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Sarah

Careers Consultant and Executive Coach

Career

Life

Careers Consultant and Executive Coach

Worcestershire, UK

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Biography

A specialist in career change, interview coaching, strengths profiling and leadership performance, I'm passionate about motivating people to develop and shine in their working lives.

My portfolio career and diverse skill-set combines working part-time as a Careers Consultant, an influential, senior role at the University of Birmingham's award-winning Careers Network; an Accredited Coach with UoB's Coaching Academy; and my Freelance Executive Coach and Associate Consultant contracts for outplacement and career transition.

I've worked within higher education settings in a variety of roles, with over 14 years experience as a manager, team leader and consultant, with a breadth of knowledge on issues such as managing change and transition, recruitment and succession planning, coaching, training and development, data analysis and strategic planning.

I am also a Certified Retirement Options Coach, I help individuals focus on the critical aspects of non-financial retirement planning. One of my retirement readiness tools, The Life Options Profile, assesses retirement readiness across 20 lifestyle and attitudinal dimensions in six life arenas: Career and Work, Health and Wellness, Finance and Insurance, Family and Relationships, Leisure and Social, and Personal Development.

Experience

Qualified and experienced Careers Guidance practitioner, with over 20 years working in higher education careers consultancy and private practice.
Licensed Practitioner for Motivational Maps
Accredited Strengths Profile Coach
Certified Retirement Options Coach
Qualified psychometric assessor, including SHL Level A Occupational Testing Course
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
Accredited Coaching Academy Coach for the University of Birmingham
Accredited Life Coach - Life Coaching Diploma (Achievement Specialists)
NLP Diploma
Level 2 Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner
Counselling Certificate

Area Of Expertise

Career Transition and Workplace Coaching

Working Hours

Monday - Wednesday - 16:30 - 19.00
Thursday - Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Communication

Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Telephone Call

Hourly Rate

£145.00 per hour