Mary Cummins BSc, M.A.
Mary has a particular expertise in strengths-based coaching helping clients understand their strengths, developmental needs, untapped potential, and stressors, facilitating insight for further growth & development. Believing that each person has a unique set of talents and skills Mary works with clients to increase insight around career fit.
With over 15 years working in the public sector, Mary's experience included change management, transformational & purpose driven leadership, collaborative team working & people development. She has strong skills in outplacement and has delivered programmes to employees from operator level up to senior management in blue chip companies, including electronics, IT and manufacturing.
Mary has studied Psychology to degree level and holds an honours M.A. in Learning & Development (consultancy) from UCC. Her work is driven by her passion to help clients find greater levels of career happiness & wellbeing. Mary's Strengths Profile shows her to be strong in the areas of Mission (her need to find meaning & purpose in what she does), Authenticity, Emotional Awareness & Change Agent. These strengths help Mary support others in making important changes in their lives
“In looking to uncover what options and opportunities may exist to advance, enhance or even change my career path, Mary at CareerChanger.ie took the time to listen and understand the complex challenges I face, to then be able to offer supportive guidance in how to identify and unlock potential within myself, and how to use it to build connections with others, that has opened up exciting career avenues. Exploring your potential is something I would recommend to anyone, and the service Mary offers at CareerChanger.ie, facilitates just that”. (Client R.D)
“I was unemployed for the first time in 35 years, with no CV and confidence at an all-time low. I reached out to Mary for help. Together we built a CV that I am very happy with. Her knowledge and professional approach put me at ease from the outset and made the process an enjoyable experience. She gave me some great interview tips and boosted my confidence by helping me to realise my strengths. This made job hunting less daunting. Thanks Mary”. (Client R.M.)
"Mary and I worked in the area of strengths profiling which I found to be a positive, interesting and developmental experience. Definitely recommended for all interested in self development and goal achievement" (Client M.H.)