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Lafayette Career Coaches

Browse these career coaches with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lafayette.

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Zion Health and Wellness
4.8
from 86 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hantz F.
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Best coach ever!

Dan Lynch, CMT
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Wade C.
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My massage with Dan was fantastic. He has a great blend of techniques and I left feeling so great. His coaching thought the session on breathing and visualization of letting go of stress was truly impactful. The 90 minutes flew by so fast! Truly a skilled practitioner who knows his stuff. I would not hesitate to visit Dan again.

  • 10 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey B.
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I've been working out with John for over 3 years, and he has transformed my body. He helped me lose about 13 pounds before my wedding. He's more than just a personal trainer - he's a life and health coach as well. I know if I have any questions about health or what I should be eating, I can always send him a note, and he'll respond. Every workout we do is always different. He keeps things interesting, and I always leave feeling good/sore. John is the best!

Sean Michael Imler
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Candace C.
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Sean is an amazing healer, life coach, therapist, and body talk expert. He was able to bring peace to some old emotional wounds that I hadn’t thought about or even realized were still there. I went to him because I felt “stuck” and was searching for advice on my life purpose. After just two months of sessions, I already felt much healing and therefore more joy than ever in my daily life and am also able to express myself better and see more clearly changes to make to encourage my happiness and growth so that I may pursue my dreams being more in the flow and in the spirit of love.

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tim J.
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Leslie is a great coach. She really listens, and is very focused on helping you figure out how to move forward.

  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jen P.
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Deb is an amazing life coach. My husband and I truly feel she is an asset to our relationship. She is a great listener and is nonjudgmental. I feel she comes from a place of love. She helps us see things about ourselves we might not have, if we didn't have her in our lives. Whenever she leaves I feel I have gained so much by our time together, that would have otherwise got ignored, not talked about, or buried. She is sweet, sincere, relaxed and full of great insight. We are so blessed to have her in our life! Thanks, J and I

Summer Simonton
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mark L.
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Summer is a very caring and kind and skillful coach. I've only had one session with her so far, but came away extremely impressed and appreciative.

Relationship Specialist
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ilana K.
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The best coaching!!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Neda N.
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I spoke with Velina on Skype about the challenges I'm dealing with in my life and she was really helpful. I highly recommend her to anyone having difficulties or needing a good coach in their life. She seems to know a lot and has a lot of experience helping people with all kinds of issues. For me, I really felt like she cared deeply for me and understood me like a close friend and yet is very professional. She is warm and kind. I'm so glad I found her. She helped me so much.

  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Radu C.
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I've greatly enjoyed working with Josh over the last year and I've made good progress thanks to his coaching. Both my technique and my conditioning have improved greatly. Josh is professional, he has extensive knowledge and practical experience, and he's a good motivator. Most importantly, he's thoughtful in his approach. He's able to notice small things that make a big difference. For example, he showed me a simple weight drill I had never seen that helped me improve my form and endurance very quickly. For me, this is what a good coach and trainer is all about about. Overall, it's been a great experience working with Josh.

Lucy Claire Curran Coaching
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jason B.
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Working with Lucy Curran on my Vet Tech. resume and cover letter was an amazing experience. Previous to working with Lucy I thought I had a good resume and cover letter. Lucy’s changes to my resume and cover letter made them both look and sound amazing. Her knowledge of knowing how to convey a positive message to an employer made my resume and cover letter really stand out. My new resume is now tailored to fit my personality and skills. I am now proud to present my flawless resume and cover letter to any prospective employer. I am so happy with the help provided by Lucy that I would recommend her to anyone who needs to just start a new resume and cover letter, or to someone who thinks that their resume and cover letter may be good enough.

Empowered Journey
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lily R.
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I've been working with Arya as my life coach for over 5 years now. He has helped me navigate so many different aspects of my life, from completing law school, to ins and outs of relationships (and now marriage), to reconnecting with my own body when I've felt out of touch, and so much more. I consider his insight invaluable to my life, and always appreciate how he guides me to more powerful places of being. He always has new approached to teach me when I'm feeling stagnant and is always learning and growing himself. I'd recommend him to anyone!

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jodie W.
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Susan is a top notch coach! She is professional yet very approachable. She has the ability to gain the confidence of her clients and help them to pinpoint their strengths and capitalize on them. She is also a master at helping people adapt to major life changes by reassessing expectations and goals to create a new pathway for success. I highly recommend her!

