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The Career Consultants Association was founded in 2017 and brings together career consultants, coaches and career counsels from Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia, and Kazakhstan.
CCA Goals:

  • To facilitate the professional mastery of specialists providing their services in career planning and development field
  • To foster the culture of mindful career management
  • To assist in legalization of career consultant profession and professional standards development and monitoring
  • To consolidate career specialists based on their free will in order to protect their rights and legitimate interests
  • To sustain the best quality and alignment to professional and ethical standards of the services provided by the members of the Association
CCA Tasks:

  • Developing and implementing of the quality standards in the field of career development services; introducing professional and ethical standards in this field
  • Integration of the Association members into the international career consulting and counseling community; participation in the international career professionals associations and enlarging the professional connections
  • Arranging and conducting webinars, seminars, and discussions devoted to up-to-date career consulting topics
  • Providing regular supervision sessions to the Association members
  • Providing accreditation of the training programs aimed at career consultants, coaches and career counsels
  • Creating the united information space for best practices exchange
  • Implementing cutting-edge technologies in the field of career consulting
The Career Consultants Association Founders
  • Kurbanova Aygun
    President of Career Consultants Association
    ex-HR Director ZAO Tander (Moscow Region, retail chain Magnit), more than 15 years experience in Human Resources, 12 years in HRD role (ex-HRD of Moscow Domodedovo Airport), Certified ICU Coach, Career Consultant, speaker and lecturer.
  • Kiselev Pavel
    Program architect of «1C: Personel assessment»
    Program architect of the range of programs for educational psychologists "1C: School psychodiagnostics". Author of over twenty scientific articles on HR management and educational psychology. Participant of methodology development of "Digital Human" and "Digital competency assessment».
ACC Committees:
  • Admission Committee
  • Supervision Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Training Programs Accreditation Committee
  • Partner Relations Committee
  • International Communications Committee
  • Regional Development Committee
  • Ethics Committee
International Communications
Committee Goals:
  • To introduce the world-best practices and methods into the Russian career consulting and counseling market (translation, adaptation, licensing, and access)
  • To integrate CCA into the world career consulting and counseling community
  • To provide favorable membership conditions of the international career-related associations and communities to the Association members
  • To conduct joint projects with international career-related organizations (webinars,
    knowledge exchange, etc.)
  • To publish international research content in the Association information resources
  • To conduct exchange events between the Association and international organizations
  • To maintain the expert counseling board including the members of international career-related communities
International Communications
Committee Members:
  • Irina Knyazevskaya
    • Human Resources Director with 20+ years of experience with multinationals, insurance industry (AIG, ALICO, MetLife).
    • HR projects implementation with international teams from the USA, Emirates, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Greece, Poland.
    • Pedagogical and linguistic education, professional certification from Cornell university, USA, School of Industrial and Labor Relations on HR Strategy and Leadership.
    • HR function management in the Company life period from start-up stage till period of Industry leader.
    • Serious recruitment / talent acquisition experience for the positions of all levels (not less than 7,000 interviews).
    • Mentor for HR professionals. As result - more than 10 successful HR Leaders on the market.
    • Certification from School of Career Management with the specialization "Career Counselor - Career expert" (www.top-career.ru) and from Beketov Group with the specialization «Career Counselor for Top managers» (www.beketovgroup.com).
    • Certification from National confederation "Development of HR Capital" with the specialization "Anti-crisis HR Management - Outplacement" (www.out-placement.ru)
  • Svetlana Poroskova
    • 23+ years in Recruitment (both agency and client side)
    • Companies: Ancor, Staffwell, Adecco, Brainpower, Hays; EPAM Systems, Home Credit Bank, KPMG
    • Certified Practitioner in Career Coaching (ICF) and Career Consulting (ACCS), Career Counsel for Teenagers, Certified Consultant and Facilitator in JobEQ metaprogram testing, Clean Language method, Neurozone testing (the only Russian-speaking practitioner)
    • 400+ hrs of individual career coaching and consulting sessions
    • Lecturer and Co-Author of courses for Career Management School
    • Author of trainings for RUDN, HSE Universities and Moscow Psychoanalysis Institute
    • 10+ group seminars for corporate and open groups: Career Goals Setting, Job Search Strategy, etc.
    • Co-Organizer of #O_space1 open events devoted to career development, strengths finding, etc.
    • 7 Outplacement programs Career Consultant and Coach
    • Author of Dramy.Net transformation game
  • Elena Rostova
    • Сertified Education/Career Coach and Consultant (Career management school)
    • British Council: more than 8 years in EDUCATION@UK marketing and promotion in North-West Russia, information services providing and councelling;
    • Car Dealership: brand management, marketing and construction and launch of new businesses;
    • St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport: Project management in transformation of business from State to State-Private ownership (due to Agreement for State- Private Partnership), master planning, International architectural competition for the construction of new airport terminal, Roadshow of the project, International investment competition for the right to operate and manage Pulkovo Airport.