For over twenty years, Ms. Fried has been instrumental in the design, delivery and management of career and organizational development programs and has served as a Career Coach and Professional Development Consultant for internally-based corporate career centers in that time. In those roles, she has assisted corporate employees at all levels and in all functional areas with evaluating and planning their career opportunities and directions, as well as helping corporations effectively use staff resources to accomplish organizational goals. Paulette has worked in a variety of industries (including social and health services, engineering and manufacturing, arts and entertainment, and real estate) in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, as well as with public agencies at every level of government.
Paulette is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland, where she also took the core graduate courses toward a Master degree in Business Administration. In addition, she received training for her graduate certificate in Career Education and Counseling from California State University, Northridge. Ms. Fried is a Nationally Certified Career Counselor, a Board Certified Coach and is qualified to use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for personality assessment, along with many other diagnostic tools widely used in corporate settings.