I’m a Career Coach & Resume writer at My Career Consultants.
With the completion of a Diploma in Life Coaching, 10 years experience in HR duties & my passion for helping people overcome challenges, I work one on one with individuals to help them achieve their career/life goals. I do this by actively listening, asking insightful questions and challenging beliefs and values to help guide you through the path that is right for you.
For more about me, please see my professional profile by clicking the following link Mel Aurino Professional Profile
As a qualified Elite Athlete Mentor, Teacher and Mental Health First Aider, I essentially support people from all sectors.
I care about people who want to improve or are looking for a new direction.
My role is to listen to you & help “steer your ship”
If you’re up for the challenge to make some changes, I’m happy to have a chat.
Vanessa’s inspiring story is one of vision, determination, integrity, hard work and overcoming severe adversity, personal responsibility, discipline, growth, emotional intelligence, balance, compassion and giving. Her successes as an award winning social entrepreneur, brand and built environment strategist and ultra-endurance athlete have privileged her with the credentials and flexibility to now support others. She offers strategic, workplace, management, life and health/wellness mentoring to anyone in governance, business, leadership or influence. Her mentees are those looking to improve their organisational and/or personal performance and well-being in an agile, forward thinking, ethical and sustainable fashion. She brings to them an open mind, listening ear, extensive academic, professional and lived experience (including of trauma) and a willingness to both encourage and challenge. Vanessa is known as a straight talker and is often engaged as a board advisor, conference speaker and tertiary education guest lecturer.
For over 16 years Vanessa has been the Managing Director of Forward Thinking Design (www.forwardthinkingdesign.com.au); a Certified B Corp social enterprise, which she founded.
Forward Thinking Design is one of the most awarded brand strategy, stakeholder experience, fitout design & project management studios in Australia. The firm consults to leadership across restaurants and hospitality, retail, services, workplace, health/fitness, sporting club and community venues. It specifically exists to support fellow organisations with social, ethical and environmental impact values at their core and the business’ profits are retained to finance the provision of pro bono and reduced fee services to charities and social enterprise.
She is the Diversity and Inclusion Chairperson of BLocal Sydney, Australia (B Corporation business community) and an activist for equality, environmental sustainability and improved ethics in business and society. As a sufferer and survivor of serious illness she is an Ambassador for Polycystic Kidney Disease Australia, Member of the AKTN Scientific Committee and Co-Chair of the NSW BEAT-CKD Consumer Advisory Board.
Previously she was the Junior Vice President of the NSW Division of the Australian Shop & Office Fitting Association (ASOFIA), a committee on which she served for many years. She holds a Bachelor of Design (Hons) – UNSW, a Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies – Deakin and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors Company Directors Course.
Vanessa holds a Fastest Known Time ultra trail running record and previously represented Australia in triathlon. She has been profiled in several books, national print media, on radio, TV and podcasts. She is a strong promoter of individual and collective empowerment, responsibility, achievement and well-being.
I’m capable of providing life-coaching advice ranging from overcoming obstacles in pursuit of any type of goal all the way to providing physical fitness plans and dietary advice. I have a vast range of real-world experiences that have taught me that in everyday of our lives we will face obstacles. What matters is not how quickly or how we overcome that obstacle, what matters is how you uphold yourself and your team when you face and eventually overcome that obstacle.
Working with People Partners (HR practitioners) as a Coach and Mentor, I partner to develop leadership and HR capability across all levels and disciplines, enabling practitioners to become a more strategic, trusted and credible partner in the business. Starting with the strengths of the individual and how they work in the context of the organisation, I act as a translator, connector and strategist to support growth and build up confidence as a practitioner.
Leadership, Change, Team Engagement, Next Steps, are all areas that I love to coach. I love these areas because they represent seasons and environments that have been significant in my own life. Let’s take your journey to the next level as we work to walk through any or all of these areas. My background has been in working to help develop and design new projects in different cities and around the world. I have worked with both for-profits and non-profits and find the value of healthy employees, leadership and teams.
