Phoenix, Arizona 85076-0099
Fred Coon - email@example.com
Stewart, Cooper & Coon founder, Fred Coon, is a Licensed Employment Agent and a Nationally Certified Job and Career Transition Coach. He is Chief Executive Officer of Stewart, Cooper & Coon, A Human Capital Management firm. He started SC&C as an Executive Search firm and grew the company into five operating divisions. In that process he has advised thousands of executives on their job search campaigns. Fred is quoted in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Success Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and other major national publications, and appears on affiliate stations of ABC, NBC, and CBS as an expert on the job and employment market. His SC&C Career Advice Blog has over 5,000 monthly subscribers worldwide.
Fred was on the senior team of two different companies, in two different industries, achieving multiple listings in Inc. Magazine‚Äôs top 500 fastest growing companies in America. One of those companies, Certified Collateral Corporation, was in the top 100 fastest growing companies in the United States. CCC was number 31 on the 1986 Inc. Magazine 100 List and number 54 on the 1987 Inc. Magazine 100 List, as well as first in profitability among all of the listed companies in both years.
He is a Licensed Employment Agent, a Nationally Certified Job and Career Transition Coach, a Behavioral Consultant and a Certified Disc Administrator. Mr. Coon is a member of the Arizona Technology Council ‚Äì Policy Advisory Committee, the Workforce Business Intelligence Board, and The Forbes Coaching Council.
He is a founding member of The Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers. This is a collaboration of companies focused on maximizing career opportunities for all service members, veterans and their family members statewide. The corporate council works in partnership with the Arizona Department of Veterans‚Äô Services, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and other key stakeholders in support of the Arizona Roadmap to Veteran Employment.
He is author of several best-selling career books. His first, Ready Aim Hired, was used as one of the textbooks for the Strategic Career Management course at the Daniels College of Business Graduate School, University of Denver.¬† He was also the first appointed Virtual Executive Mentor for Graduate and Undergraduate students at Daniels, as well.
His best-selling book, Leveraging LinkedIn For Job Search Success has over 34,000 copies in the marketplace. He is issuing the second edition in April, 2018.¬† Fred is a contributing author to the book, Business Model You, by Tim Clark, which is currently printed in seven languages. His latest book, Hire The EQ, Not The IQ, is now available on Amazon. This book focuses on hiring the right ‚Äúfit‚Äù for any given job using behavioral interviewing tactics that he and his co-author, Ron Venckus, spent 10 years researching and developing behavioral questions that will help managers hire the right fit for any given job.
Concurrently, he is authoring a military transition book specifically directed at anyone leaving the Armed Forces who would like to better understand how to make a personally meaningful and financially rewarding transition. He lectures and conducts hand-on workshops throughout United States for universities, educational, professional, business and management conferences and on military installations, nationwide.
On a personal note, he is also a well-known 5-string Appalachian claw-hammer style banjo player with concert performances in Ireland, Scotland, England, Australia, and throughout the United States, with media appearances on local, regional, and international radio and television programs, both in the U.S. and overseas, for over five decades.