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7/10/2019 Update: The program has officially ended, but there will also be a new (fresh) start for myself. In the near three to four months of being under Teresa’s mentorship, it is truly the best educational experience I’ve had. Clearly, everything that was covered through the program isn’t taught in school. Teresa is simply a craftswoman that undeniably tailors this soul searching program to make sure the student gets full clarity of what they should passionately go after.
I can guarantee that even if, by the end of the program, an individual isn’t 100% sure about what they are willing to chase after… it will be at least 85%. There is no single takeaway that I could think of.
No spoiler alerts here! Bottom line is this: if YOU feel stuck, unsure, unmotivated, stagnant… unhappy with your current role and whatever industry you’re in, I urge you to reach out to Teresa. There is absolutely no way that this program won’t be beneficial in one way or another. Life can sometimes move too quickly and too often we forget to take care of ourselves. It’s not about being born into this world, getting an education, become married, and grow old. There is so much more than just that!
Teresa, I know I sound like a broken record, but I sincerely cannot thank you enough for these past several months. Thank you as well for sharing your personal and professional growth - inspiring at the very least!
It's impossible where to begin in how I'd describe Teresa as a (ongoing) career coach. tl;dr She is basically the Mohammed Ali of career coaching services.
I accidentally came across the life & career coaching programs when I signed up for LinkedIn's premium service as a trial. Coincidentally, Teresa appeared on my results page for both programs! Prior to that though, I already completed a phone consultation with her. From the short, but comprehensive chat that we had, I already knew in my gut that I would want to select her as my coach. Currently, I'm somewhat in the early-mid stages of the program... and if it were to stop right at this point, I would feel so accomplished with what has been done so far. There are people who have worked their way up to having a talent and then there are those who are naturally born with that talent. Without question, Teresa is the latter. She is similar to a player's coach, because she does beyond an incredible job of mentoring but being able to see eye-to-eye with her "player". It didn't take long for me to treat her more as a close friend rather than a coach. Make no mistake though! The overall structure of her program and assignments will unquestionably make anyone think far much deeper about themselves.
In no way shape or form do I work for Teresa, but I can unequivocally attest that she is one, if not the best, career coaches out there. I cannot thank her enough for what I've experienced so far because the kind of "discovery" I've come across is priceless beyond any means.
Teresa came at the time that I needed guidance the most. My sister, also a previous client of Teresa, referred her to me during the period when I was really lost. At first, I was a little skeptical as to how much this program could help me identify my tailor-made career but after the first call with Teresa, I knew I can trust her, and so I gave this program a shot. Looking back three months after, I can proudly say that it’s the best decision I’ve ever made!
In the past three months, Teresa provided me with clarity, encouragement, and guidance to figure out my career path. She helped me see my strengths and weaknesses, and the possibilities I have for my future path. Her assignments were really well planned out and guided me through a series of deep self-exploratory. During our calls, she would always ask thought-provoking questions, pinpoint where you’re stuck, and provide new perspectives to overcome your insecurities. Teresa genuinely cares about her clients and wants to help them grow and succeed. What I love about Teresa is her empathy to understand her client’s emotions and current situations. She not only celebrates the small steps and big improvements with you but also provides you a safe space to be vulnerable. Her skills in coaching and seeing the potential in you are phenomenal! I would recommend her to anyone- without any hesitation!
Thank you again, Teresa! I would not have gotten to where I am today, feeling confident and ready to step foot into the new path, without your guidance.
I highly recommend working with Teresa!! Besides her thorough and detailed program, she is understanding, attentive, supportive, and incredibly caring. I came to Teresa having already done a lot of excavating of myself and going down paths of big questions, but Teresa helped me consolidate those wandering paths, dig deeper than previously, ask questions I hadn't thought to, and she directed me to resources and tools I had never thought of. Having Teresa to hold me accountable was exactly what I needed. If I did it all over again, I would have started with Teresa sooner.
I cannot recommend PathUp highly enough! Teresa is an amazing career coach and has come up with an excellent program that really works! I completely trusted Teresa and the career coaching process and I'm SO glad that I did. She helped me identify a new career path that I feel excited about and helped me find the confidence to move forward. One of the best things I've ever done for myself!
I worked with Teresa from March 2020-June 2020 and can speak very highly of my experience! I was terrified to be searching for a job in the middle of a global pandemic and US recession, but after prepping with Teresa, I was able to land a job I'm beyond excited about at a company that is a fantastic fit, with a salary that exceeded my expectations. Her interview prep helped me the most, having me rehearse and practice answering new questions on my toes while always echoing back to the strategies we had worked through. Thanks so much Teresa! I highly recommend her for job searchers!
After a decade of doing a job that did not bring me satisfaction I started looking for a change but didn't know how to find that satisfaction in a career. Working in my previous career left me drained and while aspects of the work were fun, I wanted something else to match with my interests and to help people. Working with Teresa and her course work was enlightening and opened my eyes to many more careers and interest that I had not thought of before. The materials helped me understand what I needed in a career and guided me to assess different career options that made sense for me. After about 2 months I finally had the career that excites me and I had a plan on how to get it. I'm excited and know what I need to do to get where I want to be. It'll be a long road to change my trajectory but I'm looking forward to this change. Thank you Teresa for helping me find my career path!
Teresa is AMAZING. She was an integral part of my interview preparation process and contributed directly to my success. I decided to shift my career from finance to technology. I have been working in finance for most of my professional career and I lacked extensive interview experience. Teresa helped me discover my strengths and craft my pitch/story based on my experience. Her coaching sessions gave me the confidence to perform well during my interview rounds. Her approach and style of coaching enabled me to achieve success. I was offered the job I was prepping for and couldn't have done it without Teresa!
The career coaching program is a fantastic framework which questioned and guided me to thoroughly reflect on myself about how I am really thinking and feeling. It gives me a clear boundary about what I am good at, what I cannot bear and what options I can explore, thus leading me to what I should do next. After finishing this two months thinking process, I completely refreshed my understanding about what I want to achieve in my life and figured out a feasible plan. I truly believe that Teresa offers genuine help to people like me who are struggling to find a purpose.
