As a qualified career consultant and coach, John brings to Verity his commitment to helping clients clarify and achieve their career goals. After over two decades of practicing law, he entered the career management field and started his business, CareerSpark, offering services to individual clients and corporate career management organizations.
At Verity, John coaches clients with regard to all aspects of their career transitions, enabling a broad range of clients, including managers, professionals and executives, to develop and apply career planning and job search skills. His aim is to empower clients to take control of their career direction.
John’s specialties include individual and group counselling, workshop facilitation, psychological assessment, career exploration, résumé preparation, cover letters, networking, LinkedIn, interviewing, research, and writing. He has written and contributed to Verity’s webinars on a wide range of career-related topics. He was also Verity’s first blog writer, writing articles on issues that include career and talent management, leadership, and employee relations.
John continues to maintain his licence to practice law in Ontario, reflecting a pride in his past legal experience guiding and advising professional clients and providing corporate support on matters of law and policy. He offers his clients a comprehensive and rigourous approach to exploring choices and achieving goals.