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Client Success Story: Peter

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : September 11, 2015

I was very fortunate to work with Daisy as I was retooling my resume and improving my interviewing skills.  She always had the appropriate and useful comment for any issue I presented.  Equally important, she did not use kid-gloves, but rather told me what I needed to hear.  I felt she took a sincere interest in my goals and potential and showed leadership, yes, she lead me to a more marketable position as a candidate.  Indeed, only one month after our sessions ended, I was offered a position. – Peter, NJ 8/2014


Client Success Story: Jeff

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : August 28, 2015

My experience with Daisy was exceptional, and exceeded my expectations. I came to her seeking advice about how to take the next step in my career. She helped me clarify my personal and professional goals, and helped me visualize a career path that met my personal and professional goals. Daisy also helped me see that the perfect role was out there for me, and worked with me on a strategy to find it. Her care, diligence, and thoughtful advice were invaluable throughout the entire process, from career exploration to offer and acceptance. I highly recommend Daisy Swan for anyone looking Read the rest of this entry »


Client Success Story: Kathleen

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : July 30, 2015

Like many recent college graduates, I felt lost and alone. I craved to establish a sense of belonging. Afraid to admit my shortcomings, I withdrew into myself. Negative self-talk like, “you are not good enough, smart enough, qualified enough” dominated my thinking. Social gatherings became less desirable.  I did everything I could to avoid the dreaded question, “So what do you do?”  I did not know this person. Where was the determined young woman I worked so hard to become? After a lay off and months of sitting in my pajamas feeling down on myself, I finally had enough. I Read the rest of this entry »


Enter 2013! Time to reboot.

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : December 20, 2012

Guest Contributor for My L.A. Lifestyle As 2013 rounds into view, I’m seeing the light at the end of the tunnel – in fact, there’s lots of data that says we all are. We’ve lived through several remarkable years that have stretched everyone in a myriad of ways. Finally, it looks like we may be emerging from the worst of the retracted job market. But this is still not the job market that it once was. Many people have had to change how they work, learn and retool, and many people have endured jobs that they’d rather have left, after Read the rest of this entry »


What Matters – From Side Dish to Main Course

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : October 23, 2012

Guest Contributor for My L.A. Lifestyle At a barbecue the other night, a new acquaintance was telling me that she had the hardest time staying motivated to do her job. She’s a single mom raising two teenagers, so she needs her steady income. But to feed her spirit, she has a robust side-business teaching children to play instruments. Essentially, she’s working two jobs. The job that has her feeling like she’s really engaged, where she really loses herself in the activity of her work? Teaching music. Is it exhausting to do this and her regular job? Yes. But in an Read the rest of this entry »


Getting In On the Ground Floor to Grow a Business and Grow New Grad Skills

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : January 16, 2012

What a great opportunity to get your hands dirty in an entrepreneurial venture. During this time of change in our economy this is a life changing opportunity. Ivy League senior Ethan Carlson recently turned down a job with a global-energy consulting practice and instead pledged to spend two years working for an entrepreneur, perhaps with a focus on renewable energy, in a struggling U.S. city. “I want to make an impact not only on myself, my career and my finances, but also society around me, and my local community,” the 21-year-old mechanical-engineering major at Yale University says. The project he Read the rest of this entry »


Client Success Story: John Starr

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : September 22, 2010

John Starr Actor John’s Blog John, a professional background actor or “extra”, made the leap to this interesting career after a redundancy left him unemployed.


Client Success Story: Colin Renaud

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : September 15, 2010

Colin Renaud Artist/Photographer Listen to how Colin an Artist/Photographer and former client, reaches for new goals and achieves them.


Client Success Story: Adam Meltzer

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : September 07, 2010

Adam Meltzer LEED Consultant Listen to how this former client, a Cinematographer, transitioned to a new career as an LEED Consultant for an architectural firm.


Client Success Story: Britt Kurent

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : August 23, 2010

Britt Kurent Chef/Owner of Kurent Events Listen to how one former client followed her passion which has blossomed into her new thriving career path.


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