Sue Mitchell

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  Sue Mitchell offers over twenty five years of experience in small business ownership and enterprise development consulting, business operations, human resource management and career counseling. Originally from New Zealand, Sue brings international experience to the Barrett Group in career and academic development as well as business practice. Sue co-founded and grew a very successful horticultural business which became a market leader in specialized commercial cut flower production in New Zealand. In addition Sue spent many years as a mentor and trainer in higher education where she developed and taught management programs to a broad range of students. As the Head of the School of Management, Sue promoted management courses offered within the college’s Faculty of Business and managed a diverse group of academic teaching staff. Initially Sue came to the United States to work with disadvantaged children as part of an international cultural teaching exchange and later was recruited as a consultant in the career management industry because of her diverse expertise and counseling talent. Sue has assisted many executives in transitioning careers and marketing their talents to top companies throughout the United States and overseas. Sue holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Management (with an emphasis in sport).

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Emotional Intelligence May Be More Valuable Than Skills In The Job Search

Emotional Intelligence May Be More Valuable Than Skills In The Job Search

Knowing how to read clients and colleagues, and understanding what underlying thoughts and emotions are influencing their actions and decisions, have long been useful skills in business.

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When Hiring Managers Go Silent… Getting Ghosted!

When Hiring Managers Go Silent… Getting Ghosted!

You wrap up an engaging interview at a company and come away feeling that this position would be a great fit for you. You have the impression that the hiring manager feels the same way about you. He walks you to the door, you shake hands, say goodbye…and you never hear from him again. Ever.

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Trends in Employee Benefits and Perks: How Important Are They to Your Overall Compensation Package?

Trends in Employee Benefits and Perks: How Important Are They to Your Overall Compensation Package?

Employee benefits and perks have come a long way since the advent of company cars and casual Fridays. A review of emerging benefits and perks in today’s business world yields such novelties as “pet leave” for new pet owners, nap pods for sleeping breaks, and beer on tap. These kinds of offerings are certainly a testament to what appeals to millennial workers, who comprise an increasingly large share of the labor force. But it’s not just millennials who are driving this demand.

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