#119: Brian Palmer, BComm’06

When applying for a job, should you include a cover letter? Do you have to customize each resume? What headings should you use? Everyone has their own style when it comes to applications, but Brian Palmer, BComm’06, has some not-so-secret tips and best practices. 

#119: Brian Palmer, BComm’06

#119: Brian Palmer, BComm’06

About our guest

Alumnus Brian Palmer, BComm’06, is a strategic career professional with more than 12 years of experience in the energy and consulting industries. He holds a finance degree from the University of Calgary and has recruited and coached professionals in engineering, business, geosciences, health and safety, IT, and HR. His focus on career development has included roles as a recruiter, talent management advisor, new-grad program co-ordinator and career transition coach. In that time, Brian has screened more than 2,800 resumes and led more than 300 interviews. He is passionate about helping others through active listening and thoughtful questions. Brian is a Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index (ELI-MP), and has also obtained his Professional Coaching Certification (PCC) through the International Coach Federation.

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