayne is a true leader in every sense of the word. He brings to his work integrity, focus and clear directives. He leads by example. His clients benefit from his patience, knowledge and understanding. Wayne is warm, inviting and a true Networking Guru.”  Maureen McCann - owner Promotion Career Solutions http://www.mypromotion.ca 

"Today I accepted the formal offer .... Thanks again for helping me make this future possible.

Former Executive Client,GMG http://grahammanagement.com

March 2009

Public Speaking Engagements

Strategic Resume Techniques for Professionals

Worldskills

Ottawa, ON

January 2009

Advanced Resume Strategy for Professionals

2008 Opportunities Conference

Niagara Falls, ON

April 2008

Branding Your Client: Applying Value Proposition

Quebec Employment Services Conference

Montreal, QC

November 2007

Job Seekers in Transition: Career Transition Guide for Baby Boomers

The Kanata Centre – Prime50

Kanata, ON

August 2007

Effective Communication and Public Speaking

Worldskills

Ottawa, ON

November 2008

Résumé Assessment & Strategies

National Job Fair & Training Expo

Toronto, ON

May 2007

``Excellent content, pertinent to participants and great presentation, I highly recommend the workshop for other agencies or interested individuals.``

``Superb presentation skills, excellent facilitator and marvellous communicator.

Prepared for the group and ready to answer any questions!``

Workshop Participants

January 2009

In Conversation with Daisy Wright - blogtalkradio

Thanks for the visit

Your time and consideration for viewing this CV are greatly appreciated.

I look forward to connecting and developing a professional relationship.

Wayne

Professional Affiliation with CPC

A Master Certified Resume, Interview, and Career Strategist, Wayne is an active leader within Career Professionals of Canada. www.careerprocanada.ca