Are you ready to take

the next step in your career?


Deciding on the next step in your career can be daunting. You might feel you have too many options or not enough. You might be worried about making a mistake and giving up the certainty of what you have now for the unknown.

If there is one thing we’ve learnt in the past year it’s that you never know what’s going to happen next. If you want to use the current situation as an opportunity to reassess your career then I can help.


I’m Karen Schmidt and I’m a career coach who helps professionals create more satisfying careers.735D297F B1D6 4D81 9D83 A05EDDB6EB07 300x300 - Home

I have over 30 years experience working in Human Resources and Corporate Training with 20 of those years spent self employed as a speaker, facilitator and coach.

I’m the author of 5 books on career planning, personal development and leadership plus I have a degree in Adult Education and a range of other related qualifications and accreditations.

After many years spent watching people struggle in the wrong career I want to use my experiences to help people create a career that suits their passions, strengths and goals.

I believe in being open and honest about your chances of success rather than setting you up with unrealistic expectations.

So if you’ve been thinking lately that maybe it is time to take the next step in your career  I can help.


I work with professionals who want to:

– discover their dream career
– plan their next career move
– apply for new roles
– secure promotions
– maximise their next review
– get their ideas noticed
– avoid career limiting moves
– overcome career stumbles
– become self employed
– make the transition to retirement


You can choose from one of my structured coaching programs or I can work with you to put together a tailored series of sessions. Along the way I help you get clarity and support you to take action so you can the maximum return for your investment of time, money and effort.

Sessions are available face to face or online at a time to suit you.


If that sounds like you then take a look at my services and contact me to discuss how we can work together to take the next step in your career.