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GRADUATE

Helping students, graduates and interns land their ideal first job

Whether you want feedback on your CV and interview style, are unsure of the type of role that best suits your skill set, or you have no idea how to cut through the application noise, I’m here to help. My set of services are designed to target these core areas, so that you stand out from hundreds of other candidates.

 

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why invest in yourself?

Because if you don't,
who will?

University is great for giving you the theory – but not so much when it comes to the practical application of getting a job in a creative sector. Generic CV templates and application tips just don’t cut it – so why not learn from someone who’s been the one in the hiring seat for the roles you want to get?

 

I’ve worked with graduates, students, interns and apprentices on how to boost their chances of getting the perfect start in their careers: a job they actually enjoy for the type of business they want to work for.

MY SERVICES

Every coaching programme is completely unique.

Below is a quick summary of the areas we can focus on; whether one or all of these apply to you, we’ll work together to determine the best roadmap for your dream career.

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Focus

What do you want after graduation?

We’ll work through your skills, experience, strengths and weaknesses, before giving strategy and direction to the first stage of your career.

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Knowledge

Do you know what you don't know?

We’ll do workshops that are designed to expand on your industry understanding, so you’re informed and empowered to make career decisions.

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Personal Brand

Are you giving off the right impression?

Define the core characteristics employers want, and learn how to integrate them into your approach, so you always deliver the best version of yourself.

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Job Hunting

Do you know where to find the best opportunities?

If you struggle to tell the good job offers from the bad, we’ll completely change the way you look at applications, putting the focus on you.

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Skills showcase

Have you thought about your portfolio?

Your CV isn’t the only weapon in your armoury. Together we’ll broaden your application toolkit, and craft an employer approach that’s creative and unique.

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Do you know how to sell your skills?

From mock interviews to LinkedIn savvy, we’ll do exercises specifically designed to build your confidence and help you sell to employers.

HOW IT WORKS

My four-stage process

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STAGE ONE: Your free consultation

What’s making you consider coaching and mentoring? In this initial chat, I'll listen to your concerns, offering advice on how coaching could help and answering any initial questions about the process. I'll be honest about whether I think I can help, but rapport is important too – we'll get a good idea of whether we'd be a strong working match. This stage is completely free of charge, and there's no obligation to continue past this point.

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STAGE TWO: The Audit

Together, we'll start right from the beginning. What drove you to take your course, your passion, skills and experience so far, your strengths and weaknesses – all the way through to your current career perceptions, goals and what motivates you. Ultimately, what do you want?

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STAGE THREE: Bespoke planning

Using all that key audit info, we'll craft a plan of action that's completely tailored to your personal development. Whether it's a specific job role, salary or dream company you want to work for, we'll map out the short and long term goals that will ensure you stand out from hundreds of other graduates, and start your career in the best possible way.

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STAGE FOUR: Crafted coaching

Now the fun (and real "work") begins. With regular 1-2-1 coaching and mentoring sessions, we'll build on your skills and knowledge month-on-month, ensuring that everything laid out in your bespoke plan is actioned. These aren't fluffy, theoretical lectures – they’re workshops designed to help you achieve your ideal working life. We'll always keep one eye on your long-term goals too, so you never lose sight of your motivation.

More questions about how coaching works?
Testimonials
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Vivien Lakatos Market Analyst
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Ramsey Marwan Marketing Manager
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Chelsea Grimshaw Content Creative
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Thorunn Devoy Alliances & Partnerships Lead
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Luke Hall Founder of Voyage Branding

As a postgraduate student, I was struggling to find a job in my field. Then I met Caroline, and her mentoring program was a game-changer. Caroline really wanted to understand my career goals, and helped me to get a better understanding of how the industry really works and possible fields that I would enjoy working in. Caroline presented a lot of tolerance, flexibility with time (as I was studying), understanding and professionalism. She showed that she genuinely cared about me and wanted me to walk away from the mentoring program with more knowledge and success.

During my university studies, I'd been advised on the appropriate structure of CV and covering letter by lecturers, however I didn’t have a lot of success with them. Once I improved them with Caroline, employers started to get back to me instantly. It worked! I got through a 4-stage long interview process, which was unbelievable, as I would’ve never got through with my old preparation process. Concluding my experience of working with Caroline, I'm very happy and satisfied with the results. I had a great experience and I genuinely feel lucky to work with her. For anyone who's struggling with their skills, get in touch with Caroline and invest into your future.

Caroline has been an incredible mentor and has provided me with invaluable support when growing my confidence, knowledge and skill set as a marketing professional. Her dedication to coaching me and setting tangible, actionable goals and activities ensured that her mentorship left me with new and effective tools to enhance my career.

Caroline was able to offer impartial and honest feedback to highlight key areas for improvement and help me take my expertise to a new level. Her positive attitude and genuine investment in my success made a daunting experience feel natural and organic. I highly recommend Caroline as a mentor for any marketing professional looking to improve and progress.

Caroline is a talented coach and mentor who helped me turn the knowledge and skills I had gained from University, into professional assets that stand out in the industry.

Every session with Caroline was both genuine and insightful. From her crafted workshops and activities to her honest feedback, support, and guidance, Caroline went above and beyond to help me tackle imposter syndrome, improve my career prospects, and gain industry knowledge.

She was also dedicated to ensuring that after our sessions had finished, I was left with effective tools and actionable goals to enhance my professional development and help grow my personal brand and confidence. I would highly recommend Caroline as a coach or mentor to anyone in the marketing/advertising industry looking to improve their confidence or progress their career.

I've worked closely with Caroline to improve my leadership skills and she has supported me with my transition into a people management role. After our first meeting, we identified core areas of development and worked together on a tailored plan that would actually help me achieve my goals. Caroline's approach combines different models and draws on her past experience in different industries. This approach has been a game-changer for me. I've done workshops and courses in the past which provided the knowledge but not necessarily the tools to put that knowledge into practice in a business environment.

During our sessions, we identified real-life situations and different management frameworks that could be used to achieve the desired outcome. After every session, I'd have clear action items and put what we discussed into practice. These frameworks have now become part of my repertoire as a manager. I've noticed an improvement in my skills, my relationships with colleagues, and my effectiveness at work. I highly recommend Caroline as a coach to anyone looking to improve their leadership skills or make a transition to the next step in their career.

Caroline's advice has been incredibly valuable in marketing my business. I decided to work with her after I had been struggling to get clients and needed a strategy to work at. Working with Caroline has empowered me to push my business out there with confidence, as I now have a proven plan to work at.

Caroline's marketing talents and experience shines through in her mentoring. Her ideas have given me actions to take that have worked incredibly well and have grown my business exponentially. She has put me on the right path again and I am incredibly grateful for her mentoring. I couldn't recommend Caroline enough. Her mentoring is truly game-changing.

What now?

Time to book your free consultation

Let's take 45 minutes to chat about your career goals
– what have you got to lose?

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