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Champlin Career Coaches

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Kangas Career Services
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Olivia C.
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I am very thankful for my time working with Joel. He was my career coach a few years ago and the insight, confidence, and direction he gave me are very helpful. You could really tell that he is passionate about what he does and I felt like he actually cared about me. I didn't use his resume service, but next time I need one done I definitely will. I highly recommend Joel if you are looking for a career coach or life coach or even mentor or anything like that who actually cares.

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Answers Not Excuses
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dustin B.
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Bennett has been amazing! I am brand new to working out, and he has made taking the plunge much less intimidating. He coaches on everything from nutrition to lifestyle and does a great job of explaining why we're doing particular exercises a certain way. He plans each workout differently and always keeps things engaging. I can't recommend him enough.

  • 1 year in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
George S.
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I chose to work with Todd Smith for many reasons. His free interview is a nice touch and shows an ethical commitment to allowing potential clients to meet him and interview him before spending money. It is also a nice touch that his fee is reasonable! I sought relationship coaching with my wife after working with a counselor that was a good listener but offered very little direction. So we decided to try the coaching approach. Todd offers the best of both worlds - having the knowledge, insight, and background of an experienced counselor and the skill to motivate, teach, and promote change of a life coach. We feel so fortunate to have found him and highly recommend him to those who are highly motivated to do the challenging work of change and growth!

Defiance Training, LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca T.
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Melissa has been my fitness trainer for the past 10 months. I am in her exercise classes 3x weekly, and I have also participated in two 12-week challenges with her. She is very knowledgeable about both physical training and nutrition. She challenges us to do our best, but always provides alternatives for anyone with an injury or other condition. We have both men and women in our classes, a wide range of ages and fitness levels, and everybody gets a great workout in every class. I am not the most fit person, and I really appreciate that she often modifies a workout so that I am able to participate fully, even if I am sometimes unable to completely do some exercises. Melissa has been a very good coach for the 12 week challenges, as she knows a lot about nutrition as well as exercise. She is very organized, and encourages us to plan and prep all our meals. She provides menus, recipes, organizational tips, even coaches us through our vacations and celebrations which tend to derail our best intentions. She understands this and helps pull us through the lapses to get back on track. During the time I have been training with Melissa, I have lost 17.5 pounds and dropped 8.2% body fat. I am stronger, have more energy and look much better now too. If you’re looking for a trainer who is friendly and understanding but one who will challenge you wherever you are on the fitness scale, I highly recommend Melissa Jansen.

  • 11 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis K.
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I have known Judith for over ten years as a family friend and life coach. She is a most remarkable, talented woman who has earned my complete confidence as a professional. Judith has the life experience, the education, the spiritual insights, the desire to teach, and the love of humanity that appeals to me. I worked with her as a client for about eight months this past year. We worked through each session that consisted of review of learned material and presentation of new material. As a result, I was aware of of my progress in learning how to live a more balanced, peaceful life. Her training has helped me in many ways, and I recommend her as one of the most powerful quality of life changes I could ever make.

  • 32 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Vicky C.
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Ginny has been my teacher and spiritual coach for 10 years, her practical knowledge and strong intuition provided a space for me to heal and flourish personally and professionally. Your life will be changed just by being in her presence. Today I am a successful Yoga & Meditation teacher as well a Reiki master and through my work with Ginny I have been able to inspire and assist many on their journey as well.

  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sam H.
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Matthew is an excellent trainer! He supported me every step of the way, from meal prep, to daily motivational texts, go pushing me through my weekend at moments, an writing me personal work outs to fulfill my goals. When I first met with Matt, I was beyond uncomfortable at the gym. Always felt like the weakest link an that people were me, but with support I got past all that! If you are in search for a down to earth, personable, and great personal trainer, than Matthews Stotts is your guy!

Real | Active | Wellness
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kim H.
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We hired Tim as a coach to help get our teenage son fit and ready for High School basketball tryouts. Tim is an AWESOME coach! He has such a warm, engaging, flexible and supportive personality....and is so knowledgeable, versatile and completely committed to his client's success. He strikes a great balance between camaraderie and leadership and intuitively knows when to push and when to back off. He's 100% responsible, reliable and is also a great communicator. Hire this Fantastic Coach/Sports/Fitness Trainer....you won't be disappointed!

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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I had the opportunity to participate in one of Jill"s Mastermind groups recently. I truly looked forward to the weekly discussions with Jill and the group and I valued the experience. I have applied many of Jill's words of wisdom in my workplace already. My goal is to become a manager to my team.

