Reuben Jiggetts, Jr. has found success by learning and growing from his past experiences. For example, he used the lessons he learned in sales and in management as the basis of his successful human resources consulting work, in which he was an invaluable asset to a multitude of large enterprises, such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Howard University Center for Continuing Education, and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Collaborating with these and many other organizations, Reuben Jiggetts identified weaknesses in their human resources operations and provided solutions to address them.
Reuben S. Jiggetts, Jr. served in the U.S. Army and after being honorably discharged, he worked in the U.S. Government Printing Office for a decade. After which, Reuben Jiggetts initiated a career change into sales, concentrating on cosmetics and motivational audiotapes and books. He quickly excelled in these positions and earned promotions to managerial and training posts, capitalizing on his growing experience and impressive skills to open the door of opportunity for others. Reuben Jiggetts ultimately became the Managing Instructor at the Sales and Marketing Academy in Sanford, Florida.
Reuben S. Jiggetts, Jr. later ventured into the financial services industry by owning and operating Consolidated Financial Systems, Inc., in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Managing a force of nearly 50 sales agents, Reuben Jiggetts served as Securities Principal, offered various insurance and mutual fund products, and provided financial services and counseling to his clients.
Reuben S. Jiggetts, Jr. began his consulting work in 1985 and continues to offer his services in this capacity today. He has worked with large firms, focusing on workforce effectiveness and problem solving, including stress management, attitude improvement, customer service operations, and diversity in the workplace. He has also led workshops and seminars to help major organizations develop their human resources departments.
Reuben Jiggetts additionally functioned as a counselor to families and individuals, teaching them to maximize their potential and enhance their lives. These endeavors have constituted the majority of Reuben Jiggetts’ professional focus for the past 25 years. In the early part of the 21st century.
He shifted his focus to the spiritual, concentrating on counseling people to deal with the physical and emotional challenges they face in life. Reuben Jiggetts continues this work today with the Center for Powerful Living, Inc., and its 'About Face Project'. As the developer and General Manager of this trademarked program, he provides a program that helps offenders free themselves of negative thought processes and improve their lives and the lives of their families.