Barb Penney, CPHR

Career Consultant

As a Career Consultant for Pathfind, Barb is committed to providing positive, professional and effective support to people transitioning their careers. She has worked closely with people throughout her career and a respectful approach has helped her develop caring and trusting relationships with others. Opportunities to help people find their way through the job search process have been particularly rewarding for Barb.

Business Experience

Barb’s working career has spanned the private, not for profit and public sectors and has included human resources roles in retail, wholesale and healthcare organizations. For 25 years, she was the human resources team leader for one of the region’s most reputable charities.

Professional Expertise and Services

  • Her professional work has had a focus on recruitment and selection and Barb has reviewed thousands of resumes and conducted hundreds of interviews! She has developed and managed a full range of HR programs and policies including performance management systems, rewards and recognition programs, employee development programs and more. She has served as a mentor to others and has contributed her expertise to several voluntary organizations. Barb is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).


  • Human Resources Certificate – University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
    Business Administration Diploma – Red River College, Winnipeg MB