About our Consultants

Karen Begemann M.Ed., Principal

Karen Begemann has worked in the career development field for 10 years. During that time, she has held positions as employment counsellor, facilitator, manager and senior manager. She has found her true vocation as a Career Consultant working directly with individuals and groups, supporting and motivating them to find work they love. Prior to this her experience has been in the corporate and non-profit sector and in small business development.

Her focus is on guiding individuals to uncover their own unique contribution they wish to make through their work. With a Masters of Education in Counselling, Karen applies her counselling skills to assist clients challenge and transform limiting ways of thinking. This allows them to connect with their own inner resourcefulness and to gain confidence and achieve results. By supporting individuals to learn new skills in career planning and job search, actively network and take regular steady actions she has successfully assisted hundreds of clients find meaningful work.

Karen specializes in working with Moms who are in the process of changing careers, starting a business or planning a return to the job they held before maternity leave. In each case, she guides them in a structured process to help them ensure they are making a sound career decision. Her practical approach also focuses on the development of an action plan that will fit within a busy Mom’s schedule yet motivate her get the results she is looking for.

Karen is also a member of Toastmasters International (Club 59) and enjoys public speaking.

Other Consultants

Karen works with other consultants and will engage their services where appropriate, as part of providing a fully comprehensive package to clients.

Qualifications of our Career Consultants

All of our Career Consultants have both formal training and years of experience working with individuals in career transition. Your Career Consultant will share with you his or her particular qualifications and will answer any questions you may have.