Focusing on Executives and Senior Professionals.
Bringing 17 years of experience advising hundreds of transitioning professionals. I work one-on-one using an "executive coaching" approach to career management. I enjoy helping professionals make effective changes in their careers and lives.
Contact us to set up a "Career Review Session" to review your career path, discuss what's working and what's not working well, identify key issues and needs, and set the direction for next steps!
Working with a seasoned Career Coach - your advisor, confidante, sounding board, and provider of search resources – will help position you for career advancement or help you move quickly and effectively through the job search process and into the next phase of your career.
• Executive Career Transition - Search Strategies: resumes, networking, researching, interviewing, negotiating, entrepreneurial options • Career Assessment and Career Direction • Career Coaching: Strategies for career advancement and work/life balance • Career Search for Relocation – Helping trailing spouses partners relocating to Madison • Transitioning toward Active Semi-Retirement SEE testimonials from clients at www.CareerSuccessStrategies.com/Success Stories ClientsSuccessful track record working with professionals and executives coming from many different industries & organizations including: Insurance, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Nonprofits, Government, Hospitals, Health Maintenance Organizations, Colleges and Universities, Toy/Doll Industry, Design/Build Firms, Credit Union and other trade organizations, Energy, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Chemical Industry, Retail Shoes, Paper Industry, Credit Card Baking, Museums, Cultural Institutions, Information Technology, Automotive, Heavy Manufacturing, and others.
A seasoned career strategist and executive career coach, Donna Beestman founded Career Success Strategies in 2005. Donna has worked for regional and international Career Management firms as a Career and Executive Coach, General Manager, Business Developer and International Liaison. On the East Coast she was Senior Vice President & Managing Director for a major human resources consulting firm with over 20 offices. The firms provided career management services, assessment, leadership and executive team development, and executive coaching to Fortune 100 companies as well as to smaller organizations. Donna earned an MA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and BA from Macalester College in Minnesota. Professional & Community Leadership:
Wisconsin Alumni Association - Board of Directors/ Executive Committee; Downtown Madison Rotary-Board of Directors 2004-2007; TEMPO Madison (network of women executives)-President 2007-2008; University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Advisory Board for Career Services; Forum of Executive Women of Delaware - Former President; Transition Teams for the current and former Governors of Delaware.
Numerous nonprofit boards for business-education initiatives, Repertory Theater, public radio, regional citizens' league on public policy, and church organizations in Wisconsin, Delaware and Missouri,Affiliations: Madison Area Business Consultants, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Madison Inc, Career Management Alliance, Association of Career Professionals International, TEC Associates