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Like feeling frustrated? Stalled out? Unfulfilled? Enjoy re-creating the same pathologies in your professional and personal life? If so, then move along and don’t stop to do a session with Elizabeth.
If you want to change your life, improve pretty much anything you put your mind to, call this woman. But be warned, this isn’t a cute collection of life hacks: You will be transformed. —Lynn Melander Moore, Development Lead at Mozilla Foundation
I enthusiastically recommend the services of The McAloon Group. I am forever thankful for Elizabeth’s guidance and support in pursuing my lifelong dream career.
After 20 years as a senior partner in the management consulting industry, I was nearing a crossroads in my career and looking for a change. In addition to helping me understand the difficult job environment of 2009 and what I would need to do to prepare for a very competitive job search, Elizabeth opened my eyes to possibilities I had only daydreamed about in my old job.
Elizabeth is phenomenal at helping to create options and overcome obstacles in your mind, while also providing a practical view of what it takes to pursue those options. Her advice is grounded in years of experience. Her homework is challenging, yet extremely eye-opening. You learn a lot more about yourself throughout the process than you would have expected going in, which in my case, led to the perfect career pursuit. I am now happily and gainfully pursuing my passion.
I found Elizabeth quite approachable, easy to talk to, empathetic to my situation and knowledgeable about what it takes to be successful in this difficult job market. I don’t think I would be where I am today had I not had the opportunity to work with Elizabeth last year. Whether you are looking to change careers or advance in your current career, Elizabeth’s services have proven to me to be invaluable. —Dave Goldson, Managing Director at Slalom Consulting
I am living my dream as a result of working with Elizabeth. I don’t know that there is anything more powerful than that statement. I hired Elizabeth to help me figure out a calling that I had experienced since I was four years old. I left and extremely successful career as a pharmaceutical sales rep and created a business that I love.
Elizabeth challenged me and pushed my beliefs about what what possible. She is a brilliant coach and I am clear that my first step in creating this amazing life I have was hiring her.
Not only to I own my own business, but I have a weekly YouTube TV show, and have been featured in national media publications. As I look back on all the steps it took to get where I am, it all started with that phone call to Elizabeth and the work we did together.
I highly recommend her work. —Kendrick Shope, Creator of Authentic Selling & Sales Coach
Elizabeth is a sharp, thoughtful coach who goes way beyond the “one size fits all” approach. At a time when I was struggling to maintain my optimism during a job search, she helped me focus my thinking not only with regard to improving my interview skills, but also for taking a longer view of what I actually hoped to get out of my next job. She helped me come up with insightful interview questions that were tailor-made for my profession, and since I started using them, I’ve never failed to get “That’s a great question!” from the interviewer – and significantly more thoughtful responses than those I’d been used to.
Close to a year after being let go from my previous job, I’d had dozens of phone interviews and a handful of final-rounders, but no offers. The first job offer came within a few weeks of two phone sessions with Elizabeth, and she has offered invaluable advice since then as well. Working with her has been worth every penny I paid. —Jeffrey Anbinder, Experienced Development Professional
Elizabeth is a fantastic career coach that works to develop a detailed plan of action for her clients. She always provided great insight to an issue and created client specific assignments for every meeting we had. Most of all, Elizabeth helped me stay focused and calm during a drawn out job search in these tough economic times.
I owe Elizabeth a great debt of gratitude because without her help I probably would have strayed from a successful, but long term, job search in order to make short term financial gains in a mismatched employment opportunity. Her fees are reasonable and so worth it in the long run. Thanks to Elizabeth, I am on the career track I finally want to be on. —Josh Levin, Community Liaison at New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
Elizabeth is one of the most decent, hard working and insightful business consultants that I have had the privilege to work with. If you want to improve personally and have your business grow, contact her. This endorsement is genuine and unsolicited. —George Goldhoff, President/CEO at PURE Canadian Gaming
Elizabeth is a great career coach. One of the best attributes about her is how she changed my perspective. In fact, by working with her I was able to see what I considered my weaknesses to be my differentiators. I continue to work with her and I would highly recommend her. —Dev Gupta, Business Process Manager at Fresenius Medical Care
Despite having good qualifications, I was ready for a career change and was a bit clueless about where to begin in the modern “online” age of job hunting. Elizabeth helped me brand myself, network online, and negotiate. I found her very honest, open, and upfront. She has an exceptional ability to notice attitudes and behaviors in me I was not fully aware of until working with her.
