Michele Bush

Michele Bush

The Interesting Stuff: 

Michele is a Business Advisor, Career Transition Specialist and Trainer whose optimism is infectious. After 30 years in Human Resources, she bravely reinvented herself, starting her own consulting practice and co-founding ElevatingHR, a unique training program for HR practitioners. Michele supports aspiring professionals and those in career transition, to increase their confidence and be noticed in a competitive environment. She has developed a reputation for helping business leaders and clients to realize their full potential. Having gone through a dramatic career shift from corporate to solopreneur, she has first-hand knowledge of how critical it is to acknowledge our transferable skills, expand our network and find the joy in the journey.

The Fun Stuff: 

Introvert turned actor/model and speaker also keeps things interesting.

The Formal Stuff: 

Michele holds a B.A. in Psychology and Business Diploma from Wilfrid Laurier University, an Executive Management Certificate from McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business, and a CHRM designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association. She is a Certified Coach Practitioner, with certifications in Facilitation and Adult Learning. Michele has worked in private and public sectors, with entrepreneurs, large global corporations, across various industries from insurance to biotechnology, spending 10 years in Senior Management roles in mining and heavy equipment.


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My Reviews

Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Michelle offered easy concepts in networking that you can begin to practice right away!
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 5 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Michele Bush is an amazing and friendly facilitator with extraordinary people skills. She executes well and is very polite and helpful. Thanks for everything PayWhatYouCan Training is doing.
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Really enjoyed these tips.
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Michele was an excellent trainer and provided great insights to the group. She was enthusiastic and allowed time following the class for questions.
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 5 / 5
The training was very beneficial. Michele is experienced and she shared important insights.
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 5 / 5
Michele Bush is a knowledgeable, patient, understanding, and helpful instructor. She is indeed inspiring.
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 4 / 5
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 4 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 5 / 5
Excellent insight into rethinking transition post COVID...lots of great tips and suggestions on how to improve results in the job-seeking process. Thank you Michele.
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Very informative session
Job Search Strategies – Its More Than Just a Resume
Rating: 5 / 5
As a person who has not had to look for another job or to perhaps do an interview after 20+ years, this was very helpful, full some really great information that I can apply. Thank you :)
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
With many years of experience in the HR field, Michele actively shares her knowledge and sets time aside for Q&A. Grateful for her sharing.
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Michele is a wonderful instructor. The presentation pace was engaging and exciting, She encouraged open communication and answered my questions effectively.
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts
Rating: 5 / 5
Thanks for the wonderful session, really enjoyed attending the same.