Today I coached a long-time client whom I had supported through a few transitions, including a bold move he took to take a year sabbatical in Latin America. Bob is a consummate Systems Engineer, with a keen analytical mind and a no-nonsense, “get-it-done” approach to any position he lands. Time…Read more
Leaving a Great Company After 10+ Years Is Like Getting a Divorce and Expecting to Find a Fabulous New Partner in a Few Months
Today in my networking group, Career Connect Coffee Club, several new members were in transition because their companies closed. A few were from Oppenheimer Funds which was purchased by Invesco and several were from Jackson National Life Distributors which recently closed Colorado operations. Most had been with their company for…Read more
You Thought You’d Be a Lifer, But Now You’re a Looker Navigating the Job-search After a Long-term Job
My earlier post, Leaving a Great Company After 10+ Years Is Like Getting a Divorce and Expecting to Find a Fabulous New Partner in a Few Months,” lays out the challenges of landing a new job after an extended career at a “legacy” company. This post features concrete strategies to…Read more
6 Tips on Passing the Dreaded Pre-Employment Assessments
6 Tips on Passing the Dreaded Pre-Employment Assessments Advance Preparation is the Key to Gaining Access to a Company’s Front Door Today I coached a fairly senior software account executive who was sure he blew landing his dream job because he failed one of the online tests he was asked…Read more
Negotiating Your Salary Narrows the Gender Gap
In preparation for an upcoming presentation, I did my usual over-the-top research on the latest numbers regarding the salary gender gap. I was surprised to find that, even though our unemployment continues to drop, the real money most often goes to men. Consider these stats: Women earn $.78 to $.84…Read more
If you feel like there’s a target on your back at work, READ THIS NOW!
Today, I received a panicked call from a client who is a program director at a large nonprofit organization. She has had a successful three-year run, but, with a recent change in leadership, she felt she could be weeks away from being let go. After giving her the best advice…Read more
Career Strategist and Performance Coach
What sets Kate apart?
Kate uses her marketing-executive background to help clients create their own brand, the key to optimizing a successful job search and career roadmap.
Why Choose Kate
Kate advises individuals who want to create careers that mobilize their strengths, passion, skills and values. As a former marketing director at one of the largest media companies in the industry, she was on the frontlines of making change more manageable on the personal and corporate levels. She is well-known for results-driven strategies that inspire individuals, managers and organizational leaders.
- a Kate coaches job seekers during turning points in their careers to develop their brands, land fulfilling jobs or move to the next level within their current organization.
- b Kate works with organizations to inspire leadership and employees through individual coaching, assessments, and customized training.
- c Kate uses her marketing background by teaching you how to differentiate yourself by creating your personal brand.
Kate has an intuitive ability to ask the right questions & stimulate introspective thought. She is a focused group facilitator &...Read more
Kate uniquely combines personal creativity, subject matter expertise and pragmatism in her approach to solving the dilemmas facing those in career...Read more
I first met Kate Culligan at her Career Connect Coffee Club networking group a few years ago. That meeting resulted in...Read more
Kate Culligan worked as a career coach for Oppenheimer bringing her vast experience in personal career coaching into a corporate environment...Read more
Kate is amazingly insightful. Her intuitive ability to pinpoint just what is getting in the way of success is very valuable....Read more