Biography

Kim Katz, Owner & Managing Director, Careers Insight

Kim has spent almost two decades in the careers education field, most recently at London Business School. At LBS, Kim coached Masters and MBA students through career transitions and designed and delivered multiple innovative training programmes. Kim was selected to design and deliver the Career Skills training programme for the inaugural Masters in Management programme at LBS (MiM 2010) and the year after was appointed to manage the Masters in Management career programme and team. Masters in Management students achieved a 95% Employment rate for MiM 2010 and 96% for MiM 2011 (104 students 2010 and 140 students 2011).

As well as coaching clients at Careers Insight,  Kim works at universities such as the  London School of Economics as a careers consultant,  and with Executive MBA students on the TRIUM programme, run jointly by LSE, HEC and NY Stern Business Schools. Kim also works as an associate at Personal Career Management – www.personalcareermanagement.com. Kim is qualified to deliver multiple psychometric assessments including MBTI, the Work Interests Schedule and personality instruments such as NEO and 16 PF in order to focus on motivation and career drivers in thinking about career choice.

Kim is professionally qualified in coaching, teaching and training with an honours degree in psychology and a Masters in Education. She completed her MSc in Career Management and Counselling at Birkbeck College in 2009 and her CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership while working at London Business School.

Originally from South Africa, Kim has lived, studied and worked in three continents and is experienced in dealing with people from diverse backgrounds and at all stages of their careers – from the graduate recruitment process to challenges facing CEOs.

As people progress through life, their career issues change and can encompass everything from transitions into working life to mid/late career issues. Kim is particularly interested in how people make career choices. Career coaching can provide ongoing support at all these milestones.

Why not contact Kim for an initial telephone conversation to find out more about career coaching?