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Jane Barrett is the co-author of "If not now, when? How to take charge of your career". A career changer herself, Jane relocated her business from London in 2003 and is now based in the picturesque spa town of Harrogate, in the heart of the UK's Yorkshire Dales. From here she runs The Career Farm, a leading independent provider of careers services and information products to UK and European Business Schools. In addition to working with MBA students across the world The Career Farm also delivers executive coaching and development programmes for 'high potential talent' within UK and international corporations.
Jane is passionate about helping people find the job they really want. Originally qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor, she gained her knowledge of interviewing and job searching while working first as a headhunter at Norman Broadbent, and then as an in-house recruitment manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. In 1999 she trained as a career coach in both London and the USA, and in the same year she founded her first company, Workmaze Ltd.She built Workmaze from a start-up to be one of the pre-eminent suppliers of careers services and information products to Business Schools across the UK and Europe. In June 2012 she sold her controlling stake in Workmaze to focus delivering new and innovative careers programs through The Career Farm.
Jane met her co-author, Camilla Arnold, while they both worked at Norman Broadbent and they have since worked together on a huge range of projects - providing proven and successful careers guidance to thousands of individuals from the UK, Europe, Asia and North America. "If not now, when? How to take charge of your career" brings together the very best of their collective experience, and supplements their advice with honest and inspiring stories to help keep the reader on track.
To find out more about Jane's work at The Career Farm and the products and services it offers to individuals, visit www.thecareerfarm.com