Creative CPD is passionate about clients taking positive steps to freedom and shaping future life chances. The organisational philosophy is such, that we embrace change, move with the demands of the times and keep the needs of clients at the heart of our goals.
With a wealth of experience in helping clients reach their potential Creative CPD and SMART Career Coaching offer a unique holistic coaching package that is flexible, personalised and user led.
Creative CPD and SMART Career Coaching was founded by Carla Pither and also has a number of associate team members who support the services we offer our clients.
With an aim to: Reach individuals from all cultures and groups in society, to create a positive experience that enables individuals to grow personally, professionally and emotionally by accompanying them on their unique journey with enthusiasm and commitment.
With a vision as an: organisation to empower all through developing knowledge, skills, desire and opportunity for maximised growth.
Values Believing that:
· individuals should access innovative, creative enjoyable and high quality development
· all should be encouraged to achieve goals
· each should be empowered to accept responsibility for change and progression
· we celebrate the richness of culture, background and tradition
Carla Pither - Director
Carla has over 18 years experience as a Director, Senior Manager and Practitioner, working from strategy through to delivery for recruitment, specialised services, and business management within Community Services and Educational Sectors.
Carla is qualified in the Management of Care Services, Teaching and Learning, Coaching and Training.
Carla has extensive experience in Leadership and Management, and Change Management within business, training and further educational sectors. Her areas of expertise include Leadership and Management, Performance Management, Change Management, Coaching, Quality Improvement, Project Design, Project Management and Skills for Life. These working environments offer the greatest challenges for supporting people, and present a vast range of emotional issues that people can experience.
Since 2002 she has also worked both locally and nationally with teams and organisations, helping them to negotiate change, develop their people, performance, projects, creativity and vision.
Carla also works on a 1:1 individual basis, as a career consultant and help clients prepare for interviews and presentations.
Carla supports people with a variety of personal needs such as anxiety, phobias, stress, confidence building, and many other emotional issues and life limiting situations.
Paul Marshall - Associate
Paul has worked in the field of education for over ten years; both in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Paul is qualified in the Psychology and Teaching and Learning. Most of this time has been spent as a manager of a large, highly successful and diverse department within a Further Education College. Responsibility was for over 20 staff and the outcomes of over 400 full-time learners.
Paul’s expertise and experience from working in different organisations has been called upon in a consultancy capacity in the fields of health, business and education. He has also been called upon to make contribute to a variety of steering groups, including: organisational capacity to improve, equality & diversity and use of Information Learning Technology.