Director, Patient Care Services
I'm so thankful for Teresa, I just didn't know how to interview, it had been over 9 years since I interviewed for a job. Teresa was patient with me and outlined how to address questions and to highlight my experience within the job description, excellent teaching. I finally landed a position in an organization that I had been trying to get into for over 5 years. I highly recommend PathUp Career Coaching to anyone who is out of the practice of interviewing and who have bought into the stigma that it's hard for a woman to land a position over 50 let alone almost 60. Thanks again Teresa
Career coaching was never something I'd consider - until I stumbled upon Teresa. Now I don't even hesitate to refer Teresa to people that are going through the job search process.
From the very first consultation with Teresa, it was clear to me that she has a natural talent of pinpointing not only the my strengths and accomplishments, but also identify the important qualities for the field I wanted to go into. She is also very good at uncovering my doubts and insecurities, and helped me work through them. She provided me with so much clarity and guidance, as well as how to package my experience, and recommended ways to improve as a candidate that no one else really thought of.
She is extremely organized and articulate, and knew how to ask the right questions to help me figure out what I was good at, and what I needed to work on. From our sessions I can tell that she genuinely cares about her clients and wants them to find fulfillment in their careers. I wasn't even halfway through her program when I landed a job that checked all of my boxes!
Thank you again Teresa, and I will not hesitate to recommend her to anyone that is lost in their career, or just need a little push in getting that final offer.
I highly recommend Teresa! I hired Teresa after a failed interview for a job I thought I had in the bag. Teresa worked with me to update my resume and cover letter, providing me with invaluable templates and feedback. She also helped me strategize my job search. I landed an interview with a target company and aced the interview after two sessions of interview prep with Teresa. The interview prep sessions were challenging for me and so helpful! It illuminated my blind spots and was truly invaluable in my preparation.
I was actually brought in at a HIGHER level than what I applied for! $$$ :) I am super grateful to Teresa for her kind and compassionate yet direct and thorough approach. She has exceeded my expectations. Don't hesitate to work with her!
I highly recommend working with Teresa. She is a wonderful coach and helped me figure out a career field that I'd like to pivot into, which during a global pandemic is no easy task. She helped me identify my strengths and allowed me to realize things about myself that I would have never considered when looking for a new professional career. If you're not satisfied in your current career path and are looking to make a change, I can't recommend Teresa enough. It felt like she was genuinely interested in making sure that I found the best possible career path for myself.
Teresa is an incredible career coach and goes the extra mile to dig into the root causes of a potential career moves, areas of concern, frustrations, internal passion, fire, and desire. Teresa has an excellent way to bring out the best in you and unlock potential that you didn’t know existed. She is extremely motivating, encouraging, and wants to make sure you are seeing a “clear picture” at the end of her program. She is responsive, punctual and anyone considering career coaching...look no further! Thanks Teresa! : )
Teresa is an amazing coach and helped me figure out my career path. After three months of the Career for Me program, I feel way more confident about my career choice and my personal strengths. The 1:1 coaching we had was really awesome and made me realize things about myself that has helped me a lot along the way of finding a new career. What I thought was my weakness is actually a strength. I highly recommend Teresa if you're looking for a career coach!
My experience working with Teresa was life changing. I went straight into graduate school after undergrad and was extremely overwhelmed and terrified for life after school. Teresa helped me navigate all the experience that I had accumulated in college and figure out a way to present it to employers to best market my talents and abilities. Before working with Teresa, I felt very insecure and scared regarding my future. I watched all of my peers get jobs straight out of college, while I was getting denied every single day and watching my efforts go to waste. After 2 or 3 sessions, I began getting interviews from companies and eventually got hired into a company that I am extremely honored and blessed to be working for. Teresa was able to help me transform my resume from an unimpressive piece of paper into something that I am proud to distribute to people. We worked on everything from my resume and cover letter, to interviewing techniques and salary negotiation. Teresa helped set me up for success, because after 2-3 days of applying for jobs, I ended up getting selected for multiple interviews. Each week that we met, I had progress within my job hunt and after week 4, I had signed a contract with a company. I wouldn't be where I am without Teresa.
The Career For Me program brought me so much clarity and realization. Throughout this program, I learned how to pinpoint my unique set of strengths and passions. We even went deeper and uncovered hidden doubts and fears that I did not know was preventing me from reaching my potential. This career program changed my perspective around what I actually want out of life and what I am truly passionate for. Teresa is very passionate about helping others find the right career path. She will push you to find your potential. Her unique coaching skills helped me realize what career path would bring me the most fulfillment in life. I am now feeling more ready and confident than ever to go out and start pursuing my career. Thank you Teresa, your passion and empathy never goes unnoticed!
Teresa is a fantastic career coach! I've worked with her when I was figuring out the next step in my career after having a baby. I signed up for the Career Clarity + Job Search Program, and we had 1:1 sessions throughout ten weeks. She is very thoughtful, always on point, and excellent at connecting the dots about my past, present, and future. Her lessons are also very eye-opening! They helped me deep dive into who I am as a person, understand my strengths, passions, and values, and incorporate them in my next move. I'm so happy that I worked with Teresa and followed her guidance. If you're feeling lost or if you need any help career-wise, I highly recommend her!
Teresa was great at being responsive right at the time I needed it. We prepped, mock interviewed and I ended up getting the job!!
Thanks for all the practice and specialized pointers! Your aid was very valuable and I would recommend her services to anyone looking for career guidance.
Teresa played a huge role in helping me land a job. I was having trouble getting past the initial call with my interviews, and I knew I needed help. Teresa worked with me on showcasing my relevant experience thoughtfully and succinctly. Most importantly, she helped me find the confidence to express myself in a way that promotes my strengths, and not shy away from talking about my accomplishments.
Right off the bat, I could tell that she’s an expert in career coaching. She’s extremely organized and effective in communicating and teaching the kind of tools that work well for any particular situation. I learned a lot of frameworks that not only apply to interviewing, but to public speaking in general.
I highly recommend her if you ever need to find the confidence to navigate the grueling job search process. She’s a delight to work with!
I was unexpectedly put out of work due to the pandemic, so I was not ready to be back on the market looking for a new job. At first, I was discouraged because I wasn't getting requests for interviews after I put in hours of work revising and updating my resume. I applied to so many jobs that led to dead ends so I reached out to Teresa.
