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Katie Roberts

Career Coaching and Career Guidance


Are you unhappy with your job?

Are you unsure which career path to take?

Are you confused about which course to study?

If so, you have come to the right place!


Our Career Coaching Service is designed to help you find your ideal career so you can enjoy every day rather than spend all week counting down the days until the weekend. Life is too short to stay in a job you hate! We will work with you to help you find your passion, move forward in your career and achieve your full potential.

Our Career Coaches are experts in their field and have a wealth of experience across a variety of industries. They have extensive knowledge of a wide range of occupations, industries and courses and will give you professional, independent advice on your career, course and employment options. They have a strong commitment to client satisfaction and will ensure you receive the best tools available to move forward in your career.

Our career coaching service is suitable for:

  • Years 10-12 students who need help choosing their career, course and subjects
  • Graduates who are looking for career guidance and advice on their employment options
  • People who are considering a career change and need help planning their next move
  • People who are considering further study and need help choosing the right course
  • The inquisitive who are interested to see if they are in the 'right' career.

Our Career Coaches provide career guidance, vocational guidance and coaching services over the phone and in person at the following locations:

  • Sydney - Sydney CBD, Crows Nest, Parramatta, Northern Beaches
  • Melbourne - Melbourne CBD, Bayside, Malvern, Vermont
  • Brisbane - New Farm, Indooroopilly
  • Perth - West Perth, Duncraig, Rockingham
  • Adelaide - Royal Park, Greenwith
  • Canberra - Stirling
  • NSW Central Coast - Woy Woy
  • QLD Sunshine Coast - Wurtulla

CAREER COACHING PROGRAM

Step 1 - Online Career Assessment

In this program, we start by assessing your interests, values and personality to identify the careers, industries and work environment that best suit you. Your career assessment includes the following two profilers:

a) Career Interests Profiler

The Career Interests Profiler assesses your interest in a variety of activities, industries and occupations to determine the careers and areas of study you are most likely to enjoy. It is based on over 5 years of research and contains an extensive database of more than 500 careers and courses. Duration: Approx 20 minutes

See a Sample Report!

b) Career Personality Profiler

The Career Personality Profiler is based on the theory of psychological types described by Swiss psychiatrist C.G Jung and Isabel Myers. It assesses four aspects of your personality based on the following scales: Informer-Reflector, Producer-Creator, Analyser-Helper and Planner-Adapter. Duration: Approx 10 minutes

See a Sample Report!


Step 2 - Career Consultation (Face-to-Face or Phone)

Once you have taken the career assessment online, your Career Coach will prepare detailed information for you on your career options. During your consultation, they will go through your results and give you advice on your career, course and employment options.

During your consultation, you will:

  • Discover the careers that best suit your interests, values and personality
  • Explore your career options and get help identifying the career that best suits you
  • Learn about your course options at TAFE, college and/or university
  • Get advice on any careers and courses you are currently considering
  • Get feedback on your resume and advice on how to tailor it for different positions
  • Develop an action plan to help you on your path to a fulfilling career.


PLEASE NOTE: This program is suitable for high school students, graduates and people who are working in non-management roles up to the mid-level tier. If you are working in a senior role, management role or executive position, please see our Executive Career Coaching Program.


Options

1. Face-to-Face Consultation (1 ½ hours)

Prior to your consultation, your Career Coach will email you the instructions for the online career assessment. You will receive your reports at your consultation.

Fees:

Online Career Assessment + Face-to-Face Consultation (1 ½ hours): $395 including GST
Follow-Up Consultations - Optional (1 hour): $295 including GST

Payment is due on the day of your consultation by cash or credit card (Visa or Mastercard).

*To make an enquiry or booking, please complete our online enquiry form

2. Phone Consultation (1 hour)

To proceed with a phone consultation, click here to take the online career assessment. Your reports will be emailed to you once you complete the assessment. Your Career Coach will then contact you to arrange a time for your phone consultation.

Fees:

Online Career Assessment + Phone Consultation (1 hour): $295 including GST
Follow-Up Consultations - Optional (1 hour): $295 including GST

*Payment is due prior to your phone consultation by credit card (Visa or Mastercard). Calls can be made via SKYPE or alternatively your consultant can provide you with their landline number to call at the time of your consultation. You will need to cover the cost of the phone call to your consultant.

