I look forward to growing our career well-being company in new directions while retaining our emphasis on science, professional counseling, and social purposes that have made us unique and successful.
Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 27, 2015
Career guidance leader Career Key, Inc., http://www.careerkey.org, announced the promotion of Juliet Wehr Jones to president and Chief Executive Officer. She will set company strategy and vision while overseeing business operations, product development and technology. Former president Dr. Lawrence K. Jones remains active in the company as Founder and Chairman with extensive subject-matter expertise.
Ms. Jones, a certified Global Career Development Facilitator, had served as vice president of Career Key since October 2006. Prior to that time, she practiced labor and employment law for 10 years in Washington state; her last position was serving as the Legal Officer and Labor/Risk Manager for the Washington State Patrol.
Ms. Jones’s father, Dr. Jones, is a Professor Emeritus in the College of Education at North Carolina State University, a National Certified Counselor and a nationally recognized counseling psychologist. With the support of Ms. Jones's mother Jeanine Wehr Jones, Dr. Jones founded Career Key as a free public service in 1997. He developed the scientifically valid Career Key career assessment, based on Holland’s Theory of Career Choice, that is used globally by thousands of youth and adults every year.
In taking the new position, Ms. Jones said, “Thanks to my father’s work and scholarship of many years, I am blessed to have this opportunity to help youth and adults navigate the worlds of work and education in meaningful, positive ways. I look forward to growing our career well-being company in new directions while retaining our emphasis on science, professional counseling, and social purposes that have made us unique and successful.”
About Career Key
Career Key helps youth and adults make sense and meaning of career and education choices. They explore and learn about their personality, discover options and paths that match them, and take steps to create a successful future that matters to them. Career Key is an earth-friendly career well-being company with social purpose, donating 10% of website sales to charity.