Teresa was the fresh pair of eyes that I needed for my resume and the voice of guidance to achieve better results in my job search. Not only did she help me revise my resume so that it did a better job of showcasing my talents and wouldn't get overlooked by recruiters, but she also helped me understand my own approach to job searching and got me thinking about what career path I really wanted to take.
Less than two weeks after she helped me revise my resume, with some back and forth revisions and getting my base resume established, I got a job interview, which turned into a job offer. With Teresa's help, I am now back in the workforce in a position that I truly enjoy and with confidence that when I find myself in a position looking for a new job or career change, Teresa will be there to help if I reach out.
Teresa truly understands the landscape of job searching and what recruiters look for, and knows how to turn that knowledge into effective direction and useful advice to help people achieve their professional goals. No judgment, no fluff, no beating around the bush; just objective counseling and guidance.
I was nervous about signing up for Career Coaching but after my consultation with Teresa, I felt at ease. She has a special gift of hearing the words you're not directly saying and making sense of your unique situation. I signed up for the "Career Fulfillment" program that included an online course called "Career Clarity" and (3) 1:1 sessions with Teresa. This was the best combo for me and the 1:1 sessions were so valuable! I appreciated the holistic approach to career coaching and her understanding that several other aspects of your life and your career go hand and hand. I can't say enough good things about Teresa & PathUp. Thank you a million!
I started working with Teresa when I was in the midst of a job search that felt fruitless and intimidating, and she was an absolute lifesaver! Having been in school full-time for the last seven years consecutively, I felt overwhelmed when it came time to update my resume/cover letter and effectively prepare for interviews. In our first meeting, Teresa and I went through my resume, and she suggested small but impactful changes to both its formatting and content. In our subsequent meetings, she was able to guide me in brainstorming examples of past successes to use in cover letters and interviews, and how said examples could be utilized to highlight my strengths. Overall, Teresa was instrumental in not only increasing my confidence as I went through the job search process but also in me and the validity of my past professional and educational accomplishments. Ultimately with her help and expertise, I was able to land a job in my field that is a perfect fit! She is extremely kind and patient, and clearly has a passion for the work she does. I am so grateful for all of her help, and will absolutely seek her out with any future career coaching needs.
I would highly recommend Teresa and PathUp to anybody who is looking for a truly comprehensive, personalized, efficient (and fun!) career coaching experience. Thank you Teresa, you're the best!
I had an absolutely wonderful experience with Teresa for the Career Career Clarity Course. I had been in my current career for 7 years and was unsure if I wanted to switch out. I had two goals in mind, do I want to switch out of my career? And if so, which career would I want to do. I had a descent idea in mind of what I wanted to do but I wanted to be sure. I am very happy that I decided to go through with the program. It provided me with the sense of clarity and focus that I had wanted. She asked the important questions that I either was afraid to ask, or had no idea that they were important to ask. She helped sort through my thoughts to help land me with a sense of confidence and vision for what I wanted in the future. I have tools now for the rest of my career journey.
Working with Teresa these last few months has been life changing. I signed up for career coaching but got much more than just perspective on my career. I've been feeling uneasy for a decade because something didn't feel right in my career. I've had a few promotions and changes at work, thinking it would lead me closer to being fulfilled, but I still felt like something was missing. Finally I decided that I needed help. Teresa asked the right questions to help me assess what I truly wanted for my career and life. Her ability to see so much more than what's at the surface allowed me to be honest with myself about my goals. There is a lot of work involved in between our sessions but it has helped me reevaluate and analyze my career history and goals. I have a clear path forward, something I am actually excited about. Thank you, Teresa! I am thankful for your guidance, insight, and support along the way.
I really can't recommend Teresa enough. I've basically been in the same career for most of my adult life and felt stuck. I wasn't sure which direction to go, and had lost hope that I'd ever figure out what career was right for me. After researching various career coaches, I came across Teresa and her Career Clarity program. Immediately following our initial consultation, I knew she was the right career coach for me. She is so incredibly insightful and patient. Her questions were very thought-provoking and helped me to learn so much about myself. And, most importantly, helped me determine a career path that's a much better fit for me. My only regret is that I didn't start working with Teresa sooner!
Director of Sales Enablement
Update 11/7/2020: Success! I just accepted an offer for a role that fit everything I was looking for next in my career journey with Teresa's support and coaching. Thanks Teresa!
Feeling my career wasn’t where I wanted it to be and after searching through the hundreds of career coaches, finding Teresa was exciting! Her impressive experience and thoughtful approach were the perfect fit for the insight and guidance I needed. She immediately knew my strategy needed an expert’s perspective and added tips to help me think differently. As a frustrated job seeker, I felt she instilled the confidence needed to continue my career journey and implement the necessary shift in my approach. Teresa combines industry knowledge with thought provoking questions and genuine empathy while still holding you accountable, which as a result leaves you feeling truly empowered.
I had been working in the hospitality industry my whole adult life when covid shut down my present workplace. I'd always known that I wanted to leave the industry and get myself into a career I really loved and felt fulfilled by. I found Teresa's program at the perfect time to really tackle this challenge.
Her program consists of 8 lessons with attached homework (writing, brainstorming, interviewing exercises) along with three meetings with Teresa as well (google meets for the sake of the pandemic). As someone who was very in touch with what my strengths and skills are, I was blown away to by Teresa's insights into areas that I thought I had a grasp on.
I had a long period of mental blockage where I really struggled to identify possible careers for me, even though I clearly knew the fields I was interested in. During this time, Teresa was extremely patient with me as we tried to uncover why I was feeling challenged. She even got on the phone with me outside of the sessions to talk through the problem with me.
The concepts and awareness I uncovered about myself and my future career paths were extremely enlightening and I know now exactly what I should be working on to head toward my future goals. Whether you are struggling or just need more guidance during a career change, I highly recommend going through Teresa's career counseling program. You definitely need to dedicate time and introspection to the process, but I think the results will be worth it.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Teresa is an exceptional career coach. Her lessons and workbooks were very helpful in narrowing down the exact career that was right for me. She's especially good at asking the right questions, and getting down to the core of what's holding you back from making the career switch. During our calls she would always ask deeper questions because she wanted me to really understand myself. She's always very quick to respond with any questions I had and is always very thoughtful in her responses. I loved her openness and excitement for helping others find their career. She genuinely wishes everybody finds the perfect career.
