About Career Vitality

Donna Thistlethwaite PhotoPrincipal Consultant, Donna Thistlethwaite

Donna, principal consultant, lives and breathes Career Vitality. A committed career changer, lifelong learner and redundancy survivor, Donna is passionate about helping her clients find their purpose and zest for their career.

Vitality, integrity, tenacity and positivity are the strengths that have been a key part of Donna’s career success and are attributes she brings to the table when working with clients.

Donna has worked across both private and public sector organisations over a career spanning almost 30 years, 15 years of which were in human resource management, shaping and guiding the careers of employees. Having interviewed thousands of candidates Donna has an understanding of what employers look for and how candidates can maximise their success in the job market. Her contributions have played a critical role in the success of a large number of technical employees transitioning to leadership positions and managers becoming more effective leaders.

With a caring, easy going, nature and a guarantee that she will always be true to her word, Donna is the perfect choice for individuals or organisations considering career services.

Donna’s qualifications include a Graduate Certificate in Education (Career Development), Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management), and a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations.  She is a member of the Career Development Association of Australia, a key resource for maintaining and expanding her professional and technical knowledge.