Our Team

Corinne Mills

  • Joint Managing Director of Personal Career Management
  • Career coach, trained in workplace counselling, NLP with 15 years career management experience
  • Fellow of the CIPD and ex Chair for the CIPD Chiltern Branch
  • Senior HR Manager background with MA in Human Resources (MCIPD)
  • Author of the UK's no 1 best-selling CV book "You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV" and 'Career Coach'
  • Frequent media work including the BBC, Sky, national radio, newspapers and journal



In light of the coronavirus situation people are understandably concerned about what it means for them personally and the implications for their jobs and careers.

We’re here to help.

Personal Career Management are the UK’s leading provider of outplacement services, career coaching programmes and executive coaching for individual and corporate clients.

We specialise in career management and work with clients from a wide range of professional, management and senior executive backgrounds. Often they are seeking to:

  • Move quickly into a new role following redundancy
  • Review and rethink their career and plan for the future
  • Consider their options including a possible career change
  • Achieve a promotion or career development
  • Access advice and emotional support to deal with a wide range of personal workplace challenges

What we offer

We offer a very personal service. Working on a one-to-one basis via video Skype with one of our career coaching team, you will benefit from specialist help in all aspects of managing your career.  We also provide research services to make your job-search more time-efficient.

We have always had a very strong digital offering and work with people all over the UK and internationally via Skype and through our online career portal icareercoach™.  This means that we are fully able to continue working with our clients despite the current coronavirus difficulties.  We will phase back in our face to face meetings at our offices as the health situation improves in line with official guidance.

Our success rate

Our surveys show that typically our clients obtain:

  • A new role with their preferred type of employer
  • A substantial pay rise even where this was not a primary objective
  • Significantly enhanced employability for the future

In our evaluations, 98% of our clients said that they would highly recommend Personal Career Management to others.

Why choose Personal Career Management?

  • Our clients think we do a great job. In our most recent survey, 98% of our clients said that they would highly recommend Personal Career Management to those who are seeking career support or executive outplacement
  • Our coaching team are all highly experienced, trained career management specialists with impressive professional track records
  • We are described as the “best in the business” by leading industry figures such as TelegraphJobs, Guardian, Trinity Mirror and Monster
  • Our book “You’re Hired! How to write a brilliant CV” is the UK’s no.1 best-selling CV book
  • We regularly appear as the “career experts” on television, radio and in the national press. See our press room for details
  • We follow the CIPD Code of Practice for Career Management and Outplacement Consultants and work to the highest professional and ethical standards

In fact, 9 out of 10 people who meet with us and other career management or outplacement providers will choose to work with us.

How do I find out more?

We offer a free, no-obligation career consultation where you will have an opportunity to discuss your career situation and find out more about how we can help.

To book or to find out more, call us on 0345 686 0745 or fill in our contact form and one of our team will be happy to contact you to discuss your requirements.



Jonathan Mills

  • Joint Managing Director of Personal Career Management
  • Qualified career and business coach, BSc, PGCE
  • Business development specialist providing one to one sales, marketing and business coaching for senior management and business owners
  • Previously worked at Board Level within the Banking and Retail sectors with responsibility for turning new business ventures into multi-million pound enterprises

Jane Garrard

  • Regional Director of Personal Career Management, East Anglia & West Midlands
  • Fully qualified Career Coach and trained in Level A and B occupational testing
  • MSc in Career Management and Coaching from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Extensive senior management experience gained at Director level with global specialist recruitment consultancy
  • Previous international experience and an in depth understanding of a wide range of sectors including accountancy, financial services and the public sector

Jo Thurman

  • Regional Director of Personal Career Management, Milton Keynes
  • BA(hons) European Business Studies
  • Fully qualified Career Coach
  • Extensive experience supporting individuals and groups through transition, career change and career development
  • 25 years' experience working at Director and main board level in the Recruitment Industry. Spanned Marketing, Sales, Finance, HR and IT, private and public sector, UK and International
  • Business experience includes taking companies to public listing, through an MBO and a business sale

Adrian Marsh

  • Regional Director of Personal Career Management, Thames Valley 
  • Fully qualified Career Coach
  • MA in Career Development and Coaching Studies, University of Warwick
  • British Psychological Society Qualified Tester
  • Former senior executive within the technology sector with extensive international management experience in sales, marketing, general management and consultancy roles
  • First-hand experience of working for start-ups, private-equity firms and large blue-chip organisations


Colin Lloyd

  • Fully qualified Career Coach and trained in Levels A and B Psychometric Testing
  • Extensive experience of working at Board Level in the Recruitment Industry specialising in Investments, Banking, Financial Services and Actuarial sectors.
  • Knowledge of HR, Marketing and Creative and Sales sectors
  • Accredited Sales Management Assessor
  • Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute
  • In depth knowledge of the General Insurance market including Lloyds and the London Market

Jane Owen

  • Qualified career and executive coach, member of International Association of Coaches (MIAC)
  • 15 years experience working as an executive coach
  • MSc in Business Administration from Aston University
  • Member of CIPD, member Institute Business Consulting
  • BPS Level A and B, 16PF, SHL OPQ and Myers Briggs
  • Previous background with Sears Plc and Ernst and Young responsible for management development and assessment

Kim Katz

  • 20 years experience working in careers education
  • Worked as Career Coach at London Business School, Careers Consultant at the LSE and other universities
  • BA(Hons) in Psychology, MA(Ed) and MSc in Coaching and Career Management from Birkbeck College
  • CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership
  • Qualified in Myers Briggs and BPS Level A and B Psychometrics

Helen Gleaves

  • 20 years experience of working in career development
  • Experienced at senior level
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring
  • MA in Education
  • Member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

Claire Straus

  • Career Coach with over 10 years experience coaching, training and mentoring individuals
  • MSc in Career Management and Coaching from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • 5 years senior management background in Human Resources and Health Service Management
  • Trained and qualified in Ability and Personality Psychometric Testing (levels A & B)
  • Experienced in working with individuals with different occupational backgrounds and challenges

Janet Sheath

  • Qualified Occupational Psychologist (MSc) and counsellor (MBACP)
  • Member of the Institute of Career Guidance.
  • Honorary Teaching Fellow for the MSc in Career Management & Career Counselling at Birkbeck
  • 15 years experience specialising in career coaching for individuals and in corporate settings
  • Provides coaching training, CPD programmes and supervision for coaching professionals
  • Previous background in training and development within airline industry

Racquel Perry

  • Head of Client Experience for Personal Career Management
  • Experience in client relationship management, account management and research
  • BSc (Hons) in Air Transport Management
  • Qualified Private Pilot
  • Background in Aviation, Travel & Logistics

Maria Stuart

  • Head of Marketing for Personal Career Management
  • BA (Hons) in Business
  • Experienced business owner/director in Education and Childcare sector
  • 10 years of operations and marketing experience in Automotive sector, including significant CRM, national communications and brand campaigns.

Emily Robinson

  • Client Resource Manager for Personal Career Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Bournemouth University and MSc in Organisational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Experience in project management and client management
  • Previous background working in OD consultancy