Sherri Edwards has led her company, Resource Maximizer, since 1997, empowering individuals to find rewarding work, and businesses to build better workplaces.
Sherri's effectiveness can be attributed to her comprehensive understanding of the nuances of the job market and workplace from both the candidate/employee and employer perspectives. With that knowledge, she acts as a bridge-builder over the hectic waters that separate the two.
Prior to Resource Maximizer, she practiced what she now preaches today, having literally interviewed for hundreds of jobs and capturing over 35 positions in her lifetime. Within her vast applied work experience, she has managed staffing and recruiting agencies, and served as a hiring manager for a number of companies. Sherri's extensive background also includes training for private, nonprofit and public organizations, including a national leadership training school providing adult continuing education focused on developing people and making government more efficient and effective. She delivered the employment portion of the Transition Assistance Program for personnel leaving the military for ten years.
And, as a trainer, was recognized as "Outstanding Trainer" by a national, minority owned organization. Sherri’s wisdom is sought after by many. She has appeared on television and radio, has been quoted or published in newspapers nationwide and through several online media channels. She has also presented at job fairs and conventions delivering her knowledge and motivating attendees for more than 15 years. She is a member of …
- American Society of Training and Development
- Lake Washington Chapter Society of Human Resource Managers
- Puget Sound Career Development Association (former board member)
- Professional Technical Diversity Network
- Technology Department Advisory Board Chair, Renton Technical College