Following a successful career in recruitment and development, Nikki Nir set up Careers with Confidence in 2003, a boutique careers and life consultancy helping people maximise their personal and professional potential. Supported by a carefully selected team of experienced recruiters, coaches and trainers, Nikki harnesses her skills as an accomplished therapist, coach and mentor, helping people achieve professional and personal success in the UK and internationally through keynote talks, career development workshops, seminars and 1:1 sessions.
With over 15 years’ experience, 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 supported many individuals through significant life and work transitions including career breaks and change, career development, redundancy, stress management and personal impact and presence. She has also coached and supported many people facing different challenges, such as self confidence, resilience, relationships, divorce, work-life balance and wellbeing. Her clients include incredible women and men of all ages – entrepreneurs, celebrities, CEOs, executives, actors, lawyers, musicians, marketeers, sportsmen, graduates and school leavers.
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, a trained coaching supervisor and is qualified in many psychotherapy methods including Transactional Analysis, 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, with a colourful life full of change, success and music, Nikki settled on the vibrant bustle of London. 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 and supporting challenging life transitions.