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Mount Vernon Career Coaches

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

Overcoming Obstacles
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 142 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.

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Move Into Change
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 49 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.

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Inner Guru Coaching
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 11 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.
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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.

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.

Thrive - Holistic Coaching
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle T.
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Jeanine is a deeply empathetic and engaged coach who really hears her clients, tracks their progress over time, and offers them approaches to achieving their dreams, overcoming their challenges, and getting more spiritually connected to who they are and what they want. Its better than therapy, but also isn't some ruthless career coach. Its a fully rounded, holistic experience that helps me see connections to various parts of my life. She is a goddess and a modern day shaman!!!

Soul Excelsior
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Stephany V.
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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.

My Coaching Services
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Alex J.
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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.

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.

Angel's Friendly Coaching
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Md Azizar R.
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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.

Carrie Clark Coaching
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan W.
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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.

Casting Solutions Coaching
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon D.
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I just started taking classes with Liz and I am glad I found her! She has a vast knowledge of the industry and a unique and efficient teaching style. Her website "I aint playin films" is 100% true because let me tell you she doesn't mess around! She challenges me every class and makes sure I leave a better actor. I feel like she is a mentor and a coach all in one and I look forward to continue working with her :)

Slyder Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Grant N.
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excellent experience very intelligent and professional looking forward to more work with slyder coaching

Elevated Ideals
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Daniqua R.
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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 .

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

Christine Semple
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Matt S.
    Verified review

    Christine is an excellent coach. She's incredibly capable and allows you to really uncover any issue and get beyond it. She's helped me transform my life and can surely help others as well! Would highly recommend!

    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.

    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.

    • 1 year in business
    Harriet J.
    Verified review

    Catherine not only has the necessary experience, but the more important wisdom and perspective to guide students toward their goals. I especially appreciated her honesty and clear guidance. I highly recommend her.

    David T.
    Verified review

    Joel's in-depth knowledge of finance has been very helpful; our discussions are very productive and the information and mindset he provides are very insightful. I look forward to each session as there is a lot to learn, and usually some food for thought to chew on afterwards. I believe that these coaching sessions will help me achieve my goals!

    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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