Jenni Proctor is a career practitioner with broad experience in Career Development as a career coach, career counsellor, career consultant and career education specialist. As an award winning careers professional, she combines a passion for career development across the lifespan with a strong background in management and education.
Master of Career Development
Jenni Proctor studied for a Master of Career Development whilst working as a teacher librarian/resource centre manager. This combination of roles led to a very successful innovative career development program at the elementary school where she worked. This program was recognized twice in consecutive years by the prestigious Judith Leeson Excellence in Career Teaching Award, conferred by the Career Development Association of Australia.
Specialises in helping older workers
In private practice she specialises in assisting mature workers. This includes assisting people with career change and job search. Significantly she also assists those of the baby boomer generation to make significant life transitions – career re-engagement and planning for a purposeful retirement, often involving a lifestyle business.
Jenni has presented at several CDAA conferences, professional development sessions for CDAA and other career associations, and for major education organisations around Australia. She has had articles published in career journals in Australia, as well as newspapers and a women’s magazine.
She is a director of Clarity Connections Pty Ltd, trading as Clarity Career Management, and blogs regularly about work and lifestyle issues for older workers on her website BoomersNextStep.
CDAA Queensland Division President
Jenni Proctor has been the President of the Career Development Association of Australia’s Queensland division and has served time on the CDAA National Executive Council.