You can have a dynamic and challenging career that evolves with you.
It takes a keen understanding of what you REALLY want to do with your talents and experience, a readiness to compete for the right opportunities and a professional network that supports your chosen path.
Designing a career path strategy that supports who you are, what you’re all about and why you are in transition is hard work.
So here is a question:
Who is working with you? An even better question: Who is working for you?
According to people in the know in Madison’s business community, you’d be smart to consider Mark Richardson, President of Unfinished Business.
Why? Because Richardson’s ability to identify talent, align it with opportunity and build successful teams was honed through 25 years of Rw.E. (Real world Experience) in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
He understands professional transition from the individual’s perspective and talent acquisition from an organization’s perspective. In fact, it’s frequent requests for advice from both camps that inspired him to found Unfinished Business LLC to serve professionals throughout the Madison, Wisconsin region.
Mark’s process allowed me to get to know myself again (professionally) and created a safe space for me to be me.
Mark really helped me to filter my search so that the only positions I would even consider were a true potential match to my professional goals. Today I am in a very challenging and rewarding position that is not only going to meet my needs today but also in the future.
Mark is a talented bridge-builder who expertly brings together people of all backgrounds to address important community issues and to develop the solutions necessary to move forward. I would partner with him again in a heartbeat.
Mark helped me see my skills and strengths outside the context of the specific jobs I’ve had, and painted a picture of how I could apply that expertise and passion in fields and areas I hadn’t thought I was qualified for.
You reinforced some of what I’ve learned or suspected and gave me insights into new aspects of what makes me tick. Most importantly, you helped me to feel inspired about what’s next!
- What Does Diversity Mean for Meetings? | DIVERSITY | 2015 1st Quarter
- Taking Care of Unfinished Business | THE MADISON TIMES | February 12-18, 2014
- Madison on the Move: Talent Magnet | MADISON MAGAZINE/Spectrum | January 2014
- Q&A: Mark Richardson leaves the Urban League to start his own business | THE CAP TIMES | September 22, 2013
- 40 Under 40 | InBusiness MAGAZINE | August 2008