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About CareerEQ Specialists

CareerEQ Specialists know about careers and career management. We support, coach and counsel individuals and the employees of the organisations who use our services to make holistic, validated career decisions; to be more aligned and successful in their fields of work and to successfully navigate the job market.

Our career specialists are based in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Their experience is extensive, covering career counselling, personal and professional development, career management coaching, job search support, HR and organisational change consulting. All CareerEQ Specialists are members of the professional body of the Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) ensuring professional standards, confidentiality and quality service. The link through to the CDANZ Code of Ethics is here.
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Kaye Avery
Kaye AveryFellow Member of CDANZ and Member of HRINZ
Principal Consultant, Auckland.
Career Management and Transition Coach, Master NLP Practitioner and Group Facilitator

Kaye Avery

Kaye is a skilled and experienced career specialist and transition coach with a reputation for empowering people, stimulating self-insight and providing the practical skills and techniques for greater personal congruence in life and in work.

Since establishing CareerEQ (previously known as Career Management Specialists) in 2007 Kaye has grown and developed the practice. Her extensive experience in the field includes career coaching, professional development, career counselling, outplacement, coordinating support services for employees affected by restructuring and workshop delivery on all career and career management related topics. She understands the challenges that people face to integrate the complexities of life and work today.

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Qualifications and Certifications;

Grad. Dip.Career Development, Master NLP, Advanced Supervision NZAC, Enhanced Relationships Skills Training, Imago Institute and  MBTI® Certified Practitioner. Kaye completed a Post Graduate level research project in 2010 as part of the Masters in Career Development.

Suzanne Perrin
Suzanne PerrinAMCDANZ
Career Development Consultant, Auckland.
Job Search Coach and Workshop Facilitator

Suzanne Perrin

Suzanne is a qualified Career Coach and Workshop Facilitator with prior experience in the corporate sector including human resources, client service and finance roles. Her insight from these roles is combined with her enduring interest in people’s unique experiences and potential, as she supports clients in building their vision for a satisfying career.

Suzanne takes a collaborative approach with clients as she works with them to explore their experiences, interests and possibilities. She focusses on anchoring this in practical action so that clients are empowered to make their plans a reality.

Qualifications and Certifications;

BCom (Management & Employment Relations) and Grad Dip Career Dev. Suzanne is an Associate member of CDANZ, is MBTI® Certified (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®)  and has Level B psychological testing registration.

Robyn Bailey
Robyn BaileyPMCDANZ
Career Development Consultant and Coach, Auckland.
Supervisor, Facilitator, Trainer

Robyn Bailey

Robyn has been involved with the careers industry as both a consultant and as an educator of career practitioners to Master’s level. Her consultancy ranges across career counselling for individuals and groups, transition coaching, professional supervision, designing and facilitating training groups in career development and supervision, and providing expert opinions for injured workers.

Robyn works from a client-centred perspective and is always interested helping individuals make meaning of their career and work experiences. She has considerable experience working across cultures including with Chinese, Indian & Arab people as well as with Māori and Pasifika clients.

Qualifications and Certifications;

Masters in Social Science (Career Education), Certificate in Professional Supervision, Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education, COP in Clinical Chemistry (Board of Medical Laboratory Technologists)

Lis Whyte
Lis WhyteProfessional Member of CDANZ
Wellington.
Career Counselling, Transition Coaching, Workshop Presenter

Lis Whyte

Lis has been working in career management since 2004, initially with Careers NZ and then in private practice as a career coach. She has wide experience working with clients to enhance self-efficacy and career related competencies, including career decision making, and building resilience.
Lis is an experienced facilitator working with people affected by redundancy on topics such as CV writing, interviewing skills, job search strategies, identifying and managing stress at work and managing change. She has expertise to apply Work Safe methodologies and training for employees when dealing with bullying and harassment behaviours in the workplace and working in an open plan environment.

Qualifications and Certifications;

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology); Certificate in Management studies (MBA papers including Decision Making, Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour); Diploma in counselling applied (Careers).

Johanna Budai
Johanna BudaiMember of CDANZ
Dunedin
Career Counselling, Transition Coaching, Workshop Presenter

Johanna Budai

Since 1998 Johanna has been working in the field of career development. She is skilled at coaching her clients through life changes and career transitions.  Her experience includes individual career coaching and counselling, facilitating workshops for health organisations on performance development, MBTI®, career management, managing change, building resilience, and recruitment.

Johanna’s holistic approach utilizes her skills in NLP to ensure her clients are empowered to act upon practical goals that are aligned with their values.

Qualifications and Certifications;

Grad. Dip.Career Development, Master NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), MBTI® Certified (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®), Certified mBIT Coach (Multiple Brain Integration Techniques), PEP Trained (Personal Effectiveness Programme) Professional member of CDANZ for 12 years.

Affiliates and Alliances

CareerEQ works with a wider network of career practitioners and psychologists. This enables us to resource large change projects when necessary and refer clients to the consultant with the best background for that client. To us, qualifications, professionalism and experience matters.  Our network of experts is experienced across all sectors; corporate, education, rehabilitation, medicine and psychology. Email us for more information explaining the situation you would like help with.

Links & Affiliations