Career Transition Coach & Development Trainer

​Providing career change coaching support for individuals and development training for organisations with no BS attached.

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What others are saying!


HR Recruitment & Operations (UK)

"Having been going back and forth in my head for the past few weeks and trying to deal with anxiety of trying to figure out what to do next, I finally have a sense of direction. Your support has been invaluable - you really are fab at what you do!" 


IT Training Manager (UK)

"Working with you has focused my thoughts and enabled me to come to a decision for my future. Now I feel really positive and ready for the next stage of my life.. I can't thank you enough." 


HR Co-ordinator (UK)

"You helped me to organise my thoughts and I enjoyed reflecting on what we talked about in our sessions. For me this was the key to understanding what I was (or was not) looking for. Ali is incredibly passionate about helping others succeed and she's there to give you a friendly push when you need it"

One to One


The Career Freedom Accelerator - a 1:1 done with you step by step option.

Group Coaching

The Career Change Accelerator - a combo of self-directed and live group coaching.

Short Fixes


The Power Fix -Get off to a flying start with a short, sharp action packed set of sessions.

One-off Session

The Work-life Clarity Call - a one off session to get you seeing things clearly, ready for action.

Who is Ali Whelan

Career Transition Coach & Development Trainer working with people 40+ to gain the clarity and courage they need to boldly move into the new work-life reality of their dreams, by identifying what they really want, creating self-belief to go out and get it and identifying the practical strategy to get them there.


As a Career Transition Coach and practical headed, tell it like it is Virgo, I'm committed to helping unfulfilled professionals who know there's more out there for them and that it's time to make that change, gain clarity on career goals that work for them and what they want from life, unlock their true fulfilment, break through their barriers and create careers that truly light them up.


I don't deal in BS and like to walk my talk, which is why throughout my career I've:

  • Successfully made four complete career and sector changes at different stages in my work life
  • Become fully ILM certified & IAPC&M accredited in coaching
  • Qualified as MCIPD HR professional with 15 years experience
  • Delivered 100's of training courses and workshops for HR & HE Professionals
  • Gained both professional experience and qualifications in a number of specialist areas 
  • Engaged my own personal coaches to support and guide my progress
  • Continued to invest significantly in my personal and professional development to ensure I provide the very best service to my clients ongoing.



What others are saying!

My goal is to get 100 currently unfulfilled and despondent people waking up each day, excited by the thought of their work by the end of 2021.

Are you ready to come join the 100?.... C'mon you know you want to! 

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