Eileen Sharaga is a career development specialist and a recognized authority on workplace issues and employment trends. As a career counselor, psychologist, consultant and educator, Ms. Sharaga works with individuals, businesses, college grads and professionals helping people choose, change and advance their careers.
With a Master degree in counseling and career development, plus two decades of experience in business and industry, Ms. Sharaga provides a deep expertise in navigating today’s complex world of work. Having both a psychological and business background, she provides a unique perspective into penetrating the intricate patterns of careers in the workplace.
She is also an experienced and advanced practioner of the Myers Briggs assessment tool and has spent 20 years working with individuals in identifying communication and leadership styles. Her expertise in this area brings a depth and understanding to this rich and complex instrument.
Her corporate background includes 10 years as an executive recruiter in the advertising and marketing industry, product manager for a major cosmetic company, executive director of a national trade association, sales manager of a telecommunications company and director of career development at a major metropolitan university.
Recognized as an expert on career and workplace issues, she has delivered over 300 speeches and workshops to corporations, professional associations, alumni associations and civic groups. including Harvard, Yale and Princeton Universities, Association of Management Consultants, IBM, American Marketing Association, Society of Engineers, Women in Communication, The New Jersey Bar Association, Society for Marketing Professionals, Security and Exchange Commission, Women’s Media Association, N.Y.C Board of Education.
Ms. Sharaga has been on the faculty of The Parson’s School of Design, Long Island University, The CUNY Research Foundation, Marymount College, The New School University,La Guardia Community College, Touro College and American Women in Economic Development.
Writing extensively on career management issues, she has written by-line articles featured in Marketing Review, Marie Claire, Chemical Engineering Progress, More Magazine, Women’s Business and quoted in the Wall St. Journal, The NY Post, Working Today, and The New York Times. Most recently, she has appeared on Fox Five News, “Getting your Money’s Worth” and as guest career expert on Sirius Radio, The American Dream Show on Goodnews Broadcast, Newsmax Media, among others.
Ms. Sharaga is currently engaged in gathering research for her book titled “The New Career Frontier