I am certified in DISC, People Mapping and Work Place Appreciation. I believe you are taking the first step now by looking for a mentor, which means you are seeking to move forward in some area. With questions, tools and accountability possibilities can be amazing if you are ready to engage the process. I love working with teams and individuals and look forward to hearing from you soon.
A senior executive coach with over three decades of experience in the Corporate Sector and having worked across three different continents. Have coached over hundreds of senior executives across India, US, Singapore and China with regard to “doing business in India”.
I help people make career decisions so that they can find fulfillment at work. If you’re just embarking on your career, or making a career transition, I’ll be happy to help you overcome the fear and anxiety that usually accompany those stages in life, and give you direction on how to equip yourself for the exciting career journey ahead of you. 🙂
If you already know what you want to do, I’m happy to help with job searches, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation. As an L&D professional, I can also assist in the development of specific skills you’ll need to succeed in the career path of your choice.
You can learn a little about me and what I’m passionate about from my TEDx talk.
When I work with mentees, I do my best to find out the bottom line issue of what they want me to assist them with.
I try to share as much knowledge as I possibly can without becoming to overwhelming. If there is an question or concern that I can’t help with, I will do everything within my ability to come up with a answer, solution or find someone that can provide me with the answers.
There are so many positive aspects of having a mentor that I cherish every moment of it. Let me help you and then you can pass all that you learn forward.
An Organisation Development and HR Director bridging Life Sciences, Financial and Professional Services, Industry and Manufacturing, as well as Non-Profit. Supporting and working with new business owners and experienced leaders to; set strategy and direction, design and develop organisations from start-up to scale-up, build skills and capability, enable high-performing teams and deliver projects during major transformation and change. I’m inspired by exchanging experience as a mentor and motivated by knowing that I’ve been able to benefit others and help them to succeed in work and life!
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Sounds simple however we are often our own best or worst enemies on the path to our own success. To make progress past what we are used to, it often takes a third party, a disassociated observer to see the obvious trip point than others get accustomed to as normal. Normal is great for those with no desire to excel beyond that point, for the rest of us its a set point to challenge and change within ourselves first before its evident elsewhere. If you are ready to Kick ‘but’ then let’s connect!
Having my own Personal Careers Advice & Guidance Service has given me extensive knowledge in how to help people with their career planning, to include any necessary education, and helping people to create their own action plans to help them achieve. I have done this for 7 years, which I believe is a lot of experience and makes me fully capable and prepared to help others in finding and achieving their own success.
However, all of my work over the last 16 years has incorporated working with people in a holistic way. Meaning that I look at the whole person and all participating factors, rather than just the perceived factor/issue.
Life is about more than just a job, hobby or a qualification. Therefore looking at everything people have to deal with in their lives, gives them a better chance of making their own success stories.
I have worked with a wide range of individuals, not only in age range ( children, young people, adults and grandparents) to people from more affluent areas, to those from more deprived areas and backgrounds. Making it very easy for me to adapt to different people and the areas of work needed to provide them with an excellent service.
My methods rely heavily on science. I love to introduce concepts that are bleeding edge and perhaps unconventional, but are backed by data and studies. My mentees will walk away with reassurance that little changes can make tremendous impacts, and will be able to decide for themselves which little changes to make.
Experienced commercial transactions lawyer with a demonstrated history of working in various industries ranging from chemicals manufacturing, media, fashion, telecommunications, software licensing, real estate transactions, and recruitment.
Focus Areas: Corporate Advisory, Risk management/assessment, Intellectual property law, cyber laws, data protection regime. joint development agreements, internal compliance, policy drafting, complex transaction negotiation and management, and procurement agreements.
If you are interested in any of my focus areas, I can assist you in planning your future career paths as a legal professional or a professional who focuses on these specific areas of interest. Multitasking and finding the right balance are my core competencies. My aim of mentorship is to ensure that the choices you make are based on your interests and strengths.
I love helping people, I look forward to assisting you to achieve your dreams!