I came to Teresa feeling lost in what I wanted to do with my career. I'm someone who wants to help people and I wasn't finding that in my current role. Teresa was insightful and asked the right questions to help me gain that clarity. Her homework assignments were also eye opening for me to really see my strengths and what I needed in a job. I thought our coaching sessions made a difference and have decided that I will need to plan for a larger career change. I know it's not easy from here, but I am excited that I will truly enjoy my career long-term. Thank you for the coaching Teresa.
Changing your career could be daunting and a scary task but Teresa's guidance helps make it such a rewarding journey. Teresa had a genuine interest in my personal goals. Her course helped guide me in the right direction and pinpoint what I truly wanted. Furthermore, her expertise allows her to see things that I wouldn't have been able to see myself. You can tell she truly loves helping people and can resonate with the feelings you go through. Teresa pushed me to really search for my ambitions, goals, and strengths. For me it was hard to define those. Although, teresa gives you different strategies and tasks to help you figure this out. After all the hard work and self-reflection, I was able to clearly identify my strengths, passions, and goals and help correlate that to a new career. Teresa was motivating and helped me recognize that our careers paths aren't always linear and have many ups and downs. The knowledge I gained about myself and career searching will be useful to me throughout my life. I was so happy to have someone who genuinely cared about my future. I would recommend anyone desiring a change in their career to the career fulfillment program.
Human Resources Analytics
Teresa is fantastic! I was preparing for a couple of job interviews and was interested in working on my interview skills. I was extremely nervous about sharing my weaknesses when it came to interviewing but Teresa was very encouraging and helped put my nerves at ease. I ended up doing pretty well in both interviews I was prepping for. Great news, I was offered a promotion with my current job after doing well in the interview process and was offered substantially more (25k+) than what I had been so everything turned out better than I'd hope. I want to thank Teresa again for her help with my resume, interview prep and for just easing my nerves.
The Career for Me program helped me to really understand what I was looking for in a career that I wanted to pursue and to work towards. If I had to sum up my experience of this program in one word it would be "Eye-opening." I felt that as I progressed through each lesson, I was learning more and more about myself, about my strengths, passions, my fears, and even hidden self-limiting beliefs (learn about what this is in lesson 7!). I've learned to reframe how I think about myself, what my strengths and passions are (and even overcame many doubts and fears). I've gained so much more confidence to pursue the career that I believe is right for me. I no longer feel any doubt in my abilities and so excited for what's to come! Thank you Teresa for your guidance, coaching, for your thoughtfulness and flexibility!
I cannot say enough good things about Teresa and all the support she provided me throughout the job search process. I came to Teresa after months of job searching with little progress. Teresa helped me rework my resume and build compelling cover letters for my job applications. After working with Teresa, I secured several interviews and eventually landed my dream job after only four sessions with her. She also helped me prep for interviews and gave me the tools and tips to be successful throughout the interview process. I can confidently say Teresa's work helped me stand out as a candidate, and her guidance is the reason I finally landed my dream job. You will not regret working with her!
The Career Clarity program helped me find my new career in UX. Teresa's ability to analyze a situation and current circumstances to solve problems is uncanny. Her empathy radar is finely-tuned and will go out of her way to make sure you are happy with where you are in life. Her happiness comes from her passionate contribution to seeing others happy. She has such a strong desire to help people along their journey to reach their point of success that I felt compelled to give it my all as she has for me and I cannot thank her enough for her support in my journey. During my journey to a career change, she ensured I was on the track to what I defined as success. She asks tough questions in a judgement free environment where I can comfortably answer. Whether it is analyzing my relationships and defining what I currently want in life or finding ways to incorporate my passion into my career, she's been there to convert my hesitant thoughts to one of confidence. I have no doubt she will contribute her passionate efforts to anyone that is also considering a career change.
If you're looking for a career coach, I highly recommend Teresa at PathUp! Before working with Teresa, I had interviews but no offers. I would make it to the final round but would then get that rejection email. I knew I needed a career coach, so enter Teresa. I found her after some research and decided to work with her because of her website reviews. Our mock interviews were incredibly helpful and guided me to see my blind spots. Teresa taught me how to sell myself without coming off like I was bragging. She also helped me pick the right examples for the hard interview questions. I ended up landing two offers around the same time, one of which was at a dream tech company of mine! Thank you Teresa for your coaching! I couldn't have done it without you. Your insight has been truly invaluable and I feel confident that I have the knowledge for my future job searches. If you're looking for a career coach, don't hesitate to work with Teresa!
Teresa's course was extremely helpful! Between the thought provoking guided lessons and the one-on-one career insight meetings I learned a lot about myself and what I wanted in a career. By the end of the course I felt more confident about my strengths and ready to go out and pursue my passions! Thanks, Teresa!
Going into it I didn't know what to expect from a career counselor but I knew that I needed guidance and re-alignment on my career goals. Right from the beginning I immediately loved the format of the program with the workbooks to fill out as well as the online meeting sessions. I think it's worth having the online portion as well as the 3 sessions with Teresa, she's excellent at asking the right questions about my responses in the online portion and loves to dive into my answers to help me realize how that could be hindering my career growth and how to adjust for the better! She helped me learn a lot about myself that I think is worth getting a professional opinion on. Overall, I wanted to not only find guidance on what my next steps should be for my career but also someone to keep me accountable in this journey. She really helped me move back to the driver's seat of my career and life and helped me lay out a plan to pursue. She's also very candid and nice, I felt very comfortable sharing personal thoughts and feelings about how I was feeling about my current work experience and what I wanted to change. I'd recommend!
I opted for 1:1 coaching with Teresa for help with resume and cover letter writing. She is incredibly thoughtful and helped hold me accountable to my goals. Applying to jobs is overwhelming, but Teresa helped me build confidence with personalized critiques and clear best practices. Teresa is generous and sincere in her desire to help her clients overcome whatever blocks are in their way. Her career expertise is invaluable, but what makes her stand apart is that she has a big heart and is genuinely invested in seeing you succeed.
