CERTIFIED EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COACH | CERTIFIED CAREER MANAGEMENT COACH | CERTIFIED RESUME STRATEGIST | CAREER DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER
As founder and Lead Career Strategist at The Wright Career Solution, I provide resume writing and career services to executives, managers, and mid-career professionals.
I hold several industry certifications including Certified Career Management Coach, and Certified Executive Leadership Development Coach, and Certified Resume Strategist, and I am known for my positive, ‘can-do’ attitude.
I am a speaker, trainer, mentor and career storyteller, imparting advice and support to hundreds of career practitioners and individuals entering the Canadian, US and International labour markets. Considered a subject matter expert, I have been widely quoted in The Globe and Mail and Toronto Sun, other media outlets, as well as career journals. For two years she was the Career Advisor for The Link, a program on CBC’s Radio Canada International.
For more than 10 years, I have been collaborating with executives, managers and mid-career professionals on their career journey: pointing them in the “Wright” direction. Specializing in resume development, mock interview practice, career coaching, I also deliver related workshops to diverse audiences.
I have contributed to more than 10 career and resume books including: Interview Magic, Expert Resumes for Baby Boomers, Same-Day Resume, No-Nonsense Cover Letters, the Quick Resume and Cover Letter, Resumes for the Rest of Us and No-Nonsense Job Interviews. She has also been featured in the Spotlight on Communicators section of the college textbook Business Communication: Product & Process, an edition that includes Oprah Winfrey, Retired General and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell, Diane Sawyer and Michael Dell.
My corporate background includes a stint with the United Nations (UNWomen), in New York, an assignment that contributed tremendously to my ability to understand and work with people from a variety of cultures. I am also a former instructor in the Faculty of Business at Sheridan College where taught taught Business Communication and other courses to the Executive Administration group.
I am a founding member of Career Professionals of Canada, an advisory board member, and a Certified Resume Strategist from the organization. As a result of my work supporting the Canadian career industry, I received CPC’s highest recognition – Outstanding Canadian Career Leader (twice), and the Executive Director’s award as Outstanding Volunteer Contributor. I have also received an Alumni of Distinction award from Conestoga College, where I pursued the Post-graduate Diploma in Career Development. Daisy was also a nominee for a 2011 Zonta Women of Achievement Award. I hold a BA from Ryerson University.
The Executive Director cited at the time, “Daisy Wright was nominated and awarded the prestigious Outstanding Canadian Career Leader Award from Career Professionals of Canada for two very important reasons: She has proactively contributed to establishing Canadian resume writing as a viable leader in a largely dominated US market. She has also significantly influenced the Canadian marketplace through numerous high-profile volunteer activities.”
Placing a high value on continuous professional development for myself and the clients I serve, I regularly attend industry conferences and workshops, participate in tele-seminars and networking activities, and maintain membership in professional organizations, including the International Coach Federation. I also serve as a member of the International Resource Team with Career Directors International.