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Hamaria Crockett, Ph.D.

Career Coach, Korn Ferry Advance
Hamaria Crockett is a Career Coach with Korn Ferry Advance based in the Firm's Dallas office.

In this role, she guides clients throughout their entire career life cycle.

Ms. Crockett has more than a decade of experience in career services. As a certified career coach, she coaches' clients on how to find their purpose, master the job hunt, and eventually connecting their passion to their career. Ms. Crockett uses positive psychology principles to help individuals focus on their strengths and characteristics that allow them to succeed and prosper within their careers.

Ms. Crockett began working in career services while working with the Department of Defense, assisting service members transitioning out of the military. She has coached thousands of individuals to identify their best career fit, transition to a new career and transform their lives, from millennials to C-suite executives.

Ms. Crockett has worked in a wide range of industries including higher education, social services, manufacturing, military, hospitality and healthcare. She has a particular expertise as a humanist psychologist.

As a sought after trainer and facilitator, she has worked with corporations, colleges and universities, startups and nonprofits. Ms. Crockett has been trained in, developed and taught several programs on the job search process.

Ms. Crockett is a frequent speaker on topics such as organizational culture, diversity and inclusion, change management, organizational leadership and being true to yourself.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Crockett worked as an independent consultant establishing career centers across the country and as a professor. She is an award-winning author writing on topics of authenticity and career services.

Ms. Crockett received her doctorate degree from Capella University in human services with a concentration in industrial organizational psychology. She holds a master's degree and bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University in family and consumer science and psychology.

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