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Fitchburg Career Coaches

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JQ Strategies and Services
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy B.
Verified review

I hired Jane as a Life Coach because I am going through a life transition and seeking a new path that reflects the growth I have managed over the last several. I spent many years in an emotionally abusive marriage where my feelings were dismissed, my dreams squelched and my intellect ridiculed. As a single parent in the ten years between now and then, I had little time to pursue dreams or new careers, but I was away from the bullying and able to finally begin to blossom and to value myself. Now my children are grown and I'm ready to take the next step, but I realized that I could not do it alone. The conditioning was still too strong. I wanted someone to help, to bounce things off of, to give me perspective and to keep me from falling into ambivalence and indecision in the face of that inner critic. Jane has been that person. She has a wonderful combination of kindness and straightforwardness. She spent our first session just listening, giving her full attention to where I had been and where I was at. The validation of that alone, was worth gold to me. She has the ability to listen in a way that is deep and that helps you hear yourself, and trust yourself. We are still working towards my goals, which she is helping me identify and stay true to. The more I work with her the more solid and confident I become in my dreams and the quieter that echo of the bully becomes. I highly recommend Jane for anybody who is in a transition period of their life--especially if you have been the victim of abuse--and is looking for someone who can provide support, structure and firm but gentle guidance. She never, never tells you what to believe or who you are or what you want. She helps you find your own way there.

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Merlin Coaching
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heidi M.
Verified review

Jim is a wonderful coach! I highly recommend him as he takes the time to listen to you and he really cares about your outcome- it shows that he is passionate about his work! He and I have had about 5 sessions so far and he is helping me see more clearly what I want from my life and work. It's a process, and I sometimes feel all over the place- but Jim can really get to the core and ask you, "When you get this (and you will!) do you really want it, and why?" So success is a reality, and I feel I'm taking charge of my life, career and happiness! I'm thankful to have found such a great life coach in Jim, he's professional yet down to earth and I look forward to our next session!

Eagle Elite Tutoring
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Jean B.
Verified review

Ian did an excellent job! I am mid-life in career and needed someone to update my resume. Ian combined all of my work experience, updated my layout and advised me on what content was important. I was proud of my resume after Ian completed it. Resumes are so important and I couldn't have trusted it with anyone better. Ian offers other services, as well. I will be utilizing every resource that Ian can offer. He's intelligent, strategic and, above all, an honest & interesting guy. Thank you, Ian.

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JQ Strategies & Services LLC
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juliane W.
Verified review

I was initially nervous to meet with a life coach, however, after meeting with Jane I realized it was the best decision I have made for myself in a long time. She creates a plan to help address your personal and professional goals and genuinely cares about her clients. I would highly recomend booking an appointment with Jane for career goals, life coaching skills, or any additional professional aspirations.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nancy K.
Verified review

Very grateful to have been given Drew as my coach. He has a way of getting information across so that you understand it. He is very patient; I know I'm not the first person he's explained all this to, yet he acts like it :-) His energy is positive, yet mellow. Really glad to be a part of his team, and I know that I will owe my success to him. Thanks for being awesome Drew!!

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Empower Management Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robyn G.
Verified review

Marc is very passionate about his work. He truly cares about helping people. He always goes over and above what is expected from him on each of our sessions. I really appreciate the fact that he does not end the call until we are done – even if it is over the time limit. This shows dedication and a true love of his work. This and the fact that he is so willing to help makes him truly the best coach I have worked with and the most authentic. After one session with Marc you can tell he is the real deal. This is his life’s calling and it really shows in how much he cares and how real he is during our conversations. If you want someone who is honest and speaks his mind, Marc is for you. I highly recommend him as a life coach to anyone. I have only had 6 sessions with Marc and I have seen a difference in my perspective on life. I am still not where I want to be but that is because this kind of change takes time. I still have more work to do with Marc. I plan to continue working with him and look forward to each session. Thank you Marc for your patience and perseverance with me.

  • 37 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jared T.
Verified review

Rob's energy and passion for what he does are clear right away. He always has a positive outlook and will help you find the silver lining in every situation. When I first spoke with him, I was having some trouble being underappreciated at work. Rob offered sound advice and was always there for me when I needed him. Highly recommend Rob as a life and business coach, motivational speaker and all of the above!

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
Verified review

Jim knows this profession. He coaches his daughter's lacrosse, HS football and plays sports including softball & golf. He's worked to ready me for ski season and now softball & golf. He keeps me focused & is easy to engage.

TriWellness
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy P.
Verified review

I had interviewed two other fitness coaches before Gena and what I loved about Gena from the start was her willingness to listen and customize a plan based on my personal needs, circumstances and abilities. She coaches, encourages, checks in and keeps the experience positive providing the little extra push needed to stay focused on fitness goals that can easily be compromised with a busy to-do list.

  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Heather P.
Verified review

Lee is a very caring and hardworking coach. She’s made a substantial contribution to my life.

Nicholas Galvan
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa P.
Verified review

I worked closely with Nicholas for life coaching for over a year now and I couldn't be happier. He is a phenomenal speaker and wonderful mentor who has an innate ability to track your negative thoughts and emotions and turn your mental state around to a more positive one. Because of him, I am now pursuing full recovery with my eating disorder, have now fully embraced my hearing disability, and am now helping other women learn to love themselves and recognize their worth. I also recently hired Nicholas as my personal service dog trainer (talk about a multi-faceted individual!), and he has quickly established a wonderful, respectable, and loving relationship with my dog. Nicholas exhibits patience, professionalism, and quality in his work. Don't miss out on working with this amazing individual!

