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Norwalk Career Coaches

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Move Into Change
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deborah B.
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A very supportive presence goes a long way toward making Judy Garfinkel the top-notch life/career coach she is. In just a few sessions, she helped me break down general objectives into specific issues/goals and establish key steps to my own moving into change.

Overcoming Obstacles
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Danny C.
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Tom is my life coach for over 10 years now! He is always available or makes himself available when needed. He has helped me with finances, work, business and relationship advise. Tom has been a great motivator for when I needed that extra push. I recommend him to anyone.

Health and Fitness by Tom
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Tina B.
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I'm down 60 lbs. Feel amazing. I took 1 st place at a weight loss contest. If not for Coach tommy, I could never have figured out the confusing world of how to eat.

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna C.
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Nick made each lesson engaging and fun. I found myself looking forward to the next lesson. He is extremely knowledgeable and always found a way to make the lesson relatable. He provided me with many useful test taking tips and tricks. As a result of Nick's coaching, I experienced a significant increase in my test scores.

Soul Excelsior
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Sisira R.
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Gabriella is amazing. She helped me gain the courage to leave my ex and supported me all the times I failed. She was never judgemental and has always given me the tools for me to realize what I have to do. She has this amazing way of making you realize things for yourself. I can honestly say Im truly the happiest I've ever been. Not because my life changed magically but because of the way I deal with things and handle things - all because of her. On a side note, there have been times when I haven't been regular about my sessions and I've texted her asking if she could talk -- and she has made it happen...sometimes within 15 minutes! She truly does care about her clients and is such a wonderful life coach.

JNC Coaching
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Donna C.
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I completely, wholeheartedly recommend Jeanine. It was my first time working with a coach and, of the 15 or so coaches that I did intro calls with, I connected right off the bat with Jeanine's warmth, intuition and understanding. She's changed my life. In our time together, I grew more than I could've imagined in just a few months. I relearned how to connect with my intuition and to act on it. I nurtured a profound, deeper trust in myself and the universe. I reopened myself to the world to be the giver that I am at my core. And I found the courage to speak my truth and step into my full bigness and wholeness of being. Her use of guided visualization is so powerful and has opened up worlds and tools that I will use for the rest of my life. Most importantly, I feel that Jeanine approaches her clients as more than just clients but as humans that she deeply cares about and roots for. I feel unconditionally supported and cherished by her. Jeanine is incredible and I can't recommend her enough!

WellThrive Elite
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Fay K.
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Aaron, head trainer/coach of WellThrive Elite is an exceptional wellness provider. He is fully versed in all necessary components of the medical and sports fields with unparalleled knowledge. Conscientious, discerning, and honest – he really cares about my results and shows it. He affords me the best training including ARX to build strength, martial arts exercise and nutrition advice to lose weight, and bodywork to de-stress and reduce soreness after workout. All done with humor, a genial attitude and big smile. A rare find indeed; you win the lottery with this guy!

Life Coaching Services
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gina L.
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I truly enjoyed working with Brent. I feel like he really takes the time to listen deeply into what you are saying. I felt heard and understood, which is something I don't say often. We only worked together for a few months, but it was a great few months. He always maintains eye contact and shows great care and compassion. We shared an amazing moment during our work together where I felt like he truly understood where I was coming from and I began to cry. This is something that I don't mind sharing because it just shows how much Brent really takes the time to make you feel comfortable and heard. I highly recommend Brent as a coach.

In Tune
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gina R.
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Rick Gioiello has an intuitive/innate sense to coaching among other talents, and knows where the work is needed. With upfront honesty and intense compassion , he gives advice/direction making one feel comfortable and allowing that vulnerable side to shine, I have personally felt I have learned something new after sessions with him, and as a result booked a role on a short film. He has also helped me with audition clips and is an awesome photographer . He takes his work seriously and passionately and it shows brilliantly. -Gina Rados-

Slyder Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Grant N.
Verified review

excellent experience very intelligent and professional looking forward to more work with slyder coaching

Unity In The Dark
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Emil P.
    Verified review

    I was lost for sometime whether it be relationships, career, and guidance. Unity in the Dark has truly been inspirational and has enlightened me to see things in a different perspective. I value the advice given and my journey has been smooth since. If ever need anything more, I know who to go to to be placed back on the right path.

