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Jenni Proctor's Profile

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Changing your job after 50 is challenging but definitely possible and usually very rewarding.
Over 50s know they have a lifetime of transferable skills and experience that can be applied in different contexts. The challenge is to convince others those skills and experience are just what they need.

Jenni combines a passion for career counselling and coaching with a strong background in education and management.

She is an active Member and Fellow of the Career Development Association of Australia.  She has been a member of the CDAA National Executive Committee , as well as being the on the Queensland Committee for the last seven years.

Jenni completed a Master of Career Development through Edith Cowan University. She has worked with businesses and other organisations to provide career development services to their staff and clients. She has also worked within a school environment to initiate and implement an innovative career education program and as a Career Education consultant for schools. She has had extensive experience presenting professional development and training workshops. As a writer she has developed training courses for registered training organisations and has contributed to and edited supplementary materials for an outstanding career development software program.

Career recognition

  • Twice winner of Judith Leeson Award for Excellence in Career Teaching, 2005 and 2006, Australian Career Service.
  • Runner-up – Innovation in Career Education award, 2003, Australian Career Service
  • Finalist – Judith Leeson award for Excellence in Career Teaching, 2004, Australian Career Service
  • Career Educator Scholarship – Department of Education and Science 2005.
  • Career Education Lighthouse School Project – Designer and Co-ordinator of a school based project.


  • Master of Career Development
  • Career Development Practitioner Certificate – Worklife College
  • BA, Dip Ed, GDTL
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Small Business

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