Reflect. Plan. Act. Transform.
Kelly is a Career Strategist & Executive Coach with 20 years of coaching experience supporting professionals & executives to create a rewarding career & life fit.
“As a Career Strategist & Executive Coach, I motivate clients to take positive action in their work and life – empowering them through a reflective, sometimes challenging and always a trusting and collaborative coaching relationship. I have had the privilege of coaching thousands of people in my career, supporting them to design and curate a meaningful career aligned with their work and life goals.”
“Kelly is a knowledgeable and insightful careers consultant. Her pragmatic and down-to-earth approach was of great help to me as I navigated my way through a career transition. Her approach was balanced and she was a great sounding board, providing open and honest feedback. The guidance she provided during the process of updating my personal brand was particularly helpful.” OIivia, Marketing Executive, NGO
By way of professional background for the past 20 years my career, focus and passion has been working with people to empower them in their careers – to ignite their potential and work with purpose. I offer a diverse skill set from entrepreneurship to coaching, training, leadership and strategic thinking, combined with working in corporate, commercial recruitment and start up experience. My background in Human Resources, Recruitment, Career Coaching & Training has been developed within commercial recruitment agencies, corporations, GE & EY and the educational sector with Melbourne Business School (MBS), University of Melbourne as a Career & Executive Coach for 7 years. This combined with establishing two consultancies and an online Jobs & Careers site Six Figures has provided me with a strong understanding and empathy for the career challenges people face in todays ever changing work environment.
In addition to a BA, Grad Dip in HR Management & a Masters in Entrepreneurship & Innovation I am accredited in various coaching & training areas including: Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator Step 1&2 (MBTI), The Majors Step 1&2, Career Anchors, John Holland’s theory of career choice, Keirsey’s temperaments, Johari Window, Gestalt, Morrisby Profile, Strengths, Values, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Centre for Creative Leadership, Benchmarks for Managers, Executives (360 assessment tool), Mental Fitness, Positive Intelligence (PQ Coach Program). I have been a professional member of the CDAA since 2002.
In 2014 I authored ‘The Busy Women’s Guide to Salary Negotiation’ a short practical how to guide for people to feel confident having salary package negotiation conversations. Since this time I have regularly spoken and written on the topic of Salary Package Negotiation
Kelly has written for and spoken with various media groups on the topic of career, salary negotiation and executive coaching.