Adela Bootha

Independent Talent Management Consultant
Johannesburg, South Africa

Human development; personality; self-development; psychological assessment; inter and intra personal awareness; career counseling; team buildings; relationship building; change management

How Adela forged her path…
Adela has 20 years experience as a psychometrist. She started off working in the Banking sector, moved to retail and spent a large part of her corporate work life at South Africa’s largest cellular network. Here she took on the role of Psychometrist and Organisational Development Specialist for the Group of Companies. She travelled extensively within the country conducting psychological assessments for Team Buildings, Career Counseling and Self Development of staff. Additionally, she conducted psychological assessments for the staff in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She participated in many Organisational Development projects and facilitated some of the bigger ones such as the Employment Equity Report and Plans for the organisation, as well as running tenders for the Human Resources Department of the organisation. Adela was exposed to and worked closely with, two of South Africa’s largest Psychological Assessment providers, viz SHL (Saville and Holdsworth) and JvR (Jopie Van Rooyen and Partners).

The educational stuff…
2016:     Family Life Centre Basic Counselling Course
2013:    WAVE Assessment Accreditation
2013:    Giotto Integrity Assessment Accreditation
2001:     MBTI Steps 1&2 Accreditation
2000:    OPQ (Occupational Personality Questionnaire) Accreditation
2000:    WPS (Work Profiling System) Accreditation
2000:    MA Industrial Psychology (Incomplete)
1997:    Registered with the HPCSA Psychometrist Independent/ Private Practice
1996:    B.A. Honours Industrial Psychology UJ (University of Johannesburg)
1995:    B.A WITS (University of the Witwatersrand)
1993:     Lifeline Counseling Course