Teresa is a superstar! I had a last minute interview scheduled and needed some prep/guidance from PathUp. Not only did she book me while on vacation, since my interview was super last minute, but this career angel gave me clear direction on what worked and didn't work during our mock interview. Happy to announce that I got the job! I will definitely recommend this company to everyone needing interview support and the other great services they offer.
Teresa gave great guidance on helping me discover my strengths. Her program to find a new career path is extremely thought-provoking and helps lead you down a journey of self-discovery. Through her lessons, I became more in tune with what I'd like out of a career and what motivates me at work. She also provides anecdotes of her own experience as well, which I found valuable when trying to draw on examples from my own life.
Working through the lessons and going over them with Teresa made me feel more accountable towards my career discovery and helped me gain a better appreciation for my strengths and how I can utilize them in a career.
Technical Program Management
Even though this is a belated review, I had to share my experience working with Teresa because it was honestly life-changing! I began working with Teresa back in December 2018 when I was at a real low point in my career. I had graduated college and had aimlessly wandered from ad sales into analytics but neither profession was bringing me any joy. I felt unfulfilled but at an utter loss as to what I should do to move forward. In the following 4 months with Teresa, I learned more and more about my innate strengths and passions and I began to constructively think about how I could combine them into my career. At the end of the program, I was still indecisive about what exact profession I wanted to pursue. I took this opportunity to schedule a private appointment with Teresa and in our one-hour session, we deconstructed the fears that were preventing me from chasing my true passion. After I finished "Career Clarity", I began pursuing an internal transfer within my company to program management. A year later, my efforts were rewarded and I was able to successfully complete the transition into a Technical Program Management role. I am finally in a career that combines my innate organizational skills with my passion for facilitation. It was quite the journey but I am so thankful for Teresa because, without her, I would be continuing aimlessly down a career that wasn't aligned with my natural strengths and values. Teresa literally changed my life which is why I'd recommend everyone to take her program if you don't feel 100% satisfied in their current role.
I have to really thank Teresa and the Career Clarity program for helping me find my career path in Dietetics. I had been working in sales for a long while but I was very unhappy. My problem was that I had no idea what I wanted to do. I only knew that my sales career did not fulfill my need to help others. The Career Clarity program helped me realize what I was innately great at and what I was passionate about. The career tools and assessments were thought-provoking and insightful. I was asked questions (about the things I did and the way I think) that I never thought of before. The coaching exercises changed the way I looked at how I should view my career. In the end, I feel like I know myself better and I know for certain that I want to be in Dietetics. I am now going back to school to get my master's degree and I couldn't be happier. It is a long road from here, but I feel confident to make my career change. Thank you Teresa for your coaching and guidance and thank you for this program!
Incredible! As others here have mentioned, she shared such valuable insights and perspectives with me. She said something that has really stuck with me in that "we own our careers," and in an age when it is more important than ever to speak up for what we want and own our seat at the table - Teresa, with her intuitive career senses, hit exactly on those points for me. I've been feeling a bit discouraged at work, and she gave me a new lens as well as a strategy to help push my growth. She gave me such valuable pointers that I could action right away in my 1:1 with my manager with the lens of looking to my next promotion. I can't wait for our future discussions together. If anyone came to me for a recommendation on someone to help build a resume and get more strategy around career development and growth - I couldn't think of a better person than Teresa and PathUp Career Coaching.
I am so happy to have been able to take Teresa's program. I was having a hard time finding a place for myself where I felt I would make a difference. Teresa really gave me the push in the right direction and thanks to her, I am now striving and getting my PharmD degree. If you are hesitant about needing a life coach, please do yourself a favor and reach out to her. Sometimes in life, all we need is a little push.
To add, Teresa's honesty and empathy are what sets her apart from the field. No matter how I struggled, she remained understanding, patient, and compassionate. She took it upon herself to make sure that I succeeded in the journey I had chosen for myself and she saw it through that I made the appropriate steps. Her advice was concise and thorough and never felt complex or too difficult to understand.
She is not afraid to push and ask pressing questions, yielding yourself to question and think things through. I whole-heartedly believe she has a passion for making a difference. I would recommend her to anyone especially those my age, to seek her counsel as she has a way with pushing you toward a life-fulfilling career.
I recently had the pleasure of working with Teresa and could not recommend her services more. I signed up for the Career Clarity program and found her one on one sessions and coursework very valuable. Teresa is easy to work with, insightful, and knows how to get you to dig a little deeper to help you understand what it is you're looking for. She also helped me put together a plan to ensure that I carry out the goals we set during the program. If you're searching for some help on what to do next with your career, this is the place.
Doing some research on career counseling, I came across Teresa and her team over at PathUp. I am SO happy with my choice, deciding to go with Teresa over the other listed counselors ensued in amazing results. Teresa is very soft-spoken, patient, and open-minded. Most importantly, she is very informative on the data that will help you succeed in better standing out when applying for jobs. She was able to accommodate all of my needs and then some. Overall the experience was both enjoyable and satisfying. I would highly recommend if anyone needs any assistance with resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, or any other facet of the interviewing process to reach out to Teresa and her team.
Teresa has really helped me focus my career path and re-define what a career looks like for me. In addition to learning tools for a stronger approach to job searching, she helped me to define the relationship between "work" and "life" and address assumptions and values I was holding on to that were not my own. I recommend Teresa to all my friends and family and to anyone who is even slightly unsure of their path forward in life. I only wish I had been able to work with Teresa earlier in my career journey.
Teresa is a beautiful soul who's full of kindness and empathy. In life, everybody's got stuff they need to work through. Teresa helped me dig deeper to discover the roots of my discontent. It was at this moment, eyes welled up with tears, I was able to see the bigger picture. This helped me come to grips with my true wants and needs, which ultimately helped me gain career clarity. I will always have a special place in my heart for Teresa.