    Conscious Coaching
    5.0
    from 7 reviews
    • 15 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Alexandra T.
    Verified review

    Ro is an extraordinary spirit and has a unique and inspiring way of helping me see how I sparkle in the world. Ro is an outstanding coach!

    Pineapple
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Bruno F.
    Verified review

    Eric has been an amazing coach and mentor over the last year! His entrepreneurial mindset plus his strong human and professional values helped me to set new avenues to my professional and personal life, specially when it has to do with being open to new opportunities, creativity, and innovation. He is pretty much aware about the challenges we have to face everyday in our work environment and he is always bringing, if not the right solution, at least the best way to deal with it. I highly recommend his work!

    • 17 years in business
    Kevin C.
    Verified review

    I have been trying several different options for opinions to help me move forward with my career, this is the first time i got an honest point of view, She was very professional and also i felt relaxed to the point where i can be honest about my Resume . She is very down to earth and reaches you at your level. I am extremely satisfied with the service provided and strongly recommend Peak Interviews to anyone interested in standing out in their next interview and also being fully prepared.

    Healthy Masters
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Gabby F.
    Verified review

    If you are looking to learn a healthier lifestyle and work toward being the best you that you can be, Melissa will help you in that direction! Melissa is the most dedicated nutritionist and healthy living coach. She has turned her expertise into an awesome support for those who are looking to make life long healthy choices with nutrition. I learned a great deal of tips and tricks, and the science behind what my body needs. She makes it fun, empowering, and is incredibly motivating! She continually checks in on me and supports me with her infectious positive energy and genuine support. She truly cares about your success. I would absolutely recommend Melissa as your health and well-being coach. She makes it simple and easy to follow, but most importantly empowers her clients to take risks, try new things, and make continually steps in a healthier and positive direction.

    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ben S.
    Verified review

    Michael is a very knowledgeable person and highly focused in exceed his students expectations. He is more than a teacher, he is an excellent coach who helped me during tough moments with wise advises. His flexibility allows his students to tailor-made their lessons according their priorities and needs.

    Public Speaking
    4.3
    from 4 reviews
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Travis S.
    Verified review

    Victoria, is quite a talent! My wife and I met with her for about 45 minutes and she presented me with a handout script for me to read out loud and then critique me over and over again until I improved somewhat, as it’s still a work in progress but I think she’s well worth the money.

    Ellen Bolin Coaching
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Timothy S.
    Verified review

    Working with Ellen has been an absolute pleasure! This was my first experience with a life coach and her experience, along with sound advice, has been incredibly insightful. She is a straight shooter, professional, and great listener with an attentive memory and desire to help her clients achieve their goals. I would gladly recommend her to anyone looking to take serious action in their life and/or ensure they are on the right path to succeed.

    KM Consulting LLC
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    John H.
    Verified review

    An outstanding professional who is both experienced and knowledgeable. Anyone looking for a business coach or consultant should sit down with Jim first. He is the consummate professional. I highly recommend Jim.

    Angel's Friendly Coaching
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Md Azizar R.
    Verified review

    I have worked with Angelique Mercurio as her student and very much appreciate her deep knowledge and sincere integrity. She has an innate ability to meet you where you are and communicate effectively and productively. Working with her is easy yet challenging because she operates from a place of authenticity and no personal agenda. Whether teaching or coaching, Angelique Mercurio clearly demonstrates a seasoned level of knowledge and experience and a passion for what she does. Her understanding of Emotional Intelligence and coaching in general has helped to propel her into being a credible force and expert in this area.

    Risk Productions & Media
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Mikayla R.
    Verified review

    Stefanie is a life saver, not just your coach or counselor. She helped me through the longest, hardest stretch of my life and I came out on the other end a full version of me with realized dreams and a long list of successes... and I couldn’t have done it without Stefanie of Risk Productions & Media. Her experience is insurmountable. I originally went to Stefanie for her spiritual counseling as I was having issues with my career, finances, grief & relationship problems. Years later I decided to start my own company and I knew who to go to. Stefanie of Risk Productions & Media is a huge asset to have for your company or for your personal life. -MR

    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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