Devon Dennis
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Neal C.
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Devon knows how to reach her clients in an organic way. She is very good at listening to what you would like help with and then on the spot and also preparing for the next session with quality coaching strategies. Her heart is in the right place and if I needed to refer someone to a life coach, she would be it!

Growth LLC
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Darin A.
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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) - "Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75." Some people might find this quote scary, as if after 25, one starts to lose hope, dreams, and passion for life. Katie's life coaching strategies can help get your passion back, look at life in a different way, and create actionable steps to accomplishing goals. "Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord." [Romans 12:11]

Health Happiness
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Jack C.
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Hello, I cannot say enough good things about the incredible job Kim does as a health coach,I am so pleased I hired her! She has helped me get through a tough time in my life emotionally & at the same time I have become much healthier physically, I make better food choices, I have lost weight, I sleep better & absolutely love life thanks to her! I highly recommend you give her health coaching a try, you will be glad you did! I know I am , she is awesome! It is the best health care I have ever received, hands down!! :) JC

Amy Klous - Coach
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sara M.
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Amy took her time to listen to my current needs and issues, and when it came time for her to present her proposed plan for my development, she hit the nail right on the head! It was nice to have someone understand what I was really saying and be able to break it down into a plan to move forward! I am looking forward to more meetings and growth with Amy!

  • 6 years in business
About

SunKissed Health is the premier holistic lifestyle coaching program for harmonizing your soul, space, and life. I offer feng shui consultations and holistic lifestyle coaching because I love helping others to achieve a more balanced, healthy and purposeful life. I specialize in helping burned out women connect to the divine and magical side of themselves through discovering their passions, desires, and unique soul purpose so they can embody the vibrant life of their dreams. I have my Master's Degree in Holistic Health Studies from St. Catherine University, and am a certified Holistic Health Practitioner by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

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Michelle Stimpson is a life coach in Minneapolis, MN, helping women who want to create positive changes and live a healthy, balanced life, following their joy and living on purpose.

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Find the career that fits you best. We provide career management services which include the following: * career assessments to determine career direction * personal branding * interview coaching * online identity * networking * job search coaching * resumes and more

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As an business coach, AdviCoach's Buffie Blesi understands the traps and unique challenges all business owners face. Our business consulting session will help you get your business on track.

  • 4 years in business
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  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We offer therapeutic coaching service that integrates personal values and professional values. With guidance, direction, and accountability, Anita White, life coach, facilitates learning, healing, transforming, and releasing negative, ineffective patterns. Your habits, barriers, and addictions are latent in your unconscious mind. Anita is a highly skilled master practitioner of NLP and hypnotherapy. She can assist you in transforming your outcomes through communication with your unconscious and conscious mind.

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CareerSherpas was founded on the idea that where one person can improve their life dramatically, everybody deserves the same chance to succeed. What's with the name? Sherpas are the native mountaineering guides of the Himalayas who have been relied on for successful ascent of the highest peaks for generations. Their daily work as climbing and terrain experts allowed many expeditions to succeed against impressive odds. I took on the moniker CareerSherpas to express what I look to achieve for my clients: Reaching the pinnacle of personal success. My own career has had ups and downs, but I've learned a lot about the trajectories that can be set if you aim high and want to share that success and knowledge with others. What makes CareerSherpas different? CareerSherpas was founded on the idea that where one person can improve their life dramatically, everybody deserves the same chance to succeed. I don't live in an ivory tower; I work in the real world and see every day the trials, tribulations, and enjoyment that work can bring when you're doing what you enjoy. I came to do this because people often struggle with knowing and accepting what they really want to do or even realizing that they aren't doing it. I know what it means to develop and prosper in a professional career with a balanced and busy life, not because I've studied it, but because I live it every day. Who am I? My name is Peter Fitzgerald, and I am an ex-patriot Australian information technology professional with a broad array of experience in all the many facets of IT, but that doesn't really start to explain how I wound up offering to help people with their careers, does it? In a lot of ways, it does! I started out helping friends, family, and colleagues discover opportunities for growth, and in doing so, discovered a knack for connecting people with the things they really wanted to do and finding ways to help them do it. I believe in practicing what I preach, and have consistently been applying the same techniques and approaches to my own career that I use to help others. While my results may not be typical, I have been able to consistently improve my situation over the past seven years and get involved in work that invigorates and engages me. I want to share this success and help you set and achieve goals that make your life better. Contact me, and let me help you find a fulfilling, successful career for you.

  • 7 years in business
About

I am a serial entrepreneur and tech expert and I focus on building, testing and refining repeatable processes that produce results.

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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