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About Us

Who We Are

Debbie Mastel & Associates is a boutique HR Consulting firm. We genuinely care about helping individuals move on to the next phase of their careers. We also have unique, cost effective solutions to recruitment hurdles. We are experienced in working internally in the energy industry and have a proven track record of helping companies implement internal sourcing strategies.

Debbie Mastel

Career Strategist and Critical Talent Specialist

Debbie Mastel is a Career Coach and Talent Acquisition Professional with experience working in house with some of Calgary’s best oil companies. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana University College in Camrose (now University of Alberta), is a Registered Professional Recruiter and was one of less than 500 LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiters worldwide.

She has helped hundreds of people from New Grads to the Vice President level with their career transition by applying her practical, strategic focused approach to job search. She is a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, and enjoys spending time with her boys, Jake a Golden Retriever and Batman the bulldog. She was a member of Toastmasters and won numerous awards including first place in an Area Humorous Speech Contest.

Sherri Olsen, B.A.

Turnaround Coach

Sherri’s experience includes career and leadership coaching as well as corporate training. As an experienced facilitator in career transition she has delivered courses in job search strategies, career planning, and change management. She is also certified to deliver proprietary programs including Tru Values, Personal Foundation, and True Colours.

Her background as an advisor, consultant, and trainer was in a large telecommunications company, during which Sherri studied how people derive meaning in work. Prior to that she held positions in human resources and sales.

Sherri has a B.A. in Psychology, and certifications in Masterful Trainer, Achieve Global and DDI suite of Management Skills.  She has completed her Professional Coach training from CoachU University, and completed an Animal Assisted Coaching Program through Denver University.  She is the co-author of “Crossroads Café: Breaking Free from the Daily Grind” which follows the stories of three women in various transitions in their lives.

In her spare time, Sherri loves to spend time in nature walking her dog. This inspired her second book called COOLdog, A Guide to Safe Off-Leash Fun, where she endeavours to spread peace and love through four furry paws. Currently she is refurbishing an old log cabin in Bragg Creek where she will offer leadership development workshops in nature, with animals as the teaching tool.

What People Are Saying About Debbie Mastel & Associates

“During the 2009 Economical turnaround Debbie and her team assisted me with my job search. Further than provide me with an excellent resume format, I receive effective training on how to manage during interviews the tricky questions. and salary negotiation. The final result was that I obtained a job offer with an excellent company in the USA with expertise in turbo-machinery controls. Thanks Debbie for all your professional help!

Hernando Vega

Senior Systems Engineer, Emerson Process Management

Debbie is a role model for me as she embodies all the qualities a career professional should demonstrate, including: care, passion, attentiveness, problem solving, and creativity. I have experienced Debbie’s professional and engaging character in both one-on-one and group settings, and have seen the trust and hope she engenders in clients and colleagues. I feel privileged to know and work with her.

Eric Pye

Career Advisor, CPA Alberta

Debbie Mastel is amazing. When I was in search mode, a consultant suggested I call her up for coffee… I was hesitant, as she has a steady stream of job seekers tapping her for information on careers. I can say, I am glad I did follow up, she was sincerely engaging, considerate of me in my job search, she has a vast network, and is very well known in the labour market in Calgary. If you haven’t reached out to her, I recommend you do so.

Marilyn McLean

Human Resources