*To proceed with a phone consultation, please click here

Please note: The rate for follow-up consultations applies to career counselling consultations taken within 6 months from the date of your initial consultation.

 

Our Career Counsellors

New South Wales

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Drew Clark

Crows Nest, Parramatta & Northern Beaches, Sydney
(Also available for home visits in Sydney metro area - $50 surcharge applies)
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

With over 25 years’ experience in Recruitment and HR Consulting, Drew has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience in career pathways, training & development opportunities and career direction. For over 20 years, Drew owned a highly successful boutique recruitment consultancy specialising at the Senior Management & Executive level. Drawing upon his extensive recruitment and personal experience, Drew has expanded his skill base to become a qualified Career Coach.

Due to his many years’ experience in a diverse range of industries, Drew has exceptional expertise in career planning and interview preparation across a number of specialities. He has had significant success with people working in government organisations and the medical industry, as well as sales, marketing, law, finance and IT. Having worked with a large cross-section of private and public sector clients, Drew is well placed to assist people from a wide range of industries, seeking new direction and/or wishing to achieve successful employment outcomes.

Drew is a Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), a member of Career Services Australia (CSA) and the International Coach Federation (ICF), and holds a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. Drew's long term industry connections, in-depth knowledge of the job market and natural recruitment instincts have all contributed to his success as a sought after Career Counsellor, Trainer/Facilitator and Interview Skills Coach.

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Anna Fleming

Sydney CBD
*Available office hours

With over 10 years’ experience in recruitment and executive search, career advice and resume writing, Anna has worked with individuals at all levels of seniority across a broad range of industries in Australia and overseas. She is truly passionate about career counselling and highly committed to assisting clients at various stages of their careers.

Anna is strongly consultative in her approach and sees transparency, openness and clear communication as keys to success. Her friendly and professional manner makes her easy and enjoyable to work with. In client consultations, Anna seeks to establish an environment where clients feel comfortable and have the confidence to engage in productive conversations about their careers, potential hurdles and future aspirations. She places great emphasis on client empowerment and positive communication, and actively supports clients in identifying and recognising their personal interests, strengths, values, skills and competencies.

With her background in recruitment and executive search, Anna is well placed to provide advice also on job search strategies, interview preparation and techniques, LinkedIn profiles and resumes. Anna is a member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) and holds a Graduate Diploma in Careers Education and Development and a Bachelor of Business (Marketing).

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Julie Knox

Sydney CBD
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Julie has over 15 years’ professional experience within Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Career Coaching. Originally from Scotland, Julie’s corporate background spans both the private and public sectors where she has worked within the Health, Finance, Investments and Education industries as well as for Local Council and Government.

Julie’s passion for career development began as part of a personal journey. After being made redundant in 2004, she received outplacement support which she found enormously beneficial. From there Julie began to transition her own career into providing career services for others, utilising her skills and experience within Human Resources and People Management and supplementing these with Learning & Development and Coaching experience. Qualified with a Certificate in Personnel Practice and a Certificate in Training Practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) in the UK, Julie has also completed a Certificate in Coaching and an Advanced Diploma in Business.

In 2012, Julie and her family emigrated to Australia where she continued her Career Coaching experience.  Her approach is a highly practical one, focused on goal setting and solutions. Through Julie’s corporate background and extensive experience, she specialises in career transitions, resume writing, LinkedIn and interview skills training.

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Susie Roberts

Woy Woy, NSW Central Coast
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

With over thirty years experience in Adult Education and Small Business Management, Susie Roberts has extensive knowledge of a wide range of industries. She began her career as a Singer and Artist, before starting her own creative arts school, which she successfully ran for over 10 years. A passionate teacher and photographer, Susie has taught students at the Central Coast Community College in Adobe Photoshop and has worked as a Creative Designer for Scrapper’s Guide in the United States.

Over recent years, she has worked extensively with school students, facilitating literacy and special needs programs. Tertiary trained in Business Studies and Accounting, Susie has a wealth of knowledge to draw upon in helping people at all levels to find their ideal career path. As an experienced Career Coach, she is an excellent communicator and is skilled at helping people identify and harness their natural strengths and fulfil their true potential.


