Do you wake up in the morning and dread going to work? Perhaps you’re frustrated because you know you’re not living your purpose?
I feel you, my friend. I’ve been there. I know what it’s like to be in a soul-sucking work environment and to feel like there’s no way out. On the flip side, I’ve also worked in roles where I’ve flourished. I’ve developed long-lasting relationships, felt connected to the work I was doing and have come home each day knowing I achieved something.
I’m Rebecca McFarland, but you can call me Bec - that’s what most of my friends call me. I’ll save the boring details about my qualifications and experience for later (they’re down the bottom of the page if you’re interested). What you need to know is that I am committed to guiding you through getting clear about your career goals and then helping you slay them.
Well, although I often refer to myself as a Career Coach, my approach is a combination of coaching and consulting. A coach helps you to find the answers within yourself, whereas a consultant tells you what to do and how to do it. I like to blend the two.
I know when to be soft and empathetic. I also know when to be a hard-ass and employ a “take no prisoners” approach. I will push you. I will ask the hard questions. But I will also give you space to think, reflect and download, as well as advice, guidance, tools and resources to help you move forward.
I received Bec's business card from a friend of mine. If a friend asked me what it was like to work with Bec, I will give them Bec's business card that was given to me by my friend. The card that is a gift that keeps on giving. I contacted Bec to get a review of my resume. We organised a time to meet and the insights that I received from Bec in our face to face discussion was very valuable. She drafted me a new resume and I was surprise at the creativity in the way she organised a well structured resume.
To call Bec a career coach does not encapsulate the service that she provided. I felt like I was speaking to a mentor who understands not just surface issues but also at the human level.
Thank you so, so much for this!... This is really, really helpful. I’d never considered how I could connect better and just always thought it was hard for me to adequately explain on paper the value I bring! I will absolutely be taking these tips on and again, am so thankful!...I know your advice along with others helped me to re-think my next step and pitch my strengths when they called to discuss the role.
I’m an open book. If there’s something you want to know, go ahead and ask. In the meantime, here are a few semi-interesting facts about me:
I also swear a lot (usually only behind the scenes!), hate washing dishes, think afternoon naps are a necessity and really know my stuff when it comes to careers.
You got it. Here’s my official profile:
Rebecca McFarland is an experienced human resources practitioner, manager, DISC ADVANCED® consultant and facilitator, trainer and coach. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, Rebecca has held various roles in human resources management, agency recruitment and in-house recruitment, within corporate businesses, small to medium enterprises and the Australian Public Service.
Rebecca holds several qualifications including Diplomas in Human Resources Management, Management, and Business, a Certificate IV in Training and Development and a DISC ADVANCED® Accreditation.
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