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Client Feedback
"Shirley helped me land my dream job. She helped me focus and organise myself by offering practical tips and techniques. She helped me tweak my CV so that it highlighted the parts of my skills that related to the job I was looking for. I valued her input greatly. She was energetic, open and fun to deal with. I would highly recommend some one on one time with Shirley if you are looking for your next career move." June 2016
"I'd like to say that the session today was totally worth my time and money. I'm already onto making changes to my CV and LinkedIn and my approach in general." January 2017
“I loved the really practical advice. I got off the call with a list of things I could do to make a difference to my profile in the market right away.”    Nov 2015
"Shirley helped me gain confidence, strengthen my strengths and weaken my weaknesses. She helped me to redesign my CV, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile. The outcome was that in no more than 3 months I got 2 job offers. I feel really lucky that I met her."   March 2016
"I recently applied for a role I had no immediate experience in but for which I had a range of transferable skills. There were key messages I took from my coaching with Shirley which made the interview process less scary."       July 2016
"Imagine a situation where you have landed in a totally new country and you have no idea about work culture or local experience and on top of that you have a break of 5 years in your career. I met Shirley in the this situation. She helped me gain confidence and strengthen my strengths and weaken my weaknesses. She helped me to redesign my CV, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile. The outcome was that in no more than 3 months I got 2 job offers. I feel really lucky that I met her."       April 2016
"I loved the support and encouragement that you gave to me. you filled me with confidence...and gave me excellent pointers to enable me to achieve my goal. You are warm, encouraging, experienced and extremely supportive. I would recommend your guidance to whomever needed it."       November 2015
"Thank you very much...my CV and cover letter documents are in better shape and it was an absolutely wonderful learning exercise working with you."       February 2016
"Shirley is an awesome Career Advisor. Her career advice and years of professional experience in IT has helped me understand the job market in New Zealand and eventually landing a job as a Test Analyst. She is very passionate about her work."       November 2015
"Working with Shirley helps me focus on my own development goals, not just my employer's needs. Sharing my thoughts in safety helps me clarify ideas and makes my goals more real."       November 2015
"She has an exceedingly flexible and powerful approach that delivers great clarity and results."       April 2015
"Shirley combines technology savvy with an amazing depth of interpersonal skill."       April 2015
"Shirley gave me valuable advice on a successful salary negotiation."       June 2015
"You are such an inspiration and positive person...I love our sessions."       June 2015
"I would recommend Shirley to individuals looking to progress further in their careers and reach their full potential."       June 2015
"Shirley has the amazing quality of bringing out the best in you."       June 2015
"Shirley is a very pragmatic mentor who strives to help the person she is mentoring to realise their full potential."       July 2015
"I am grateful for her help and recommend her unreservedly."       August 2015
"Thank you so much. It's been an eye opening experience working with you on my CV."       April 2016