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Career coaching

I work with clients to develop their careers whether this is to find a new role or to achieve a promotion in their existing organisation. The approach that I take is to explore with the client all the aspects of their work including key strengths, values,motivators, environment, achievements and work/life balance. We also work on any limiting beliefs. Once this work has been completed and you are really clear on what you are looking for as the next step in your career we can create an effective job search strategy.

We work together on a flexible programme to suit your needs. The result is that you get to a place where you are taking the actions towards living a life where your career is an integral part of your life, that reflects who you are and the difference you truly want to make. It is your opportunity to step off the treadmill, reflect on what you have achieved so far in your career, what skills you have, what you really enjoy doing, and bring a new awareness of who you are, into what you do.

When you are ready we can then move into the practical side of job search and develop a strategy that will work for you. We will create your CV, talk through best practice in terms of interview preparation (Including review of Job Specification to prepare for competency based interviews), target the advertised and non advertised job markets (Including networking and speculative approach). We will review your progress to see what is working and what needs to change to get the result you are looking for. Where it is needed we will work on your beliefs and self confidence and I can show you some powerful goal setting techniques.


My clients have benefited in a number of ways:

  • Successfully achieved promotions, pay rises and secured new positions
  • Moved from a place of feeling stuck to creating and working through an action plan
  • Become clearer on what is important to them in their work
  • Created a broad range of options and narrowed them down to tie in with their key values and skills
  • Achieved greater clarity and a renewed enthusiasm
  • Developed greater confidence and self belief, which has given them the courage to make significant changes
  • Created effective CV’s, have a strong personal selling story, are well prepared for interviews and secure new jobs.

If you would like to find out more about my career coaching programme please Contact me NOW for a FREE CONSULTATION!

Is this YOU?

  • Do you wish that you loved your job?
  • Have you found your vocation ?
  • Do you feel that you are stuck in a rut with your job?
  • Is there a career that you have given up on?
  • Is your intuition telling you to make a change? Are you listening to it?
  • What’s stopping you from being more successful?

Research shows that those who are more satisfied and motivated by their work are in careers which reflect who they really are; careers which reflect their true nature and their real passions; careers which draw on their innate strengths and employ their favourite skills; careers which allow them to honour their deeply-held values.

I feel passionate about helping people to find their life purpose, and meaning in their work. My own personal journey has given me a sense of how different you can feel when you are doing work that you know is making a real difference.

I like to work with my clients in a way that is inspiring, challenging, thought provoking and results focused.

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I am a qualified Firework Career Coach and use a number of tools with my clients to help in the process of developing their careers:


“I decided to take a couple of hours out of my manic schedule every fortnight to work with Julie on developing my debating skills for use in board-level meetings, which I previously felt were insufficient for this kind of intense environment. After a handful of sessions, I developed new approaches that have allowed me to make a significant step-change in how I perform in this environment. The results have been immediate and have been noticeable to my colleagues and have helped me make a larger contribution to my organisation.” - Michael Williamson, Head of Acquisitions

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Firework career coaching was inspired by the following quote:

'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour.Catch the trade wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.' - Mark Twain

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'We are not sent into this world to do anything into which we cannot put our hearts.' - John Ruskin (1819-1900); writer and art critic

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'Whether we call them hunches, gut feelings, senses, or dreams, they’re all the same thing – intuition, speaking to us, giving us insight and knowledge to help us make sound decisions about any actions we take. Intuition occurs when we directly perceive facts outside the range if the usual five senses and independently of any reasoning process.' - Mona Lisa Schulz; author of "Awakening Intuition"