In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham talks with Mark Franklin, Co-Founder and President at OneLifeTools, Practice Leader and President at CareerCycles, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto, and Career Buzz radio host.
Mark Franklin, M.Ed., P.Eng.,CMF, is practice leader of CareerCycles, a career management social enterprise with 3500+ clients across Canada. Mark created the CareerCycles narrative framework and method of practice, and has trained 200+ professionals, many in postsecondary Career Centres.
Mark developed the new Who You Are MATTERS! career and life clarification game, and produces and hosts Career Buzz radio – he has interviewed over 300 radio guests including Dragon’s Den star, Arlene Dickinson and career experts Norm Amundson, Barbara Moses and John Krumboltz. Active in the career community, Mark’s perspectives have appeared in The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star, as a guest blogger at ContactPoint and CCPA’s Counselling Connect, and as a writer, most recently in a chapter of Career Development Practice in Canada.
Prior to founding CareerCycles, Mark helped thousands of post-secondary students connect the dots between their education and career, as a career counsellor in two of Canada’s largest universities, drawing on his earlier career and experiences in engineering and management consulting.