Interview2work
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy C.
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My experience working with Lorraine Beaman has always been outstanding. Lorraine Beaman is a constant professional who has gone above and beyond to assist me in my job hunting endeavors. I would recommend her services highly to anyone who is looking for an experienced job hunting and job interviewing coach. Lorraine will assist you in any way she can in the advancement of your career.

  • 22 years in business
Joanna M.
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I am a mid-career professional seeking to change direction and I couldn’t have ask for a better Career Coach than Dr. Milwid. Dr. Milwid is a skilled guide. She begins by leading you through a self-exploration that helps you understand not only what you’re looking for but also what you have to offer. She then turns tactical and offers extremely helpful and practical guidance for restructuring the primary documents needed for an effective job search: your resume and cover letters. Throughout, Dr. Milwid shares relevant articles and research and brings to bear her decades of experience advising people and her own multi-faceted career. Dr. Milwid is also extremely encouraging and a genuine pleasure to work with. You’ll leave your sessions with Dr. Milwid feeling energized and prepared to embark on a targeted and effective job search. I feel lucky to have worked with her and am confident you’ll feel the same.

Aurelian Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Alysa G.
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Nicole played a big role in my career development. My issues have been trying to focus on what I want to do and how to do it, and working with Nicole on those issues put me on the right path for success. What I love about Nicole is that she forces you to see the big picture, ask yourself the hard (but necessary) questions, and then identify the steps to reach your goals. I look forward to using Nicole again when I need to navigate life and career changes, which I anticipate will reduce my fear of making those changes, knowing I have her in my back pocket.

Soaring Revenues, Inc
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Khalid S.
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I signed up with Coach Tarek Mourad for 8-class sessions titled "My Life Skills" and objective was to improve presentation skills. I got from this class what I expected and even more. He covered areas that can be very helpful when interacting with people at home, at work, and in social gatherings. I learned how to identify your own personality strength and weakness, and how to improve them. what different personality styles exists and how to co-exists among them and respect them and interact with them. What is emotional intelligence and how it can improve your interaction with the people. What are different habits and how to control and eliminate bad habits and acquire good ones. And finally body language that can play a key role when you are giving a presentation in a large crowd. After going through this coaching I believe that I can have better relationship with people around me, I should be able to recognize tension or ease in interaction between two persons and finally use the tips provided in the class to continuously improve my voice and my body language to communicate in an effective way. No doubt that he is a great coach.

Embodied Transformations
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Danielle S.
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I have been working with Laura for about a year as a coaching client. Laura uses a lot of novel approaches as a coach and sessions are always fresh and interesting. I've been going through a lot personally over the last year and have found Laura to be an amazing guide during a really big transition. Her insights have translated into new actions for me, like learning to keep better boundaries for myself and I'm forever grateful. ~Danielle

Hamlin Harkins, Ltd.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Alan C.
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Donna is not only a knowledgable career adviser but also a very supportive mentor throughout my job search and offer negotiation process. In the first meeting, she already identified my weak points and developed a plan for tackling each of them. Throughout the process I learned to communicate succinctly, maintain poise and overall demonstrate seasoned professional material. After working with Donna, I have successfully landed a few offers and negotiated terms for my dream job which I am happily working on now. I definitely recommend Donna for anyone who is looking for a career adviser or for any help to advance her/his career. Just one meeting will help you understand the changes needed and where you can get to. I love to continue working with Donna!

Wendy H Coaching
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Richard C.
    Verified review

    Wendy played a major role in how I was able to realign my life to be more purposeful and gain control of my future. Before I started my sessions with Wendy, I worked at a decent job with above average pay but extremely low job satisfaction in an industry I could care less about and a role I strongly disliked. I am sure this describes most of us! I knew I wasn't truly happy, and Wendy helped me take inventory of my life. She challenged me to think deeper about what kind of life I wanted going forward. With Wendy's help, great patience, and her asking me all the right questions, and through different assessments, I realized it was time (and felt ready) to switch careers, back to what I've always wanted to do. Once we figured that part out, she helped me with resume review, cover letter review, and interviewing techniques through mock interviews. Now I can say I am finally doing what I studied in college, which is what I've wanted all along! If you are looking for a coach or feel that something is off in your life then I would suggest reaching out to Wendy and starting the conversation to create meaningful change in your life.

