coaching for individuals


What will you get out of a career coaching session?

Our career coaching  focuses on your individual needs with tailored packages –  everything from a Taster Session to our Executive Career Coaching package. In order to respond quickly to clients in many different locations we normally coach using Zoom .

All our coaches are are highly experienced and trained in using the exercises and concepts in John’s books. Where his timetable allows, John Lees works personally with a small number of clients.



Download details of 1:1 coaching  (including costs).

To set things in motion try a 40 minute taster sesssion or a first 60 minute session with a carefully selected consultant. Opening sessions are designed to help you clarify your goals and what gets in the way of achieving them, and to show you how coaching might help you move forward. To book a session please email.



Data Protection – GDPR
We operate a strict data protection policy within GDPR guidelines – see our downloadable JLA GDPR Commitment Statement. We hold data relating to our clients for the purposes of 1:1 career coaching, and this information is deleted once your career coaching is completed. If you wish to check what data we hold or have your personal data amended or deleted, please email us.

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John Lees

John Lees is one of the UK’s best known career strategists. Former Chief Executive of the UK’s Institute of Employment Consultants and a Fellow of the CIPD, he is the author of ‘How To Get A Job You Love’ (McGraw-Hill), now in its 11th edition. He is author of a total of 10 work and career titles including ‘The Interview Expert’, ‘Knockout CV’ and ‘Just The Job!’ plus ‘The Secrets of Resilient People’ and ‘The Success Code’. He writes and broadcasts widely (BBC 2’s Working Lunch, ITV’s How To Get A Job). His work has been featured in The Sunday Times, Management Today and Coaching At Work. John is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals, and was a founding Board member of the Career Development Institute (CDI).

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Shiobhaun Watt is an enthusiastic, approachable, professional and supportive career coach with over 20 years HR, training and coaching experience. She specialises in coaching through career change, redundancy and returning to work after career breaks and maternity leave. She is also highly experienced in CV, LinkedIn and interview coaching. She is passionate about coaching to ensure individuals can be the best they can be. Shiobhaun is accredited with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development to MCIPD status and qualified as a career coach in 2008. Her background is in  global senior human resources, having previously worked for Barclays Bank and BAE Systems for over 15 years in various roles, including talent development, employee relations and senior HR management. She has worked extensively with all levels of individuals from graduates to those in senior leadership positions. When she is not coaching you’ll find her running and cycling through the West Sussex and South Downs countryside.

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Contact us to find out more.

This is a clearly written, supportive book, which gives you the right tools to tap into your own strengths to make that meaningful career move.

Lucy Beresford, psychotherapist, broadcaster and Agony Aunt for Psychologies and author of Happy Relationships at Home, at Work & at Play (forthcoming 2013)

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