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Brad Taft

Career consultant, expert witness, author and public speaker, Brad Taft is Chief Career Strategist of the Taft Career Group and provides outplacement and career transition consulting to individuals. He is also Managing Director of Taft Vocational Experts, which provides expert witness services in employment related lawsuits. Brad has keynoted and delivered workshops on a variety of employment topics including talent management, diversity and career transition. He is co-author of two books on workforce issues: Boom or Bust!: New Career Strategies in a New America - The Career Management Guide for Baby Boomers and Beyond, and Return of the Boomers - a Leader's Guide to Using the Resources of the Maturing Workforce for a Competitive Advantage. He is co-author of a bi-weekly newsletter on changing workplace and workforce issues, and he has two websites: www.WorkingMyWay.com emphasizes career transition issues and www.AgelessInAmerica.com provides information and resources on the maturing workforce and the changing workplace. Brad has over 25 years experience in the recruiting, organizational development and career management consulting fields. His early career was in executive recruiting with firms including Korn/Ferry International. Brad then moved to the outplacement and organizational development consulting industry, where in addition to founding two of his own companies he held senior level consulting, management and marketing positions with Lee Hecht Harrison, Right Management Consultants and Spherion Human Capital Consulting. Brad received a B.A. in Communications and a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He holds the highest certification designations in the human resources and career consulting fields: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and Career Management Fellow (CMF).

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Taft Resource Group
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Chief Career Strategist
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Staffing and Recruiting
Career Transition and Personal Branding Coaching
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Support the career advancement of individuals by providing career transition services, including career planning, resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter development, interviewing preparation, personal branding strategy, and the development and implementation of an effective job search campaign utilizing a variety of sources of job leads. Assist companies in planning and implementing staff reductions and provide career transition programs to affected employees.

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