Lorraine Beaman is an expert at converting interview opportunities into job offers. She has guided professionals at all stages of their careers through interview preparation, salary negotiation, and adapting to a new job. As an executive coach and outplacement counselor, she has worked with leaders in Fortune 500 companies including Hewlett Packard, Intel, PepsiCo, and Google.
Committed to bringing the most innovative, job search strategies to her clients, she maintains active memberships in the International Coaching Federation, Career Thought Leaders, and The National Resume Writers Association. She contributed to 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 whitepapers, “Trends for the Now, the New & the Next in Careers,” published by Career Thought Leaders. Her contributions to the field include publications like, “A Lifetime of Experience: Helping Older Workers Communicate Their Employability Utilizing Job Search Documents, Social Media, and Networking,” in the Career Planning and Adult Development Journal. She received the “2018 Top Writer” recognition for her contributions in the areas of job search, interviewing, and negotiation to the social media platform Quora.
Lorraine earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree from California State University, Chico, and a certification in Negotiation and Leadership from the Harvard University Program on Negotiation. She is a Certified Salary Negotiation Facilitator for the American Association of University Women, a Certified Career Coach, and a Certified Resume Writer.
Lorraine hosts a radio show and podcast called Career Central starting August 3 at 11 am PT on the VoiceAmerica TalkRadio Network where she will be discussing employment-related topics of interest to people looking to change jobs or careers.
Lorraine has written a book called, "Career Restart: Practical Advice for Surviving and Moving Forward After a Job Loss."