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Leadership & Career Consulting

Testimonials :

Professional Clients

“Getting your expert advice on how to best approach my job search and in particular the interviewing process (it had been six years since I had interviewed) was invaluable. The confidence you instilled in me was so important; and the fact that you took a genuine interest in my career helped me to land the job that best fit my needs and qualifications.”

— Jerry W., Director of Marketing,
Market Research Company

“Bobbie is an incredible motivator, and really helps a person understand their strengths and uncover their “real” achievements in past positions. The result is that you focus on what you really want to do and are most apt to enjoy and do successfully.”

— John H., Vice President Business Development,
Financial Services Company

“You were so committed to helping me reach my potential….you kept me focused and on track and made me feel like I could do anything with the right game plan. My career is definitely running in high gear now thanks to you.”

— Lori P., Senior Vice President,
Insurance Company

Corporate Clients: 

“When we first started working together I was at a real cross-roads in my career, sure of my next step. I now feel more confident and committed to my new role, and I am thrilled with my recent promotion. Thanks for all of your help…..I seriously doubt I would have the vision (both of myself and my career) that I do today without your candid feedback and work!”

— Lori D., Vice President,
Financial Services Company

“Being laid-off after a long, successful career in my recent company was devastating. You helped me be clear about my skills and interests, and define the next step for me in my career. I am excited about the opportunity to use my experience in a new, innovative setting…you can definitely count me as one of your success stories.”

Todd. W., General Manager,
Technology Company

“When my company was going through the second major reorganization in one year, you helped me understand and deal with the changing environment, keep my bearings and successfully transition to a new leadership role. At the same time I now have a better appreciation for the importance of life “outside of work”…you have done so much for me and my career – Thank You!”

— Valerie B.; Director of Marketing,
Healthcare Company

Recent Graduates:

“Bobbie LaPorte is such a valuable resource! She has given me great advice on how to conduct my job search... I now feel confident and prepared in seeking my first job.”

— Heidi Costa ‘06

“As my senior year at UMass has come to a close I have found myself to be very lost and confused about how to go about the next step. Bobbie has been an amazing help in assisting me on focusing on what I want to do after graduation... She has taught me how to interview and what to expect, and has helped me gain a lot of confidence in the job search process.”

— Gilad Skolnick ‘06

“Working with Bobbie LaPorte has been a wonderful experience. Bobbie’s guidance and feedback has been vital in my successes obtaining grants for projects I’ve been working on, getting into grad school, and eventually, finding the perfect job.”

— Kristen Bouley ‘06