Career Coaching Areas of Expertise
Career/Life Transition Coaching for professionals who:
have been downsized and want to explore their next job/career options
are currently employed but not happy or challenged in their position and want to begin exploring new options
are ready to “opt back in” to the workforce and need career options, a plan and support to reenter effectively
are entering the workforce for the first time and need to know how to find and land their ideal job
Career/Life Management Coaching for professionals who:
want to be more effective and productive in their career and life with strategic planning, and time/energy management
want to be more satisfied with their career by “playing into their strengths”
want to develop leadership skills such as communication, conflict resolution, strategic planning and prioritization, change and stress management
Education & Training
M.S. – University of Maryland
- ICF Member
- Member: IAC; CoachVille, CCI (Career Coach Institute), Women Work
Kimberly Bowen is Founder and Principal of Career Life Designs, a consulting firm proving career development and management services to individuals and healthcare, education, government contractor, non-profit, science and technology organizations. As Principal and industry leader with more than 15 years of professional experience, Kimberly has established a strong track record building innovative career/life programs, and helping hundreds of industry professionals achieve career excellence and life satisfaction.
Before founding Career Life Designs, Ms. Bowen served as the Director of Career Services for a National Women’s organization and held roles in educational, healthcare, government contractor, science, and technology companies. Through her consulting practice, Kimberly has helped hundreds of career professionals to “expect more from their career” and to “create a career to fit their life”. She is passionate about helping professionals find a career and job that they love to fit their lifestyle. A professional career coach, she holds membership in the International Association of Coaches (IAC) and The Career Coach Institute (CCI).
Ms. Bowen has a Bachelor's and Master’s degree from the University of Maryland and professional coach training from CoachVille and Career Coach Institute. A frequent speaker and author on the powerful relationship between life balance and career success, she is also a mother and watercolor painter and lives near Annapolis, Maryland with her husband and three teens.
About Career Life Designs
Career Life Designs, a one-of-a-kind, career/life consulting company based in the Annapolis area, is focused on helping people take their work and lives to the next level. Client success is based on their unique three-step Career & Life Success Program to help people get: clear, focused, and ahead. She has coached hundreds of professionals to realize their full potential, achieve better results, and take their careers and lives to the next level. Her clients consistently achieve bigger and better results with less time and effort, and report a better sense of joy, balance, and meaning in their work and lives. We offer innovative, supportive group coaching programs and individual, customized coaching packages with a professional career/life coach so that you can create both a living and a life! We can be reached at (410) 384-9392 or Email or visit www.CareerLifeDesigns.com