A bit about myself and my qualifications

Who is Melissa Martin?

Career coach/specialist, I have over 12 years’ experience in career coaching. counselling and empowering job seekers from all life: military members, military spouses, the unemployed and the underemployed. Since 1998, she has assisted 1000’s of clients with job searching, interview coaching and results-oriented resumes in English and in French.

I am an approved job search expert on (see my job search expert status on )

My approach to serving clients is solution-focused. I endorse sales and marketing methods designed to position job seekers  strategically with employers.

I have presented at international career conferences in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, and most recently, at the cannexus.ca  conference in April 2009. (By popular demand, she will be presenting at the cannexus conference in January 2010 in Ottawa, Canada).

In 2001, I  became a certified SurvivAbility (R) leader:  the skills, attitude and learning  needed to survive and thrive ()

My education: a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University and following my 10 year radio career, I obtained a Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick. In 2003, I became certified in solution-focused interviewing and counselling from the University of Toronto, Department of Social Work. I  also hold a TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language certificate) from the University of Ottawa.

Toll-free in North America  1-877-621-3141

Experienced career counselor/consultant, public speaker & educator

  • 12 years of professional experience in the radio broadcasting industry
  • Former on-air announcer for several radio/TV stations in Southern Ontario & NY
  • Master of Ceremonies, Public Service Career Information Fair
  • taught results-oriented job search and career development workshops

Some of Melissa's clients: Armed Forces, professionals & entrepreneurs

Who follows Melissa on Twitter?

Tory Johnson, ABC news/founder of
Anne Marie Cross, career coach, Austrailia

 Rosa Vargus, certified resume writer, USA Wayne Pagani, career professional, Canada

Audrey Prenzel, military to civilian career transition expert; certified resume writer; certified interview specialist, Canada
Keith Keller, career coach, Australia

Last Updated (Sunday, 24 January 2010 20:13)