Customer Success Manager
"The Zoom meetings were great. It’s no different than face to face. And it’s much more convenient for me. No travel time. And we can share and view documents and screens together easily."
Urban Affairs & Policy Professional
"Coaching at Careers by Design helped me achieve the confidence and self-worth I always had but never was able to realize before."
Chief Operating Officer
"This boosted my confidence! I highly recommend Careers by Design to anyone who wants to start feeling better now and have a career that really fits who they are."
"I felt comfortable and re-assured that there is someone to help me move forward in my job search."
Career Counselling Professional
"Linda is one of those rare people who truly leads with her heart. She is filled with compassion and understanding, and is deeply curious about helping people find their passion. I worked with Linda for nearly 8 years when she was Associate Director for Counseling at the Career Services office for the University of Colorado Boulder. Personally, I have never..." Read more
Policy Analyst, Government of Canada
"As a direct result of Nadia's efforts, I was able to land a difficult to obtain full-time position with the Government of Canada in a field I'm passionate about. I would definitely recommend Nadia's services to anyone else seeking assistance in their job search efforts."
Inside Sales Representative
"I wasn’t sure how to present my accomplishments on paper, and Adam helped to make it clear by delving deep into my career history and seeing things a different way. The resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile he created have me fully confident that I’m making a great first impression with recruiters."
IT Support Analyst
"I was looking to transition to a new career in IT and needed to show how my skills and experience made me a suitable fit. Adam helped to draw out my professional achievements and position my brand so well that I landed a job in the industry in no time."
Strategic Legal Advisor
"My career experience is diverse and I was struggling with how to present myself in a way that would best highlight my skills, achievements, and experience. After speaking with me, and taking the time to understand my career path, Nicole provided me with a resume, and updated LinkedIn profile that better captured my brand. With these new materials developed..." Read more
"As an over-thinker and worrier, I always managed to stress myself out. Having the tools to identify the cause of my stress and the emotional importance I have placed on it has helped me to slowly rid myself of it. Just going through the steps of Notice and Ease while getting ready for bed has vastly improved my sleep."
"Before coaching I was lost and I wasn't sure that I wanted to fit into the typical career of an artist. I was completely overwhelmed by my career choices and extremely confused as to what type of job I was looking for and how it could possibly match the other values and goals that I have in my life. I was unaware about how to create a career that fits for m..." Read more
Louise Jones Jankovic
"Before working together, I had a lack of focus in my job search and my resume/CV and answers to interview questions were too detailed. I had low confidence and high stress - would I ever get an interview, let alone a job? The coaching sessions were perfect. Lee has a sparkling personality that makes her easy to talk to. Lee's coaching on my job search in..." Read more
"I have worked with Careers by Design over the past 4 months, as I was in a career rut and questioning my choice of being a creative professional. In the shorter term, Lee taught me powerful HeartMath stress management techniques that helped me feel better day to day. I thought the HeartMath tools were incredibly effective - I would rate these tools as a 10..." Read more
"Hello! I took some coaching from you about a year and a bit ago. I wanted to e-mail you to give you a very extremely belated thank you. I am still bookkeeping but it will be for theatres and artists and I will be making up my own schedule. I will also be taking on the duty of building and running seminars on how to do excel, how to budget, etc., which is fa..." Read more
Urban Affairs & Policy Professional
"Before the Turning Point session, I was stressed, negative, not confident and didn't know where I was going in my career. Coaching with Careers by Design helped me achieve the confidence and self-worth I always had but never was able to realize before. I came out of this a stronger, more confident and relaxed individual than I was just several months ago...." Read more
Organizational Change Consultant
"It felt like finding a job was a monolithic task before the coaching began. I really appreciated starting the process by looking at what was important to me and using the exercise as an opportunity to achieve congruence between what is important to me and my working life. And also, having someone support these choices was very valuable. Lee has a marvellou..." Read more
Chief Operating Officer
"I have successfully owned, managed and operated my own business for nearly 19 years. Things began to change and my business was being negatively impacted in a slowly dying industry. This shook my confidence and left me directionless. I knew I needed to make a change but I was feeling stuck.I had always been successful by being true to myself. I needed to do..." Read more
Senior Communications Officer
"I love my work and felt the necessity to refocus myself and take time to reflect on my skills, weaknesses and achievements in my current role. I took the opportunity while I have a rewarding and pleasant job to completely redo my resume. I had no hesitation hiring Careers by Design. I liked the fact that you were experienced, flexible, centrally located and..." Read more
"I didn’t have a career before I decided to try career counselling. I was a college graduate who had dedicated her whole life to the idea of one perfect job. I chose my college program based on the idea of one career I thought would make me happy for the rest of my life, only to graduate with the realization that I didn’t want the job that I’d set all my hop..." Read more
"Careers by Design put me in touch with Jeanet, which is one of the best career moves I ever made. Jeanet gets it. Jeanet's mock interview's helped me master answering questions that I previously was not confident in my responses. Jeanet's incredible expertise in career strategy and as a life coach was very beneficial."
"I came to Careers by Design specifically for a writer to assist with my resume as part of my job search. Through that process, I realized I wanted to get a third party to give me objective feedback on how I showed up in an interview. Careers by Design put me in touch with Jeanet, which is one of the best career moves I ever made. Jeanet gets it. Jeanet'..." Read more
"Career Coaching through Careers by Design provided me with a third-person’s perspective of where I was at in my career. Pat helped me to step back, reflect on where I was and what was important to me. She was the catalyst to help me gain my confidence and move forward in my career. Sandra C."
"Pat was a great motivator from the start. I felt a quick connection with her and it continued to grow. Pat's confidence in her communication skills was noticeable right away. Conversations between us always felt like they had direction and meaning. Pat did an excellent job staying personable and engaged. I felt listened to and comfortable. Pat helped me..." Read more
3 years ago
Senior Print & Digital Producer to Sculptor
""Pat has been a great help in providing insights, encouragement & career direction. In Pat, I found the perfect fit & comfort level in a career counselling professional. She is a very warm, genuine and authentic individual who made me feel truly valued and deserving. She conveyed a real understanding of my situation and I enjoyed and appreciated her buo..." Read more
3 years ago
"The strengths assessment was a great start for my coaching sessions, reiterating some things I knew about myself and teaching me new strengths that I didn't realize I possessed, ultimately building my confidence in the process. The Interview preparation, creating a LinkedIn profile, and learning how to target a resume and cover letter, boasted my professi..." Read more
3 years ago