ACT

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Catriona Meere

Stirling, Canberra
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Catriona Meere has a passion for helping others to identify and harness their natural strengths and talents and optimise their personal and professional potential. As an experienced educator, she has held leadership positions within ACT schools for 11 years, six of these in the roles of Deputy Principal and Acting Principal. She holds a Bachelor of Education and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. Catriona is an Associate Trainer/Facilitator for the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and Jelk Solutions, for which she develops and facilitates corporate training packages for public and private sector organisations. She has also worked as a tutor and guest lecturer in Education at the University of Canberra.

Catriona has a strong understanding of the challenges involved in changing career and the need for strategic planning to ensure a smooth and successful transition. She provides coaching in career reflection and goal setting, career coaching, job search strategies, networking skills, resume writing, addressing selection criteria and effective interview techniques. She uses her strong coaching ability to inspire clients to define their personal mission or vision, clarify their values, and uncover their unique gifts and passions. Armed with this awareness she supports clients in aligning their career search and developing personal and professional goals to achieve their vision.


Victoria

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Jackie Marsterson

Melbourne CBD and Bayside
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Born in the UK, Jackie and her family moved to Asia in the early nineties and lived in Singapore for ten years before settling in Melbourne, Australia in 2001. After working in hospitality for a prestigious group of hotels in London, Jackie embarked on a rewarding new career path in Singapore as a Relocation Consultant. This involved guiding new migrants through a period of change and transition in their lives, assisting them to assimilate into a different culture and adjust to a new work life balance. The move to Melbourne provided another opportunity for Jackie to develop and enhance her interpersonal skills and saw her move into the Education sector. Working with high school students, she assisted them with career advice and securing work placements. This stimulated her interest in, and passion for, Career Development and inspired her to study Career Counselling.

Jackie has since successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Career Education and Development at RMIT and continues to study in the area of Counselling. Her passion is supporting individuals to realise their true potential and to value their skills and abilities as well as assisting them to achieve a healthy balance between life, learning and work. Through the texture and variety of Jackie’s own journey through life, her international experience and varied career path, she is able to bring empathy and understanding in helping clients to feel empowered and motivated and achieve their personal and professional goals. Jackie is a Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia.

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Leah Lambart

Malvern, Melbourne
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Having successfully negotiated several career changes herself, Leah is committed to working with her clients to identify their transferable skills and to help them find a career path that is the right fit for their strengths, passions, style and personal commitments. Leah is passionate about assisting her clients with interview, job search and LinkedIn coaching to give them the best possible chance to secure their ideal role. She has over 13 years of specialist experience in recruitment and HR Consulting, which has given her great insight into what employers are looking for.  Leah also brings a depth of industry knowledge and experience from professional services, accounting, law, HR consulting, education and the recruitment agency sector.

Leah commenced her career at KPMG in the corporate tax division where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. She made her first career change into recruitment and later joined the HR team at Allens, a national law firm. She has also consulted on recruitment-related projects to numerous corporations and institutions including RMIT, Victoria University, Monash University and GHD. Leah holds a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne), a Graduate Certificate in Career Education & Development (RMIT), Graduate Diploma in HR Management (Swinburne University) and also qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAA). She is also a Professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).

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Diana Lim

Melbourne (3004) and Vermont
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Passionate about career development, transition and fulfilment, Diana brings a wealth of professional and personal experience to assist clients on their career journey. She helps them navigate all stages of the career decision-making model, from increasing self- awareness of skills, interests, values and contribution, to exploring career options and evaluating occupations that derives a decision. Diana also provides practical assistance with job search, resume writing, interview training and LinkedIn coaching.

Diana has successfully career transitioned several times. She began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), providing professional business services to clients across multiple industries including Banking, Telecommunications, Energy and Mining, Manufacturing and Government. As Senior Associate, Diana was responsible for the professional and personal development of her Associate peers. Migration to Australia provided an opportunity to career transition into the Information Technology industry (Info Tech Accounting Pty Ltd). Beginning in Help Desk Support, Diana progressed to Senior Lead Consultant for clients within Manufacturing, Health Products and Real Estate. As Senior Lead Consultant, Diana represented all consultants within the Management Team – promoting their professional development, progression and success.

