Employability Skills Trainer
Vasia Giannakopoulou
Employability Skills Trainer
Vassia Yiannakopoulou is an Employability Skills Trainer & an integral member of Career In Progress; an evolving and increasingly high profile Career Consulting Services Team based in Athens and a leading provider of career guidance, training and career management services across Greece. As an L&D Professional, she specializes in designing Employability & Job Search training activities and effective Professional Communication Strategies. She uses techniques that integrate Career Research and NeuroLinguistic Programming, in which she obtains a Master Specialization Diploma from University of Santa Cruz, California, with current knowledge about the job market and organizational processes to determine people's skills, underlying drive, and personality traits. Her goal is to engagingly train people so they could independently market themselves to internal and external recruitment decision-makers and uncover opportunities by accessing information, market intelligence and resources. So far she has spoken in dozens of professional seminars and led training activities for Non-Profit Organizations, Universities & Companies to help young professionals and executives exercise their flexibility and options on today's fast paced world through conquering Professional Networking Techniques, enhancing their Employability Skills and becoming adept in using the best practices for CV Writing, Job Search, Interview Preparation and Personal Branding. Her professional experience, also, includes a decade in the Private Education, where she undertook responsibilities that involved Instructional Design, Public Relations and Human Resources Recruitment & Placement. Vassia Yiannakopoulou possesses a B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing from Athens University of Economics & Business, she is a Master NLP Practitioner certified by the NLPU in California and she is currently studying Adult Training & Education to complete her M.Ed. Postgraduate Specialization.