“My goal for each and every one of our clients is a Lifetime of Career Happiness.”
From Graduating Students to CEO’s and Entrepreneurs, Judy Gillespie, founder of “Career Avenues by Judy,” provides a complete range of writing and professional development services for clients in a multitude of industries and occupations. Her professional memberships include Career Directors International, Parachute Associates, National Association of Résumé Writers, and the Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches.
Judy is a “Cover Letters For Dummies” contributing author and teaches a “Secrets To Marketing Yourself” class at Florida Institute of Technology’s Women’s Business Center. She’s appeared on “Good Morning America” and provided résumé critiques and career counseling for GMA’s “Great American Job Fair.” Judy has received several writing and coaching awards and recognitions. Some of her recently published articles can be viewed on www.SelfGrowth.com.
One of just over 100 people nationwide who have earned PARW/CC’s Professional Career Coach (CPCC) credential, Judy also has the industry standard setting Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW) and Employment Interview Professional (CEIP) national certifications. She’s a former Workshop Leader, Career Counselor, and Business Liaison for several federally funded workforce assistance programs on the East Coast and Assistant to the President of a Senior Executive Search Company.
Judy’s also a newspaper columnist, TV commentator, and professional speaker. She created, produced, and co-hosted “Beverly Life,” a television talk show. Prior to discovering the career she loves, Judy was a Corporate Human Resources Executive and a Small Business Manager in several industries. She has a degree in Business and is a Certified Paralegal, Notary Public, and Licensed Insurance Agent.
Strongly civic-minded, Judy is a former School Board member, “Dollars for Scholars” board member, and Family Services volunteer who’s served in a number of leadership roles including initiating a Community Oriented Policing (C.O.P.) program, Taxpayer Association, and Scholarship Foundation. Judy’s a Certified Operation Lifesaver Presenter, an active Chamber of Commerce participant, and a member of “Florida Today’s” Citizens Advisory Panel.
Born in England, Judy and her family lived in Canada and Michigan before making Massachusetts their home. While a military wife, she lived in Ohio, North Dakota, and California. Judy and her husband now live on Florida’s “Space Coast.”