After being out of the workforce for over 17 years after I had my children, I had no idea where to even
start when I wanted to rejoin. I was fortunate enough to have found Karen and Sharp Human Resources at one of the most overwhelming periods of my life. Immediately, Karen put my mind at ease with her insight and knowledge. She gave me tasks which helped me figure out what my strengths were and what type of position I’d not only be best suited for, but would actually enjoy. With her solid hiring and human resource experience, my resume was looking polished and highlighted the important things.
Karen’s advice on how to approach job hunting and interviews was exactly what I needed and gave me the confidence that I did not have after such a long absence. Not only did I get a job offer (which I accepted), she talked me through the process of how to best advocate for myself when accepting. There’s a saying that “you can’t know what you don’t know.” But Karen DOES know and she’s ready to share it with you. Her expertise has been invaluable. Thank you, Karen!
West Seneca, New York
Karen truly knows how to take your career experience and skills and make it glow on paper. Through the process of helping me with my resume she also generated a confidence that I had lost. I finally feel like my resume represents me and I am so excited to apply and interview for jobs with a new found excitement! I feel prepared and ready.
"Karen was extremely helpful in my job search and genuinely cares about her clients. Being a recent graduate, I felt overwhelmed trying to get my footing in the career world, and Karen was there every step of the way. Not only did she help me write a great resume and LinkedIn profile, she helped me focus my job search so the opportunities I went for were ones that I felt passionate about and matched my skill set. She also put me in contact with professionals working in fields that interested me, so I could see if they would be the right fit for me. With her help, I landed a new job in a field I have dreamt about for years! I highly recommend Karen and can't thank her enough!"
"I’m not the type to write reviews normally but in this case, I felt it was necessary. I was looking to make a career change after 25 years of owning my own business. I had no idea how to start this process. I was referred to Karen Sharp of Sharp Human Resources by a friend and made the call. I was unsure of what career I was looking for; I just knew I was desperate to make the change. Upon meeting Karen and giving her a brief synopsis of my situation, she connected me with a job interview that very day! I’d love to say it was that easy and I took that job, but I didn’t. What it did show me was that what I had imagined was impossible was not. We worked together on honing my resume and connecting me with people to talk to who had made a similar transition. This further instilled the belief that what I was trying to accomplish was achievable. Karen was instrumental early on in my process. She helped to keep me focused and on task. She connected me with valuable resources which I had never heard of or knew were available. I would recommend her services to anyone looking to make a career change or looking for that first job. I will be forever grateful for her mentorship."
"I can not thank Karen enough for all of her help! Her insights on resume writing and the hiring process in general were very valuable to me. I went from not hearing back from any employer to getting interviews! I believe her help landed me the job I have now and will still be relevant later on in my career.
Thank you so much Karen!"
"I met with Karen a while back in order to update/reorganize my resume. She was very patient and took her time with me. Never did I feel rushed. I did get the job that I applied for after making the suggested changes. I have been at my new job since December 17, 2018 and I am much happier and love it! Thank you Karen for helping me improve my health and happiness."
"I contacted Karen through a mutual friend. She condensed and bolstered my resume and remained in constant contact with me, encouraging me to improve my LinkedIn profile to suit potential employers, Thanks to her personal interaction I was able to obtain a position in my field in the UK!"
"Karen's efforts to quickly and succinctly update my resume provided for increased employment opportunities. Her real time interaction allowed me to better formulate an improved vision for my future. Highly recommended."
"After working on the job for 15 years, I consider myself an expert in my field. However, after the company I worked for folded and I had to start looking for a new job, I was lost. 15 years is a long time to be out of the job hunting game and I tried my best at it for about a month before feeling defeated.
I contacted Sharp Human Resources. They not only simplified my resume and gave me a job search strategy, but they also gave me new contacts and an new found enthusiasm to get back into the hunt. Before having their help I posted to dozens of places with no reply. After their help, I applied to only 5 places and already received 2 interviews within a couple days of applying. My only regret is that I didn't contact them sooner - would've saved myself a month of time! If I am ever in trouble with the job hunt again, I know who to call."
"Karen Sharp-Price has been extremely helpful to me in this time of transition in my career. After ten years in Education, I decided to pursue a career in HR. I met Karen through the Daemen College SHRM Chapter, and since then she has taken so much time coaching me, helping with my resume, forwarding me job postings, and reaching out to her contacts about jobs and internships that may be available.
With one course to go in my certificate program, I have just accepted an internship with an HR consulting company, and I'm so happy and grateful for all of Karen's help over the last several months! Her expertise and knowledge have been invaluable."
