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EmploymentClinic.comTM
Division of L.D.A. Enterprises, Ltd.

The Employment Clinic
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Providing Outplacement, Career Management, Resume Production, and Reference Investigation Services
 
Because Your Future is Worth It

IF YOU NEED A JOB, WE CAN HELP YOU!
 
IF YOU NEED YOUR REFERENCES VALIDATED, WE CAN HELP YOU
 
  • If you are out of work and frustrated
  • If you are employed, but seeking a change or career growth and not just the next job
  • If you wish to take your career to the next level of responsibility and income
  • If you need a professionally written resume and cover letter
  • If you need to have your employment references validated
  • If you are an employer terminating one or more employees
WE ARE THE SOLUTION TO YOUR PROBLEM

About Our Company:

Employment Clinic
, Resume Clinic, and Reference Clinic are the three divisions of L.D.A. Enterprises, Ltd., a critically acclaimed Outplacement, career management, and candidate representation consulting group with corporate offices located in the Twin Cities.  Founded in 1980, we have helped thousands of professionals to find new employment and reach important personal and career objectives.  More information is available by calling (952) 697-3663, or by email at: Jobs@EmploymentClinic.com
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Our Corporate Mission:


L.D.A. Enterprises has an unwavering commitment to provide the highest quality of service in our industry.  Our purpose is to help each client reach both life and career objectives through innovative and caring programs.  Our guiding principles are: a pledge of corporate integrity, maintaining the highest ethical standards in the conduct of business, a dedication to professionalism in every aspect of our services, and a responsibility to ensure genuine value to those individuals who have invested in our programs.


 
L.D.A. Enterprises, through its three divisions, offers the following services:
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    1. Individual counseling and Career Management Services to assist job seekers in finding the best career opportunities and maximize compensation packages
    2. Corporate Outplacement and employee termination assistance
    3. Career Coaching to manage on-the-job personal growth, assist in career development, and facilitate resolution to political conflict or personality issues
    4. Compensation enhancement strategy
    5. Consulting services to assist the small business owner and entrepreneur
    6. Reference checking and verification services for the jobseeker
    7. Nanny reference investigation services - for the family that wishes to ensure the quality of their nanny employee
    8. The production of exceptional resumes, cover letters, and motivational materials
A brief description of each division follows:

Our Employment Clinic division provides a full range of marketing and counseling support services for individuals seeking to improve their career situation, find new employment, better manage career growth, or deal with internal politics and personality related conflict.  Counseling support is conducted through one-on-one telephone consultation or on premise in our Minneapolis area offices.  Areas of guidance and support include:
  • Employment goal setting and strategy
  • Development of personal marketing programs
  • Formulation of realistic career options
  • Preparation of resumes, cover letters, and other  motivational materials
  • Implementation of effective networking methods
  • Understanding and exploiting the hidden job market
  • Development of interviewing and self-presentation skills
  • Interview follow-up techniques
  • Assessing employment opportunities
  • Evaluating and negotiating specific job offers
  • Advising senior executives in negotiating more favorable working situations and compensation packages
  • Telephone contact training
  • Entrepreneurial and business planning
  • Advice in starting and growing a consulting practice or home based business
  • Ongoing coaching and guidance throughout the entire job search process
Additional Employment Clinic services include:

1. On-the-job career protection and advancement services
including: preparation and strategy for dealing with performance reviews, acting as advisors and mediators in resolving workplace and personality related conflict, and assisting our clients to achieve specific career and compensation objectives.

2. Corporate Outplacement and counseling services. 
We offer a variety of one-on-one individualized counseling programs, group outplacement programs to assist with larger numbers of discharged employees, and spousal transplacement services to support the spouse of a relocated employee.  We specifically tailor our programs to meet the particular needs of each corporate client.  We also coach management staff in handling employee termination issues and serve as mediators facilitating resolution to internal conflict.

