Feel fabulous about
your career!

COVID-19

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Our office remains open at this time. However, all services, including speaking engagements, can be performed via Zoom or conference call if prefered.

Sometimes you need a different
kind of career support.

The traditional way of mapping your career can often leave quirky or global-minded people feeling out of sync and lost.

If you are struggling with feeling out of place because you march to a different beat, if people underestimate you because you present yourself a little differently, if people make snap judgments about you because of your tattoos, piercings, clothes, or hair, you are not alone!

It is my mission to help funky, original, global-minded individuals find meaningful work, or more joy within the work they already have.

Consider Working with a Denver Career Counselor

Some people have a different mindset than others. They’re more creative, quirky, and independent, which causes them stress when searching for the right job. If you have a job and don’t feel like it is right for you, it could be helpful to work with a career coach.

At Denver Career Catalyst, I understand the challenges that you face every day. If you’re in a situation where you dislike your job, don’t feel qualified, or feel overqualified, you’re less likely to enjoy waking up and going to work. If you feel that you’re out of place or you’re undervalued or underestimated because you have a slightly different presentation, you aren’t alone. You deserve to have coworkers who respect you and a career that you enjoy.

It is possible to find more meaningful work or learn how to experience the joy in the career you’ve already got. Career services in Denver can help you do this. All services can be done online or in person.

Quirky, creative, and international types deserve success, too!

What I love to do

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my passion is helping people like you

I can help you:

  • Decide whether to stay at a job or leave it
  • Reinvent yourself after you leave a job
  • Choose a new career path
  • Evaluate opportunities in the world of work
  • Identify career obstacles
  • Stop being the victim of job market circumstance and take charge of your own life!
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Learn to:

  • Find jobs you really want
  • Apply for those jobs
  • Interview for those jobs
  • Negotiate a salary you feel good about

I’ve reinvented career counseling and made it about the person rather than the counselor. You don’t have to fit into a cookie-cutter shape to work with me. I value your independence, individuality, and quirks because I’m the same way. Contact me now to schedule an appointment! All services can be done online or in person.

Success Stories

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kind words from some of my wonderful clients

News & Info

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find helpful thoughts, tips, and tricks on the blog

Are you stuck on skills?

Your work skills may be influencing you too much. Have you been looking for work you can do based mostly on your skills?  If so, you’ve run afoul of the Skill Trap!  Skills are important, of course, and many of us are proud of having gained the ones we have, but your career search really…

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Want a job? Better be on social media

Ultimately you will need social media if you’re looking for a new job.   According to a 2018 Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social media in the hiring process, and when they can’t find anything online, they may well not call you.  And that survey was before the pandemic!   What business do they…

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SM feed bumming you out?

I’ve been there too.  I get all kinds of bent out of shape when people tell me that unfriending people for “just politics” is silly and petty.  I’m Japanese American.  I haven’t forgotten that “just politics” sent us to the US concentration camps, and if my family hadn’t been living in Hawaii at the time,…

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Don’t hit on people in LinkedIn.

You would think this goes without saying, but, alas, I have been hit on twice online, and both times were on LI.  (I ignore or delete these messages, but frankly it feels quite creepy.)  LinkedIn is very much a place of work, and if these 2 dudes were my clients, I would have firmly (but…

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make a change?