"I can honestly say, I'm not sure I could have done this without you. Just having a resource to talk to and provide helpful tips and suggestions has been such a plus for me during what has been a very anxious period for me. I never would have written a resume that was targeted so closely to this job posting if you didn't bring that up during our first meeting. Clearly that made an impact in getting me the opportunity to meet face to face with them and sell myself to the company.
I've already shared your contact information with a few other people and I will always be a proponent of your services.
"Karen has been a great motivator for me during my job search, keeping me focused and encouraged when I needed it. She also is very dedicated to helping people find their place in today's career market. Thank You Karen for helping me find my new work home!!"
West Seneca, NY
"Before I met with Karen, I thought my resume was just fine. Then Karen would ask a clear question. And here's how my mindset shifted: Oh, yes, that would look better there! Oh, I had no idea hiring people did that. Oh, yes, you're right about taking that out.
And so on. Without any pain or anguish, my resume improved dramatically.
Here's what's cool about Karen: beyond her exceptional organizational skills, common sense and super great professional background, Karen is caring. She worked with me as I shook out all those inconsistencies, all the bits that weren't quite right, until my resume was, as we both agreed, perfection.
I am very grateful for her!"
"Karen is knowledgeable and professional. She listens to your questions and concerns. My resumes look fantastic and have been generating interview requests. I recommend her without hesitation to guide you through your job search process."
East Aurora, NY
"Ms. Price was extremely helpful in my job search. She answered all of my questions and concerns with accuracy and immediacy. I got the job!"
West Seneca, NY
"I was a very prepared job seeker who thought finding work for me would be easy. I had many interviews but could not get the offer. I was hesitant at first to contact Sharp Human Resources, kind of wavy the "white flag". I met with Karen the night before a job interview. Karen gave me unique perspective on interviewing. I received an offer and accepted. I am glad I called on Sharp Human Resources - Thank You Karen."
Orchard Park, NY
"I had the pleasure of connecting with Karen after being out of the workforce for almost 9 years. A lot has changed since I was actively involved in a job search. Karen shared current job searching strategies, helped me update and revise my resume, and found relevant job leads for me. She is an amazing resource and a great support."
"After taking a break from the workforce to raise children, I was finally ready to update my resume and consider my employment options. Karen worked closely with me to integrate my paid and volunteer experience into a coherent picture of my talents, and gave me some much-needed guidance for my LinkedIn profile. She has been an absolute pleasure to work with and I appreciate her continued diligence in identifying opportunities for me. I recommend her highly!"
"Karen had the perfect combination of professionalism and personality to successfully guide and encourage me in my job search. She thoroughly reviewed my strengths, weaknesses and options. This allowed me to choose a positive, proactive decision on my career path. I am pleased to say I pursued a direction I had thought of but not sought which resulted in me being more fulfilled and energized at work. Her insight and motivation were critical to my success."
Orchard Park, NY
"Karen is a wealth of knowledge in her field. She helped me update my resume and within no time I received multiple offers and landed a fantastic new job! She is a great resource and I highly recommend her."
Grand Island, NY
"We engaged Karen to perform an HR audit and to help update our employee handbooks. She was very easy to work with. Her tenacity kept us and the project on track. Karen’s HR knowledge is immense. I am happy to recommend her to anyone looking to work with a professional HR consultant."
President/Key Resource Group
"Karen is very caring, helpful and resourceful. Very professional and honest. A true value to the community and those around her, who gives quality time and concern with the service she provides."
"Karen was extremely helpful in guiding me to find employment. I was really at a low point and she was so kind and caring.
Without her guidance I don't know where I would be today. Thank you, Karen, it goes without saying how appreciative I am of you going above and beyond for me."
West Seneca, NY
"Karen was very helpful with my search for employment. Her willingness to listen and recommend changes in the search process was instrumental in my obtaining a new position. I would recommend Karen to anyone looking and needing assistance with their job search or organizations looking to fill vacancies. Karen was great to work with."
"Sharp Human Resources can help you find the right career choice for you. Very informative & helpful. The webpage is also full of helpful information."
West Seneca, NY
"Karen brings with her a wealth of knowledge coupled with a high degree of intelligence that she successfully uses to resolve workplace challenges. I would have no hesitation in recommending Karen to any organization that wants to ensure that it is up to date with current employment law and guidelines. I have previously worked with Karen and she has always been fair and consistent. She is a pleasure to work with."
General Manager/Former Holiday Inn Grand Island