An excerpt of “Transitioning to a career in global development: where you fit in.”
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As a trainer of other career professionals, her emphasis is on seeking out each coach’s strengths and sharing her expert knowledge of human behavior and the impact of personality differences on daily human interactions. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a trained NCDA Instructor of the Facilitating Career Development program, a qualified interpreter of the Myers-Briggs assessment, and has teaching certification for the StrengthsQuest assessment. Sheri holds a B.S. degree in Human Development & Family Studies from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Social Work, occupational social work concentration, from Syracuse University.nd help create those A’HA moments in coaching. I understand that any career transition can be both extremely rewarding and exciting, but also overwhelming, and finding the time to dedicate to invest in your career and yourself can be difficult. Sometimes you just have to ask for help!
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