I am a versatile and experienced professional working across Coaching, Career Transition, Change Management, Outplacement, Cultural Integration, Personal Impact. Approachable and professional, I have a degree in Modern Languages and am a qualified Career Coach and Image Consultant.

Client companies: AstraZeneca, RB (Reckitt Benkiser) Connexions, Lancaster Business School, Payzone, HSBC, Premier Foods, Ideal Standard, UCLan, Twyfords, BAE Systems, Forensic Science Service, Dairy Crest, NHS, Pilkingtons/NSG, ATOS, CSC, Cooperative Bank, Total Petrochemicals plus many SMEs

Coaching - Supporting clients to achieve specific personal or professional goals; .facilitating client's thought processes in order to identify solutions and actions

Career Coaching and Transition - Working with individuals to support them during career choice/ transition and entry and return to the job market. Identifying ideal work and education matched to their values, skills and interests. Sectors include: IT, retail, marketing, education, law, manufacturing, engineering, public sector, medicine, financial services, FMCG.

Cross cultural coaching - supporting clients to develop awareness and understanding of cultural differences; to give them tools for understanding the impact of these differences on work behaviours and practical processes for developing new ways of working.

Outplacement - working with businesses and individuals to help employees through the transition to new jobs, redeployment and help them re-orientate to the job market. .

Personal Impact and image - supporting clients to personify their CV, create a dynamic online presence, challenge negative self belief, how to look and feel their best. Corporate services to: Rothschild Group, The Priory Clinic, Barclays Bank

Workshop design and delivery: career transition, personal impact and change management

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I have many years experience of : career coaching, career transition, self marketing, creating a positive personal impact, outplacement, cross-cultural coaching, CVs, interview coaching, image coaching,


  • Ruth Bradshaw Consultancy

    1 - 5 Employees 2006 - Current
  • Ruth Bradshaw Consultancy

    - Current
  • Ruth Bradshaw Consultancy

    1 - 5 Employees 2006 - 2018
  • Maze8 Recruitment

    Contract Manager
    6 - 20 Employees 2009 - 2011
    Managing the contracts for Manchester and Merseyside to provide Professional and Executive Jobsearch through the DWP. Building and maintaining excellent relationships with project stakeholders in order to attract and meet recruitment targets.Managing small team of career coaches; organised promotional events for DWP staff throughout south Manchester. Career coaching - clients include lawyers, recent graduates, marketing and retail professionals, professionals in IT, the NHS, education, local and central government, accountancy and banking. Supporting and advising clients on suitable education and training including degree and post graduate course choice. Delivering regular workshops for professionals and executives who have been made redundant, aimed at improving their self marketing and job search techniques.
  • NetExpat

    Consultant Coach
    100+ Employees 2011 - 2020
    Invited to deliver cross cultural coaching, supporting clients to develop awareness and understanding of cultural differences; to give them tools for understanding the impact of these differences on work behaviours and practical processes for developing new ways of working. Supporting partners of expatriates to find jobs, education and training in their new host country thereby enabling them to pursue and develop their careers.
  • Ruth Bradshaw Career Consultancy

    - Current

Education History

  • Diploma Careers Guidance

    Manchester Metropolitan University
    - 2014


Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Guidance Certificate in Counselling A1 Assessors qualification BA Hons French and German 3 A levels, 9 O levels

Clubs and Associations

Member of Career Development institiute

Interests and Hobbies

Food and cooking
France and all things French
Gardening, design, growing veggies
Pilates, music,
Animals and animal welfare
Dogs since becoming the owner of a Cavapoo puppy!

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