Mindy May, MBA

Certified CareerCOACH™


CareerCOACH™ Services of Southern California
Cambria, CA 93428

Mindy May, MBA, Certified CareerCOACH™

Melinda Ann "Mindy" May, a seasoned Certified CareerCOACH™ based in Southern California, is dedicated to guiding job-seeking professionals toward more fulfilling and financially rewarding careers. Mindy is a TTI Success Insights® DISC Certified, TTI-Motivators® Certified coach as well as a career advancement expert who brings a unique blend of Human Resources expertise and a genuine passion for helping others navigate their career paths. As an MBA graduate with a background in Developmental Psychology and over five years of dedicated career coaching experience, Mindy offers a holistic approach to professional development. Her practice specializes in empowering job seekers and career advancers, particularly resonating with those in the early to mid-career stages.

Mindy's approach is interactive and client-centered, fostering an environment where clients discover their pathways to success. Her psychology and HR background synergize to focus on the 'whole person,' ensuring a tailored coaching experience that addresses both professional aspirations and personal strengths. Mindy's dedication is evident through her personal achievements, including establishing an HR department for an internet startup and her active participation in community mentoring and volunteer programs.

Clients appreciate Mindy's caring yet direct style, guiding them through resume rewrites, job search techniques, and interview coaching, leading to tangible results like securing job offers in just weeks. Her Influence Networking sets CareerCOACH™ and Mindy apart, providing clients with an edge in today's competitive job market and shortening the job search significantly.

As a testament to her effectiveness and commitment, Mindy has been honored with industry awards and holds esteemed professional memberships, including the Board of Directors for the Jewish Community Center of Los Angeles and involvement with multiple women's professional organizations.

Her career highlights span significant roles, including Director of Human Resources at notable companies like CarsDirect.com and Cirque du Soleil, where she implemented HR strategies aligned with corporate goals and successfully managed widely diverse teams.

Mindy holds an MBA from the University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and a BA in Developmental Psychology from UC Santa Barbara. Her credentials are further solidified by certifications in Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and California-specific SPHR, along with a Mediation Certification and recognition as a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) by IAPO.

Reflecting on her career and life, Mindy is most proud of her family and her contributions to the HR and coaching professions. Her guiding philosophy, inspired by Martin Luther King Jr., is that:

"No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
~ Martin Luther King Jr.