Best You Coaching
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mack M.
Verified review

I have had several sessions with Christian and have no doubt I will be working with him on and off for the rest of my life! He is the type of coach that will ask you questions you didn't even know you needed to ask yourself and will simultaneously empower you to create the life and reality you've always wanted. So thankful for a coach like him!

Life and Business Coaching
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nancy F.
Verified review

I love Monica Dubay and her complete dedication to being on purpose as only each individual can express uniquely. She guided me to claim more of my true Self and freedom so my light beams brighter for others to come along. I worked weekly with Monica as my spiritual life coach at Heal Your Mind Heal Your Life for 6 months. She guided gently with full integrity so I experienced complete trust in being open and vulnerable with potentially “embarrassing secrets”. Monica combines deep spiritual preparation and personal clearing work with effective methodology. She is assisted by highly developed intuitive guidance. She sensed which of my mis-beliefs would yield the most foundational awakening when I brought them to light and cleared them. It usually started with me fussing in fits and starts about some situation or personal reaction—without much focus—and she would hone in on a statement I held with strong attachment, like “I have to do things forever.” “I am not free to stop what I have started.” She would take me through questioning my thoughts, yet always left choices that are mine in free will with me. I laugh now to think that I could have run out of gold mine topics for healing. I often left a session disoriented and needed a day or to allow changes in my thoughts to integrate with my truth. I gained a comfort with the process and can use it now with myself and others. I was under construction and experienced steady, continual opening every week. I know I am up-leveling and expanding continuously. Go for it! Your happiness is waiting for you. Nancy Fitzgerald, June 2017, Amesbury, MA

Ruby Slippers Management
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jim W.
Verified review

Crystal is my friend. We have been friends for about 5 years. In that five years, she has drastically changed the quality of my life. Neither of us realized it, it just happened. When we met, I worked part time at a retail job that I didn't want to go to anymore. I lived with my grandmother at 28 years old and I drove a 1998 Buick that was in pretty rough shape. Today, I have a successful career doing something that I love to do. I drive a new Jeep which is what I have always wanted and I live with my girlfriend. I am very happy with my life and I know that if I had never met Crystal, it's not very likely that I would be where I am today.

Peaceful Life Coaching
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Dyana S.
    Verified review

    Janet from Peaceful Parenting is a person with great wisdom and understanding. I highly recommend her as a parenting coach.

    • 11 years in business
    • 11 hires on Thumbtack
    Bonnie W.
    Verified review

    Marc has been wonderful for my teen son! Glad he enjoys going to meet and seems to be a more positive impact than dwelling on negativity in a therapist office.

    Mala Paliwal
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Sahar K.
    Verified review

    During my first year at the Harvard Kennedy School, Mala Paliwal coached me through the myriad personal and professional challenges I was facing. I was grappling with long-distant relationships with family members, as well as a few fraught relationships on campus. I was also trying to redefine myself in a highly competitive professional environment. Mala worked with me both in person and over the phone. She listened compassionately and without judgement. When you are with her, you are made to feel that you are all that matters. She has an incredible knack for asking questions to help me unravel my own assumptions. I realized many things about the mental habits which were sabotaging my ability to reach my goals and to be happy. Above all, Mala reminded me that I am a unique individual that cannot and should not be compared to anyone else. She encouraged me to celebrate my uniqueness, each and every single day. She emphasized the importance of such positive thinking. Mala's coaching left an indelible mark on me. This summer I am pursuing personal and professionally meaningful opportunities that I would never have taken on before I met her. I am willing to challenge myself whilst being accepting of who I am and of my own limits. I embrace the totality of myself and propel myself into everything I do. It's truly joyful time and I am deeply grateful for Mala's belief and investment in me.

    Caitlin Green Coaching
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Tugba B.
    Verified review

    I have met Caitlin in a very stressful process in my career and personal life. It was a great decision to work with her; she helped me incredibly in decreasing my self-criticism and made me a better person. Thanks for being such a compassionate and dedicated coach and a wonderful person, Caitlin!

    Creativelife Coaching
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Colin M.
    Verified review

    Dave is a great coach. He will challenge you to work outside of your comfort zone while offering an objective opinion and continuing support. Highly recommend him!

    Amanda Baier Coaching

    New To Thumbtack

    • 1 year in business
    About

    Find insight, empowerment, and partnership in navigating your path to soulful purpose and optimal health. ​ I provide a highly individualized approach to help you uncover the root of your mental, emotional, or physical blocks; shake free of the stuck-ness; and restore harmony to body, mind, and spirit so you can:​ -Get clear on what you REALLY want, -Silence self-doubt, and -Take action toward attaining the life of your dreams. I am a certified Wellness & Life Coach, registered yoga teacher, and energy worker. My approach blends learnings from all of these disciplines.

    JACKIE BELL'S STUDIO 19

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      Nashville Tn's leading women's Personal Trainer for 40 years came to Hopkinton NH to retire...me! My body and well being will not let me...surprise? So I had a wonderful new Barn Studio 19 built with a view. I love to teach women to be their best. I work out right beside you, floor routine with light weight resistance, stretches, and tons of motivation. My clients and I keep in touch and actually miss me! Call for consultation. Mornings 9:30-1:30 Hourly sessions. How important is your health?

      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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