I have transitioned my career, am paid well, and have a job that I like so much it makes me dread weekends! Elizabeth was instrumental in this transition and I would highly recommend her services to anyone. —Raymond Rumpf, Professor, 3D printed circuits & electromagnetics, micro/nano-photonics, computational EM
Elizabeth helped me to see powerful possibilities I had been missing and did a great job of motivating me to pursue fresh professional and personal growth. She is very practical and action oriented, with a focus on helping you make good things happen in your life and your career. Very importantly, Elizabeth is a highly experienced and expert coach. This is her career choice, in contrast to so many others out there who jumped into coaching only because their intended career hit a dead end. She’s passionate about it and great at it. If you invest in coaching, go with a dedicated professional… someone like Elizabeth. One final note: All my coaching sessions with Elizabeth were conducted by phone, and she made that work very well for me. Based on my experience, I’d say you could benefit from working with Elizabeth no matter where you live and work. —Tom Varian, Executive Writer & Communications Consultant
Elizabeth demonstrated that career counseling at its best is both an art and a skill: an art in her keen appraisal of my talents and limitations, my strengths and weaknesses; a skill in suggesting practical, achievable steps I could take to leverage the things I do well to dig my way out of the career rut in which I felt deeply stuck. Since working with Elizabeth, I have been much more successful in my career. She is, simply, wonderful at what she does. —Ezra Goldstein, co-owner at Community Bookstore
I am grateful to Elizabeth for her relentless rigor in holding up the mirror that allowed me the first glimpses of new awareness. With competence, humor and care she invited and supported me as I began to dig in corners of myself that became the path forward. And now as I begin to make my new offers, she has shared freely and selflessly from her extensive experience to help me help others. I recommend that if sustainable change is what you seek, you owe it to yourself to initiate a conversation with Elizabeth. —Eva Krieger, PhD, Director Organizational Development at Proxymity
I was fortunate enough to find Elizabeth during a very challenging time in my career, and boy am I glad that I hired her as my coach. In my role as a retained executive search consultant I coach clients and candidates but I have never had anyone give me career advice. Elizabeth is an extremely perceptive person who will work with you to identify your challenges, identify solutions and remind you that you are the master of your own destiny. Because of Elizabeth my perception of hiring a coach has completely changed and I would highly recommend investing in yourself and hiring this top-notch personal advisor. —Jay D’Aprile, Senior Vice President, Slayton Search Partners
Elizabeth’s years of experience in the corporate world, combined with her expertise in coaching makes her a valuable partner. She brings much needed perspective and insight into career related discussions and helps to effectively map out thoughtful plans for navigating the often unfamiliar territory that is personal career management. For those looking for a coach to help them take their career path to the next level I do not hesitate to recommend Elizabeth. —Melissa Sherman, IxD at LG Electronics
Working with Elizabeth has been a rewarding experience which has allowed me to grow and develop personally beyond my expectations. She is a great coach who inspires you to live into your full potential. —Raquel Wernicke, Director of Operations at Allstate
I was at a crossroads with my business and deciding whether to take it to the next level, or turn it down a notch for quality of life purposes. Elizabeth worked with me in a manner that allowed me to envision both scenarios and to make the right choice. I have never looked back. I highly recommend her services and would use her again. —Anne Mason, Intellectual Property Attorney
It is my pleasure to endorse Elizabeth McAloon. Elizabeth is adept at enabling her clients to develop effective career strategies and overcome many obstacles. Through Elizabeth’s years of experience, insight and sound advice, she is able to help her clients achieve their desired career goals and objectives. With a track record of successful clients, Elizabeth’s services have proven to be invaluable. I recommend Elizabeth McAloon and would certainly work with her again in the future. —Kellie Terry, Senior Director, IT PMO at inVentiv Health Clinical
I highly recommend Elizabeth and her career coaching services. She was able to help me reach deep within myself and discover a place that I thought had been forever lost. After 10 years of trying to “find my place” I am on a path that is 100% in line with who I am and who I want to be. Hiring Elizabeth has been life changing and I consider it one of the best decisions I have ever made. —Kendrick McAmis, Sales Representative at Eli Lilly Company
