Following a successful career in recruitment and organisational development, Nikki Nir set up Careers with Confidence in 2003, a boutique careers consultancy helping people maximise their professional potential. Supported by a carefully selected team of experienced recruiters, coaches and trainers, Nikki harnesses her skills as an accomplished coach, helping people achieve professional and personal success in the UK and internationally through keynote talks, career development workshops and seminars.
With over 15 years’ experience as a qualified coach, Nikki’s practical yet warm approach has made a difference to hundreds of people. Engaging and invested in every individual and their unique story, she has successfully coached and supported many individuals through significant transitions including career breaks, career change, career development and progression, redundancy, stress management and personal impact and presence. She has also coached many people facing different challenges, such as self confidence, resilience, relationships, work-life balance and wellbeing.
Nikki is a highly sought-after conference speaker on topics including workplace coaching, career reinvention and confidence, making sense of transitions, creating coaching cultures, returning to work after a career break and career changes. Clients include BNP Paribas, Digitas, American Express and other large corporates and public sector organisations as well as individual business leaders, entrepreneurs and employees.
She has attained an advanced coaching and mentoring qualification from the Institute of Leadership & Management, is a member of The Association for Coaching and is qualified in many psychotherapy methods including Transactional Analysis, CBT, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and psychometric tools including Insights Discovery. She is also a writer for a leading woman’s career website.
From a childhood in Glasgow with a Middle Eastern detour, Nikki settled on the vibrant bustle of London to raise her family. A working mum of 3, her empathy and listening skills coupled with her ability to adapt to change ensures positive outcomes for every client. She is passionate about working with individuals and teams facing organisational and career challenges, coaching women for progression into management and executive roles, supporting challenging transitions including returning to work and improving work-life balance, resilience and wellbeing.