Orville Pierson, Corporate Director of Program Design and Service Delivery, Lee Hecht Harrison

January 27, 2008

Highly Effective Job Search: Performance-Based Approach to Job Hunting

Orville Pierson is the author of The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search, published by McGraw-Hill. He is currently writing a new book on networking in job search. He is also Senior Vice President, Corporate Director of Program Design and Service Delivery for Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH), a $200 million career services company with 240 offices worldwide. LHH is wholly owned by Adecco SA, a global employment services firm with 5800 offices in 68 countries.

Orville creates books, Websites and videos to teach career management and job search to LHH’s clients, who number up to 100,000 per year. He also trains career consultants. With LHH since 1992, he is the sole or principal author of dozens of LHH publications used with the firm’s private clients, including Executive Directions: Creating Options in Life and Work, Managing Your Search Project, The Road to Entrepreneurship and What’s Next? A Road Map for Exploring the Rest of Your Life.

Prior to joining LHH, Orville created the ground-breaking job search assistance methodologies called the Pierson Method and Job Search Work Teams. Earlier, he worked for other career services firms.

Orville has been in career services since 1977 as a program and process designer, author, speaker and facilitator as well as career coach to hundreds of private clients. His education includes a BA from Yale University and certification in psychological instruments used in career assessment.