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Merrie McDougall

Merrie McDougall

Region
Auckland
Location
Onehunga and Auckland CBD
Occupation
Career Consultant
Qualifications
Master in Career Development, Graduate Diploma in Career Development, BA (Psych)
Professional Memberships
CDANZ (Executive Member)

Services

  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Programme Design and Development
  • Graduate Guidance
  • Group Facilitation and Training
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Personality/Behaviour Profiling
  • Professional CV Preparation
  • Research and Policy
  • Retirement Planning
  • Student Guidance
  • Workplace Career Development
  • Career Development for People with Disabilities
  • Career Development and Mental Heath

Special Interest Areas:
• Young adults transitioning from school to tertiary/tertiary to work
• Clients in the contemporary music industry
• Refugees: barriers to employment
• International students: barriers to employment
• ‘Un’-retirement planning

Merrie works as a career consultant primarily with clients in the music industry. She also works alongside international student and refugee clients who face career barriers in NZ.

Merrie is interested in the particular difficulties that older adults face when they don’t wish to stop working. She runs occasional workshops for people intent on planning their ‘un’-retirement.

A passion for research led Merrie to investigate identity in relation to careers:
• The change in identity that occurs for some students who transition from school to tertiary
• The special difficulties that groups face when working together in the music industry.

Merrie has a Master in Career Development, and a Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Career Development from AUT, as well as a BA (Psychology) from the University of Auckland.

Merrie is an Executive Committee member of the Career Development Association of NZ



Email
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Phone
0275 331 047
LinkedIn
www.linkedin.com/in/merrie-mcdougall-88685340