Bay Area Career Center

Seeking to Maximize Your Career Potential?

We are credentialed career counselors/coaches who can help you find your direction
and make successful changes in your work life.  

•  Do you want to make a career change or create a long term career plan?
•  Are you looking for a coach/counselor to help you be happier and more fulfilled in your work life?
•  Are you seeking help on using social media for managing your career or creating a LinkedIn profile? 
•  Do you need assistance with resume writing, interview preparation, networking or negotiations?
•  Are you considering starting your own business?
•  Do you want to try to improve your current job performance or leadership skills?


Our Counselors


Tom Ballantyne

Find Your
Right Livelihood

Wendy McWilliams

Career Transitions & Making a Fresh Start

Terry Karp, MA, Principal

Steps for a Meaningful & Successful Career

Robin Holt,

Coaching for an Engaging Work Life

Lisa Trustin,

Career Transition & Vocational Evaluations

Dena Sneider,

Creative, Scientific &

Self Assessment for Career Direction

  • Clarify the criteria most important to you for a happy and fulfilled work life
  • Use popular assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, Strong Interest Inventory, SkillScan and Values Assessments

Exploring Career Options

  • Brainstorm ideas and research new career areas
  • Learn how to utilize Informational Interviews to gather real time information about work options

Package Yourself & Advocate For Your Candidacy

  • Create a resume that gets results
  • Assemble a polished Linkedin profile
  • Hone your interview skills
  • Draft unique cover letters that trigger enthusiasm

Create & Execute a Strategic Job Search Plan

  • Identify target industries and companies
  • Create a long-range plan
  • Learn effective networking techniques
  • Network and cultivate relationships with other professionals
  • Negotiate better offers

Develop Yourself Professionally

  • Find meaning and satisfaction at work
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Manage and coach your employees
  • Explore techniques to reduce workplace conflict
  • Develop leadership skills for teams