Working with Teresa at PathUp was such a pleasant experience! I needed a last-minute 1:1 coaching session for a phone interview for this senior graphic designer position and she made herself available to help coach me. We did a mock interview on the phone and I struggled for a while trying to answer questions effectively. By the end of it, I felt really comfortable and she helped guide me in the right direction. I had my actual phone interview a few days later, so I practiced in a few places where I needed the work. I ended up nailing the phone interview and moved onto the final round. If it wasn't for Teresa I know I would have never passed the phone interview with flying colors. She gave me the confidence to talk about myself in the right way, what type of stories to tell, and the right way to tell them.
Looking to make a transition in my career I reached out to Teresa for some pointers on how to successfully navigate a pivot! Interacting with Teresa has been pleasurable - she is prompt, personable, and prepared! Teresa is very knowledgeable & although she had a tentative strategy in place (she does her homework ;-)) she is very keen on listening to the needs/experience of her client. She opts to ask those thought provoking questions that help lead you vs pushing a 'one size fits all' solution into action and makes the necessary adjustments. This sets her apart from the pack!
Teresa’s career clarity and job search program was immensely helpful in illuminating the career skills, values, and overarching frameworks that were crucial to success in my job search––and more broadly in my life. Teresa’s thoughtful and probing questions not only uncovered blockers, but also empowered me to identify the values central to performing engaging, fulfilling, and impactful work. In particular, Teresa’s program provided helpful weekly exercises to reinforce and expand upon core concepts discussed in lessons, helping me explore my interests and passions while gaining clarity on the career I wanted. Beyond lessons and activities, Teresa’s sessions were highly flexible and tailored specifically to the challenges I was confronting in a given week. During our sessions, Teresa provided interview preparation, career pointers, and helped me uncover core values and frameworks crucial to gaining career clarity. After each session, Teresa would send a Google form with options to provide feedback—a testament to her willingness to listen and respond to feedback. Teresa’s commitment to iteratively improving and hearing feedback after each session reflects her commitment to the success of her clients. Overall, Teresa is an highly empathetic, thoughtful, and caring career coach who is committed to helping individuals reach and even exceed their full potential. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for greater career clarity and guidance with their job search.
Absolutely amazing! All the help Teresa gave me--resume, interviewing, negotiation--helped me land a new job! I was in a very unhappy position, but hadn't written a resume in 15 years. I desperately needed Teresa's help. She's personal, supportive, responsive, and doesn't find any question foolish. The tools I was provided were exactly what I needed. I would NOT have this new position if not for Teresa's assistance! I cannot recommend her any higher.
Incredibly impressed with PathUp! When I started, I had a vague idea of what careers I wanted to pursue, but Teresa was able to not only provide me with the means to pinpoint exactly what profession I was truly passionate about, but also acted as a source of thoughtful feedback and guidance as I learned more about myself and my relevant strengths.
I completed the Career Clarity, Career Fulfillment, and Job Search programs, as I wanted to utilize all of the resources available from PathUp. I say with all certainty that was the right decision! When I neared the end of the job search program and put everything I learned to use, I ended up receiving four responses from companies within two weeks SO FAR! All of which I was excited to work for, and all of which were a large professional step up! This wouldn't have been possible with Teresa and her PathUp program, I simply can't recommend it enough!
This review is long overdue. Let me just say that if you're unhappy in your role and looking for a new job, please work with Teresa as your coach. She is the most knowledgeable, supportive, and intuitive coach I have worked with (and I have worked with other career and life coaches in the past).
I was looking for career counseling or life coaching because I was really lost in my life. I wasn't enjoying what I was doing at my job but I also didn't know what was next. Even if I knew, I needed help with my resume and cover letter as well as the interview process. I found Teresa on Yelp. After speaking to a few career coaches, I decided to go with Teresa because of her background and her specialty with helping people figure out what they want and then helping them actually land those jobs.
I went through her career coaching program to determine what path was best for me. Let me tell you - I thought I knew a lot about what I wanted, what I was good at, what I was passionate about, and what I needed in a job - but I learned so much more about myself in the first couple weeks. We then took this newly discovered information and started analyzing it to figure out the best career paths for me. Her program provided me with the resources, charts, coaching exercises and assessments to figure out my path. During week 1 of working together, I wasn't able to see exactly how I would figure out my path, but Teresa advised me to really trust the process and it may take a couple of weeks to figure out. By week 4, I saw very clearly what I wanted and then we moved into the phase of actually choosing 1 career path. At week 6, I knew exactly what I wanted to do. We then worked on tackling the hurdles and thoughts that prevented me from transitioning to a new job. I am so thankful to have found Teresa for career counseling because I would not have been able to figure it out on my own.
I had been thinking about career coaching for a little while, but was hesitant to take the plunge until recently. I came across Teresa's profile and thought I'd finally schedule time with a professional to 1) review my resume; 2) offer feedback about my LinkedIn; and 3) identify tangible next steps in my career search.
She is organized, thoughtful, and easy to communicate with. As someone looking to make a career change, I was in desperate need of coach who could help me sift through and clearly articulate what I was looking for in my next opportunity. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a coach who is willing to patiently guide you down the best path for you. Thanks for all your support, Teresa!
My experience working with Teresa was amazing! I recently immigrated from Japan due to marriage, and I needed help to figure out my new career in the U.S. Before working with Teresa, I felt very insecure and scared about building my career in the U.S. However, her coaching sessions helped me have confidence again. She asked the important questions that I was either afraid to ask or had no idea they were important. Her questions helped me to figure out what I want for my career. She also helped me put together a future plan to carry out the goal we set during the program. I highly recommend her service! Thank you, Teresa, for your help!!
HR Business Partner
In my two sessions with Teresa, she was able to help me to reframe the career questions I had through appreciative inquiry and strong listening skills. We were able to work together to unpack some deeper questions I needed to think through and discuss tangible next steps to continue the momentum. I'd recommend Teresa to others if they needed a thought partner for their career or development.
I recently hired Teresa to work with my daughter, who had just completed her Masters degree. Teresa coached her thru her job search, rebuilt her resume, prepared her for interview questions, built up her confidence and most importantly, really helped her focus on her goals and aspirations for what her new role would and should look like. Within a few short weeks, my daughter was attending interviews and has now landed her dream role. If you are looking for someone who is a great listener, coach, mentor and a professional who is proactive to get things done, then Teresa is the person you want to connect with. Teresa, thank you for being awesome!
