AAA Jillian Williams profile
An accomplished executive with a proven ability to develop and implement strategies that support business and financial objectives, Jillian has an impressive commercial background. As Key Account Manager with Maersk Australia Jillian played a pivotal role in managing international supply chains for global retail corporations. A respected leader, she coordinated internal and external personnel in a multi-national projects environment working with other Key Account executives for Australia's largest retail, FMCG and automotive clients.
With an international background, Jillian has worked in hospitality management in the United States. She won a university scholarship for a Human Resource Management Degree and scholarship support from the Renaissance Group while working with the global hotel chain. After nearly 7 years working and studying in the United States she was chosen to represent her city in a 1 year English teaching assignment in Japan, while also studying the language and learning the culture.
In 2001 Jillian relocated to Australia to pursue a challenging career change in the Logistics and Supply Chain Industry. She has experience in domestic transport with Toll Group, Australia's largest transport company; air and logistics with UPS a U.S organisation, prior to being head-hunted to join Maersk, a leading multi-conglomerate shipping company.
With 20 years experience in the services industry working with people within the international business community, Jillian has a long standing interest in assisting people with career development and career transitioning and is an active proponent of career management in Australia.
Throughout her career Jillian has utilised her cross-cultural communication skills and motivational expertise to foster the personal and professional development of her staff. She has employed development programs to challenge, stretch and develop her staff whilst fostering an inclusive and supportive culture.
Jillian believes her empathy in dealing with people, her optimism that everyone has opportunity to succeed; and a persistence and go-get attitude to inspire will assist our clients seeking to make a paradigm shift in their working life or needing to move up the corporate ladder.
Thank you so much for your kind email.
I just wanted to also say how wonderful you have been during both the sessions and my regular phone calls/updates on job prospects. During all our sessions you were professional and personable. I felt you were as keen to see me succeed as I was! The resume helped me immensely in gaining an interview. The interview techniques/skills we practised gave me the confidence to think about how the questions could best be answered whilst reflecting my skill set.
Many Thanks again for all your assistance and I look forward to keeping in touch.
A.P, Executive Assistant"
"Prior to AAA Career Management my CV would not always be received in a good light by possible employers and recruitment consultants. By progressing through their programs and working closely with their consultant (Jillian) I was able to improve my CV.
Within a month I had secured interviews with Tier 1 Consultancy Firms, Software Vendors and IT Solution Integrators. In turn this program helped improve my interview techniques and I have now secured a new exciting role as a Principal Consultant.
RW, Principal Consultant"
Thought I would let you know that I got the Conciliator job and I start on Monday. Thanks for all your help.
TO, Conciliator, Government"
The cover letter and cv looks pretty good and thanks for your time. It was nice to meet you and I do appreciate for you have done for me! With my new look covering letter and cv, fingers crossed!
Thanks for all you help. I'm really glad to have a working resume that I can use to apply for jobs. Thank you and will keep you posted.
DB, IT Engineering"
I am writing to say thank you for all the help that you have given me over the past few weeks.
I came to Melbourne over two months ago with high hopes and expectation but was severely disappointed when I tried to enter the job market here. I signed up with multiple recruitment agencies as well as applying daily for job that interested me.
I was surprised with the lack of response from employers and recruitment agencies as I had a successful career back home and I brought with me a lot of knowledge and skills.
When I met with a of the few recruitment agencies I was told because I didn't have any Australian experience, it made it harder for me to be chosen over some one that did. U was also told that I should lower my expectation and after a month of failure I felt completely disheartened. I felt that I was being lost in the system and ultimately inadequate. For the first time in my life, I seriously began to doubt myself and abilities.
Then I stumbled upon your ad on the internet, I rang your company and got a response on the very same day!! I was so surprised and at this point I finally felt like things were heading in the right direction. I knew in my mind that I did not want to work for the sake of working. I left New Zealand to come here with a clear goal, to being a new career in advertising and marketing like I have always dreamed of. When we met for our first consultation I finally felt that I was being listened to and finally some one understood what it was I was trying to achieve!
Jillian, you restored my faith and encouraged me to forge ahead and not to give up. I felt the program was a complete success! You were there for me every step of the way which was great and when I felt confident to approach the job market again all doubt had been eliminated and I knew that I would success this time around!
As a result of all your advice, guidance and encouragement, I am happy to report that I have now been offered a job with XXXX, Australia's largest XXXX company! I will be working in advertising! I now feel certain that this is only the beginning of a long and prosperous career. I am eternally grateful for everything that you have done for me and I have no hesitated recommending your services to any one that is seeking direction/ career management.
JL, Advertising Department"
I appreciate all your patience and help over the last a few months and helped me through some of the very difficult moments both in life and workplace. Jillian is a brilliant career consultant and I knew this is the person I am looking to work with after our first meeting. Jillian is willing to spend more time to learn client's life and history so as to better understand and help the client stepping out the current struggling situation. She has wide knowledge of industries and valuable understanding of cultural differences. It really helps me to see my particular values, boost self-esteem and particularly to refine my potential career path in some other industries that I have never considered.
Jillian's enthusiastic and always positive attitude enabled me hang in there when the going gets tough. Again, thanks for that. Her strong and impressive networking in different industries will also benefit her clients in an unexpected way.
I'll also thank Jillian for not giving me up even when my first job went into an unpleasant way.
Thanks for Jillian's tips in interview session that not only develop my confidence and skills but also have me became independent and learn from the mistakes myself.
I cannot recommend Jillian highly enough for her customised plan and personal support.
She is the person you have to meet.
I started my new job this Monday after almost four weeks background check. It is my dream to work in a bank and now my dream comes true plus the pay is great.
I truly believe that I could not get this job without your help. I was in a difficult time to find a job in the first two months since I came to Melbourne. I had not got any interviews after I sent dozens of applications and the worst part was that I had no idea what the problem could be. I have kind of picked up some general ideas about the Australian job market after we had first meeting. You encouraged and showed me how to digest what I have achieved and experienced in my past jobs. I found it was extremely helpful when I was attending interviews.
You are more than my career consultant, you are also my mentor. You worked closely with me to find my potential and build my confidence.
I like to take this opportunity to thank you again and I am definitely going to refer other people to this programme.