About Us

uSooth is a company dedicated to deciphering Career Truth through Career Science.

As ardent Career Selection Engineers, we live for this stuff, fearless advocates for individual fulfillment, we wage war against mediocrity, self-loathing and squandered potential.

Bonnie A. Sandman, Ph.D.

You’re unlikely to meet anyone with more experience than Dr. Sandman. This doc is intimately familiar with the way human beings fit into their careers - she’s pioneered many of the systems that govern employee selection and promotion, performance management and supervisory training.

Dr. Sandman holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.  A consultant  to organizations in manufacturing, steel, industrial casting, transportation, telecommunications, child protective services, electric utilities, health care, and public safety, Dr. Sandman’s work has included designing and implementing human resource systems for employee selection and promotion, performance management, attitude assessment, organizational diagnosis, selection interviewing, sexual harassment training, and supervisory training.  Dr. Sandman specializes in individual assessments for career guidance (young adults 17 to 25 years of age), choice of major, and career change assessment for adults seeking occupational change or re-entry into the workforce.

She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Sigma Xi Scientific Honorary Society, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Houston Area Industrial/Organizational Psychologists.  She has taught courses at St. Thomas University, Bowling Green State University, University of Maryland (U.K.), and Central Michigan University and has authored papers on job satisfaction, job stress, and employment testing.  Dr. Sandman is a licensed psychologist (Pennsylvania). 

 

Holly E. Groschner, J.D.

With twenty years of wide-ranging experience as a senior manager and career development coach for professional staff, Holly Groschner knows more than a little something about occupational guidance. 

Ms. Groschner’s career in corporate law and organizational management includes developing teams for new businesses, including staffing, organizational development, and work process design.  From selecting doctoral candidates for the research laboratories at General Motors Corporation, to finding associates for Downs Rachlin & Martin LLP, Groschner has hired and managed groups of employees from PhD-level technical experts to clerical staff. Groschner is experienced in employee satisfaction initiatives, designing job scope and collecting skill data in high-tech settings. A founding member of WWLF, the first trade association for the advancement of women professionals in the wireless telecommunications industry, Groschner has lead women and minority advancement initiatives in a variety of corporate settings. 

 In her role as senior counsel in a Pittsburgh-based wireless telecommunications company, Groschner managed policy, regulatory compliance and industry risk issues.  She has practiced commercial and utility law in Vermont and New Hampshire, and worked in academia (UVm) and in state government. Groschner holds a J.D. from Vermont Law School, cum laude, and a B.A. cum laude in Sociology from Kalamazoo College. While obtaining her undergraduate degree in sociology at Kalamazoo College, she studied social science in Stockholm, Sweden. Groschner is a member of the bar associations of Vermont and New Hampshire, and served on the Deans Leadership Circle of Vermont Law School.