Miriam O’Connor


Career specialist, outplacement support, career coaching and resume and LinkedIn development.

Miriam O'Connor

Miriam is an experienced career coach specialising in outplacement services and career change support. With a background in business, government and the tertiary education sector, she brings a unique perspective to her coaching approach. Miriam is dedicated to helping clients navigate and plan their professional journeys, also drawing on her expertise in CV writing from many years with a leading Australasian resume writing business.

With a passion for assisting individuals of all ages Miriam tailors her service to meet the unique needs of every client. She is committed to helping them explore their options, discover their passions, and develop clear pathways for building confidence and a fulfilling future. Her comprehensive understanding of the employment market, recruitment processes, and education and training sectors enables her to offer highly personalised solutions to meet each client’s needs.

Miriam has a track record in supporting clients from senior high school and tertiary students through to those in managerial and senior executive roles in major New Zealand organisations and companies. She enjoys empowering individuals to explore opportunities, secure new roles, plan successful career changes, and re-enter the workforce after a break. Her focus on uncovering client strengths and aspirations translates into career planning and job search strategies that enable them to move forward positively.

Qualifications and Certifications

New Zealand Diploma in Career Development, NMIT
Career Smart and Career Intelligence Licensed Practitioner, Career EQ
MBTI Certified Practitioner
Certified Advanced Resume Writer, Career Directors International
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), Otago University
Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Otago University


Professional Member – CDANZ
Member – Career Directors International