Elizabeth and her staff hosted a leadership conference that helped our team achieve greater results. She and her staff also provided one on one coaching with new senior leaders to help guide their career and to help them achieve or work toward their personal and professional goals. Elizabeth and her staff were terrific to work with! Can’t recommend them enough… —Michele Reese Clark, Accomplished Operation Leader; Health and Welfare Benefit Consultant
In partnering with Elizabeth, my goal was to simply hone my leadership skills and further my career development. The benefits that I attained while working with Elizabeth far surpassed my expectations. She has been a constant support in assisting me during our uncertain economy and the impact to our business environment. Elizabeth has empowered me to think beyond the possibilities imaginable by sharing her insight, resources and providing constant encouragement. The return on the investment of hiring Elizabeth as a personal coach is invaluable. I will continue this partnership as our business landscape continues to evolve and my career outlook broadens! —Alecia Francis, Agent at State Farm Insurance
Elizabeth is a terrific coach, and has made an impact on my career development and personal growth. Elizabeth has helped me take a real hard look at my ‘current’ and motivated me to take action on my ‘future’. I will be forever grateful for her guidance, wisdom, focused direction and friendship that will have an ever lasting impact on my future personal and professional growth. I am a better person, and management professional, for having known and worked with Elizabeth. —Michael Panos, Manager, Computer Operations at Tiffany & Co.
Elizabeth is a great coach. She is very easy to talk to and has your best interest at heart. She makes you see things in a different perspective and provides you with tools to use to help you grow as a person. I highly recommend Elizabeth for coaching. She has helped me tremendously in my career. Words cannot express how grateful I am for her helping me navigate through some challenging situations. It has really made a difference in my relationships with my co-workers. —Nina Vitanza, Consultant at Allstate
Elizabeth performed a valuable service to our organization as a coach. This entertaining, energetic professional helped every person at our practice to think about their contribution in positive terms. We continue, years later, to quote our workshops and reach back to them for wisdom. Our leaders are better for having worked with this talented individual. —Lynn Kay Winters, CMM, MBA, Practice Administrator at Eastern Long Island Hematology Oncology, P.C.
I hired Elizabeth to help me identify a career I would love. The outcome has far exceeded my expectations and her straightforward yet creative approach has helped me consider variables I wouldn’t have recognized on my own. I’m more empowered, focused, and motivated as result of working with Elizabeth. She’s very good at what she does and clearly follows her own advice! —Jon Guidroz, Senior Director, Business Development & Sales at Key Energy Services
Elizabeth is very good at what she does. When I came to her I was having a hard time understanding what I wanted to do careerwise. She helped lead me in a direction that gave me the courage to pursue my dreams. She made a huge difference in my life. —Rushani Wirasinghe, Independent Product Planner
Elizabeth is off-the-charts-amazing! I am already a driven person with a number of successes to my name, but coaching with Elizabeth was a profound experience and took my work to new heights! Elizabeth has an uncanny ability to get at the true heart of whatever issues present and transform the challenges into assets.
I leap-frogged from creating artistic works independently, to being the Artistic Director of my work, supervising and leading creative and technical teams of around fifty people. My most recent body of work has received accolades in both the artistic and political worlds. —Ara Lucia Ashburne, from Concept to Completion without Compromise
I really didn’t know what I was looking for when I found Elizabeth. I wanted to start a business in a field that was related to my career but required knowledge and resources that I didn’t have a clue how to tap into. Elizabeth knew! She knew exactly what resources I needed, and they have since been essential to my new business. She also helped me break down the project so that I was able to get it successfully off the ground. She is very good at “presenting the possibilities in a way that makes them possible.” —Mary Marino, Designer, Writer, Blogger (Fashion, Jewelry, Lifestyle)
Over the last eight years, I have had the pleasure to partner with Elizabeth on several key projects. I have found her to be extremely intuitive and fun to work with. She has high integrity and a wealth of coaching experience from which to draw upon. Elizabeth also has an amazing ability to connect with people of all different backgrounds and levels of responsibility. —Steve Frigand, Principal at MetaView Consulting & Coaching