Andrea Weiss | Career Counseling | Outplacement | Training | Executive Search | California
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Andrea Weiss

ANDREA WEISS, M.S,
National Certified Counselor,
Master Career Counselor

Andrea has over twenty years of experience in career counseling, outplacement, training, and nonprofit executive search.

As a career counselor she has helped hundreds of individuals by providing personalized confidential career counseling services to identify and pursue satisfying careers, manage successful career transitions and take advantage of new opportunities. In addition, she has assisted organizations with outplacement services for high level executives and key staff who are being transitioned out of the company. Andrea is well versed in the administration and interpretation of a variety of career assessments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory.

Andrea’s experience also includes designing and delivering well received employee development workshops on a variety of topics including career management, job search, resumes, interviewing, networking and work-life balance. As a Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Master Practitioner, she has extensive experience conducting Myers-Briggs (MBTI) workshops for organizations to assist them in improving team dynamics and communication.

Andrea is an expert in all phases of the recruitment process, having conducted a wide range of executive level search assignments for nonprofit and public sector clients. With a deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing nonprofits, she brings a proven approach to identifying and recruiting high quality leaders.

Andrea has completed consulting assignments with Apple; Blue Line Arts; BloodSource; CalPERS; the cities of Citrus Heights, Novato, Roseville, Sacramento, San Francisco, Vacaville and Woodland; the counties of Placer and Yolo; Empower Yolo; HP; Intel; Los Rios Community College District; The Sacramento Bee; Sacramento State University; Senior Gleaners; and U.C. Davis. In addition, Andrea is on the EAP provider panel for Sutter Health and California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF).

Andrea is a National Certified Counselor, Master Career Counselor and a graduate of The Packard Foundation’s Nonprofit Executive Search Institute. She previously served on the board of the Child Abuse Prevention Center and currently volunteers weekly at the UC Davis Medical Center’s NICU. She earned a Master’s degree in Career Counseling from Sacramento State and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from UC Davis.

IN THE NEWS

Tips for new grads looking to land their first jobs
News 10/KXTV
April 19, 2015

Better Jobs: 3 tips to be an interview star
News 10/KXTV
April 23, 2015

Better Jobs: 4 tips to make an interviewer want to hire you
News 10/KXTV
April 24, 2015

Better Jobs: 4 ways to go beyond the online job search
News 10/KXTV
April 27, 2015

What three interview questions should employers ask?
Sacramento Business Journal
April 19, 2013

Career Tips Video from UC Davis Extension

Weiss earns NCDA Master Career Counselor status
The Davis Enterprise

NCDA
NBCC
American Counseling Association
SAHRA
California Career Development Association