Barbara specializes in providing two types of communication services:
Effective communication is about understanding your audience and positioning your organization, or yourself, for success. Finding the right way to reach the audience or right people is critical to attaining your goals.
That might mean preparing your work force for change or encouraging your employees to become more engaged in your business.
Barbara's communication consulting services support businesses of all sizes with integrated communications from beginning to end, including strategic planning, development, implementation and measurement. Barbara is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals with clear, concise communications.
As an award-winning journalist and accredited business communicator, Barbara has been honored with multiple communication management and writing awards. Her communications experience includes work a Fortune 500 companies at the corporate and business unit levels, with a specialization in internal and employee communications. She provides full-scope communications from planning and design to implementation and measurement.
Her past corporate experience includes communications manager positions at Ralcorp Holdings Inc., which is now part of ConAgra Foods, Phelps Dodge Corp., which is now Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold, and Honeywell Aerospace.
With a background in journalism, Barbara is a strong writer and editor. She has earned multiple communication management and writing awards. She is an accredited business communicator (ABC) and holds a certificate in change leadership from eCornell University and a Green Belt in Six Sigma. She attained her bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from California State University, Fresno.
Finding the right way to effectively communicate your worth, or value, in today's job market is about marketing and presenting yourself well and making the right business connections.
As a resume writer and career consultant, Barbara has been helping clients reach their personal career goals for more than four years and has a background in writing for a variety of job levels and industries. Her specialty is in working with college graduates to mid-manager level professionals. An expert networker, she teaches clients how to connect with people and build professional relationships. She has a deep understanding of the job market, critical skills in demand, interview techniques and the negotiation process.
Career coaching services focus on helping clients reach their personal job goals. Barbara provides personalized service by working one on one with clients to help them realize their unique skills and abilities, and positioning them for success in the marketplace.