My Credentials and Experience


  • Certified Coach: 90 International Coach Federation (ICF) credits through Coach Training Alliance (CTA).
  • Certified Career Transitions Coach: Earned 15.5 additional ICF credits in coaching career transitions through CTA
  • Certified Instructor for AT&T's Career Coaching for Supervisors and Career Develop for Employees 

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Career Directors International
  • Coach Training Alliance
  • National Resume Writers'Association
Holly Genser's Career Services Badges

Writing Studies

  • Résumé and LinkedIn Writing: National Résumé Writers' Association
  • Copywriting and Marketing Courses: American Writers and Artists, Inc. (AWAI), Freelance Writers Den, and Novice to Advanced Marketing System (NAMS)


  • Master of Arts in Training and Development, The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Urban Administration (similar to public administration), University of Cincinnati, Summa Cum Laude, College Award for Academic Achievement and Community Service

Related Professional Experience

  • Project manager and lead develop of Sprint Corporation's Selection Interviewing Workshop for Supervisors and Behavioral Interviewing Workshop for Employees
  • Taught planning, time management, and information organization skills
  • Successfully changed jobs and careers, mostly the hard way, by myself through study and struggling
  • Hired my own career coach for my last transition to coaching and writing
  • Master Tutor Trainer, Association for the Tutoring Profession
  • National College Learning Center AssociationAssistance Professional—Level 3

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