Executive and Career Coaches in Melbourne

Whether you want to change career direction, get promoted to a higher position, return to work or start your career after a period of study, working with an executive or career coach allows you to identify what you would like to achieve in your career, and create a plan to make it happen.

Let’s Talk Career offers tailored, one-to-one career counselling and executive coaching sessions. Sessions are held at our Melbourne office located at Level 9, 440 Collins Street and at our meeting rooms which are conveniently located throughout Melbourne’s suburbs.

Read more about our career coaching services and find out about our Melbourne based career coaches below.

Raelene

Raelene’s experience spans in excess of 20 years across a range of industries such as corporate, commercial, education, government, industrial and manufacturing. She started her career in Human Resources and over the years, has been instrumental in guiding individuals with their careers.

People who work with Raelene find her easy to engage and work with. Her approach is holistic and practical and her empathy for those who feel ‘stuck’ in their careers ensures a genuine interest in assisting clients in creating a career strategy, finding focus and determining career goals and exploring new opportunities and career paths. Raelene is passionate in ensuring all that she works with get the very best results of their career coaching experience.

Marina

Marina has over 20 years experience in Human Resources, working in Corporate. As a Human Resource Practitioner and Coach, Marina has gained considerable knowledge working with leadership teams across all business sectors. Marina’s senior management knowledge and expertise gained from working in manufacturing, banking and finance, arts and government strengthens her ability to coach across a diverse range of areas. She assists companies to build leadership capability and improve performance. Marina’s practical and insightful approach to coaching creates optimum results.

Marina has a BA (Law), Adv Cert (HR), Grad Cert (OD), Grad Dip in Mgmt & Innovation, and Adv Dip in Facilitation. She is a Workshop Facilitator, Institute of Executive Coaching Certified Coach, with accreditations in Human Synergistics LSI/GSI/Leadership Impact, DISC and NLP. She has a Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training and is an Assessor for Informal and Formal Learning (Small to Medium Business).

Carla

For the past 19 years, Carla has successfully built an enviable career in the HR field as a business owner, head-hunter, consultant and career coach. She easily gains the valuable trust of her clients, advising them on market conditions with regard to recruitment and talent management. Much of her work has been in the area of head-hunting for senior level positions, including identifying personal drivers and cultural fit and approaching target clients.

Prior to this, Carla spent five years with Mobil Oil working in various roles across their Melbourne sites. Here she was responsible for recruitment, training, manpower and the career development of individuals.

Emma

With over 12 years experience in Human Resources, consulting and coaching, Emma has worked across a broad range of industries including Telecommunications, Utilities and FMCG. Most recently, Emma joined Lion Nathan as a Leadership Capability Coach, as part of their merger with National Foods. This role involved significant change management as well as transitional coaching support to the business, and business partnering at an executive level. Emma also led a number of national projects involving large-scale change initiatives, redundancies and career transition.

With a passion for career coaching and helping others to achieve their goals, Emma’s coaching approach is practical and flexible, and designed to meet the specific needs of her clients. Emma’s goal is to help her clients be the ‘best version of themselves’ in order to secure their next job opportunity.

Kris

Kris has an extensive background in executive coaching, recruitment, leadership development, organisational development and human resource management. Her knowledge was gained in a wide range of industry sectors including financial services, manufacturing, professional services, non-profit, government and retail. She has worked as a leading global HR specialist for a number of ASX 100 organisations. Prior to this, she worked as an Executive Recruiter undertaking both Search and Advertised work in a well-known Melbourne recruitment agency. Kris holds a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Politics), a Graduate Diploma of Business (Human Resources) and a Master of Leadership. She is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (FAHRI) and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Rebecca

Rebecca is an accomplished Human Resources professional with a passion for helping executives and generalists with their career direction and strategy. She has worked across a number of industries including not for profit, corporate finance, telecommunications, health services and banking.

Rebecca spent a number of years working in the United Kingdom, primarily in the health services sector. Initially as an Human Resources Advisor for a large private hospital in London before moving on to a role as Human Resource Manager for London’s National Health Service Executive.

On returning to Melbourne, Rebecca moved into a position with Saise—a corporate information and telecommunications provider, before securing a role with the National Australia Bank. Here she spent just over four years, firstly as a Human Resources Business Partner for the retail banking arm (1 year) and then as a Consultant (3 years) with projects NAB, MLC and ER experience.

As part of her on-going learning and passion for the career development of others, Rebecca is currently studying a Post Graduate Diploma in Career Development Counselling.

Veronica

Veronica has over 17 years experience in corporate human resources, spanning across a wide range of industries including financial services, gaming and entertainment and the energy sector.
Veronica is passionate about executive and career coaching and working with individuals through career transitions – whether it be redundancies or other career changes. She has volumes of empathy for people going through this sensitive process. Veronica’s primary focus is to provide practical advice in relation to an individual’s interests, skills and the current job market.
Whilst working at National Australia Bank, Veronica partnered with an international outplacement provider to design and deliver a program called ‘Navigating Your Career’. She then rolled this program out to all employees within MLC Victoria, resulting in very positive feedback. Employees and managers were thrilled to be given the tools to manage their own career – from understanding themselves better and how they liked to work, to writing a CV and preparing for a job interview.
Veronica continues to offer executive coaching and career transition services to employees across a wide range of industries.

Simeon

Simeon is a highly experienced Executive Coach with three decades of experience spanning some of the most recognised retail brands throughout the globe. Simeon has worked as a General Manager in Marketing, Human Resources, Customer Experience and Operations and has significant “hands on” management experience, giving Simeon a pragmatic and realistic approach to coaching individuals, teams and organisations.

Simeon’s credentials include a BA(Hons) in Retail Marketing, a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Well-Being, Certificates in Neurobiology & Workplace Psychology and accreditations as a Strengths Development and Emotional Intelligence Coach.

Simeon is passionate about bringing out the very best in people and uses his extensive experience and credentials to help people achieve their personal & professional goals.

Simeon continues to offer executive and career coaching to a number of business owners, entrepreneurs and individuals.

Ros

Ros is an experienced career counsellor and coach with a strong focus on supporting people to successfully navigate their careers.

With over 20 years’ experience within the corporate environment as well as a business owner, Ros has a diverse range of knowledge covering HR, organisational development through to marketing, large scale recruitment project management and career development. Ros gained this expertise from working in banking & finance, consulting services and the telecommunications sector which underpins her ability to coach across diverse workplace environments.

Ros has a practical and insightful approach to assist people in building career confidence, how to find satisfying work, effective networking, self-marketing as well as understanding the hidden job market. Ros’s passion for supporting people and helping them determine career goals and opportunities, has been instrumental in guiding individuals with their career.

Ros has a Bachelor of Economics, post-graduate qualifications in career development as well being a professional member of Career Development Association of Australia.

Nicole

MBA qualified and with over 10 years’ experience as a Career Coach, a previous career in HR, a small business owner (consulting and trade services) and extensive experience in industries including health, airline, logistics, automotive, banking, education, mining and Information Technology in Australia and Europe, Nicole has guided, helped and coached hundreds of people to successfully navigate their way through complex career and business development processes.

Nicole is passionate about providing practical support that honours individual uniqueness. Her clients love how she breaks down overwhelming processes into simple, manageable steps. Nicole excels at helping people understand what they are really good at, where they want to go and how to get there. She has a natural flair for resume writing, presentation and interview skills coaching.

Nicole’s sensitivity and light personal approach combined with her extensive blue chip professional background provide valuable opportunity awareness, marketing knowledge and business communication insight which she shares with her clients.

Nicole is a Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia.

Ready to plan the next stage of your career?

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