Sharadon Smith, M.OB.

Sharadon Smith

Position:

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information:

sharadons@paloaltou.edu

Faculty Status:

Adjunct Faculty

Programs:

Masters and Bachelors

Education:

M.O.B., Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University
B.S., Psychology, Brigham Young University

Biography:

Ms. Sharadon Smith has over twenty years of experience in the field of learningand development, as well as career management. She has held many positions as an assessor, designer and instructor of performance improvement as well as a manager of a training department. Much of her corporate work has 
centered on organizational effectiveness and individual talent 
development. In addition, she consults in the areas of change management 
and effective teams. In her career development work, Sharadon helps clients
identify career goals, strategies for obtaining desired employment and 
skills in workplace effectiveness.

Currently, Sharadon is a career advisor/re-training specialist at NOVA and an independent learning and development consultant. As part of her 
portfolio career, Sharadon also co-owns with her husband The Antenna 
Factory. Previously, Sharadon worked for Litton Guidance and Control 
Systems in the area of Total Quality Management and in employee training. 
She also worked as the director of National Semiconductor University and as 
the Asia Training Manager while at National Semiconductor. Sharadon has 
lived in Singapore and Guatemala. Living outside the U.S. has given 
Sharadon an appreciation for understanding and respecting culture in the 
workplace. Last, Sharadon has a passion for helping youth establish study 
habits and wide ranging interests so they can confidently move into 
satisfying careers.

Areas of Interest:

Career development; leadership, management development.

Talks and Lectures:

Smith, S.(2014, January). How to get experience when you don't have experience. Talk presented for Dice News.

Smith, S.(2013, December). How to get low-cost or no-cost training.  Talk presented for Dice News.