Karen Haas

Position: Coaching, Resumé & Branding

Career and Leadership Coach

“There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.” 

~ G.K. Chesterton

 

Karen has a talent for helping clients see the value of their unique combination of skills and the possibilities those skills hold. She is a former Financial Planner who loved helping people achieve their financial goals and has shifted over to helping clients reach their professional goals as a Branding and Career Coach. 

When coaching clients and writing their resumes, Karen deciphers each client’s driving factors for success and what exactly sets them apart in their field. She is skilled at recognizing ways of leveraging accomplishments and abilities to strategically set and reach goals. By identifying things clients may have overlooked, she helps them to see how their skills can be transferable. Using an analytical approach, Karen facilitates clients in seeing the potential that may not always be obvious to themselves.

Karen strives to make a positive impact on society through meaningful events. She is heavily involved as an advocate, public speaker and volunteer with organizations and events related to childhood cancer and children’s healthcare. She also sits on the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Community as a Paediatrics Community Member. 

Karen’s writing experiences include producing and editing articles, newsletters, technical and academic papers, and creative content for websites.

Her greatest life achievements include performing at the Calgary Olympics during the Preview ’88 Figure Skating, Hockey, and Speed Skating events as a member of the selected figure skating team.

 

Accreditations & Professional Affiliations

Bachelor of Arts – University of Calgary

Success Stories

“I wanted to say thank you so much for your expertise and your support during this process. I am telling everyone how instrumental you were in this process.” – AL

 

“Kevin and Karen were critical players in helping me get back on my feet in such a short period of time. I wish I could work with these two forever. Even though I thought I knew how to network, Kevin taught me a lot more. Same with Karen and how to write a real resume.” – Andrew Hind

 

“I cannot thank you enough for this. WOW! It looks amazing. I actually don’t even know what to say. How did you learn how to do this? I am eternally grateful for this!” – AH