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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation

Specialty Focus: Human Resources, Vocational Evaluation, Earning Capacity, Labor Market, Employability, Wrongful Termination, Divorce, Job Search Effectiveness, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Workers' Compensation

Education: MBA, University of Southern California; B.A. - Communications, University of Southern California


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Brad Taft has over 35 years experience in the recruiting, outplacement, career transition, and organizational development fields. He has provided expert consulting, reports, and/or testimony in over 200 cases involving wrongful termination, divorce, personal injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation. Brad is also the Chief Career Strategist of Taft Career Group, a career management consulting firm that supports individuals in planning and implementing effective job search campaigns. Prior experience includes recruiting and consulting with firms such as Korn/Ferry International, Lee Hecht Harrison, Right Management Consultants, and Spherion. He has provided recruitment, talent management, and organizational development services for companies in a large number of service and manufacturing industries; and he has provided career consulting to individuals in all functions and all levels of organizations. Brad holds certifications in the human resources, career consulting, and litigation consulting fields: Career Management Fellow (CMF), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and Senior Certified Professional – Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), and Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC). He is the co-author of two books: Boom or Bust!: New Career Strategies in a New America, a career management guide for mature workers, and Return of the Boomers, a leader’s guide to managing the mature workforce. He has written numerous articles and delivered keynote speeches and workshops on employment, workforce, and career issues. Brad received a B.A. in Communications and a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.