Diana holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Administration (NZ BCA), a Bachelor Degree in Science (NZ BSc), a Diploma in Life Coaching (LCIA - Career Coaching) and is a Chartered Accountant (CA, ICANZ). Diana is an Accredited Professional Coach within the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Coaching (ANZIC) and an Associate Member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).

 

Queensland

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Karen Bremner

New Farm, Brisbane
*Available office hours and after hours

With a background in Psychology, over 10 years’ experience in HR, and postgraduate career qualifications, Karen brings a holistic approach to career choice, change and development. Friendly, open and highly intuitive, Karen can help you recognise your unique strengths and values, clarify your direction and position yourself for ongoing career success. With personal experience of changing careers, industries, and countries, Karen also understands what it’s like to be at a career crossroads, and is passionate about empowering others. 

As an experienced recruiter, having managed numerous campaigns across corporate and government sectors internationally, Karen understands job search, knows what employers are looking for, and can help you brand yourself, stand out and gain the edge in your applications and interviews. Karen is a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia, Career Directors International, and the International Coaching Federation, and sits on several professional career committees in Queensland.

An experienced coach and facilitator, with a Cert IV in Workplace Coaching, and Training and Assessment, Karen regularly writes and presents on career-related topics, and lectures on career development at Griffith University.

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Judith Uhlmann

Indooroopilly, Brisbane and Wurtulla, Sunshine Coast
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Judith is a Certified Professional HR Consultant and Organisational Psychologist, and has completed a postgraduate qualification in Career Development at RMIT. She has more than 20 years of experience working in a wide cross-section of industries in Australia, Asia-Pacific, and in Europe. Born in Switzerland, she was professionally trained in corporate finance and banking, and upon emigrating to Australia, commenced a career in HR. She went on to develop a successful international career working for a variety of companies including global top 50 corporations, government, not-for-profit organisations and small businesses.

Judith’s HR management and Talent development experience as a specialist recruiter and executive coach, gives her a real edge in helping her clients successfully navigate today’s job market. As a career transitions coach, she inspires her clients to leverage their unique strengths and capabilities, initiate manageable action steps, and sustain positive momentum and motivation. Her resourceful and hands-on collaboration with job search, resume writing, interview training and LinkedIn branding has her clients feel confident about their value and contribution to the workplace. Her approach is empathetic and goal-focused and she is passionate about empowering purposeful living and career fitness.

Judith is a member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and an accredited administrator of the MBTI/Golden Profiler.


Western Australia

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Kendal Drew

West Perth and Rockingham, Perth
*Available office hours

Kendal is a motivated, insightful, accredited Career Development Practitioner committed to assisting clients in achieving their best possible careers. She incorporates themes of complexity, change and connection alongside client’s aspirations in relation to work and personal fulfilment to ensure that her clients make career choices and decisions which are achievable and appropriate to their whole of life and longer-term ambitions. Kendal is a focused and attentive partner with her clients in identifying their strengths and interests, analysing their career objectives and constructing a clear, actionable map for achieving outcomes and ultimately realizing their vision.

Over the past four years, Kendal has partnered with clients including students, mid-life career changers, career re-entry, executives and others facing career transition through redundancy. Her clients have come from industries including mining, oil and gas, construction, legal and professional services, medical, education, healthcare, FMCG, IT, communications, retail and hospitality. Experience across a range of industries including, corporate mining (international and domestic), not for profit, defence and the community and education sectors provide a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of different industries, which underpins the work Kendal undertakes with her clients.

Holding a Postgraduate Certificate in Career Development, Kendal is a keen lifelong learner, committed to maintaining knowledge on labour market information and progress within the career development and employment field. She is a Professional Member of the CDAA and qualified administrator of psychometric testing tools through CareerLife College.

