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.
Nikki is a highly sought-after conference speaker on topics including workplace coaching, career reinvention and confidence, making sense of transitions and career changes. Previous clients include BNP Paribas, Digitas 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 and is qualified in many psychometric tools including Insights Discovery and psychotherapy methods.
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 facing organisational and career challenges in particular leadership development coaching, coaching women for progression into management and executive roles and coaching to support the transition back to work after a career break. She is a writer for a leading woman’s career website and continues her self-development work by reading widely, listening, talking and always learning.