Linda Smith

Director of Career Transition Services and Senior Recruiter

+1 (416) 930-8687 |

For her entire life, Linda has been fascinated by careers and the path people take to personal fulfillment in their work.  She commenced her career as a professional Recruitment Consultant where she assisted some of Canada’s fastest growing companies such as GE, SAP/Triversity and Motorola to attract and retain top talent. Along the way, she learned numerous tricks of career success in writing impactful resumes, conducting winning interviews, and implementing effective job search strategies.  She continued her career as a Career Coach where she was able to share career management insights with hundreds of successful job seekers. Her clients come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and industries, and range from students and professionals through to senior executives. After over 15 years of helping people find their way, Linda remains passionate about assisting individuals in career transition to optimize their career satisfaction.

Her academic qualifications include completion of an Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business, as well as completion of diverse courses in resume writing, career coaching and interviewing.  Her work experience spans two decades with a common focus on results-based career coaching that ensures her clients attain highly satisfying roles within their desired time-lines.  She has provided consulting services to leaders in the Career Transition field including DBM/LHH, Workopolis, and CPI Hazell & Associates, as well as working on her own to assist companies and individuals in career transition situations.  Linda has spoken to groups of job seekers at York University, the Markham Small Business Centre, and DBM with audiences including students, new Canadians, IT Professionals and executives.  Her network is extensive and she can call upon experts in many fields to attain esoteric industry advice or terminology to benefit her clients.

Linda’s clients respond that her resumes have helped them open doors and successfully attain desired new positions.  They have been grateful for her advice in developing strong career search strategies, interview skills, and self-motivation tactics.  Many clients have found that their time to locate new work and their success in landing in a desirable new position have been greatly enhanced due to the advice, guidance, and enthusiasm that Linda has provided.