with Barbara Barde
Barbara Barde, CPC, is President of Barde Career & Corporate Solutions, a premier professional services firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
firm focuses on talent strategies extends to both organizations and individuals.
Organizationally, they assist businesses to develop comprehensive plans for talent identification, succession planning, and performance management.
Individually, they advise, train, and coach professional talent to identify marketable skills and career development.
Barbara's background as a manager and HR professional at Freightliner Software/Freightliner Corporation
and an Executive Technical Recruiter for Enpria
, a global IT recruiting firm, gave her
extensive experience working with multi-level executives and a diverse range of industries.
In addition to her work with individual and corporate clients, Barbara works with Marylhurst University, Portland Community College, and Mt. Hood Community College, assisting other professionals, as well as students, solidify their career and educational goals.
currently facilitates Life By Design NW
, a career support and development group for professionals who are 50+ through PCC/CLIMB.
Through The Breakfast Club Of Portland
conducts social media training for corporate clients and Worksource, and presents general professional training and development workshops locally and abroad.
Barbara has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Portland, and is a Certified Professional Coach through the International Coaching Federation.
is preparing to release her
first book in 2014.