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New Brunswick Career Coaches

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

  • 20 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Taba T.
Verified review

Craig is a nice combination of a motivational speaker and a career coach. He guided me on improving my resume, cover letter and pursuing careers in companies that I would like to be a part of, instead of settling for any job. I highly recommend Craig for anyone who has been looking for the "right" job with no success and needs a new approach in their search!

SW Coaching & Consulting
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Felicia M.
Verified review

Rita is a public speaker who captivates her audience! She is a dynamic, motivational speaker and exceptional life coach!

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Inner Guru Coaching
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wesley M.
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I met with Jerry today for personal and career coaching and it was a really great experience. It was my first meeting and I think it went very well. It's true what others have said, the meeting really feels more like a conversation than any other type of therapy and it really gets to the root of what you want to accomplish and defined steps on how to achieve your goals. I left feeling refreshed and with a very positive outlook.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna C.
Verified review

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 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Stephany V.
Verified review

After struggling for several months with internal issues like many of us, I decided to reach out for that extra help and push I needed. Hence why I chose Gabriella to be my life coach :) Unfortunately, I was one who could never acknowledge that I, myself, mattered just as much as everyone else and was a very passive aggressive girl. Allowing myself to continue being passive with conflicts and obstacles that I encountered I began building and bottling a lot of anger and felt the love I had for myself begin to diminish, but after I began to converse and work with Gabriella she really helped open my eyes and my voice. She is so easy to talk to but still helps dig deep to the core of ourselves where we can find the willpower within us to use as a daily tool in life. Gabriella is extraordinary, she connected with me so well and still helped me figure out how to balance certain aspects in my life whether it was from dealing with boyfriend issues to finding ways to do something FOR MYSELF. I have learned so much about getting along with life and being happy and loving with myself. I have learned that we all deserve to voice our emotions, we are equal and have the willpower to do better for ourselves in every way. Gabriella was the perfect guidance into starting to approach life in a more positive and healthy way. She truly is an amazing mentor, a very brilliant life coach, and a great friend. I will forever be thankful to have found her support.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael J H.
Verified review

This experience alone could change the course of my life. I have learned so much in such a little time. I don't know how to say I appreciate your work, to the extent to which I feel it has helped me. Thank you!!

JNC Coaching
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
Verified review

Having Jeanine as my coach changed my life. She helped me discover my purpose. She helped me turn my life around when things were a little dark and there is no doubt that I am a better man today because I called her.

Carrie Clark Coaching
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ryan W.
Verified review

Carrie is everything you'd want in a work/life coach. She helped provide me the inward reflection, outward structure and accountability I needed to get to the next level. I'm finally doing the things I've been thinking/dreaming about doing for years. I really wish I worked with Carrie earlier and got this process going. I'd be much further along today than I am however I'm happy I got started, which is the problem for most of us. Carrie can help you get out of your own way and on the path to reaching and exceeding goals. I couldn't provide a strong recommendation.

K Career & Life Coaching
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ben M.
Verified review

Working with Kim was a pleasant experience. She addresses your questions and concerns thoroughly, and provides very helpful pointers for the job search process. I was able to explain my career interests and experience, which in turn Kim was able to portray excellently in my resume with a great format. One important thing to note is that she is very friendly and easy to talk to, making the whole process better. I believe Kim genuinely cares for her clients' well-being, and shows true passion for her job. I would 100% recommend K Career & Life Coaching.

James Wightman
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elisheva A.
Verified review

James is incredible. He's a powerful force that'll challenge you (in a loving way) to move towards the life of your dreams. He's helped me make more money (a few hundred more a month) doing what I love. He's helped me see my worth and value myself more - and I've been extra proactive on growing my business. He's inspired me to take care of my body more, and because of that I feel healthier and stronger than I have in months. I highly recommend him as a Life Coach to anyone -- he'll get you where you want to go - and fast!

Kevin Burns
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Keith G.
Verified review

Kevin Burns has a depth of knowledge, compassion and understanding that I haven’t seen and or experienced in a long time. He gave me lots of personal advice to help me get “unstuck” at a time I needed it most. With his advice I was able to turn things around. His words came from a deep place and has helped me “change course” in many areas of my life. He’s warm and very professional and has a good heart. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking assistance. He’s an amazing ‘Life Coach’ ...Keith Gitens

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

Next Level Life Coaching
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Caitlin C.
Verified review

I sought out a coach because I was looking for guidance on ways to improve my career. I was experiencing a lack of fulfillment and needed help defining my professional goals and strategies for achieving them. Chris and I were able to set up our first meeting within one week of our initial call which I appreciated. We have had two meetings so far, and I can tell already that he is very astute. He helped me define my core challenges and goals within the first hour and we're already working on a plan for moving forward. He is personable and very encouraging. I would absolutely recommend him.

Student Coaching Services
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Abigail S.
    Verified review

    My daughter is applying to college now and man am I in way over my head! Then my friend referred me to Nikki, who tutored her daughter for the SAT. She's been working closely with my daughter to put together her admissions essays. Even though that's all I asked for, she's been helping us to choose the best schools for our girl too. Way better than the school guidance counselor!