I cannot say enough good things about Teresa. I was applying to internship roles and getting interviews but not closing with any offers. I had applied to over 200 places - 137 with cover letters. My interview skills needed some work. At this point, I was feeling pretty stuck in my internship search.
I had two sessions and felt energized to keep on applying and doing my best in the next interview. In each session, I knew what to expect and liked that we wrote notes throughout the session. Teresa gave me plenty of feedback. I walked away with stories that I did not know that I had. In the end, I got the role and industry that I wanted to be in.
Teresa is not only an excellent career coach, but she is also a wonderful, kind, and honest person. I consider myself lucky to have come across her website. I always looked forward to our sessions. Teresa was patient, knowledgeable, and to the point. She is focused and determined to help me achieve my goals in each session.
Teresa helped me create an outstanding resume, showed me efficient ways to write cover letters, and we even practiced mock interviews.
I feel confident every time I go in for a job interview. I've received many offers and I'm still interviewing to see all of my options. I couldn't be happier with the results.
Thank you Teresa!
I can’t write enough great things about choosing to go with Teresa Lee for my career coaching needs. From start to finish, Teresa was not only professional, flexible, honest, but extremely helpful with her targeted approach. Our initial discussion on my job hunt led me to redesign how I was approaching my interview preparation. But by far the most effective tool she gave me was interview practice. Her pointed questions that were specific to the jobs I was interviewing for allowed me to organize my thoughts and response clearly. I not only gained confidence in how I would answer interview questions, but I also gained insight into what was the interviewer’s motive behind asking each question.
I can’t be happier with the assurance I now feel when in an interview – all thanks to Teresa!
I have been working with Teresa/Pathup for the last 2-3 months as part of the Career Clarity Program. I was on a quest to identify my true passion/purpose in life. Career coaches can be a real catalyst truly helping you understand yourself, your choices, and where your fulfillment lies, a genuine one can be hard to find. I was a bit apprehensive in the beginning not knowing what to expect but Teresa put me at ease right from our first session. The questions she asked during our 1-1 sessions were deep-hitting and really made me think hard and reflect on the path I was choosing. She has a gift to really get these tough answers out of you and really push you to think about your career from a new perspective. I could see the possibilities of change in a new light. She can read between your words and really brings clarity about your own personalized definition of success. Each of the 1-1 sessions with her was eye-opening and helped me truly acknowledge my true passion and purpose in life. We do not know what the future holds for us, which is why it becomes all that important to put in the effort to understand yourself & what you really want in life. Her exercises taught me to visualize my life a couple of years down the line, continuing the path I am. I was able to put my goals down into small actionable steps. The outcome of this program may lead you into taking a linear or non-linear transformation path in your career but with a better understanding of the 'why' of your decision and if you can fully commit to the change. I would highly recommend Teresa for any career clarity/fulfillment coaching or job search needs!
Senior Data Analyst
I am currently at a mid-level analyst role in the health tech space and trying to figure out the next step in my career. Teresa was very perceptive and skilled at sorting through my worries and frustrations to help me realize what I truly wanted to do but was too afraid of pursue.
She also helped me set up a realistic plan to start working towards my goals. I recommend anyone feeling lost in their careers to work with Teresa!
Yale Student / Biomed Engineer
I was a client of Teresa's this past year. I am currently a college student and really wanted help in the job/internship search process. I didn't have much experience with resumes, interviews, and all things in between and I felt a bit overwhelmed. Luckily, a family friend referred me to Teresa and she has been extremely helpful in the process.
Teresa is an encouraging mentor who does not just praise you when you do well, she is not afraid to tell you when you are NOT doing well. I remember when I was practicing interviews, she would give it to me straight: if I answered a question well, she said that. If I didn't, she would also tell me and let me know.
One of the things I love about Teresa is that she is so easy to talk to. From day 1, we were chatting and having normal conversation and it was definitely not awkward. She is extremely personable, making the process that much more valuable -- she is not just a coach, but a mentor and friend.
If you are looking for someone who is GENUINE, KNOWLEDGEABLE, and PASSIONATE about helping you reach YOUR BEST POTENTIAL, I would definitely contact Teresa.
I was searching for a new career and Teresa helped me tremendously with interview tactics, such as listening carefully to what the interviewer is asking me, and helping me understand what the recruiter is looking for in a candidate. Teresa also worked with me to organize my thoughts so I could carry specific points across to the recruiter. She was great at identifying my strengths and weaknesses in how I interview, and provided guidance on how to present myself confidently.
One memorable incident was when Teresa asked me to think carefully about the 3 adjectives that I would use to describe myself. She identified that it's an opportunity to showcase my strengths into the qualities the recruiter is looking for in the candidate. Although this might be a simple question many people can answer, Teresa stressed the importance of being able to support the adjectives with examples and evidence. Her guidance was incredibly helpful and allowed me to move forward with interviews.
Update: I worked with Teresa to find my strengths and see how I can leverage them in a new career. I was finding a hard time figuring out what my next steps should be and wanted my career transition to be done intentionally and thoughtfully. I decided to go through Teresa's program since I worked with her before and she was able to help me narrow down my interests and what my innate strengths were. Our weekly calls were always productive and she always asked me thought-provoking questions about myself that I never thought about before. After her program, I felt more confident in what direction I wanted to go in for my career and she was able to guide me on what my next steps should be. Teresa is an invaluable resource & I highly recommend her!
If you need someone to push you to your full potential, Teresa is your girl.
When I was fresh out of college and trying to find my first full time job, it was so hard for me to get started. I knew what I needed to do but the thought of all the cover letters I had to write, all the resumes I had to send out, and all the interviews I had to do just made me feel stuck and I didn’t know how to get started. I confided in Teresa and within the week, she literally sat me down, put a laptop in front of me, and coached me to apply to over 30 jobs that night. THIRTY JOBS! In one night!
I was not excited (to say the least) to start this process but it really helped me see that if I wanted something, I had to put in the effort and time. Tough love, but I definitely needed it! Within a month, I got my first full-time job & couldn’t have done it without her. Teresa will go above and beyond to help you & won’t stop until you reach your goals.