    Live Your Dreams Coaching
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 28 years in business
    Ivory A.
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    I was looking for someone who doe's taxes and came across Charlotte on thumbtack. I was tired of getting gouged by H&R block. She not only did my taxes for less she got me back more than i would have with H&R. I've also used other services she provides ie; life coaching and financial advice. she motivated me to purchase my first home. Thank you Charlotte so much!!!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a career coach?

    If you’re interested in furthering your career and want expert help, a career coach is a smart solution. A career coach is a professional you hire to guide you during a job search or a career transition, or to help you improve and advance in your current position. A career coach analyzes your work situation and learns what your professional goals are. They then create a strategy to help you achieve your targets. Throughout the process they should provide objective feedback and guide you in approaching the process strategically. Here are some of the tools and tasks a career coach may assist you with:

    • Helping you build a strong resume that reflects your work history, potential, and skills
    • Coaching for interviews and strategies for solid answers built around your resume and the target job
    • Defining your career goals
    • Creating a plan for job searching
    • Improving networking strategies and skills
    • Developing strategies for negotiating raises or promotions
    • Assessing why you’re not getting where you want to go
    • Identifying new positions or career opportunities that fit your skills

    Why is career counseling important?

    Career counseling can help you discover your career path, help you overcome challenges preventing you from finding happiness in your job, or help you learn more about career opportunities that are available to you. Career counselors are typically counselors who specialize in helping guide people into their best career choices. As professionals, they have typically completed a master’s degree in counseling with a focus on career counseling and bring a nuanced understanding of the emotional blocks that prevent someone from doing what they love or getting ahead in their current position. Here are some of the ways that career counseling can help:

    • Identify your skills and talents and how they correlate to different career paths
    • Educate you about the educational requirements for launching in various careers and what earnings can look like
    • Help you understand the kind of environment you want to work in, and which careers are best suited for that
    • See opportunities to transfer your existing skill set to other career areas
    • Help you identify causes of tension or unhappiness in your current career and how to overcome those difficulties
    • Help you create a game plan for moving forward
    • Provide a safe space for you to understand your feelings about career choices you’re making

    How much does it cost to hire a career coach?

    A career coach provides one-on-one sessions to help you reach your career goals or overcome any challenges you’re having in your career path. The cost to have career coaching can vary based on factors such as the number of sessions you purchase at one time and the experience and rates of your counselor. Career counselors are typically professionals who have earned at least a master’s degree in their field. Based on their academic background, supplemental certifications they have received, and any postdoctoral work they have done, their rates may vary. Typically career counselors offer reduced rates when you sign on for their services on an ongoing basis. A typical price range for career counseling services (nationally) could be $75-$150 per session. Remember to always ask if the career counselor offers a complimentary introductory session. You want to make sure the relationship will be the right personality and counseling style fit to help launch your confidence and upcoming career changes.

    How much does it cost to hire a career coach?

    When it’s time to take your career to the next level, it’s time to hire a career coach. The cost to have a career coach help you with your professional journey will vary based on how many sessions you require, the level of coaching you desire, and the rates of the coach as determined by their experience, expertise, education and training. On average, career coaching sessions can range from 60 to 120 minutes, depending on the professional and what your needs are. Career coaches in smaller towns and areas with a lower cost of living will also typically have lower rates than those residing in large metro areas like New York, although most do offer remote coaching. Many coaches also offer a free introductory consultation, which gives you the opportunity to determine if their personality and coaching style are the right fit. It’s helpful to ask the coach about their relevant experience and get references from former clients. Depending on the professional, session rates could range anywhere from under $60 to well over $250 per session. Package discounts are a good way to commit to the relationship as well as get savings on services.

    What is a career counselor?

    If you’re feeling lost in your career path, overwhelmed, in need of a job but confused as where to start, or ready for change but uncertain what you want, a career counselor is a good choice for you. A career counselor is typically a licensed professional who has earned a master’s degree in counseling — likely with an emphasis on career counseling. Each state has different licensing requirements for career counselors, so be sure to research before reaching out to a pro.

    Due to their academic backgrounds, career counselors often have a more holistic and in-depth approach than a career coach. Career coaches are not regulated by states and also tend to be more business-focused — a good fit for those who know what they want but need help achieving it. On the other hand, a career counselor provides guidance and clarity around some of the more emotional aspects that job hunting and career movement entail. Career counselors meet with you in a series of one-on-one sessions. They assess your personality and learn what drives you. They get a detailed understanding of your work history and your hopes, and often work to help you discover any internal blocks preventing you from going where you want to go. Hiring a career counselor is appropriate at any time in your career, from recent graduate to executive-level management.

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