Vakassia J. Niles ("V.J.") is a Career Strategist and Founder of The Niles Group, a company that empowers individuals to take action in their careers by supplying the necessary training, and development vital to the success of diversity in the workforce. Having a career in insurance, information technology, higher education and human resources has allowed her to bring her vast knowledge to others as a career strategist. V.J. catapults mid-level professionals and executives who are frustrated, tired or just ready for a change get to the next level in their careers. She frequently speaks for companies and organizations regarding career strategy, career pivots, leadership, team development, S.T.E.M careers, branding, LinkedIn and networking tips.