Alice Ain Rich
Training and Development
Employee Relations and Conflict Resolution
825 Beacon Street, Suite 9
Newton, MA 02459
Alice Ain Rich is a Career Coach, Executive Coach, Human Resources Consultant and Training Expert whose clients come from all walks of life and seek coaching and support in every stage of the career process. Coach Alice is proficient in all areas of career counseling including career assessment, resume development and presentation, mock interviewing, networking, salary negotiation and processing change. Alice sees individual career counseling clients and their families in need of support in her office in Newton, Massachusetts, and works remotely with clients via many technology options including Skype, email and phone. Alice is happy to network on behalf of her clients. Her clients say that her process helps them in life as well as in their career. One client recently wrote “meeting with you was a gift that keeps giving as I move through the challenges of work and life.”
Talent Acquisition and Search: When there is a hard to fill position, Alice is an expert at leveraging her many years of experience, contacts and database to help bring the right candidate to the right organization. If your organization has candidates but is not sure which one is the best, Alice can help solve the puzzle.
Training and Development: Corporate training should be fun, interactive, impactful and effective. Sample titles that Coach Alice leads are classes on the fundamentals of management, performance appraisal best practices, how to interview and hire the best applicants, sexual harrassment awareness and prevention, stress management, the legal responsiblities of managers, how to run an excellent meeting, communication skills, giving and receiving feedback, how to have difficult conversations, 360 degree reviews and how to create effective teams. Classes and curriculum are customized for each client.
Prior to starting her consulting practice in 1997, Alice founded, grew and managed the human resources and administrative departments for three technology companies—Kronos Incorporated, Bitstream Inc. and Dragon Systems. In addition, she served as a Vice President at Transition Solutions, a highly regarded executive outplacement firm in Wellesley, MA. As a result of being in high growth, technical environments, Alice brings the perspectives of business owner, line manager and functional expert to her work in creating human resources solutions for business growth and organizational change. She is a valued partner to management for helping to create solutions to organizational and business issues. Alice is a dynamic and effective speaker and corporate trainer and employee engagement expert.
Originally specializing in helping individuals from the high technology sector, Alice expanded her industry expertise after spending three years at The Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College, where as a consultant, she helped establish the Center for Graduate Career Services, and was instrumental in helping to develop and teach the graduate course in career strategies to MBA, JD/MBA and MSW/MBA candidates. During her tenure, the team Alice worked with advanced the evening MBA program into 19th place in the US News & World Report’s rankings of part-time programs, thus making BC the only school in Massachusetts and one of just 12 in the United States to have an MBA program ranked in the top 40 and an evening program in the top 20.
Throughout her career, Alice has interviewed and hired thousands of employees and brings what she has learned from this experience to her career counseling clients. In addition, Alice is an experienced trainer and outplacement consultant, helping organizations with every aspect of the downsizing process. She is known for her ability to help employees transition smoothly to new career aspirations through seminar and individual work. While an undergraduate, Alice studied at The University of London and completed her A.B. in English at Vassar College where she played varsity field hockey. Alice is the immediate past president of The Vassar Club of Boston, has held other leadership roles and currently serves on the board. She is a member of the Association of Career Professionals International.