Building your Brand - Knowing your Worth


Kara Albert, Independent Talent Consultant

Kara Albert has spent over 15 years helping people and organizations to be their very best. Her experience lies in a variety of organizations - for-profit and not-for-profits and large, international organizations and start-ups. Kara’s roles have included career coaching and development at a top 20 MBA program, talent development and performance management at Gallup, recruitment, leadership consulting, organizational effectiveness, and co-founding a start-up.

Kara has helped to place roughly 50% of MBA students during her time at The Ohio State University. She was recognized as one of the top recruiters in the nation in her first full year as a finance recruiter. She has created and facilitated personal development programs for several women’s groups and businesses. Most recently, Kara worked with a manufacturing company to implement an employee engagement strategy and manager training and development, implement a headcount and payroll reduction plan, and turnaround a struggling business line, increasing production output by roughly 50%.

Kara is passionate about helping people succeed. She currently resides in Chicago, IL, is an avid foodie and traveler.