I help people make career decisions so that they can find fulfillment at work. If you’re just embarking on your career, or making a career transition, I’ll be happy to help you overcome the fear and anxiety that usually accompany those stages in life, and give you direction on how to equip yourself for the exciting career journey ahead of you. 🙂
If you already know what you want to do, I’m happy to help with job searches, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation. As an L&D professional, I can also assist in the development of specific skills you’ll need to succeed in the career path of your choice.
You can learn a little about me and what I’m passionate about from my TEDx talk.
My Master’s Degree is in Professional Development, K-12, is directly aligned with mentoring individuals to achieve their goals. My passion and ability to support others is evident in the following initiatives of which I am currently involved. First, I am an Alverno Undergraduate Assessor. My role is comprised of observing students in particular settings and providing one to one, constructive and evaluative feedback specific to global perspective, analysis, problem-solving, decision-making, and effective citizenship skill development. This supports improvement of life skill interactions they express as they enter the workforce. Second, I am an at-risk High School Assessor through Nepris. This position involves utilizing specific criteria framed to support students’ abilities to self-assess. This assessment is part of a Micro-Enterprise Credential program they must complete.
I am a passionate researcher and a committed mentor. I have served as a mentor for more than 15 masters and PhD students over the years, and currently co-supervise 2 PhD students, 1 Masters students, and 4 thesis project students at UQ. I get involved deep into their research from the beginning to the end, and revise all their manuscript and sometimes computer codes. I care a lot about students working with and I love working with them very much. Cannot wait to work with you and help you with your research on the smart electricity grid, electricity market, ancillary services market, battery storage, battery integration to the grid, energy management systems, demand response, and prediction of PV/wind/load demand.
Experienced Researcher, Educator, Conservationist, and Community Development Practitioner with 23 years in the higher education field. Skilled in Sustainable Development, Technology Needs Analysis, Program Evaluation, Biodiversity Conservation, Writing, and Public Speaking.
Strong research professional with a PhD in Geography from Louisiana State University, over 30 publications, and 850 citations.
With over 10 years communications experience across a wealth of industries and locations, Sara really has seen it all. Having worked on remote mine sites, in aviation, government, not-for-profits and as a consultant, her experience has led her to work on some incredible projects that are truly diverse in nature. Having worked in-depth on strategy development, PR, crisis communications, social media, major change management, internal communications, large-scale event management and writing for just about every channel imaginable – Sara has the experience to advise on all areas of communications.
A core part of her role has always been stakeholder management and influencing those she is working with – Sara believes building and maintaining relationships is key to any role or position, not just communications. Working on this skill set and learning how to understand and engage with people can see you go from simply doing well in what you do, to really excelling. Really being thrown in the deep end can be a challenge and bring great rewards – this is something Sara has done successfully, time and again throughout her career. It’s not for everyone but there are some key learnings that can be applied which help improve this process.
A quick snapshot of some of her career includes working for Air New Zealand and seeing them win and maintain corporate reputation in not only New Zealand, but also Australia; supporting a variety of clients for one of Perth’s leading consultancies, Clarity; experiencing the highs (and some lows) of FIFO life with FMG, working on a mine site in remote Western Australia, while building their internal communications strategy; and, supporting a major corporate acquisition of HWE Mining by BHP Billiton.
While it’s important to have some degree of relatability to another person’s career or role as their mentor, I believe it’s more important to have a good connection and rapport. For this reason I’m open to mentoring anyone regardless of experience, background, skill set or industry you work in.
Brooke has over 20 years of experience mentoring, coaching, facilitating, and teaching. She is a professor, as well as an executive leadership development and sustainability consultant.
I have lived a full, interesting and sometimes dangerous life. I never planned any of it, I just said yes to pretty much everything. This has led me to many`career opportunities – magazine art director, corporate global creative and marketing manager, photo journalist, musician, film maker and agent provocateur.
I have also explored the interior with Vipassana, releasing the kundalini in India, volunteering as a crisis counsellor, and writing a self help book – Get Yourself from Crisis to Coping.
A multimedia designer with seven years’ experience in multimedia design and evangelization, web design and writing. A professional church administrator with ten years in church-based evangelization, management and administration. A proven track record in theological writing and research and utilizing new media for evangelisation among church organizations, nonprofit and religious groups.
With more than 15 years of working experience and have held several key positions, I’ve dealt with thousands of people from all walks of life. Problem solving and soft-skills is my biggest strength. Apart from that, I’m well-versed in various fields and subjects. Mentees, feel free to contact me and I will bring out the best in YOU. Life is a beautiful Journey, embrace it and you will SHINE through always
I am a helpful, confident, approachable person, who always tries to provide a good, professional service. Open-minded and a good listener, I can assist/guide you with written tasks, such as CVs, letters of application, press articles, etc. I am happy to teach, too, and cover whatever may be requested, e.g. grammar points, punctuation, vocabulary, etc. I am particularly good at talking about aspects of the English language (formal and informal), and generally giving advice, when asked. A humorous person, who keeps up-to-date with the modern world’s events/news, I like to think that I will be an effective, sincere Mentor, appreciated by my Mentees.
Hello. My name is Fakhra. I am a Story Scholar with The 1947 Partition Archive, a California-based, not-for-profit. For the last four years, I’ve been recording oral histories of farmers, war veterans, academics, journalists, fruit vendors, government and military officers, homemakers, and social workers living in South Asia, affected by the World Wars, famine, health crises, and the 1947 division of India into modern states of India and Pakistan. Previously, I was associated with UNESCO and World Vision.
With 12 years of experience working with people, of all age groups, the strongest points of my personality in views of my work’s beneficiaries are empathy, patience, active listening, cautious editing, helping others succeed, and counselling, especially when it comes to me unexpectedly. I’m a spiritual and grounded person. You will find me highly professional, objective and goal-oriented in my dealings.
..etc. etc. are some tips of the iceberg that we can address during our sessions, or anything in between, really. Each session will be 30 minutes long. I look forward to meeting you soon.
Whether supporting capital markets development projects in sub-Saharan Africa at the World Bank, IFC; launching some of the earliest and most successful interactive programming and transmedia offerings in the world; or introducing the first nationwide 4G Wimax network in Malaysia, Marta’s unconventional, quick-start approach has helped to create positive disruption in diverse industries worldwide.
As a career expat who has lived in seven major media and government centers across Asia Pacific, the U.S. and Western Europe, she has moved cities, countries, and continents in six weeks or less on multiple occasions. After receiving a Master’s in International Relations from Boston University Brussels, and a B.A. in foreign languages and mass communications, she went on to live and work in some of the world’s leading business, media and political centers, including: Brussels, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, and Washington, DC.
From 2005-2012, she was a founding Board Member of the Singapore chapter of Junior Achievement, the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Over the years, she has served as a mentor and volunteer for The Alliance for Women in Media (Los Angeles), The Singapore Council of Women’s Organization, Women in Media (Sydney) and Women’s Media Networks (Hong Kong & Singapore).
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