Transform your career!

Take Your Career From Good to Great!

Get the skills and support you need to take your career to the next level. 
I help people like you find highly satisfying careers that make an impact on their organizations, communities and their personal lives. My tailored approach means no two solutions will be alike but what they all contain is my emphasis on your unique strengths as well as finding a career that fits who you are – not just one where the pay matches up with expectations. You deserve more than that! Let me show you how to get it!

 

Choose Your Own Adventure

I want to upgrade my career!

You’re not ready to do your own thing, but you want to make the most of your career. The Career Upgrade Accelerator is exactly what you need! It’s a comprehensive, program designed to help you take control of your career. You’ll learn the skills and strategies you need to make progress in your current job or transition into a new role. 

I want to turn my idea into a business

You have an idea, but don’t know how to turn it into a business. In the Ideas to Income Intensive, we will explore entrepreneurship. We’ll also look at ways to generate income from your ideas, and develop an action plan for launching your business. You will leave this intensive with a clear roadmap for turning your ideas into a profitable income stream.

Meet your career strategist & TRAINER

Shannon D. Smith

I’m an HR Certified Trainer and Career Strategist, which means I partner with individuals and organizations to create coaching and learning experiences that foster career growth and professional development. I’ve worked in some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and government agencies. My focus is on developing practical and sustainable solutions to help clients achieve their career development goals. 

Real Results From Past Clients

KIM SAVOURY, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER​

"Shannon's the Professional I'll Rely On In the Future!"

I hired Shannon to create a resume that would get the attention of recruiters and hiring managers for a position I wanted. Bringing her knowledge of the job market and what hiring managers are looking for, Shannon worked with me to get my resume to the next level. She crafted a beautiful document sooner than I expected! Working with Shannon was an absolute pleasure. As I move through my career, she will be the professional I rely on for guidance, advice and services.

LINDA BEST, BEST THINKING, LLC​

"A Joy to Work With!"

I hired Shannon as my business coach, and it has turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever made. Why? Shannon is a joy to work with, and her knowledge of business operating systems and processes is remarkable. She helped in identifying tactics to achieve my business strategies and modernized the look and feel of my website. I highly recommend Shannon if you are looking to elevate your brand or just need a thinking partner.

Torrenzo h., it professionAL

"Shannon Is Really Good At What She Does!"

I had the pleasure of working with Shannon. She is really good at what she does, I used her services to prepare for a job interview. She not only gave me positive feedback but she gave me different ways to word questions or statements. The last interview I had prior to using her interview prep, I was caught off guard by certain questions. This time around I was so prepared that I was ready for any question they could possibly ask. Not only that but I also got the job!!! With interview prep with Shannon, I will not be afraid to interview in the future.