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Helen Holan

West Perth and Duncraig, Perth
*Available office hours and after hours

Before making her own career change, Helen spent 9 years working for PwC and then PKF. During that time she experienced decreasing levels of happiness at work and a rising sense that her skills were better suited to something more people focused. Over time, Helen uncovered a passion for helping people improve their happiness and performance at work. She has since co-run a recruitment business and now works solely as a professional career coach. Helen’s combination of business, recruitment and coaching experience puts her in the ideal position to partner with clients to develop insights, tools and practical steps that will help them achieve their career goals. Clients find her approach to be relaxed yet purposeful, professional yet fun, nurturing yet frank. 

Over the last seven years Helen has provided guidance and support to a wide range of clients from teenagers through to executives as well as to those experiencing redundancy. She has worked with clients from industries including mining, oil and gas, professional services, medical, healthcare, engineering, banking, media, education, FMCG, IT, retail, travel and hospitality.

Helen has a degree in economics and accounting, is a qualified coach, certified MBTI practitioner, qualified NLP Practitioner, certified LAB Profile practitioner and certified Inventory for Work Attitude and Motivation consultant. She is a Member of the International Coach Federation and a Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

 

South Australia

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Melissa Clark

Royal Park and Greenwith, Adelaide
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

With over 15 years’ experience in Recruitment, Consulting, Training and Management, Melissa has developed extensive career consulting and career coaching experience with a wealth of knowledge and experience in career pathways, training and development opportunities and career direction. Melissa has a strong desire and commitment to assist people in achieving their goals through providing career guidance support.

Melissa has exceptional expertise in career planning, resume writing and interview preparation across a wide range of industries including private and public sector clients. She is well placed to assist people from different industries and backgrounds including students, graduates, professionals and mature age workers. Whether you are new on the job market or going through the process of switching careers mid-life, Melissa will help you take the next step to establishing a successful and rewarding career.

Melissa is a member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) and holds a Certificate IV in Career Development and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE).


Testimonials

 

 

Hi Ellen,
I just wanted to write and say thanks for our session yesterday. I was really inspired and it was really helpful to talk through everything with you! The process we went through made everything seem simple and clear-cut. In hindsight, looking at all the job advertisements for jobs that I didn’t want to do, was great. The process really highlighted my areas of interest very clearly. I’m looking forward to starting on my action plan! Heartfelt thanks,
T Bawden-Smith

Jane,
I had a career consultation with you in April and just wanted to thank you for all your help and advice. I have a fairly diverse background so I can imagine how that would have presented you with a unique challenge. In addition, I always knew I had a keen interest in people and trying to understand what motivates people. I found your session particularly useful as you really helped me understand how my values linked with the potential right jobs for me and subsequently encouraged me to apply for a role that I would never have thought of applying for before. As a result of going through the application process, my profile within my existing company has been lifted significantly. Thank you so much! I would not hesitate in recommending you to anyone who wants a career consultation.
Kellie, Brisbane

Hi Ellen,
Thank you for your time yesterday. It was a fantastic consultation and I would gladly recommend your services to others. I really enjoyed speaking with you, and your open and down to earth approach put me right at ease. Thank you once again. Kind Regards,
Suzana

After 15 years in the workforce, and working in a variety of jobs in this time, I was unsure about what career direction I wanted to follow. Other than talking to close family and friends, I felt the need to seek some independent advice. That is when I found the Katie Roberts Career Consulting website where I was referred to Jackie Marsterson. The process commenced by completing a career interest and personality profiler online. After meeting with Jackie I was taken aback by the accuracy of the results and gained a lot of valuable information from indepth discussions in relation to these results. I found the information and resources Jackie provided me with to be very helpful and have been referring back to the resources quite regularly. As a result of attending the consultation and meeting with Jackie, it has encouraged me to pursue further study, and I have actually enrolled to commence tertiary studies again this year. I have also been impressed by the after consultation service Jackie has provided me with on resume and cover letter writing. Overall I believe it was a wise decision to gain independent advice in this area and thank Jackie for her assistance.
M Smitten

Dear Katie,
My consultation with Ellen Rodger was extremely productive and she was professional and helpful. The whole process was polished, insightful and so easy to use. Thank you so much for this outstanding service.
L Hughes

