Introducing Your Group Leader and Co-Facilitator for Barnstable


Group Leader: Ellen Brady – Barnstable

 Co-Facilitator: Donna Burns, Assistant Director-Barnstable COA

Ellen has over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources professional and career coaching consultant, providing guidance to staffing and recruiting functions as well as hiring managers locally, nationally and globally.  Working within a variety of industries including hospitality, service, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, high tech and financial services, Ellen has supported Fortune 500 companies, emerging markets and startups.  She has served in many roles including staffing, training, business partner, consulting and talent assessment.

For the past 15 years, Ellen has worked with the Career Planning and Development Office at the Harvard Business School on a part time basis, preparing, coaching and assisting MBA candidates in resume writing, interview skills and general with career search strategies and job search guidance.

As an Achieve Global and DiSC Certified Instructor and former Adjunct faculty member for Bristol Community College and Quinsigamond Community College, Ellen has facilitated leadership and communications training for newly appointed managers as well as seasoned managers, helping them gain skill and confidence in the hiring and managing process.  Ellen has also worked with the Central Mass Employers Association (CMEA), facilitating leadership skills training.

In addition to providing HR consulting services to small and mid-size organizations, Ellen has a private coaching practice dedicated to helping individuals achieve personal and professional fulfillment.  For the past five years, she has been providing career coaching services to individuals seeking to gain insights, expand possibilities and achieve their full potential on a personal and professional basis.  As a volunteer with the Career Collaborative, Ellen provides practice interview opportunity and feedback to clients seeking to expand their career possibilities.

Ellen earned her BA in Psychology at Boston College and completed her coaching studies with the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), an International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited program.  She loves to travel and spends much of her spare time sailing around Popponesset Bay in Mashpee or hiking Bebe Woods in Falmouth.

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