Career Advancement Service

Staff Profile

Margaret Booth, Coordinator

Margaret is Coordinator of the Career Coaching Service.
 

Janet DeLeon, Coach

Janet DeLeon, Coach

An innovative and results-driven Career Coach, Janet possesses a distinct ability to help others achieve their career goals. Her passion for helping individuals in their career development has been a driving force in her life.

She's assisting job seekers with multiple barriers in their search to obtain a fulfilling career. She has a degree in Psychology, hold certificates in True Colors, Personality Dimensions and Adult Learning and over eight years of experience in career coaching and employment facilitation. Janet joined CAS in 2005.

Nelson Chan, Coach

Nelson Chan, Coach

Nelson Chan holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering, a certificate in Personnel and Industrial Relations and possesses the CHRL designation. He is a recruiter with over 15 years of corporate recruitment experience in various industries.

Nelson brings much enthusiasm along with a strong passion and commitment in providing career counselling, coaching and motivational empowerment to individuals.

Juliet Mackeson, Coach

Juliet Mackeson, Coach

Juliet has a long history of career and employment advising, job development and possesses strong management and leadership abilities. Juliet managed and coordinated adult evening courses through the Peel Board of Education and a variety of employment and training programs for students, unemployed and newcomer individuals.

Juliet has a zeal for helping individuals from all walks of life that need advice and coaching to help them realized their true potential and to be successful in their educational, career and employment goals and objectives.

Jillian George, Coach

Jillian George, Coach

A client-centred individual, Jillian has over 10 years of experience working in the community based non-profit employment sector with particular expertise supporting youth, newcomers and individuals with disabilities in achieving employment success through a holistic approach.

In recent roles held, she has successfully coordinated and facilitated youth based employment programs funded both Federally and Provincially and also spent time at Humber as a Field Placement Coordinator. Jillian is certified in Personality Dimensions level 1 and completed the Common Assessment Training Level 1 & 2. She is a Humber graduate from the Social Service Worker Diploma program and also holds a certificate in Student Affairs & Services.

Lavinia Karp, Coach

Lavinia Karp, Coach

Lavinia Karp is a career specialist with the Centre for Education & Training where she manages a high case load while maintaining a 95% customer satisfaction rate. In that capacity she delivers 1 on 1 employment counselling developing employment action plans in collaboration with her clients. She works with a range of clients including adults, youth and newcomers.

Lavinia has more than fifteen years of experience in the employment counselling field that includes work with Employment Services, Youth Opportunities, Parliament ERC and Adecco Employment Services. She has her Business Administration Diploma from Humber College, the Common Assessment Certificate from George Brown College and recently completed the Career Development Theories Certificate with the Career Development Practitioners’ Certification Board of Ontario.

Jennifer Sweete, Coach

Jennifer Sweete, Coach

Jennifer’s 10+ years of combined experience in career consulting, human resources and post-secondary education allows her to contribute to the success of students and alumni becoming skilled leaders in today's competitive labor market.

Within Jennifer’s current role at Humber College she supports students who come from very diverse backgrounds; where she coaches, empowers and educates individuals on effective career related skills. Jennifer’s goal is to provide the resources and guidance required to transition into the world of work and is committed and passionate about higher education and the success of the students that are a part of Humber’s diverse community.

Her educational background includes a Bachelors' Degree in Psychology from York University and a Diploma in Career and Work Counselling from George Brown College. Jennifer is a lifelong learner and currently pursuing her Masters of Education from Memorial University.

Inna Kazhdan, Coach

Inna Kazhdan, Coach

Genuine employment and career coach with over 10 years of experience working with a range of diverse clients in the field. Inna possesses a degree in Psychology & Education and postgraduate diploma in Career and Work Counselling from George Brown College.

Her professional philosophy is to work attentively and honestly with a healthy dose of realism in order to assist clients to achieve their career and employment goals through self-awareness, compassion and knowledge. Many of her clients were able to upgrade their skills, to attain professional licenses and secure professional jobs in different fields. Inna enjoys helping her clients reach their full potential by offering a wide variety of resources and options to help them reach their goals.