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Tanya Sinclair

Tanya Sinclair

Pilon School of Business
Year of Graduation: 2004
Program: Business Administration - Human Resources

Résumés That Get Results

A human resources professional for more than a decade, Tanya Sinclair was awarded the Outstanding Canadian Resume Contributor - Executive Award from the Career Professionals of Canada in 2008 and 2009. Her work has been featured in several publications, including Cover Letters for Dummies, Best Canadian Resumes, Best Canadian Cover Letters, Resumes for the Rest of Us, and other career resources.

She recently began specializing in writing résumés for executives as a consultant for Graham Management Group (GMG), the leading Canadian firm for Executives seeking career strategy assistance.

Tanya entered Sheridan with several years experience working in the corporate HR field, including management positions at Future Shop and Home Depot. This expertise, combined with her entrepreneurial bent, led Tanya to launch her own part-time home-based business in 2007. Her experience as an HR Manager handling recruitment and making hiring decisions in both the public and private sector gives her a an “insider’s” perspective when assisting clients.

“Plus, I love writing and helping people to achieve their career potential, so it seemed ideal,” who obtained résumé writing certification through the Career Professionals of Canada (CPC).

A Certified Human Resources Professional, Tanya has regularly given back to both her profession and Sheridan. Mentoring students through professional events and providing co-op placements are just a couple of ways that Tanya shares her skills with future graduates. Tanya is grateful to the college for offering her the program flexibility she needed for her busy life as a single parent working full-time and operating her home-based business. “I found that all the instructors were very interactive and knowledgeable, whether I was taking an online or a classroom course. Their zeal for teaching others about their profession reconfirmed that I was on the right career path.”

Originally from Mississauga, Tanya was married in 2010 and recently moved to the Durham Region.