Learn how to insert your unique value and talents into your resume. Understand the importance of narrative in weaving together your accomplishments and direction over time. Manage pivots, gaps, and zig-zags with confidence.
Unhappy at work? Want a new job or already plotting a pivot? Understand what’s got you stuck and then get customized support and accountability from values mapping to networking, resume writing, to interview support, and contract negotiation.
Uncover a life-organizing professional goal that gives you a sense of direction and purpose. Then, learn to tell your career story with confidence.
Nail your pivot or re-entry. Start an NGO or launch your social impact business. Practice effective goal-setting.
What is your direction? What is your purpose? Have you found your Ikigai?
A holistic exploration of connecting our values and strengths to the impact we want to make on the world while establishing what we need to live authentic and wholehearted lives.
I had the great opportunity to work with Alison for coaching as I explored career growth this past year. In my experience, she listens for and helps clients express their best selves. Her thoughtful approach to coaching helped me take new ground in putting words to my deeper goals and purpose-professionally and personally. Through our sessions, I gained confidence in pursuing meaningful contributions in the professional path ahead. I would highly recommend Alison’s compassionate and impactful coaching services.
“Alison was a tremendous help to me in crafting a resume that helped me make a transition in both field and function. Between the different exercises and assessments, Alison assigned to me; our regular check-in calls; and seeing the progress each week as we co-created my new materials together; the entire process was fantastic. Alison really takes the time to get to know you the person behind the resume. She was instrumental in ensuring that my personality and the true breadth and depth of my skill set was made clear in the resume. I’m thankful to Alison for her expert guidance and support: I highly recommend Alison’s services to anyone looking to update – or even completely re-imagine – their resume and LinkedIn profiles.“
“Before working with Alison, sending my resume to any-one job took hours to tailor and re-organize, and communicating my story in an initial phone screen was a hit or miss — so I limited the opportunities I would reach out about and was in a big rut. Immediately when we worked together on my resume, she was able to understand who I was, my strengths and aspirations, and very quickly created a resume that read in my voice. I continued to hire her as a coach as I applied to a job that I did not even admit was my dream job because I felt it was out of reach. She knocked that thought down right away, set me up for success with the necessary confidence and supported me every step of the way as I quickly went through multiple rounds of interviews and ended up landing the job. Work with Alison! She has great intuition, emotional intelligence and knowledge of many industries, which not only helps her to help you highlight your soft skills but she also masterfully advises and proofreads communication among all parties throughout the job application and interview process“
“I hired Alison to coach me through an important negotiation with a freelance client. I was concerned about how to approach the conversation and worried I might trip myself up in the process. It was a point of anxiety for a few weeks. With just one call, Alison settled my nerves completely and helped me craft an approach that worked perfectly: my client agreed to every request and suggestion, including a significant increase in my rate AND more holidays. At the same time, she helped me frame my work with a more long term view, and how to tie Linkedin and online networking into my overall career goals going forward. Working with Alison has already proven a great investment, and one I would thoroughly recommend her coaching to anyone looking for personalized, thoughtful and conscientious help with their career.“
My calling is to support you in designing your destiny and then telling your story with confidence and joy. Whether you want a new job, a new mindset, a different way of approaching relationships, or a variation of all of the above, we can uncover what you are committed to today, and transfer that to your success tomorrow.
My coaching journey started with many years ago with mentoring and advising my peers, fellow students and employees. In 2013 I made my own leap of faith, quitting a job I loved to move overseas. This lead to ghostwriting and resume writing, followed by studies in applied positive psychology and life coaching.
In doing this work, I’ve been touched deeply by the vulnerabilities and dreams of my clients. I’ve seen how even women with master’s degrees, MBAs, PhDs, and four kids or men with 20 years of experience continue to struggle with their own voice, set boundaries, or take the leap to go after their dream job or life.
I’ve learned that regardless of our diverse journeys that we are all committed to something. My work is to help you to blaze your own unique path.
To flourish and make an impact, you need to create and commit to your own vision.