Linda Smith possesses an Honours Business Administration degree, coupled with over 15 years hands-on Human Resources Management and Career Coaching experience. Since 2001, Linda has focused upon Career Consulting, providing both one-on-one and group career management coaching to over 1,800 individuals at all levels and career stages.
Throughout her career, Linda has helped people find work that suits their needs and skills. She has worked with diverse career transition clients, ranging from manufacturing to all fields of students, professionals and executives, offering them a positive, strategic, and focused search methodology. She has offered both one-on-one, individually-tailored, career consulting services as well as group workshops to organizations including government (District Health Centers), The University Health Network and companies such as Bombardier, Celestica, Alcan Aluminum, Ball Packaging, Hummingbird Software (now OpenText), Quebecor Printing and Acklands Granger. Her ability to assist job seekers in creating impactful, achievement-focused resumes has led to a high level of job search success for her clients.
“If only I ———, I’d be the happiest person alive”
If only I could live each day to its fullest….
Top 5 favorite movies?
- Slumdog Millionaire
- Forrest Gump
- Schindler’s List
If you could be a character from Star Wars, who would you be and why?
I would be Yoda – he is wise and “love the way he talks, I do”…
What’s your favorite thing to do on a hot summer day?
Swim! Kayak! Run! Bike! Swim some more…
What’s your most endearing quality?
I am funny (at least I think that I am funny 😉
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be the Doctor In residence at Snowbird Mountain Resort. Now I have settled for doing something that I love and skiing at Snowbird every chance I get.
What’s one of the most daring things you’ve done?
I skied down a mountain before the sun came up.
Any Hidden talents?
What question do you never want to be asked?
I love what I do yet often work late – my least favourite question: “what’s for dinner?”
Are you a cat or dog person?
Dogs hands-down! they love you unconditionally and are great running partners. Thus far, I have never been able to run with my cat…