Lise Stransky is a passionate, enthusiastic and inquisitive Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) who has helped hundreds of clients find meaningful work for the past eleven years. She is a member of: Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA), Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) and Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA). Lise is committed to lifelong learning and maintaining professional development so her skills are up to date and relevant.
Lise has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Guelph, a Career Development Practitioner Graduate Certificate from Conestoga College, the Emerging Leaders certificate from the University of Calgary and is certified to deliver the Personality Dimensions ™ temperament tool. She has had many different jobs in her career so far, including university recruiter, sandwich artist, Christmas elf, travel writer, career advisor at the University of Calgary Career Services, and most recently, the manager of Career Services for CGA Alberta/Alberta Accountants Unification Agency (soon to be CPA Alberta).
Lise believes work should be meaningful. This is the number one value that guides her work with clients.
Lise is also the mother of two boys, a wife, enjoys running, cycling, cross country skiing, stress baking and is an avid reader of Canadian fiction. She is also a cinnamon bun aficionado, is passionate about her crockpot, and loves visiting farmers markets. For more information, and a more detailed resume of skills and experience, please visit Lise’s LinkedIn Profile at: ca.linkedin.com/in/lisestransky/
CCDP – Certified Career Development Practitioner
The designation recognizes career development as a specialized field of practice with professional standards.
Need a change? Looking to find your ideal career? Career Advising can help you clarify your career goals; make a change from one path to another; discover your skills, personality and interests; and determine the best career options for you.
If you know what you want to do, but are having trouble finding your ideal job, let’s talk. We can help you create and implement a strategic Job Search plan with the tools you need. This includes networking strategies that get results; skills to ace an interview; resources on where and how to find jobs; and other tactics that will show employers you have what they are looking for.
You have 30 seconds to grab the attention of someone reading your resumé. Many organizations also use applicant tracking system software to search keywords and rank candidates. Does your resumé make the cut? If not, this service is for clients who want a detailed review to look at format, content, grammar, and spelling and to ensure your resumé is targeted to the job posting.
Careers that Work for You™ can design, customize and present career workshops for your organization. Topics include (but are not limited to!) Career Planning, Leveraging LinkedIn, Resumé Writing, Interview Skills, Networking, and Personality Temperament for Job Search. If your organization or team would benefit from professional development or team building, we also offer tailored Personality Dimensions™ workshops.
“Personality Dimensions™ is a human relations tool based on leading-edge research in human motivation and behaviour. It helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities or temperaments. Presented in an informative, interactive, self-discovery format, this new interactive human relations and communications process/model enhances the basic values of self esteem, dignity, and self worth. An understanding of temperament theory is invaluable to a wide range of applications.” (from the Personality Dimensions™ website)
All workshops are tailored to meet your specific situation, so please call us to discuss your needs.
Careers that Work for You™ offers Career Advising, Resumé Reviews and Job Search Services as well as Workshops, throughout Canada. We would be happy to discuss your situation via telephone or email and can provide customized services that best support you and/or your organization
All services include a free, 20 minute consultation via phone, and a follow-up phone call.
Clients of Careers That Work for You™ should also be committed and be prepared to devote time to homework outside of scheduled appointments.
Fees range from $100 to $1000.00 (see details below).
Uncover and discover your skills, interests, personality, values and strengths in order to determine the best career options for you. Ideal for those who are unsure of their career direction, or who want to change careers. Starting from $150/hour.Job Search
If you have a clear sense of direction, and need help getting there, we offer a variety of packages, which can be customized to include: creating a job search plan; job search assistance, interview preparation, mock interviews, informational interview strategies, networking online and offline, and how to effectively use your marketing tools. Starting from $100.Resume Reviews
This service is for clients who want a detailed review to look at format, grammar, spelling, and to ensure your resume is targeted to the job posting. Starting from $100.
Workshops vary from $250 - $1000, based on a range of variables including length, focus, and number of participants. Workshop fees for outside of Calgary, Alberta do not include travel costs.