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Why Work With Our Team at Career5?

A goal without a plan is just a dream. - Dave Ramsey


Aimee MarceloAimee Marcelo
Career Strategist, Founder

Henry Ford once said, "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right," and this quote has always stuck with me. If we believe in ourselves and push forward through adversity and fear instead of hiding behind it, we can come out on the other side and make a positive impact in ways we can't even yet imagine. Our loved ones, our colleagues, and our planet need that from you.

But if we wait for someone else to save us from our own unhappiness, to professionally develop us, and take us into greatness, we will most likely have a subpar life that falls short of our hopes and dreams. It ALL has to do with our mindset... a choice every day to take control of our own lives... to choose happiness... to be of value... to even fail sometimes so that ultimately we can grow. It is what holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote about in his book, "Man's [or woman's] Search for Meaning."

Life can be over in a blink of an eye. I know because I lost my husband to suicide unexpectedly in my mid-30s. It was work that took him down. He owned a company and lost sight of his mission... and ultimately his own value. It's tragically sad, and suicide is on the rise with older and younger male adults today. And I have to wonder if losing site of a personal mission plays a part in this...A personal mission gives us a reason to get out of bed every day. It is what keeps us going and connected to others in this messy thing called "life".  

We have a choice every day to let happenstance take over our work and home lives, or to drive it with meaning and intention. Being the driver of your career means to treat it like a business... give it a mission... think "YOU, Inc."... be more than just a person who gets a paycheck every week. This means to really get to know what strengths and drives you want to access daily, what type of legacy or impact you want to make in your work, and then map out a strategy to get you there. If you're tapped into your inner drives and top strengths, you will light up, and it's a gift to everyone around you when this happens. We have seen this again and again with our clients.

When you are the driver of your career, your job becomes a partnership, where your employer utilizes your strengths to help them grow their business, and you utilize their resources to grow YOUR business (YOU, Inc.). That's when true synergy happens. That's when any job aligned to that is your "dream job". 

That's also when you can become an intrepreneur at work. It's hard to start your own business in today's world. Why not build your value, take on an intrepreneurial mindset, tap into those inner drives and strengths and just blaze a trail of positive impact at a company where you can get behind their mission and possibly even make a substantial amount of money in the process?

Map out a mission that means something to you, make positive change daily with your colleagues, your direct reports, and even your CEOs who might need help creating a new vision for their company. CEOs get tired too - the pressure is enormous and sometimes they forget why they even started their companies. Remind them what's important on this planet... to use their company resources to build an impactful legacy, and if you just can't seem to align your mission with theirs, go find a company where you can. Employees have power now to make positive change at work. A company can only move so far with unmotivated employees.  

You have NOTHING to lose by investing in your growth and taking the chance to become the absolute best version of yourself.... and you have EVERYTHING to lose by doing nothing. Let us support you on your journey. We want you to become the best version of yourself. No regrets!

I wish you the best,

Aimee has 20+ years in marketing, training, and recruitment for both higher ed, Fortune 500 companies, and startups, and works continuously to help both high-level executives and motivated individuals market themselves well to find the right jobs. She has an M.A. in Adult Training, received her Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certificate, and specializes in career, job search, and personal brand strategy. On her off time, she spends time in the mountains with her two fantastic boys enjoying the gift of life and all the messiness that comes with it.

Tara Skredynski

Tara Skredynski
Career & Job Marketing Strategist

Tara works to help you realize your strengths, vision, and value – your authentic self! Through this process, she helps you to feel more confident which allows you to apply for, and land, those high-level opportunities that will build upon your professional legacy.

An accomplished career development professional with extensive experience in helping people find their fit through her finely honed skills in career advising, branding, and job search strategies. Her skill set allows her to effectively market candidates for their next up-level career move. Able to easily connect with people she builds a strong trusting relationship which leads to a powerful and authentic coaching engagement.

Throughout her career, she has taken the time to develop a unique away of connecting with people which allows her to successfully advise on the job search process, resume development, cover letters, interview preparation, and networking. She excels in dynamic environments and has a keen ability to develop highly personalized career strategies and personal assessments. Her previous experience from Lee Hecht Harrison and YWCA of Boulder country allowed her to assist clients in career outplacement and transition.

Tara has an M.A. in Psychology and in her spare time, she enjoys all that Colorado has to offer with her son and husband.

Krystal TubbsKrystal Tubbs
Account Manager | Personal Brand & Marketing Writer

 

Krystal lives by the philosophy that life is more than mimsy and that we are here on purpose. When she works with clients, she focuses on what is being said behind what we put on the page. Through gentle questioning, she can help you develop, craft, and create a unique and powerful message through your resume and cover letter. Krystal attended Colorado State University where she developed her writing skills through an English degree with an emphasis in Creative Writing and a variety of journalism classes. Her professional experience in Marketing gives her a unique skillset to find and define your brand and help bring it to life.

In her free time she likes to be outdoors -- hiking or walking in local parks and greenbelts with her two dogs, Hazel and Snickers.