Canvas Me, a leading all-in-one portfolio builder, personal and professional development forum and job recruitment platform for the beauty industry, recently announced the addition of the role of Chief Impact Officer. This addition will further align with the company's mission to accelerate and empower the professional beauty industry with emotional inteliigence, mindset and human behavior training and education.
Jen Groover, selected for the new role, is an international speaker, author and highly sought-after trainer who brings more than 20 years of human behavior and emotional intelligence expertise. With a degree in education and psychology and training in many other disciplines in human behavior, Groover has been tagged by Success Magazine as a "One-Woman Brand," a "Creativity and Innovation Guru" and a leading "Serial Entrepreneur" by Entrepreneur Magazine and ranked #8 by SAP in the "Top Influencers of Human Potential."
Groover's name has become synonymous with innovation, entrepreneurship, evolution and human potential. She recently was nominated for "Motivational Speaker of the Year" for 2019 from Speakercon, as well as "Woman of the Year" by PhillyMan Magazine. She is a UN delegate to the Global Entrepreneurs Council. And, she made history at the NYSE as a member of the first all-female group to ring the opening bell, made Forbes' list of "50 Founders to Follow" and was nomimated "TV Personality of the Year" in 2015.
"Canvas Me is a movement to maximize professional growth and connections and support successful recruitment efforts in the beauty industry. While Canvas Me facilitates real human connection through video and imagery, the core of our mission is to empower people to step into their full potential, thus creating high-performing cultures and empowering recruitment and retention strategies," says Jen Martinelli, co-founder of Canvas Me. "Hiring Jen Groover is a testament to that mission. She will focus on developing and executing trainings to people at all levels of the industry from an emotional intelligence and human potential perspective, so that they excel as their best version selves. Her powerful trainings will teach Impact Skills to maximize one's personal and professional potential, by increasing self-awareness, self-regulation, self-directedness, effective communication skills, and more to play big all-around."
"I believe, to be the best asset to any business, begins by showing up as your best self. Unfortunately, these types of personal development skill sets are usually not taught in school, and maybe not in the home or community either, however Impact Skills are the key skills that take people from good to great," Groover says. "They create great leaders, self-directed and motivated employees and empower everyone to provide the best customer service skills possible. I am excited to bring education like this to the beauty industry with Canvas Me, to innovate and uplevel recruitment, retention and excellence in an industry that is driven by human connection and feeling good about oneself while helping others to do the same."
"As much as we are a 'recruitment' platform, we are bigger than that. Canvas Me is for the dreamers who have a big dream. it's for the underdog that has gotten overlooked and it is for the beauty business owner looking to build empowering cultures. Canvas Me is about the human," says Matt Martinelli, Canvas Me co-founder. "We focus on not only being recruitment experts, but we focus on being humand experts; because at the end of the day as a busines owner your people are your biggest asset. I am honored and humbled to have Jen Groover join our company and I am so excited for what's in store for the beauty industry as a result."
About Canvas Me: Canvas Me is a platform for all beauty professionals that provides the ability to create beautiful portfolios, to grow and alighn with industry's top career opportunities. With a major focus on professional development, human behavior and emotional intelligece, it is building a space that beauty professionals deserve, a platform that truly expresses the industry anf provides the tools needed to be smarter, stronger and more determined than ever to live your best life in beauty.
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