WordWright Career

Wordright is now

Westgate Executive Branding & Career Consulting

Same team, new name, new URL.

You’re an achiever.
Now you need a plan to build on that achievement.

Building a career is like building a business--it's time to be strategic.

I’m Maureen Farmer and I’m an awarding-winning, executive career strategist.
Together we will produce a powerful strategy for taking charge of your career.

Get in touch today.

Member of: Institute of Corporate Directors | Career Professionals of Canada |
Career Directors International | Career Thought Leaders

Announcing CEO Executive Script Vault
Now for sale on Amazon!

As a multiple award-winning executive career strategist with 25+ years’ experience, I have worked with hundreds of executives from around the world faced with the daunting task of finding their next opportunity.
In their search for a new executive position, most struggle with reaching out and following up because they don’t know what to say or how to say it.
CEO Executive Script Vault is a practical, actionable and deliberately simple resource designed to give high-achieving business leaders simple strategies:

      · How to make an important call
      · How to craft an email to someone who can help
      · How to create an ‘elevator pitch’
      · How to explain a job loss
      · How to rebuild your confidence

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Maureen Farmer
Executive Career Strategist

When faced with the daunting task of finding their next opportunity, most everyone worries that their accomplishments don’t measure up to industry standards. It’s been my experience as an executive career strategist that executives have a unique list of trials to face that cause them to worry. One of the most important aspects of my work is to alleviate worry and guide them on the path to their next executive position. The C-level executives and professionals who turned to me have had a number of worries.

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Top 10 Reasons Why My Clients Worry

  1. Because they were recruited out of university, they’ve never done a job search before. They don’t know where to begin.
  2. Which leads to: they don't have a completed degree and fear that will disqualify them from other positions of equal or greater responsibility.
  3. Although they are competent writers, they have no time for resume writing, to create a job search plan and write the other necessary career documents.
  4. They’ve worked in one industry their entire career. How can they translate their skills and accomplishments to another?
  5. They need a plan B if there is a merger, acquisition or a change at the Board level, leaving them in a vulnerable position.
  6. With corporate changes, if they got fired how would they position this to a decision maker?
  7. They don't understand how to market themselves.
  8. They feel they're too old.
  9. They will let their family down.
  10. They have no one to confide in and no one to trust.
Work with me and we'll get you the attention of decision makers.

My Recent Blog Posts

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