About Karen

Karen is passionate about helping people achieve their career aspirations and get the most out of their career. With postgraduate qualifications in adolescent counselling and career development, Karen’s career spans management, recruitment, counselling and career coaching, training and human resources development.

Karen has experience supporting those with special needs, including people who receive NDIS funding. Karen is also proud to have supported indigenous students through her workshops.

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SERVICES

Karen’s services cover all stages of the career journey, from school years through to and beyond retirement.

Whether you have a school-age student questioning what they want to do, or need a change in your own career-life, Karen loves to help.

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APPROACH

Karen offers a holistic approach to career coaching. There can be multiple, sometimes significant factors preventing you, or your child, from finding a dream career.

Karen’s experience with grief counselling and adolescent counselling is important in helping her come to each discussion with empathy and open-mindedness.

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PROCESS

Using a deliberate and deeply considered process, Karen combines career theories with up-to-date psychometric (psychological measurement) and other career counselling assessment resources.

This framework allows room for flexibility, resulting in a highly personalised approach with every client.

Video Consultations Now Available

For the health and wellbeing of all clients, Karen is now offering video consultations to clients across Australia, the USA, South Africa, Ireland, France, the UK and elsewhere.

Karen’s Approach

Karen uses psychometric and other career counselling tools appropriate to the client’s age and employment background. Every discussion is conducted with an open mind and active listening to understand the broad objectives and circumstances of each individual.
Karen is dedicated to exploring opportunities to learn and develop her skills as a career coach. Career coaching has always been more to her than a profession – Karen has found her passion, and she is honoured to help others find theirs.

Karen’s Process

Working with someone to define their career path always begins with an honest discussion. It’s a vital step in helping Karen establish a foundation to build your Career Action Plan.
The focus will be on clarifying an objective, and work is done to provide the client with the necessary resources to find a perfect career path and navigate important career-life decision-making.

Learn more about Karen’s process here.

Karen’s Services

STUDENTS

One of the most rewarding parts of career coaching is guiding junior and senior secondary school students through the often difficult transitions.
Karen supports your children throughout this journey, commencing as early as year 5.

Career Counselling

While children are at school-age, Karen can help students find their passion, reduce uncertainty and limit the risk of costly course-hopping.

Student Career Coaching

Karen specialises in giving school-age students support throughout their subject or course selection, helping prepare them for their chosen career path.

Career Advice for Parents

Karen has experience supporting parents in providing appropriate support for their school-aged children, as they search for their perfect career path.

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ADULT JOB SEEKERS/ CAREER TRANSITIONERS

If you are considering a career change or are seeking employment, Karen’s career coaching is designed to help.

Professional Profile Coaching

In the course of your career transition, Karen will help you optimise your LinkedIn profile, targeted resumes and cover letters to increase your chances of securing the perfect job for you.

Interview Preparation Coaching

Whether your interview is in-person, or online, a practice interview will prepare you well for difficult interview questions and processes, putting you in the best position to impress the recruiter or employer.

Career Change Advice

Burnt out in your current role? Seeking a promotion? Karen offers career coaching support that will help to clarify a clear direction.

 

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