Working Wisdom

Helping Parents Help Their Kids Navigate Career

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About Working Wisdom

Career counseling is in my blood.  It’s a lense I use to look at the world, people and how we interact with each other.  I realize as a mom and a career counselor that I have used this lense to mentor my son in every stage of his own career development.  It started when he was a toddler and continues as he enters high school. Being a parent, I hang out with a lot of parent friends.  We talk about the challenges as well as amazing moments of raising kids. I also realized that many of the easy-to-do career strategies I have done with my own son (and clients) have helped parent friends career mentor their own kids.  I am not saying dump the career coach, tutor or academic advisor, but there are things you can do, including using your own working wisdom to be a key part of your child’s support team.  This blog is devoted to sharing easy-to-use career strategies to help you be your kid’s career mentor. Let’s travel this journey together using our working wisdom…

My Background, just so you know I am legit!

In addition to being mom to my 14-year old son, I also am the creator of innovative career development programs for prominent universities, organizations and corporate teams. I have had the privilege of assisting thousands of career transitioning adults in realizing their professional aspirations.  My experience includes career program/product development and evaluation, leadership development and coaching, facilitation and presentation delivery, curriculum design, creation of online career programs, team building, and assessment selection/interpretation.

I have designed and delivered hundreds of resume and interviewing sessions for diverse company work group(s) including enterprise wide sessions on internal mobility and reduction in force. I have also has created and facilitated hundreds of MBTI® team sessions, companywide emotional intelligence programs, and leadership development programs for both organizations and individual clients.  For over 15 years I have also been an instructor for one of the leading career counseling graduate programs in the country training and preparing career and college counselors to serve their student and client populations.

My Credentials:  

  • M.S. Counseling, Career Counseling – Cal State Northridge 

  • B.A. Mass Communications – UC Berkeley (GO BEARS!)

  • LPCC – Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor 

  • NCC – National Certified Counselor

  • MCC – Master Career Counselor 

  • Certified: MBTI, EQ-I 2.0, Strong Interest Inventory, DiSC

  • Author: text chapter on Personal and Career Branding, Kendall Hunt Publishing

 

And I am passionate about practical solutions that help us parents support our kids’ career!

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Career counseling is in my blood.  It’s a lense I use to look at the world, people and how we interact with each other.  I realize as a mom and a career counselor that I have used this lense to mentor my son in every stage of his own career development.  It started when he was a toddler and continues as he enters high school. Being a parent, I hang out with a lot of parent friends.  We talk about the challenges as well as amazing moments of raising kids. I also realized that many of the easy-to-do career strategies I have done with my own son (and clients) have helped parent friends career mentor their own kids.  I am not saying dump the career coach, tutor or academic advisor, but there are things you can do, including using your own working wisdom to be a key part of your child’s support team.  This blog is devoted to sharing easy-to-use career strategies to help you be your kid’s career mentor. Let’s travel this journey together using our working wisdom…

Contact Me

500 Terry Francois Street, San Francisco, CA 94158 info@mysite.com  |  Tel: 123-456-7890

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