One of my favorite things is hearing from happy clients who have enjoyed working with me and are seeing results in the form of new jobs, salary increases and career shifts. These are real people, with real testimonials, for doing real work.


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Learning Specialist

Lori S. 

Kayla Smith is a talented professional development coach! As I was preparing for a new professional opportunity, I worked with Kayla to refine my talking points for an elevator pitch, and ultimately an interview.  She provided me with real world resources and skills that I applied immediately in the preparation process. After our sessions concluded, I felt empowered. Kayla is a professional development advocate & influencer!


Vice President at Growing Leaders


Kayla is a go to source for career and life coaching. Her candor and authenticity matched with her knowledge and relational passion make her the perfect coach. She believes in people over profit and can help others reach their goals. I personally have benefited from Kayla's wisdom and I cannot recommend her enough!

Consumer Insights Intern at Nike

Lenysse D. 

Kayla's coaching has allowed me to develop characteristics that would better my future in the workplace and personally. I've learned to build strong points for my resume, recognize and highlight my strengths, sharpen my communication skills with others in the professional setting, and gave me confidence in my networking abilities.


Technical Project Manager

Lilly S. 

Kayla has always been my go-to person when I’m writing a new cover letter, or updating my resume. She’s saved me from many mistakes along the way! Most recently, she helped me come up with a solid plan for negotiating my salary- and it worked! I got exactly what I asked for, which was way more than I was expecting, thanks to Kayla’s helpful tips!


High School Educator & Coach

Erin H. 

Kayla Smith has been an incredible influence in my personal, educational, and professional life. Most recently she helped me fortify my resume by maximizing my previous experiences. As a result, I secured a dream position in the education system!


Campus Recruiting Manager

Jackson M. 

Kayla has been a first-class mentor and coach for my professional development. Her foresight, strategy, and communication accelerated my learning and contributed deeply to my career success. She's a rockstar!

Division I Women's Assistant Basketball Coach

Ariel M. 

Since my time as a student-athlete at the University of Tennessee, Kayla has been extremely important in my professional development. She has helped with resumes, cover letters, and provided valuable advice whenever called upon. She is easily accessible and always willing to assist. She cares about the whole person and celebrates your successes as her own!

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