Verbal Media, LLC
Client: FastTrackRTW, Bedminster, NJ (2010-present)
Rate occupations and jobs on physical ability requirements. Contributed to O*NET-based self-assessment of abilities.
Client: Meyer & Meyer Publishing, Aachen, Germany (2013-2015)
Wrote Choose Your College Major in a Day (2015) and Your Guide to High-Paying Careers (2014); another book in planning stages.
Client: Infobase Learning (Vault.com), New York, NY (2013)
Wrote descriptions of 19 industries. Edited new editions of two interview guides.
Client: Laureate Higher Education Group, Baltimore, MD (2010)
Discussed possible innovative postsecondary programs to respond to needs created by labor-market trends.
Client: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ (1999-2005) Collaborated on proposal for career information service for Qatar secondary schools. Edited study guides and developed test questions for teacher certification examinations. Supervised annual update of information about the 250+ occupations in SIGI PLUS (computer-based career guidance system), the most widely used system of its kind in colleges, with a subscriber renewal rate of over 90%. Consulted on product enhancements. Formatted HTML screens for Web version of the application. Created skills database for EnterpriseOhio project for workforce development.
Client: JIST Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (1999-2005; 2014)
Updated Quick Job Interview Guide (2014) and Quick Job Search (2014).
Best Jobs for the 21st Century, Second Edition (2001), O*NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles, 2001-2002 Edition (2002), 200 Best Jobs for College Graduates, Second Edition (2003), 300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree (2003). Wrote Quick Guide to College Majors and Careers: A Guide to Four-Year College Majors and Related Career Opportunities (2002), Quick Guide to Career Training in Two Years or Less (2003). Edited and did database work for reference books: Guide for Occupational Exploration, Third Edition (2001).
Client: Valpar International, Inc., Tucson, AZ (2004-05) Supervised annual update of information about the 250+ occupations in SIGI PLUS (after Valpar acquired it from ETS).
Client: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1997-2002) Developed Career Oasis system, in English and Arabic, online and workbook versions. Includes assessments and career information. Visited four times to lecture on career development, meet to discuss design and implementation of Career Oasis, and field test the system.
Client: United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (2003) Adapted Career Oasis system for UAEU users and advised on implementation.
Client: College of the North Atlantic-Qatar, Doha, Qatar (2007-08)
Adapted Career Oasis system for CNA-Q users.
Client: intoCareers, Eugene, OR (2003)
Researched and wrote descriptions of 160 college majors.
Client: SCT Corporation, Malvern, PA (1999) Developed product concept statement.
Client: Vantage Technologies, Yardley, PA (1999) Did quality control of online Accuplacer test, including editing, HTML, bitmaps.