Director, Career Services and Program Manager, Career Pathways Initiative
Accomplished and insightful human services professional with significant experience in the areas of employer relations, career coaching and development, experience trainer, excellent analytical advisory skills, strong communication skills, and abilities to positively impact others. Comfortable designing and facilitating creative and innovative career exploration, career planning, and job search workshops for 15-1000 students/alums.
Consult with students to determine suitable career paths and how to obtain positions in their chosen field.
• Create and present workshops on career-related topics, including how to use technology to their benefit.
• Develop relationships with alumni and employers around the country to facilitate student job searches.
• Market recruiting and networking events, including job fairs, to students to ensure attendance.
• Assess department needs with regard to increasing student involvement and develop publicity events to increase visibility and gather information from students.
• Maintain employment records and generate annual statistics used for both internal and external interests
Outreach to Diverse Communities
Program Design and Delivery
Student Engagement and Retention
Specialties: Strengths Based Leadership;Strategic Planning and Visioning;
Project Management;Program Assessment, Data and Record Management;Proficiency with Multiple Presentation Styles and Strategies;Extensive Public Speaking;Social Media Expertise;
Marketing, and Curriculum Development
Business and Social Sciences Career Advisor / Coach
I am a Career Coach/Search Consultant who has successfully assisted professionals of all walks of life at various levels obtain gainful employment and career fulfillment in their quest for advancement or during periods of transition. At the same time, I have worked closely with organizations of all sizes develop strategies and solutions to identify top talent that fit each organizations unique situation. I take an all encompassing approach that requires attention to detail, uncanny relationship building skills, an aggressive close, and around the clock availability.
Career Advising + Resume Reviews + Mock Interviewing + Job Search Strategies + Workshop Development and Leading + Career Fair and Expo Planning
Top 5 Strengths (Clifton Strengths):
1. Maximizer – Influencing
2. Connectedness – Relationship Building
3. Belief – Executing
4. Ideation- Strategic Thinking
5. Developer – Relationship Building
Fine Arts and Humanities Career Advisor
Warrene Williams-Sam is a Career Advisor with expertise in the field of Education. Her passion for teaching and learning has now been extended to working with students in Higher Ed. As a life-long, Louisiana resident, with more than 20 years of experience as an educator, Mrs. Sam brings to this domain her experience as a member of Leadership and Administrative teams; organizer and leader of Professional Development Workshops; she’s served as an Educational Consultant, Testing Coordinator, Data Analyst and Teacher Leader. Mrs. Sam has also honed her skills of effective communication and collaboration with all stakeholders (in the learning environment) and has proven to be effective at building great rapport with students of all ages. Mrs. Sam is a dedicated professional, consistently focused on guiding, supporting and assisting students, as needed. From the classroom to the workforce, Mrs. Sam is committed to helping all students succeed.
In her time away from the office Mrs. Sam enjoys spending quality time with her husband, three sons and two fur babies.
I am a results-driven career development professional with over 25 years of progressive experience in management, human resources, career development, program planning, and employer relations. My passion is creating and delivering services that provide students with career planning resources and employment opportunities to meet the needs of today’s job market. I am committed to preparing students and ensuring that they are career ready. I believe life is full of endless possibilities, and with one-on-one career coaching and mentorship, you can be successful. Knowing your options and being prepared is the key to a successful career and a bright future.
Young professional with a demonstrated history of working with diverse populations. Well-versed in higher education as well. Strong administrative professional skilled in Customer Service, Communication, Public Speaking, Microsoft Office (and other platforms), Management, Career Advising, as well as creative skills in content creation, the arts, and promoting.