Hi Jackie
I had a career consultation with you in July last year. I wanted to email you to say thank you for all your help and advice. I found the session extremely helpful and have had great success in my career path since. I have enrolled to do a Masters in Human Resource Management at Monash, which starts in a few weeks. I have also started working in an HR Assistant role. I love my new job and am really excited about starting my course. It's great to finally have some direction in my career. I just wanted to let you know how great everything has been since I saw you, and how beneficial your advice was. I would strongly recommend a career counsellor to anyone who is unsure of what they want to do. Thank you very much for your wonderful help.
C Griffin, Melbourne

My son Will is a highly motivated Year 12 student who had no idea of what he wanted to do after school. After completing some on-line assessments and discussion with Helene, she was able to match his interests and passions with jobs. She gave him great advice on various courses and pathways. Will found the session very helpful and is now even more focused as he knows exactly why he is working so hard!
Kerry, Greenwich

Dear Suzie
Thanks SO much. It's spooky that the tests and your guidance were so spot on and really reinforced what was lurking in the back of Andrew's mind (and ours) - fantastic! Very much appreciated as he can now tackle the year ahead with focus rather than wasting time and energy worrying about his direction.
Lynn and Andrew, Sydney

Hi Ellen,
I just wanted to let you know my exciting news - I have been offered a new job as a Marketing Coordinator! I'm very excited! Thank you so much for your help and guidance. You helped me to re-gain my confidence and get back out there and find a role that will 're-establish my career in marketing'. Your assistance has been invaluable and I am very grateful.
Felicity

Hi Suzie
Guess what? I did an HTML course at the community college as you suggested, put a mission statement on my CV and applied for some junior web positions. Within a week I was offered a position as a media/web assistant. The company will offer training and resources for me to train in my spare time. I couldn't have done it without you. The test and consultation really helped to clarify things for me.
Stephanie

Hi Jane,
Thank you so much for today! You are so helpful. If only I saw you sooner I might have actually had a career by now. You were spot on! Everything just seems so much clearer. I feel a lot more confident about choosing a career path now whereas before, I was so confused. I'm going to recommend you to everyone who is in the same boat as me.
Sera, Brisbane

To whom it may concern;
I'm just writing a quick email to complement Ellen Rodger on her service. I undertook a full career counselling consultation as well as her professional resume service and was very impressed by both. Being young and in a critical time in my life in terms of career choice, Ellen helped bring more clarity. She conducted herself in a very professional manner and my newly revised resume couldn't have been worded any better! Considering I am a perfectionist and quite critical most of the time I think that Ellen is a valuable asset to your company. Many thanks,
John, Sydney

Hi Katie,
I wanted to take the opportunity to give you some feedback on Suzie. We had a phone consultation on Saturday and I must say she was an absolute delight. She had a warming personality, met me in my world, listened to my perspective and offered well reasoned and researched advice. She was encouraging, specific, professional and polished. The call exceeded my expectations in terms of outcomes, particularly in regard to university options. I also liked the different approach to MBTI with the values piece and the list of tasks and careers that suit my personality type. It served to reinforce that I am in the right job and gave me insight into why that is. Suzie is a great ambassador for your brand and I would have no hesitation to recommend her to others in our organisation. I am very pleased that I utilised your service and happy with the results.

Kind Regards,
Kerrie

Hi Debbie
The phone consultation was fantastic. Suzie did a brilliant job. I'm sure I'm heading in the right direction now. Thank you Career Consultants for your professional help.
B Crisp

Hi Katie
I'd just like to express my thanks to Drew Clark who in one meeting appears to have turned my son's life around. To have this ability I believe takes very special qualities and Drew lives up to his profile of "intuitive expertise" and "skill and rapport with people". Drew has been able to motivate our son beyond anything we have seen since he left school. Our son has been floundering in connection with job commitment ever since he left school (he will be 30 this year) and when he approached us to support him in visiting one of your staff, we were somewhat loath to do so. We hope that in the future we will have the opportunity of recommending Drew.
Lynne, Sydney

Dear Helen,
Both my father and I greatly appreciate the help you have given me and I thank you for the follow up information. Thank you for your guidance and I will not hesitate to contact you in the future or refer you to anyone I come across.
Aaron, Perth