Technical Program Manager
Teresa was an immense help! She helped me prepare for a Technical AM role at one of the FAANG companies. Teresa helped me refine and hone in on my behavioral interview skills to allow me to better tell my career story. I felt extremely confident walking into the grueling interview rounds. She also helped me clean up my resume template. I would highly recommend Teresa to anyone looking to break through in tech, and really tailor their interview skills to the style that FAANG hiring managers are looking for. Thanks Teresa!
Teresa was really careful to listen to my situation. After asking questions and making sure she understood, she'd not only give me great advice but help me get there on my own. Pulling from her own experiences and her knowledge of me as a person, she has been so helpful in helping me make big life decisions. I love talking to her because I know she will help me grasp whatever I'm going through.
Feeling lost in my career, I decided to work with Teresa at PathUp after our initial consultation. I had spent the last few years thinking through some big questions to determine my career path. However, I still felt unsure and unable to take action all the while being miserable at work. Working with Teresa was a breath of fresh air. She is intuitive and guides you to sort out your thoughts, but also steps in with insights and actionable feedback when needed. I worked with her in the Career Fulfillment and Career Clarity programs. Her exercises guided me through a series of deep self-reflection that led me to a confident decision. I am so grateful to have worked with Teresa these last few months. I only wish I had started the process sooner. Thank you Teresa and PathUp!
I highly recommend Teresa for career development. I had issues managing my subordinate in an effective manner. After a year of hand holding, an abundant amount of guidance, and clear expectations, I found that my assistant had a very hard time meeting the expectations as well as being an effective employee. The option to 'release the reins' wasn't available as the negative consequences would have been significant. While I instituted weekly one on one meetings, Teresa suggested a different type of 'tracking'. Instead of task oriented discussions, we discuss his challenges and wins. This change of perspective for my assistant allowed him to finally see the ways in which he was ineffective. It created a space for him to see the bigger pictures and not just the singular task at hand. It has since been a few months and I can say that my assistant has improved on a weekly basis.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
I've been on my current career path for over a decade and was looking to pivot into something that spoke more to my innate purpose. However, I wanted to leverage and blend my existing skills into this next chapter so I wouldn't have to forfeit so much hard-earned experience or start from scratch. I recently finished PathUp's Career Clarity online course and have been able to figure out a new direction for my career, which I'm genuinely excited about! The course helped me realize what I wanted to do and had actionable steps to help me narrow down to a practical path. I would highly recommend Teresa's services to someone trying to figure out their path as a new professional or someone looking to change things up. Teresa is also extremely committed to her clients and it is evident she loves what she does!
Teresa was so easy to work with regarding my job search. She was able to answer the questions I had for someone that is starting to get back on the hunt. It has been 2 years since I've looked at my resume so I've been so hesitant to start the updating process. Teresa has valuable tips for me to use on my resume and interviews, fingers crossed. If you're looking for guidance for your job search, resume or interview, give Teresa a call. You won't regret it.
I had a one-on-one coaching session with Teresa. She was a great listener and was able to answers my questions regarding my career transition. In a matter of seconds of our conversation I felt comfortable telling her my situation. Teresa was instrumental in guiding me through a full evaluation of my resume. Her advice was exactly what I needed to revamp my resume. I appreciate her providing a fresh prescriptive on job hunting and being confident in applying to jobs.
Thank you Teresa! I'm looking forward to re starting my job search.
When searching for a career coach, I knew I needed a program that would look deeper into what changes I could make. I came across Teresa's page on Yelp and could tell she was the coach with the type of deeper insight program I was looking for. Her testimonials live up to her work. Not only did she provide a program that helped me really analyze what I wanted to do for many years to come, but most importantly she gave me a comfortable, safe space to be vulnerable enough to truly process what was necessary for me to come to my final decision. Plus, Teresa in general is a very kind, non-judgemental, supportive coach who will help direct you to what you are most passionate about.
I reached out to Teresa since I felt like I was stuck in where I wanted to go in my career even though I am still early in my career. Teresa was able to help guide me based on her experience in the tech field. I thought that our conversation was extremely valuable and would highly recommend her to others looking for some direction in their career.
I am so glad I reached out to Teresa for career coaching! I felt lost and frustrated at my job for some time due to corporate organizational changes. Teresa helped me build a plan to discuss the next steps with my employer and potential promotion opportunities. She is a great listener and can quickly identify issues that I will face when executing the plan. I recommend Teresa to anyone who is searching for a new career opportunity or needs guidance to build a long term career path!
Thank you Teresa! I look forward to working with you more in the future.
There's no hand-holding. Teresa doesn't do that. Instead, she looks from afar, then hones in where the salt and pepper can be added to enhance an already great product. I worked with Teresa for 5 sessions. Each was broken down with a goal in mind so a goal could be reached. In the beginning, I came to Teresa because I wanted some direction as I was making a career pivot. What I received was even greater, internal confidence that I have the goods to get what I want no matter what the current economic climate is. PS: The resume and cover letter tips she provided are pretty outstanding too!
Teresa gave really thoughtful feedback and suggestions during our mock interview. She is a great listener and has a wonderful approach to constructive criticism. Her coaching and guidance bolstered my confidence and helped to get me working again at a new job. I highly recommend her services.
I hired Teresa after looking applying for jobs and not really getting calls back and was also making a career change. I actually had an interview lined up so Teresa and I mostly went over some interview prep questions. We role played different questions an interviewer may ask for an HR position and I quickly realized that I was very unprepared. She gave me some really good suggestions, which I took into my interview and ended up getting offered the job. Teresa also sent me a resume and cover letter template in case the job didn't work out and I needed to apply for other places. Teresa was super patient with me and knew exactly what I needed. Highly recommend her and her services. Thank you Teresa!
I gained so much insight and learned so much about myself during my time working with Teresa. I chose the Career Clarity and Job Search program. The career clarity was very comprehensive, some things I did I had to step out of my comfort zone, but it was so beneficial for me in the long run. Teresa made sure to answer any questions I had and also made sure that I was always on track with all of my lessons. My resume and cover letter with Teresa's guidance has really improved and helped me to understand how to tailor it to the job posting. If you are trying to figure out what career path you want to go to or just need help sprucing up your resume/cover letter, highly recommend Teresa!