3. Publication of the complete career management workbook entitled “Tomorrow is Today,”
a comprehensive tool to assist the individual in getting and keeping their next job.  It is also an excellent resource for the employer that wants to provide a cost-efficient support vehicle for terminated employees as they search for a new job.  More detailed information is available by clicking on the following workbook page link: http://www.employmentclinic.com/id7.html

4. Entrepreneurial advisory services. We advise in areas of business planning and due diligence, assist in the formulation and review of business plans, and offer help in assessing key business and employee relationships as a risk management tool.  We also offer start-up and marketing assistance for those initiating a consulting practice.

Our Resume Clinic division specializes in the creation of high quality resumes, cover letters, and other motivational materials for discerning professionals who want the very best marketing tools.  We provide five unique and individually tailored products:
  • Our standard professional resume service – offering a high quality product at a reasonable price
  • Our executive resume service – tailored to the six-figure income professional who requires more specialized attention
  • The college graduate resume service – for those graduates just entering the job market
  • A resume critique plus detailed do-it-yourself guide complete with examples – an inexpensive solution for the individual who wishes to create their own resume
  • Preparation of cover letters and other motivational materials
Clients that utilize our resume service receive free valuable guides to assist them as they implement their job search marketing campaign.

Our Reference Clinic division has over 30 years of experience verifying references and credentials for our clients.  Our reference investigation services focus in the following areas:
  • Comprehensive employment and character reference checking services for the job seeker
  • Reference checking services for the new college or business school graduate
  • Nanny reference investigation services to ensure quality nurturing and child care
All clients of the Reference clinic receive valuable benefits that are not offered through any other reference checking company.

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Lawrence Alter - President and Chief Executive Officer

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Edna Campbell - Vice President, Client Services

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Michael Campbell - Vice Presdent Marketing
 
 
Our Key Corporate Executives:
 
  
 
Lawrence Alter, President and Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Alter is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of L.D.A. Enterprises, an Outplacement and career guidance firm focusing on career growth, reference verification, and resume/motivational letter services for executives and professionals in transition.  He has over 30 years of experience successfully guiding thousands of professionals in achieving both career and compensation goals and an established leader in Outplacement and career counseling.  Mr. Alter has successfully developed and managed the efforts of three major Midwest based career management firms.  His marketing methods have proven valuable in assisting people at all levels generate new and meaningful employment, start a consulting practice or business enterprise, better manage an existing employment situation, or deal with the politics related to internal growth.  He has been equally effective in helping new college graduates launch their careers, mid-level managers on the way up, senior executives striving for greater challenge, professionals in the non-profit world, and those in their 50's or 60's who may be in the twilight of their career.   He is an excellent negotiator and astute at mediating both political and personality conflict issues.  His clients have included a wide variety of business professionals, retired military officers, educators and educational administrators, and executives in the non-profit community. 


Mr. Alter is an acclaimed industry expert whose advice has been quoted in a wide variety of publications including: Fortune Magazine, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Tampa Florida Tribune, Houston Chronicle, and numerous online periodicals.  He has also been a career columnist for a major Minnesota newspaper.  His column "The EmploymentClinic," appeared for several years in the CareerBuilder section of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.  Additionally he has authored a highly acclaimed 240-page career management workbook entitled "Tomorrow Is Today", the complete guide for getting and keeping your next job.

Edna M. Campbell, Vice President Client Services


Ms. Campbell has responsibility for designing and implementing all corporate marketing programs, designing and managing all financial and administrative policies, hiring and management of the administrative staff, managing all corporate client services and support issues, facilitating group counseling programs, and conducting individual client counseling sessions.  Her background includes over 25 years of experience in the implementation of health care delivery systems, staff training and development, developing and conducting client emotional support programs, individual and group counseling, and administrative leadership responsibilities.  She is especially gifted at the development and delivery of self-presentation, personal communication, and interviewing skills components. 

