An experienced Chartered Accountant and Psychometrist, Robin has an extensive background in talent and executive assessment in a variety of industries.
She has led and managed a specialized testing and assessment center for senior executives where she provided a wide range of services, including personality, motivational and aptitude tests, vocation-related counseling, structured interviews and feedback sessions and other assignments for a wide range of clients. Robin’s expertise has been sought by Employee Assistance Programs to provide assessment information to individuals using the MBTI and the Jackson Vocational Interest Inventory.
Robin also has considerable experience in the not-for-profit sector including, assignments with the YMCA Career Development Department, Sheena’s Place, J.V.S. and others.Prior to entering the professional human resources field, Robin worked as a Chartered Accountant.
Education & Experience
Robin has a Bachelor of Business Administration and Honours Psychology degrees, York University; and a Masters of Education degree (Counselling Psychology), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (University of Toronto); and a Chartered Accountancy designation following her graduation from York University’s Schulich School of Business.She has in-depth experience using and interpreting a variety of assessment instruments, including the Occupational Personality Questionnaire, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Critical Reasoning Test Battery, the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, the Motivational Questionnaire and a wide variety of leading edge assessment instruments.
Verity specializes in leadership development coaching, applying an approach that identifies and builds upon people’s strengths, rather than concentrating on “fixing weaknesses”. We focus on the key leadership competencies and performance necessary for success within the organizational context. It is our belief that executives are often best coached by those with relevant executive experience, in addition to professional training in executive coaching techniques.
Our coaching approach is based on personal and collective (organizational) aspirations, goals and performance measures, where the coachee is responsible for his/her own learning and the coach is a resource and advisor.
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