Career and Life Coaching

As a Career and Life Coach, allow me to help you become clear, confident, and articulate about your skills and gifts. Using practical steps described in the Matrix below, we’ll explore where your strengths fit into the world of work, and how to land a job that’s a great match for you.

With each session you will be guided and supported as we develop the appropriate tools and strategies for you to achieve your goals.

The Career Matrix

Confused about your field? Unhappy at work?
Facing a transition?

Here’s how I can help!


Everything on the table


• Skills, interests, values, dreams; the sky’s the limit
• Assessments when appropriate
• What life factors need to be considered?
• What are your special talents and gifts?
• What’s worth it to pursue?


Mental /Emotional; Eating the bear


• Approach tasks between sessions with gusto
• Deal with any blocks; get gone the gremlins
• Increase and sustain confidence; transform through reframing


Gaining knowledge; Getting realistic


• Research careers: necessary credentials, experience, job availability
• Informational interviews
• Relevant websites


Branding; Positioning yourself


• Networking: personal and on-line
• On-line presence: LinkedIn, blogs, websites, E-portfolios
• Resume / Cover Letter / References
• Interview preparation: role-playing

An Investment in Your Quality of Work and Life

Here is one client’s success story.

“Karen was tremendously helpful as a career coach. She was great for reviewing cover letters and resumes as well as for interview preparation. She was flexible working in person, over the phone and electronically. I ended up with a great job thanks to her. She was personable, had high integrity, and gave me great results”

Jay, H., Administrator in Student Life, Higher Ed.

Read what other clients are saying!

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Helping clients attain their professional and personal goals is what gives my work meaning.

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Location: A home office in Arlington, MA (Office space in Arlington Center if you use public transportation.)

Session types: In-person, phone, and Skype

Hours: Very flexible to accommodate clients’ needs

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Areas I am currently serving:
Boston, Massachusetts
Brighton, Massachusetts
Brookline, Massachusetts
Arlington, Massachusetts
Belmont, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Somerville, Massachusetts
Newton, Massachusetts
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
And many more!