    My Coaching Services
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Alex J.
    Verified review

    Janet is my career coach and a true professional. She is quick and efficient; Provided me with a new resume within 48 hours and it looks great! I have the confidence I need now to network and apply for a new position.

    Elevated Ideals
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Daniqua R.
    Verified review

    Bernard coached me with my career implementing simple skills for growth. It lead to me getting a better job, better benefits and the best part... a 20k+ increase in pay .

    Blu Katrina
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Ian D.
    Verified review

    Katrina is a fantastic life coach! She has a very inviting and genuine personality. I felt comfortable talking to her almost immediately in our first session. Big or small, I feel like I can talk about anything that's going on in my life with Katrina. She always has time to "go into the weeds" with me and help understand what I am thinking. Not too long ago Katrina guided me through a major career change. I felt stuck where I was, and Katrina helped me to breakdown what I was going through and figure out what my true passions are. She got me to focus on what was important and we set goals that were both measurable and achievable. I am so much happier now, and I don't think I could have gotten here without Katrina's guidance. I would highly recommend Katrina as a life coach to anyone looking!

    Kettlebell Training USA
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Thomas V.
    Verified review

    At the age 47 and a little out of shape, I needed to get in top physical shape for a police academy. (In New Jersey the age limit for police officers is 35, but there is no age limit for correction and sheriffs dept)...... so I new if I wanted this job in corrections, I had to be ready, and if anybody has been to any police academy, you know it's a para military atmosphere. Screaming at you from day one, not caring about your feelings. Their only concerns is that you will be physically and mentally strong in law enforcement environment. The first Day I walked in, I talked to Bob about my mental and physical weaknesses, and he told me not to worry, and to listen to everything he had to say moving forward. I literally felt at ease from that moment on. Now it wasn't always easy, Bob pushed my mental and physical abilities beyond I thought I could ever reach, and after 6 months of running, sprinting,spinning,rowing,pull-ups, push-ups, weight training, jump roap, etc., I found myself in the best physical and mental shape of my life. Bob is more than just a trainer, he is a trainer, a life coach, a friend, (and even an enemy, lol when he had to be). I am proud to say that on July 12, 2016 I graduated as a New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission corrections officer, cycle 29 and have been working in the jail ever since, and I couldn't be happier about my new career in law enforcement, but most of all, I couldn't of been happier about the choice I made walking into Bob's studio, because I know I could have never done it on my own. Sometimes in life we need a little help to get to the next level, and that's why I made the investment in myself to get to the next level with Bob Pelsang!!!!! Sincerely, S.C.O. T. Venezio

    Performance CPC
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Enrique L.
    Verified review

    My experiences with Rick began a few years ago, when he began training/coaching me at a martial arts school where we practiced. I post this because simply knowing him has motivated me to be a better person in life. In the school, his directions were clear, concise. I liked that he was genuine, and never explained anything that he had not experienced himself. One trait that made him such a great coach, was his ability to detach, and take a look at challenges and obstacles from an outside perspective, that others may not be able to see. I have never seen him back down from an extreme challenge. Other traits that I noticed about him were his authentic positivity, and a ferocious determination to help others accomplish their goals, while at the same time being humble enough to listen to others and learn. I later came to realize that he is this way because he thrives on helping others perform to the best of their ability, and because he cares. I can always count on Rick, and I trust him. I'm fortunate that our paths somehow crossed in life. -Enrique Luna

    Menifield & Associates, LLC
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Kay W.
    Verified review

    Angela Hooper-Menifield is my mentor and life coach. The last eight months that I have worked with her has been a wonderful and life changing experience for me. She has helped me to appreciate the person that I am, to recognize the abilities that I have, and to pursue the dreams and passions of my heart. Angela is very insightful as a life coach – she listens deeply to guide you to get to the root of the matter and to be truthful with yourself. She also provides other perspectives to view situations that you have dealt with/are dealing with to help you grow as a person and to deal with other people. Angela’s many years of human resource, training, and human behavior experience has been helpful to me and the many other people she has coached and trained. She has shared with me the many current opportunities that she has to work with various organizations. Her knowledge and skills are highly in demand. She also provides pro bono services to a number community organizations to help them advance their vision and grow their employees/staff. I believe Angela has made a great impact on my life and the lives of many other people that she has trained and coached.

    • 4 years in business
    Tanya R.
    Verified review

    I was extremely happy with Meena's skills of French and of the English language. I was able to pass my college level English and French classes with high 90's. I received A's in both my classes. She is very much interested in the student's success and takes genuine interest in the work. Meena has a lot of patience when she teaches and is able to relate to the student's situation in any level. I am sure that whatever subject she teaches, Meena will help people excel in the subject matter. She also was a life coach for me. She helped me to understand that good study habits and good overall skills in life are necessary to succeed. Getting good grades is not good enough, but your attitude makes all the difference. I would recommend Meena as a tutor as well as a life coach.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

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