Bio (Landa Houliston)

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Landa Houliston

Landa Houliston

Position

Associate Faculty

School

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Landa Houliston is a career coach, teacher and internship advisor. She supports students and young professionals as they work to connect education to career paths through the strategic coaching process. In her practice, she uses a strengths-based approach based on positive psychology to help individuals to discover how they can make their greatest contributions at work and to build meaningful career plans for the future.

Houliston has more than eight years of experience in the field of career development, with a strong background in coaching, teaching and internship advising. She spent the last two years supporting students in the School of Tourism and Hospitality with career and internship planning in collaboration with the graduate and undergraduate programs. Houliston specializes in career goal setting, assessments, job search techniques, resume writing and interview preparation support. She has worked with more than 2,000 students and clients to support the process of career progressions and transitions.

Houliston holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan (2013). She is certified to administer Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessments through Psychometrics Canada, and StrengthsFinder assessments through the Gallup Institute. She is trained in Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).