Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA

Career Coach | Speaker | Author | Thunderbird | Arizona Republic's 35 Entrepreneurs 35 & Younger 2013

Location
Phoenix, Arizona (Phoenix, Arizona Area)
Industry
Professional Training & Coaching

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Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Summary

Michael S. Seaver is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Thunderbird School of Global Management MBA graduate. He is owner of Seaver Consulting, a coaching practice specializing in unlocking human potential and career advancement, is author of books entitled Fearing Mediocrity and Incorporate You™, and is Thunderbird's Director of Career Management Alumni Services and Engagement. Michael is also Vice Chairman of the Phoenix Business and Workforce Development board. Prior to his current roles, he spent more than a decade in recruitment, training and development, operations management, and career coaching with organizations such as the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Banner Health, Grand Canyon University, and the W. P. Carey School of Business.

CAREER COACHING – supports driven individuals in the development of resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, networking strategies, interviewing techniques and compensation negotiation

PERSONAL BRANDING – develops personal mission, vision, constraints, and value proposition statements helping others to exude their personal brand face-to-face and online

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY – creates a “go-giver” mentality where positive thinking and visualization work together to build meaningful and lasting relationships

FOR BENEFIT/PURPOSE – focuses on the triple bottom line (people, planet, and profit) to challenge others to do something they believe in and to “out-behave” others when moving from success to societal significance

INCORPORATE YOU™ – using the DISC assessment, trains leaders to view themselves as corporations discovering and applying their core behaviors, communication styles and strengths to apply business strategy concepts to career advancement

Gallup StrengthsFinder Top 5: Achiever, Responsibility, Maximizer, Individualization, Learner

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Experience

Director, Career Management Alumni Services and Engagement

Thunderbird School of Global Management

March 2014Present (7 months) Phoenix, Arizona

Chief Executive Officer

Seaver Consulting, LLC

February 2011Present (3 years 8 months) Phoenix, Arizona

Assistant Director, W. P. Carey School of Business Graduate Career Center

Arizona State University

December 2012February 2014 (1 year 3 months) Tempe, Arizona

Adjunct Professor

Grand Canyon University

September 2012March 2013 (7 months) Phoenix, Arizona

Director of Sourcing

Banner Health

January 2010September 2011 (1 year 9 months) Phoenix, Arizona

Business Consultant

Seaver's Lawn Service, Inc.

May 2002January 2010 (7 years 9 months)

Project Consultant / Intern

Banner Health

May 2009August 2009 (4 months) Phoenix, Arizona

Independant Consultant

Western Destinations

July 2007October 2007 (4 months)

Operations Manager

ResortCom International

August 2005April 2007 (1 year 9 months) Peoria, Arizona

Front Desk Supervisor

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

February 2004August 2005 (1 year 7 months) Scottsdale, Arizona

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Certifications

  • Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA)

    • Target Training International, Ltd.
    • August 2012
  • Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR)

    • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    • December 2010 to December 2016

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Publications

  • Incorporate You™

    • December 18, 2013

    A blueprint for utilizing the DISC assessment to unlock your potential, develop your career, and advance your personal brand.

    Are you in search of your personal mission, a higher purpose? Maybe your pinnacle is within reach but you have more to contribute to society. Inside the Incorporate You™ manual is a step-by-step process for taking the DISC assessment, incorporating the knowledge learned throughout the career transition process, and sharing career development best practices.

  • Fearing Mediocrity

    • June 23, 2012

    Transferrable skills and values required for the 21st century emerging professional. Learn how eight practical skills will allow you to unlock your potential and truly develop personal and professional well being.

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Vice Chair, Board of Directors

      Phoenix Workforce Connection
      • Economic Empowerment
      October 2011 present (3 years)
    • Volunteer

      Junior Achievement of Arizona
      • Economic Empowerment
      February 2011 present (3 years 8 months)
    • Valley Young Professionals Board Member

      Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
      • Economic Empowerment
      September 2011 July 2013 (1 year 11 months)
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Health
    • Organizations I support:

      • Junior Achievement of Arizona
      • The First Tee
      • Habitat for Humanity International

Michael S. Seaver, CPBA, SPHR, MBA's Organizations

  • MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance

    Member
    • April 2013 to Present

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