Career Development Association of New Zealand


Lynley Soper

Lynley Soper

Otago and Southland,Online
Career Practitioner
Lynley Soper Careers Ltd, University of Otago
Bachelor of Business Studies, Graduate Certificate in Career Development, Diploma in Professional Coaching
Professional Memberships


  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Programme Design and Development
  • Graduate Guidance
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Personality/Behaviour Profiling
  • Retirement Planning
  • Student Guidance

Lynley is an experienced career practitioner, providing career planning, coaching and development support for clients at various stages in their career, through her own practice and in her role as a career adviser for students at the University of Otago.

In private practice (Lynley Soper Careers Ltd), Lynley specialises in providing career planning services to secondary students, school- leavers and their families, and young adults across the Southland and Otago regions. She works with clients to develop career plans that include career direction, subject and study choices, labour market awareness and strategies for workforce entry.

She also provides career coaching for adults at various stages in their career, including entering (or re-entering) the workforce, developing or making changes to existing career paths, and redundancy, as well planning for and transitioning into later career stages.

Lynley is a strong advocate for taking control of our own careers, growing potential and creating opportunities to do work that adds real meaning to our lives.

Lynley is based in Dunedin and provides career services face-to-face, by phone or online.