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Career Coaching

Get your dream job, or next promotion, or figure out your career options;

Get past workplace barriers such as underemployment or a toxic workplace;

Craft attention-getting resumes and cover letters and learn how to ace an interview;

Leverage your strengths through a psychometric assessment.

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Executive Coaching

Are you in a leadership role or, do you aspire to get a leadership position? Leadership development and executive coaching is a powerful way to improve your effectiveness, and your team’s performance. Leadership is challenging in the modern workplace due to complications associated with evolving technology, diversity and inclusion, and other issues. Learn to navigate many potential pitfalls with executive coaching.

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HR Services

Soft skills contribute to work performance but they can be hard to evaluate. Get help with assessing soft skills accurately, inclusively, and objectively as part of the hiring and promotion process. Other HR Services include outplacement, and support for resolving conflicts, issues with harassment, bullying, systemic discrimination, and more.

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Speaking & Training

Dr. Ofosu is available as a speaker for town halls, workshops, conferences, Lunch & Learn sessions, or custom training.

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How I/O Advisory Services Can Help You

Career Coaching

Get your dream job, or next promotion, or figure out your career options;

Get past workplace barriers such as underemployment or a toxic workplace;

Craft attention-getting resumes and cover letters and learn how to ace an interview;

Leverage your strengths through a psychometric assessment.

Executive Coaching

Are you in a leadership role or, do you aspire to get a leadership position? Leadership development and executive coaching is a powerful way to improve your effectiveness, and your team’s performance. Leadership is challenging in the modern workplace due to complications associated with evolving technology, diversity and inclusion, and other issues. Learn to navigate many potential pitfalls with executive coaching.

Group Coaching

Live, interactive, and hosted by Dr. Helen herself. Online career coaching is an excellent way to get valuable and timely information from someone you can trust. Count on receiving practical and tactical information that’s hard to find elsewhere.

HR Consulting

Get help with hiring or developing staff, customized training, and learn how HR and Psychology can help you protect your data and intellectual property from cyber threats/insider threats

Outplacement Services

Get customized 1:1 help to land your next job; ongoing access to a real-live advisor to help with outreach, resumes, cover letters, interview prep, etc.

Speaking & Training

Dr. Ofosu is available as a speaker for conferences, Lunch & Learn sessions, or workshops, and training

Read Some Reviews

I/O Advisory Services uses Work or Business Psychology (officially known as Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology) as the foundation for Career Coaching, Executive Coaching, and HR-related services. For example:
When you’re feeling uncertain, you’ll have the chance to use a psychometric assessment to help you figure out your next career step(s)
Strategic and nuanced help for early career professionals, aspiring professionals, and leaders/executives
Reliable and concrete career coaching for more experienced clients who need to change jobs or career direction

Returning to work following time away from employment to raise children or recover from injury, illness, or burnout

Pre-retirement or second career exploration and planning
Figuring out whether self-employment or entrepreneurship is right for you

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-racism Resources

Are you trying to find diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism resources? If so, this list is for you.

  • Carefully curated by Dr. Helen herself
  • A range of resources for people at different stages of discovery
  • Articles, videos, film/TV, podcast episodes, and books
  • Check back often, these resources are updated regularly

HR Services

I/O Psychology is also the basis for the inclusive HR Services including
Guidance and support to help you hire or promote staff using an inclusive and anti-racist approach
Franchisee Assessment to make sure the sale of your franchise(s) goes well; leadership/executive assessments and coaching
Outplacement services and “RightPlacement” services
Using Psychology and HR as part of your risk management process, to protect your intellectual property and other data from cyber threats/insider threats

Dr. Helen's Blog/"AudioBlog"

Improve your career prospects by learning about career development, leadership, and the best practices in HR. Read or listen to AudioBlog posts and playlists here.

Scary Work: Revisiting Some Haunting Past Situations

The real-life corporate psychopath usually isn’t the over-the-top caricature of a masked, axe-wielding maniac chasing his victims down a dark alley. But, when we’re unlucky, corporate psychopaths do walk among us. They can have an extremely detrimental impact on their peers and people who report to them, and can hurt the organization for which they work. There are also other things happening to some of us that make for scary work situations.

The Big Quit Continues: Why Employees are Unhappy at Work

Job dissatisfaction is at an all-time high. Despite fears of a recession, the Big Quit is still underway, with more and more people quitting their jobs in search of something better. I’ve written previously about the Big Quit phenomenon, and how the uncertainty of the pandemic has impacted our work-related choices. Certainly, wages are a major factor in this decision-making process. With the cost of living rising and wages not keeping pace, it’s no wonder that people are looking for greener pastures. But there’s one key factor that’s driving a lot of churn in organizations …

Quiet Firing: When Something “Feels Off” at Work

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you felt like your workplace was deliberately making your life miserable, you may have been the victim of “quiet firing …”

Black Psychology – What is it and why is it important?

While largely unknown, Black Psychology as a discipline has an established history. As a graduate student, Dr. Helen stumbled upon a book called Black Psychology (Third Edition) which was published in 1991. The book addressed the need to develop a Black perspective on the conceptualization, research, and practice of Psychology. So many years later, with so few Black psychologists in Canada and the United States, there still is a significant gap in the field. This Q&A blog provides a quick overview.

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Why Choose I/O Advisory Services?

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The confidence of knowing you’re getting advice and career coaching from someone with rock solid training and education
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Award winning experience providing HR advice
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a track record as a published leader (and blogger) in relevant fields
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We’ve repeatedly broken new ground by conducting research and development work. This means we know how to “figure things out” when there’s no obvious answer and no existing playbook