Dear Ellen,
Thank you so much for meeting with me and for going through my options. It was such an absolute pleasure to meet with you and to discuss my career to date. With your help, my eyes were definitely open to new possibilities and to new careers I could hardly imagine for myself! After amending my CV and cover letter, and really putting in extra effort when applying, I successfully gained an interview (funnily enough, it was with the very first organisation that you handed to me at our session!). I received very happy news yesterday that I have the job! I'm so excited and thankful for the opportunity, and it all came about through meeting with you. Thank you so much for what you have done for me, and I'm very happy to share this wonderful news with you!
Daisy, Sydney

Dear Catriona,
Discussing my options with you was invaluable and I feel better about a number of aspects of my career/life. Having my plan and some definitive ideas about what I'm good at is really practical - I have some avenues to explore now! I very much appreciate your time, advice and help. Kind Regards,
Rebecca, Canberra

Hi Catriona
Just short note to let you know how I am going following our career counselling session. I’ve implemented our transition plan with my Manager and the HR team at work. I requested, was offered and took a VR and have been progressing a business plan to become an Executive coach since. After 20 years in the APS I am no longer a public servant and have been attending various information evenings with colleges around Australia on the best type of training to help me establish my own Canberra-based business. It’s all very exciting and just thought you would like to know what I did with your advice – I took it and can’t thank you enough. Best wishes,
Anita, Canberra

Dear Debbie,
I have just had my careers counselling session with Ellen Rodger in Newtown and I have to say I cannot be more pleased and happy with speaking to Ellen. The time before contacting your company has both been a very stressful and confusing time for me. However, your services did not disappoint! Ellen was simply amazing, and I was blown away at the accuracy of the results for the online assessments. I am now confident that I will be making the right choices for me and will ensure that if I need further guidance down the track, I will not hesitate in returning for another consultation in a few years time with Ellen. A big thanks also to you for answering my many enquiries, you certainly helped me feel at ease. Greatly appreciate everything, and am recommending your services to the many stressed friends and family members of mine who too need a bit of direction.
Sylvana

Helen
Thank you for the ‘light bulb’ moments during our meeting tonight.  Of particular note for me was why I have ‘drifted’ towards strangely different ‘pursuits’ outside work. Thanks again.
Marie, Perth

Hi Helen,

After our brief chat today I felt inspired and happy with the step by step approach. It all made sense. Thanks for your advice. I'm looking forward to following my path. I know I'm on the right one finally. Will be in contact in the future. Thank you and Katie for this wonderful service. Sometimes we all need a little direction in life.

Melissa, Perth

I am a recent graduate, currently working full time in the corporate world. After working for past 9 months, I felt a deep sense of dissatisfaction with my job. It was then that I decided to see Suzie for career counselling. I found the first session immensely resourceful! From the psychometric and personality tests, I was able to gain a greater understanding of the jobs that were suited towards my personality. On top of this, Suzie was very patient, kind and attentive. After the session, I felt a greater sense of direction for my career and I am now on my way to becoming a primary school teacher. Suzie is also someone who goes "above and beyond" for you as she was able to give me some resume advice, helpful website links and some contacts in her own world working in my desired profession. Ultimately, I would highly recommend Suzie to anyone seeking career guidance! Thank you so much!!!!

J.Lee Sydney

Hi Drew,

I just wanted to give you an update as I have some news. After such a great session with you (and not being one to sit back and wait for things to happen) I immediately applied for a great job and I have been successful! Next step is applying for uni so all in all its been amazing! I really can't thank you enough.

Carly

I have been involved in a very draining job. I always had a vision in my head, however, I had no idea how to get there. With a demanding job and long hours, i could not do much research.
I needed help and was referred to Katie Roberts' site. I got in contact with Debbie whom was very helpful and provided great customer service. I was then referred to Ellen Rodger (Career Counsellor) whom listened to me and absolutely helped me by writing a plan to reach my goal with options that I did not even know existed!