She has played a key role in managing client marketing and goal achievement programs, the design and execution of mentoring programs, advising clients on balancing work and family issues, and managing the special issues faced by professional women in the workplace.  Additionally, she has demonstrated outstanding success at facilitating resolution to both family and organizational conflict, building and maintaining sound business and client relationships, and at identifying and resolving client problems.  Ms. Campbell possesses a baccalaureate degree in counseling from Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Michael A. Campbell, Vice President Marketing

Mr. Campbell is the Founder and President of our global career management partner, CADVI (Career Advisors).  CADVI specializes in producing online modules and media content to assist jobseekers at all levels in their quest to find new and meaningful employment.  Michael is an expert in marketing and brand development.  He has extensive experience in marketing, product management, and new business development.  Michael excels at developing programs that assist professionals at all levels to successfully achieve professional and financial goals.

Mr. Campbell earned his Baccalaureate degree at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota and achieved his MBA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.  He is currently Director of Product Management / General Manager, Japan Products at Lenovo in Tokyo, Japan.  Previously, he been with Intel Corporation where he was responsible as Regional Product Market Manager for the Asia Pacific and Japanese markets.   Concurrently, he also functions as the Chief Executive Officer at CADVI.  He adds an important strength in developing and implmenting international client marketing programs as well as a sincere dedication to helping the clients all over the world acheive both career and quality of life objectives.

 

Wayne L. Freeman, Member of the Board of Directors

Wayne Freeman has had an exceptional record as entrepreneur and business owner.  He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Executive Suites of Minnesota, the largest upper Midwest based executive suites complex with over 325 individual offices located in five Twin City area locations.  Previously Mr. Freeman owned Wholesale Lighting Inc., a multi-million dollar lighting fixture business with six retail showrooms and a wholesale division catering to builders and contractors nationwide.

Mr. Freeman achieved his Baccalaureate degree in 1961 from the University of Minnesota.  He has distinguished himself as past President of the American Home Lighting Institute - Show Room Division; Lighting Person of the Year from the American Home Lighting Institute; recipient of numerous Illuminating Engineering Society Awards; and has been sited by the Twin Cities Business Journal as the top Executive Suites complex in the upper Midwest.

 Barry M. Krelitz, Member of the Board of Directors

Barry Krelitz has a long and distinguished career in senior management as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Minneapolis based Twin City Wholesale Drug Company (Krelitz Industries), and its pharmacy management division, Viking Computer Services.  He guided its profitable growth from a $35 million firm to over $250 million in annual revenues.  He is a nationally recognized leader in the wholesale drug industry who has established himself as a significant business and community leader.

Mr. Krelitz has also been the President of a national consortium of Drug Wholesalers; served as Vice-Chairman, Board of Governors, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota; acted as President of the Alumni Association, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; and functioned as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He achieved his B.S. in Pharmacy in 1962 from the University of Minnesota.

Gary L. Rose, Member of the Board of Directors

Gary Rose has over 30 years of diversified experience.  He has established an enviable track record of success in sales, marketing, business development, customer support, and operational management in the high-tech, medical device/treatment, packaged consumer products, and IT industries.  His has previously functioned as Service Marketing Manager for National Computer Systems, Customer Support Services Division; Senior Product Manager and Medical Marketing Consultant for American Medical Systems (Pfizer Hospital Products Group); Market Manager, Business Incentives, Inc. (Business to Business Communication); spent over 10 years with Log House Foods; and 6 years with the United States Air Force in Command and Control mainframe computers.  He is the Founder and President of Plymouth Strategic Development, a consulting practice focusing on new business development, product management, and profit enhancement strategies.

Mr. Rose has been a featured speaker at the American Marketing Association and American Urological Association meetings.  He achieved his baccalaureate degree in Journalism in 1965 from the University of Minnesota and possesses an Electronic Engineering Certification from the United States Air Force.

 L.D.A. Enterprises three division:

The Employment Clinic a full range of career management products and services
The Reference Clinic offering complete reference checking services
The Resume Clinic offering quality resume and cover letter development services





   

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