Career Transition:

If your employer has provided you with Career Transition Support through Optimum Talent, click here to get started.

Get Support With:
  • Career planning + assessment
  • Resume development + optimization
  • Creating your professional online profile
  • Networking training + events
  • Interview preparation

Team Member

Kirsten Stanger

Kirsten is a subject matter expert in career management. As a Senior Consultant for Optimum Talent, she brings eight years of experience in developing and delivering thought leadership and learning modules and providing one-on-one coaching support. Kirsten’s approach with her clients can be summarized in eight simple words: Genuine. Thoughtful. Quirky. Fun. Empowering. Caring. Stimulating. Supportive. Kirsten is known for engaging with her clients in effective dialogue by asking the right questions and discussing answers, ultimately helping them build skills, create plans, and monitor their progress.

Kirsten’s credibility in career management comes in part from her own reinvention over her 15-year career within the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. She has held roles spanning from Labour Relations and Human Resources Generalist with Kraft Foods to Diversity Researcher and Consultant for Catalyst Canada to Human Capital Consultant with Knightsbridge and finally as career consultant for Knightsbridge and Optimum Talent.

Kirsten has a Bachelor degree in Psychology from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Labour Relations degree from the University of Toronto.

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