Ms. Carole J. Crane
Ms. Crane, Vice President, Senior Career Consultant of GCM's Fort Collins office providing professional career management consulting to clients from virtually every industry and every position.
has over 20 years experience providing individual career consulting, corporate outplacement, executive coaching and retirement counseling.
has worked with corporations to increase the effectiveness and productivity of executives.
diverse background is in career management, executive coaching/mentoring, retirement counseling, marketing and general management.
Ms. Crane served on the Board of the College of Lake County Foundation; Lake County Business, Industry, Education Consortium; Women in Management; and Business and Professional Women.
Currently she serves on the Board of the Northern Colorado Human Resources Association, an SHRM chapter.
She also was on the Board of the Lake Forest Career Resource Center, President of Northern Illinois Society of Human Resource Management where she started up an Executive Network for senior human resources professionals, and Chair of Human Resource Management Association of Chicago North/Northwest Interest Group.
She holds a BA in Sociology, an MBA in Marketing, and an MA in Counseling from the University of Chicago.
Ms. Crane has taught career management courses at the College of Lake County.
has been a guest speaker at numerous professional conferences, presenting on job search techniques, career issues, and the job market.
In addition, she
co-authored an article on interviewing, and authored an article of telecommunicating.
As well Ms. Crane
has been quoted in Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal
, and on WBBM Chicago.
Ms. Crane was formerly a Vice President of The Mentor Group Inc./Lincolnshire International (Buffalo Grove, IL), a Human Resources consulting firm.
Corporate clients include Allstate
, Hewitt Associates
, Rand McNally
, Dade Behring
, Weber Stephen Products
, Evangelical Church
in America, ADP
, Lend Lease
, Ernst & Young
, and Avery Dennison
, to list just a few.
Previously Ms. Crane held positions at AT&T and RCA, marketing data and telecommunications systems, at Lutheran General Hospital as Counseling Manager, and with a corporation in Mexico as General Manager during which time she had P/L responsibility and 750 people directly and indirectly reporting to her.
In addition, she
has consulted to and assisted in the start-up of the Career Center
at First National Bank of Chicago
(now JPMorgan Chase).
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