Based near Brighton, KickStart Careers offers online and 1-2-1 career coaching programmes for adults and young people. With the wonders of modern technology we work with clients not only in Sussex and South East but internationally too. Career coaching can take place over the phone or by skype, so distance is no problem. We'll work with you to help you to discover and search for work that not only helps you to pay the bills, but work that gives you satisfaction and fulfilment.
Mark is a qualified Career Coach whose work has taken him as far as Eastern Europe and the USA. Since 2001 he has been helping individuals through their career transition, whether it’s at the start of their working life or in the middle. Mark has also recently been awarded Youth Coach of the Year 2015 by the Coaching Academy, the largest Life Coach training organisation in Europe
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Coaching, guidance and new careers advice for graduates, career starters and mid-career professionals
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KSC is all about helping people who really want more from the work they do. It’s for ambitious, committed and positive people who don’t want to settle for mediocrity in work and believe deep down that there is something better out there for them. They just need some help to find it.
If you'd like to discuss your current career situation, you can have a FREE 15 minute discussion with Mark. This is also your opportunity to find out if Mark is the right person to help you move forward. To book your session, please click here and complete the contact form. Mark will then be in touch to schedule your session.
Before I contacted Mark, I didn't believe that I could pursue the career I really wanted but after a few sessions it began to feel that my dreams weren't so unrealistic after all.
By the end of the course, I had the confidence to make steps towards getting the job I always wanted.
Mark is passionate about his work and very sensitive to the needs of his clients. I was lucky to work with Mark in the international surrounding where he shared knowledge and skills regarding career counselling with the group of youth workers coming from 8 European countries.
Through his work he challenged many limiting beliefs and helped me and others to realize our potentials in a better light and get ideas for helping others do the same.
I strongly recommend Mark for any challenging task since he proved to be flexible, process oriented but also having results in mind, and the most important of all, very positive and inspiring co-worker.
Mark was our trainer in a 7 day International Training Course on topics of youth career guidance for youth workers from 8 countries. His work is amazing - aside from providing skills for our work, he helped us to think over our lives and things we want to do. This training course and his energy gave me a new wave of enthusiasm for both - working with youth and developing myself. I hope I will have the opportunity to work with him again.
I came to Mark to gain focus and direction as I was awash with ideas and not knowing which to follow. Mark guided me through exercises which systematically drew out my interests, skills and preferences. I am now in a position to drive forward on key ideas with clear goals on what I want to achieve and how I'll know when I have. Thanks Mark!
I had no clear idea of where I wanted my career to go, except that I didn’t want to carry on with what I was doing. Working with Mark has been instrumental in giving me the right questions, and gaining a good understanding of myself so that I could change direction. His sessions were well structured whilst giving sufficient freedom for different lines of enquiry. And it’s a long time since I enjoyed homework, but I really did relish the work he suggested between meetings. I would thoroughly recommend having Mark coach you through your career conundrums.
I worked with Mark during a time of huge personal transition. He gave me invaluable insight into myself, which has had a direct impact on the course of the last 6 months of my life. The coaching sessions I had with him prompted me to take action in the direction of the career and life I really want, rather than doing what I think I 'should' be doing to please other people or fit in. He also got me thinking very differently about the options available to me, which opened doors both in my mind and externally in the world. Mark has outstanding interpersonal skills, which really helped me be at ease and take risks to be completely honest in our sessions. I highly recommend him and his service.