Randi Bussin, founder and president of Aspire!, is a career coach and counselor with more than 25 years of business, entrepreneurial, and career counseling experience.

Randi has experienced several major career transitions (from corporate to small business owner to career counselor to coach) and personally understands the effort and commitment involved.

Randi most recently served as Director of MBA Strategic Initiatives at the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

Previously, she was AsSsistant Director of Graduate Career Services at Bentley College and at the Boston University School of Management, where she also taught career development, networking, entrepreneurship, and international business.

Randi has extensive corporate experience in sales and marketing management with Microsoft, Compaq, Codex/Motorola, and Wang Laboratories, both in the U.S. and Europe. She also served as president of an international high-tech consultancy firm, Trilogie Consultants, for more than 10 years.

Randi earned an MBA from INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France, with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship. Randi also has a master’s degree from Tufts University and has completed the Core Essentials Program (CEP) from Coach University.

Randi is a certified career management coach from the Career Coach Academy, and a member of the Career Management Alliance (CMA). She also has taken training in the DISC behavioral and communication assessment, the Golden Personality Type Profiler (GPTP), and through Reach Communications to help clients uncover, communicate, and build their offline and online brands for career management.

Randi is a member of the Career Management Alliance (CMA), the National Résumé Writers’ Association, the Career Counselors’ Consortium of New England, and the INSEAD Alumni Association. She has appeared on public television’s “Job Doctor,” and is a frequent contributor to Bridgestar’s Leadership Matters newsletter, The Ladders job-search Web site (www.theladders.com) and her own blog, which offers advice on career transition, job search, and labor market trends. Follow Randi on Twitter @MyReinventure for more job search and career tips.

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Do some self-assessment to understand yourself better so you can move to a better career for you.

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Overcoming Fears of Career Change

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Managing Career Transition

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Understanding Your Career Transition

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Reinvention Success Story: Singer to Consultant

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Retreat and Renewal to Find Clarity for Your Career Transition

Randi Bussin, Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert, describes how to find clarity for your career transition through a retreat and renewal process.

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Creating Your Career Change Resume in 5 Steps

5 tips for building your career change resume.

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Research for Your Career Change

Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert Randi Bussin offers 5 sources of information for researching your career options.

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Expanding Your Network to Research Your Career Change

Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert Randi Bussin offers 5 sources of network contacts to research your career change choices.

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Which Is Best for YOU? Nonprofit vs. Corporate

Evaluating the differences between non-profits and corporations when considering a career change.

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What an Assessment Profile Could Reveal

Understanding yourself by assessing your personal style and preferences will help you pick a new career that will make you happy.

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5 Tips for Launching Your Career Change

Career Change Expert Randi Bussin offers 5 tips to begin the process of launching your career change.

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Testing Options to Find Your New Career

Career Change Expert Randi Bussin helps you find your new career by testing it out first.

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Career Change to a Job in the Nonprofit World

How to make the transition to the non-profit sector for your career change.

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Career Change to a Career in Health Care

Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert Randi Bussin offers options for careers in the rapidly growing health care industry.

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Affording Career Change: Debt, Benefits, & Taxes

Randi Bussin, Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert, and Sherrill St. Germain, career change financial planner, help you address the issues of debt management, benefits, and taxes during your career change.

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Affording Career Change: Cash Flow Management

Randi Bussin, Job-Hunt’s Career Change Expert, and Sherrill St. Germain, career change financial planner, help you understand and plan your cash flow during your career change.

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10 Smart and Simple Steps to Start Your Career Transition

Starting a career change can be very intimidating. Follow these 10 simple steps for a successful transition to your next career.

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