"Bobbie helped me immensely with my job search and sharpening my interview skills. I was able to talk to her honestly and frankly about my transition. She helped me take a deep look at my career as a Sr. Network Engineer and decide what I wanted from a new job. I gained confidence and strong negotiating skills. Starting new job with a leading mobile gaming company." - C. Colom, San Francisco
"Bobbie helped me be truly honest with myself about where I wanted to be long-term. I landed my dream-job with an international company! Bobbie looks at the whole person when working her magic and helped me zero-in on my passion and find the best alignment for my personality, career goals, and personal growth." – Michelle F., National Marketing & Communications /San Francisco
“Bobbie is an excellent coach whose perspective significantly impacts those she touches. She strategically frames career and job scenarios to help you create your own solutions. My career, and life gets better and better thanks to her coaching--I highly recommend her.” - Natalie G., Technology Senior Manager / Stanford MBA
"I had the pleasure of working with Bobbie while I was considering a career transition. She was a wonderful thought partner; feedback was insightful, direct, and practical. I highly recommend Bobbie as an effective, wise, and supportive coach." - A. Villalobos, CARE International
"Bobbie, I cannot express to you just how helpful working with you has been for me. Your sage guidance helped me overcome some major hurdles that were really preventing me from being able to move forward with my search. You are truly the mentor that I always wished I had." – Jocelyne P., Medical Products Market Development
"Bobbie is the epitome of the professional’s coach! Her listening and feedback skills are highly responsive. She was highly effective with synthesizing my interests, talents and skills in a fresh manner that simply ‘clicked.’ She’s masterful in how she facilitated a process that enabled me to discover my own plan." - A.M. Guerrero, Student Affairs / UCSF
"The best thing I ever did for my professional career was contacting Bobbie. Her career coaching has been invaluable--she's an excellent listener who really gets to know you and your interests. Working with Bobbie is not about just getting a "job", it was about preparing me for the life career path that is my best fit. I'll be sending people to Bobbie!" – Annette A., Ph.D Microbiology, The Clorox Co.
"Words cannot express the gratitude I have towards all the support and guidance you provided me the last several months during my career change. I am right where I want to be—today I start my new position." - E. Saenz, Community College, CalWORKS
"Life coach, Career coach and Counselor--Bobbie is a wealth of experience, resources, and information. She really helped me identify my skills, talents, passion and interests then helped me develop a thoughtful plan for my career short and long term. I highly recommend her regardless of what sector you work in." - J. Pena, Vice President, Business Leader, Hayward
"Bobbie has been one of the most influential people in both my career and personal development. Her wealth of experience allows her to advise individuals holistically. I am incredibly grateful to Bobbie in this stage of my career/life and highly recommend her as a life coach/mentor. She's the best of the best." - R. Sahdev, Business Development, Health Systems
"Bobbie was an excellent source of support as I re-imagined my career goals following the completion of my Doctorate. She was thoughtful and supported me through an exploration process and the many ups and downs of a high level search. I highly recommend her for those going through career transitions." - Stacy H., Higher Ed, Student Affairs, Sonoma State
“Bobbie is a tremendous mentor who is very interested in my career trajectory. She draws upon her extensive career to give advice and counsel to those who want to reach their fullest potential. And I got my new job out of it!” – A. Chan, Director and Assoc. Dean, University of Chicago
"Bobbie helped transform my resume to showcase my skills in a succinct way. She gave me tips on interviewing skills, cover letters, and feedback on positions. Job search is overwhelming, Bobbie kept me focused. She’s extremely professional in her approach and I’m now in a new job/career ” – M. Diaz, Director, Cal State Long Beach
"I have known Bobbie since I was a student at U.C. Berkeley. She's a caring person who also happens to be an amazing leader. If you want to make a real IMPACT in your career Bobbie can help!" - A. Wong - Stanford Hospital.
“Bobbie Joyner takes the time to truly understand your aspirations and past experiences and molds them to present you in the best light possible. Her vast professional experience equips her with expert knowledge to help tailor industry competitive resumes, and advises individuals on how to find positions that fulfill them.” - Sergio S., Nursing Recruiter, UCSF.
"Bobbie’s a real straight shooter. She listens. She assesses. She responds. Most importantly, she follows up always with a real healthy dose of heart. She was able to bring out the very best in me. - Keith T., Monterey County , Public Affairs
I wanted to share some good news with you that I have taken an ED position. I am super excited. I can’t thank you enough for your support and guidance through this process. I would never have known how to get started without you. - Deanne P., CC Interfaith Housing
"Bobbie has helped me with career building, transitioning, and professional development. She's very skilled and thinks outside the box. She challenges people to dig deep and shows you how to attain goals you may not have thought were within your reach. I highly recommend Bobbie." - A. Pena, Social Services
"Bobbie, thank you so much for believing in me back in 2008! There were some ups and downs and I wouldn't be anywhere near the professional I am today without your leadership and guidance, so thank you!" – P. Loya, National Tech Program, SF
"I was “stuck" in my own document that I’d been recycling over and over again. She opened me up to thinking differently about my search and how to present myself in interviews." – Craig J. A., Multicultural Education , Napa Valley College
“Her interview coaching was most helpful! Working with Bobbie helped me figure out what was going wrong for me in interviews and fix it. I went into my next interview confident, and got the job.” - G. Freed, Bay Area Philanthropic Organization
"Bobbie was able to combine her depth of professional experience for perspective at a pivotal moment in my career. Along with her tremendous listening and processing skills she helped me navigate a major transition in my life. And she helped me develop my marketing materials which was invaluable." - Jennifer, Fundraiser/Development, U.C. Berkeley