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Eileen Dooley

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Eileen Dooley is vice-president of Gilker McRae, a Calgary-based career transition agency that’s a partner of Verity Filion Inc., a national human resources consulting firm.

Specializing in career transition and enrichment, her practice encompasses career development and renewal, helping her clients to embrace opportunities to redefine career objectives aligned with personal goals and expectations.

Combining coaching with her additional skills in mediation, negotiation and communications, Eileen provides clients with balanced perspectives that help them realize their opportunities and potential.

Professionally trained and certified as a coach through the International Coaches Federation and having additional training in mediation and negotiation, Eileen spent 15 years as a communications professional, providing counsel to senior-level management and internal teams.

Eileen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, a diploma in Corporate Communications and a university certificate in Strategic Management. She is a member of the International Coaches Federation, the Calgary Association of Professional Coaches and the Human Resources Institute of Alberta. She is also a periodic contributor to The Globe and Mail, Calgary Herald, QR77 and other Post Media and Corus news outlets, as well as a presenter at various organizations for workplace and career issues.

Committed to leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle, Eileen practices hot yoga and enjoys cycling, music, cooking and entertaining with her husband and two young daughters.



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