Muna, Sydney

Hi Catriona,

I just wanted to let you know that I did decide on a new career path. I decided to study a Diploma in Fitness so that I hopefully can eventually work with at risk clients as a Personal Trainer. So far I'm really enjoying the course and I even feel much happier about work because I have another focus. It's also helping to keep me fit and healthy which is a huge bonus. Thanks so much for your help. I hope you don't mind but I have recommended you to a couple of friends in a similiar situation. All the best,

Annika, Canberra

Dear Catriona,

I was searching for words that could describe my happiness about your service and how confident I became when I knew exactly what I should do in the next 5-10 years of my life. I know what to do now and which companies to consider when searching for my dream job that fits my personality along with the workplace that is the best fit for me. I appreciate you reading all my information including my resume and overall experience and I'm blessed about the information I got that will enable me to make decisions with confidence when pursuing my next career step. The career personality report was amazing and the interview was very helpful and I am ready now to move forward. Thank you for being so helpful and patient receiving my inquiries, overall the experience was wonderful. I wish you all the success in your life and all the best to the Katie Roberts team.

Sincerely,
Mohamed

Karen,

Wow what a fantastic email to receive! Thank you so much for that. You have helped me tremendously. My husband mentioned this morning that I seemed much "lighter" in myself and I do feel like the fog has cleared.

Kaley, Brisbane

Karen,

It was really nice to meet you last week, I really appreciated the detailed follow up email you sent me. Thank you for your time, it has helped me clarify so many things in my mind and given me a strong direction to head in. Thanks again for all your help.

Nicola, Brisbane

Karen,

Thank you for the advice you provided me, and for taking the extra time as you did to assist me.  The telephone session was exceptionally beneficial and informative and I gained a great deal of insight about myself.

TL, Tasmania

Dear Jane

I am writing to say thank you so much for your help with my son. He had an idea as to what he liked but struggled to know what to do. Seeing you has helped him so much. He has been accepted into a Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science. He is very comfortable and settled in his thinking - it is so nice to see. I am so glad I met you and you were able to guide him in the right direction. As a mother, I am so relieved and enjoy seeing my son happy and content with his goals and achievements. Thank you so much.

Christine, Brisbane

Karen,

The session met my expectations, and it really surprised me too. It gave me a good direction for my future career, and helped me get a clear direction into what path to take. I would recommend this service to any of my friends and family who need help. It is the best career consultation I have ever experienced. EVER! :)

KS, Brisbane

Karen,

Thank you. I learnt a great deal about how to move forward in my life, and I have a lot to think about. I could not wipe the smile off my face going home last night…

SD, Brisbane

Karen,

Thanks so much. My visit to you has helped me get back some of my enthusiasm for job hunting and goal setting (which I had let slip, big time)……I’m back…;-) I'm now feeling more positive and more confident.

RS, Brisbane

"I found my consultation with Jackie an extremely positive and enlightening experience. Being from a creative background, I initially assumed that career counselling was only for those in a mainstream corporate environment but found Jackie understood and encouraged those wishing to take a path less travelled."

Client, Melbourne

Hi Helen,

Thanks so much for all the information and guidance. It was exactly what I needed. I'm so impressed with the results. I'm going to pass on your details to my friend who is in the same position that I was.

Levi, Perth

Hi Amber,

I found yesterday's session with you so helpful. Prior to the appointment with you, I wasn't sure what to expect and what, if anything, I would get out of it. As the session went on I felt more and more relaxed and found myself being more honest with you and myself than I have been for a long time. I believe that this was due to your well placed questions and your warm, mentoring, professional approach. I feel like I found my mojo yesterday and I have a very clear idea of where to focus my energy on my future career and I know exactly what I want to do. I know that this is a process, but you have helped me figure out what I want and given me a clear direction for the future. I feel motivated, focused and energised. I can't thank you enough and I will let you know at the end of my journey what has happened.

Warm Regards,
Sandy

Hi Judith,

I spoke with Elise after our session with you and she is feeling a lot more settled about her career path now. It's a very difficult thing to work through especially at 14 but I really think you nailed it on the head. It's great to put her mind at ease regarding her next steps, now she can put that energy into actually moving forward. Thanks again for your insights.

Kind regards

Shellie, Brisbane

From the moment I spoke to Leah on the phone, I felt comfortable. Leah has a beautiful nature and really loves what she does. She cares about her clients and makes them feel confident and relaxed in what can be a daunting situation. She helped me clarify my future opportunities and see things in a positive light! I would highly recommend seeing Leah.   

Lenka, Melbourne

 

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