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Thomas Chuna Thomas Chuna

Certified Five O'Clock Club Job Search Coach / Outplacement Specialist, Independent Recruiter | PATRICK INTERNATIONAL

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area, OH, UNITED STATES

Certified Five O'Clock Club Job Search Coach / Outplacement Specialist. Experienced Independent Recruiter



Tom is the owner of Patrick International, and is dedicated to helping those in career transition. He is a certified job search coach & outplacement specialist through the Five O’Clock Club, a nationally recognized outplacement firm. Tom teaches the Five O’Clock Club job search methodology in both group and individual settings. Tom has been an active recruiter for over 15 years as well as a job search coach. Tom brings an insight into the hiring process, and a proven track record of helping people WIN at job search and interviewing. Tom works with job seekers from all industries and titles. Tom is also a published technical author and speaker.

The Five O'Clock Club is a nationally known outplacement firm.

I teach their proven job search methodologies:

* Assessment - Helping you understand yourself and what you have to offer.
* Resumes - Insuring it positions you properly.
* Targeting - Figuring out which industries and companies could use your talents.
* Interviewing - Strategies for effective meetings.
* Follow Up - Influence the process AFTER the interview
* Salary Negotiation - Getting what you are worth
* Career Management - Avoiding the pitfalls.


Industry Expertise (3)

Employment Services

Staffing and Recruiting

Executive Search

Areas of Expertise (3)

Job Search Strategies


Job Search Mindset

Accomplishments (3)

Coach Tom - Certified Job Search Coach & Outplacement Specialist (professional)


Blogging for, the worlds largest online career portal for life science professionals since 2011 Presenting live webinars and live chats for the virtual jobs summit, 2011 & 2012 Speaking to local Kiwanis clubs in the Cleveland Ohio area on the topics of job search and success mindsets.

Senior Applications Specialist - American Clean Energy Systems (professional)


Recruited to assist in the growth of this startup clean energy technology company in 2003. I maintained select recruiting client base, and I continued to assist job seekers with strategies, coaching, and resume writing throughout this period. (2003 - 2009) Accomplishments: Published Technical Author in the field of Eco - Friendly Industrial Lubrication - Presented paper to the Association of Iron & Steel Technology 2008 conference. Speaker on Clean Air & Fuel issues White paper Author

Owner, Recruiter, Patrick International (professional)


One man show sourcing recruiting and closing candidates. I also developed my own client base. ( 1996 - present) Accomplishments: Being listed as a "preferred recruiter" with many companies. Helping candidates "win" at the interview..I give every candidate everything I have, and I am the same with my coaching clients. I didn't just decide to be a coach and motivator, I have always been one.

Education (1)

Cuyahoga Community College: None 1993

At TRI - C, I was taking classes while working at Ohio Aluminum graveyard and afternoon shifts. My focus was on Psychology, with the intent of pursuing a teaching degree. I left when I was offered a recruiting position. . I am a natural teacher, writer, advocate, and coach.

Affiliations (4)

  • Certified Job Search Coach - The Five O'Clock Club
  • and career management strategy.
  • job search
  • Thought leaders in outplacement

Event Appearances (2)

"First things first - the pillars of your job search stratgegy" virtual job fair, webinar


"Your Mindset - The Number One Killer of Job Search Momentum" virtual job summit. webinar


Sample Talks (1)

"Turning Your Setbacks Into Comebacks"

A talk giving several key steps to help job seekers re - invent themselves and their approach to the task of job search.



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  • Workshop Leader


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