About

Cultivating Careers was founded by Karen Kodzik, a Career Management Consultant who has counseled professionals in jobs and in transition for over 20 years. Karen meets professionals at various points on their career path,  has decade long client relationships and is the first call when their careers hit a speed bump.  Plans are custom built for each and every individual.

She possesses a Masters Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Career Development demonstrating a career long commitment to helping people realize rewarding careers.

Karen is uniquely qualified as a coach by coupling her formal training and a solid business acumen gained as an HR insider for  Fortune 500 corporation.

Highly regarded in the Twin Cities market as  contributor and source for the Minneapolis, St. Paul media on job market trends, employment and career related topics.

As an author of the book “Navigating Through Now What?” a valuable resource for anyone finding themselves at a career crossroad she equips professionals with insight and tools to approach career change.

A popular and passionate trainer, presenter and speaker.  Karen quickly and easily engages her audience, leaving them empowered and equipped for any career transition.

She has coached and consulted various levels of professionals across industries to successfully reach that next point in their career.

The Cultivating Careers Team includes top notch career professionals who specialize in LinkedIn, interview prep and practice, and standardized assessments. This team helps us provide our clients an exceptional customized individualized experience.

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