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Donna Shannon earns the Master Career Director (MCD) certification

Nov 30, 2023

We are proud to announce that Donna Shannon has earned their Master Career Director credential from Career Directors International! 🌟


This elite designation is reserved for the most experienced career coaches and resume writers who have repeatedly provided the vision, tools, motivation, strategies, and expertise to guide clients to success.


As part of the certification process, they needed to provide proof of their performance, which included:

🤓19 years of experience in the career coaching and resume field.

💪 131 hours of industry outreach, including over 80 hours of mentorship to my staff

🎓39 hours of continuing education within 3 years

👩‍🏫 36 hours of free programming and presentations to the community within 3 years


PLUS their publications and courses over the PAST 3 YEARS, including:

📙The Down & Dirty Job Search Workbook

📘The Guide to Private Service Agencies

✶Ace the Interview Without Going Crazy online course

✶LinkedIn Secrets for Job Seekers online course


Throughout their career, Donna has:

✏️Published over 125 articles on LinkedIn.

✶Helped over 3,500 clients improve their job searches with resumes, LinkedIn, or coaching.

✶Registered over 8,000 virtual students for my classes.

✶Led the free Brown Bag Job Search Group since 2009.

✶Spoken at multiple national conferences since 2011.


AND – most important of all – Loved practically every minute of it. ❤️


Thanks to Laura DeCarlo and the whole team at CDI for the recognition!

And thanks to Ryan Shannon, Donna’s better half, who supported them on this crazy ride.

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