Cary, NC, January 16, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Smart Moms is pleased to announce that company CEO, Garla Smith, was recently certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). This new certification from the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE) further qualifies Ms. Smith to help job seekers develop the skills needed to secure employment.
This is the latest achievement for Ms. Smith who was recently named the 2011-2012 Career Woman of the Year by Business and Professional Woman North Carolina (BPW/NC).
As an Adjunct Instructor at Wake Technical Community College she teaches job searching and employability skills to job seekers. With 120 hours of training and at least 1500 hours of service in the career development field this GCDF certification signifies that Ms. Smith is proficient in the career development arena.
“I am passionate about sharing my knowledge with jobseekers. A career development facilitator empowers people from all backgrounds who feel out of place during a job search. I’m thrilled to see them meet their goals,” says Ms. Smith.
GCDFs must demonstrate that they engage in continuing education activities to remain abreast of current information in the career development field.
More about Ms. Smith and Smart Moms. Prior to co-founding Smart Moms, Ms. Smith was a Manufacturing Engineer for Hewlett Packard and Applied Materials. She received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and earned her MS in Mechanical Engineering (Concentration Manufacturing) from North Carolina A&T University. Since 2003, Smart Moms has connected hundreds of proactive, self-directed moms and others with flexible employers who understand that the traditional 40-hour workweek isn’t for everyone. Learn more about Smart Moms at www.smart-moms.net
More about the CCE and GCDF certification. The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) provides services to organizations, professionals and the public. Among the services CCE provides to professionals are professional credentialing, continuing education and assessment resources. A Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) helps people meet career goals by providing career facilitation and guidance. GCDFs work alongside professionals with more extensive training in government employment agencies, schools, universities, corporate human resources departments, private consultancy firms, and many other settings. Learn more about CCE at http://cce-global.org/GCDF