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Career Management consultant and facilitator within Right Management, Brisbane.
• Coached over 12,000+ individuals to successfully develop and implement robust job search marketing strategies and land new positions, with candidate satisfaction rating average 4.5+:5.
Mentored a team of five in the delivery of 15+ career development and transition initiatives resulting in a 36% service response rate against 30% benchmark and 4.53 candidate satisfaction score against a 4.2 benchmark.
• Achieved 20% lift in candidate satisfaction by researching global best practice, rebuilding eight transition webinar decks, running sheets and descriptors and coaching 12 facilitators in delivery.
• Researched, developed, secured state champions then implemented a Social Media Advanced Branding Strategy program that actively contributed to the company’s leading edge in solutions delivery.
• Represented Asia Pacific in the design of a visual model and universally consistent language describing the company’s transition services. Outcomes since adopted and model adapted for global consistency.
• Led 15+ local workforce reductions and delivered change management, redeployment and retrenchment solutions for clients in banking, mining, pharmaceutical and industrial, with 90%+ take up rate.
• Delivered 360 degree feedback then coached 20 middle management employees in the implementation of personal strategies to successfully address the amalgamation of three Government teams into one.
• Managed the logistics and delivery of transition services for over 300 individuals impacted by a large banking restructure and off shoring exercise, with 100% success and zero interruption to business.
Contracted to create, deliver and evaluate learning and development and career management solutions on behalf of corporate entities and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).
• Delivered 10+ Certificate IV and Diploma subjects in group settings and one on one on for 3 RTOs, tailoring content to meet specific needs of 1,500+ individuals, with 100% competency success.
• Coached 60+ local council employees on Leadership Development, Project Management, Organizational Capability, Advanced Negotiation and Proposal Development with consistently positive client feedback.
• Delivered six Self-Management workshops to 80+ Department of Justice and Attorney at Law that equipped employees with action plans to successfully perform in challenging environments.
• Facilitated 32 industry tailored selling skills programs to over 2,500 sales staff within a tight 2 month time frame, directly contributing to a banking institute’s 100% sales accreditation success.
• Equipped 12 Resort leaders with Project Management skills to successfully integrate 9 new ‘lifestyle’ apartments with existing facilities, with zero business disruption.
• Facilitated 24 ‘Career Power’ programs for coaches and teams that actively equipped 400+ employees with goal driven development strategies that successfully contributed to a bank’s succession planning strategy.
• Created and delivered 5 team building and customer care workshops for a duty free food franchise that lifted sales by 6% and led to a 5% reduction in staff turnover despite a severe downturn in air traffic.
Drove the Terry White Group training function and led a team of specialists in the design and delivery of a professional development curriculum for over 3,500 pharmacists, managers and frontline staff.
Analysed needs in consultation with key stakeholders, designed a curriculum and developed 15+ L&D programs that successfully provided measurably consistent franchise management and service standards across all 95 sites.
Custom designed in partnership with Monash University Australian Centre for Retail Studies (ACRS) a tertiary accredited financial management program which met industry specific needs and reported EBIT increases of up to 3%.
Liaised with industry experts and designed a 'fast track' Pharmacist Graduate professional development program including eight Business Development 'flexible learning' modules, directly contributing to 98% retention and enhanced 'preferred employer' status.
Presented at four national conferences to 300+ Franchise owners, managers and staff on potential bottom line benefits of developing staff capability, leading to 96% training take up.
Organised and hosted quarterly evening seminars that improved product knowledge of 1,500+ staff by negotiating with industry personnel to deliver short effective sessions, resulting in 35%+ increases in product sales.
Authored a unique Business Management program that provided cosmeticians with the tools to drive cosmetic and fragrance houses on behalf of Pharmacists, the results adding up to 2.5% to bottom line results.
I have a question - what do you do to make the most of your commute to and from work? Chat with friends (hands free of course)? Argue with talk back radio? Harmonise with the Bieb? If you're a public transport queen, are you trawling Instagram? Playing solitaire? Reading? To while away my commute I loved to play Backgammon on my the mobile device - until I discovered podcasts!
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