COLLEEN CLARKE is a highly recognized career specialist, corporate trainer, and public speaker in the areas of career management and transition, communication and networking. For the past 25+ years she has inspired and counselled thousands of people in groups and individually to maximize their career and workplace potential. Colleen graduated from the first class of coaching students from the Adler Institute as a certified Workplace Coach. >> more…
She is the author of Networking How to Build Relationships That Count and How to Get a Job and Keep It. Whether speaking or writing, Colleen insightfully and humorously shares with her audience the practical insights and “hands-on” approaches and techniques she has developed as a motivational leader.
Often quoted in magazine and news articles and columns, Colleen has numerous radio and television interviews to her credit as well. She contributed monthly to The Globe and Mail’s Nine to Five career/workplace column and wrote regularly for Workopolis.com. Colleen was a career advisor on Oprah’s OWNetwork program “Million Dollar Neighbourhood” in 2013.
Whether coaching, counselling or training, Colleen exudes the passion and knowledge she has for her subject matter with humour and inspiration.
Colleen was a member of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Association of Career Management and she was a highly involved member and volunteer at SCNetwork for many years.
Presently Colleen is an Executive Director on the Board of NCCA, the National Communication Coaching Association.
Colleen is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, in Recreation Administration.