Janet Matta, M.Ed.
Career Strategy Consultant
With three major career changes in my twenties (including Dance Teacher, Oil Spill Responder, and Career Counselor), I know what it feels like to try to invent an answer to the question “Now what?”. I have now built up 10 years of experience in advising, educating, and consulting for young professionals and organizations, and nothing motivates me more than maximizing the potential of young professionals.
I received my undergrad degree from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, and my Masters Degree is in Student Development from Seattle University. I have extensive experience in advising and supervising the work of university students as the Career Advisor at the University of Washington in Seattle, as Career Development Manager at the University of Technology Sydney, as a Career Consultant for SoFi, and Career Services Lead for Springboard. I talk with students, recent grads, and managers about all aspects of career development, including “what do I want to be when I grow up”, remote work and digital nomad strategy, school/university/major choice, job search, internships, LinkedIn and personal branding strategy, interviewing, salary negotiation, and more. I'm a knowledgeable consultant on the future of work, including workplace changes, remote working, the gig economy, startups, and trends in tech and education. I specialize in unconventional career paths, and in people who want to do something different. If you’re an aspiring professional and need help figuring out your next move, or are a company or school in need of some fresh perspective on career planning, just get in touch.
I've been published in the media a few times, and you can read what it's like to work with me here. View my complete professional profile via LinkedIn, and when I'm not on wi-fi you can find me in the mountains!