Deborah Valchar and Flo Salgado Yee are experienced Human Resources Consultants, each with more than 25 years of background in executive search and career transition consulting.  They offer private one-on-one career coaching sessions to candidates seeking professional direction and/or advice on how best to approach their chosen career path.

Interested candidates may choose to use some or all of the components of Ms. Valchar and Ms. Yee’s recommended program (see below) to suit their individual needs.  Candidates may elect to meet with their career advisor in person in our NYC offices, via phone, or some combination of both.  Our advisors offer flexible scheduling, with sessions offered during the weekday or evening hours.




Managing Change

The job search often includes much uncertainty.  The Career Advisor will assist the Candidate in managing the transition process by learning to develop strategies for maintaining confidence and dealing with change.

Personal Assessment

The Career Advisor interviews the Candidate and assigns an exercise to establish the Candidate’s portfolio of accomplishments. In addition, the Career Advisor may recommend assessments that will indicate personal style and interest profiles. The insights offered through the assignment and or assessments provide strategic marketing and direction and enhance the effectiveness of personal marketing efforts.

Career Assessment

A Career Advisor conducts an in-depth review of all positions held, focusing on skills and achievements in each position, rewards derived and disappointments. These factors form the basis of resume preparation and interview training. In addition, career-related aspects of education and avocations are explored, as are personal objectives, preferences and ambitions.

Resume Preparation

Using insights and facts developed in the Personal Assessment and Career Assessment components, the Career Advisor and the Candidate develop a resume tailored for the Candidate’s target market. Resume preparation is an important ingredient in establishing the Candidate’s self-confidence and interviewing skills because of the identification of achievements and successes in previous positions.

Marketing Tools

The Candidate works with the Career Advisor developing written and verbal presentations and, utilizing references, crafting correspondence to include cover letters, professional biographies and creating an online presence.

Effective Networking

Networking taps the hidden 85% of job opportunities, but requires special skills to get the desired results. Career Advisors give individualized training on effective techniques.

Job Search Strategies

The Career Advisor and the Candidate develop strategies to present the Candidate to the desired target market, including the use of specialized search firms. Dates are agreed upon on accomplishing specific objectives; progress checks are ongoing.

Interviewing Techniques

Candidates are provided general interview training by our advisors. Candidates are offered suggestions on behavior, style, specific answers to questions and body language. In addition, consultants prepare candidates for key interviews and review each interview after it has occurred.

Negotiating Strategy

Our advisors consult with Candidates on strategies for achieving optimum employment terms and conditions, including contracts, compensation, job scope, titles and fringe benefits.

Entrepreneurial Option

Candidates may want to evaluate an entrepreneurial venture. When a person is considering this type of change, our advisors will identify the necessary traits to be successful with such an undertaking. We will also provide assessment and counseling in regard to the needs that must be addressed if such an endeavor is to be successful.


Our Research Department works with all Candidates to determine their objectives and their research needs. Computerized databases are used to generate a variety of data and information instantly. We will also develop customized information to support the campaign.

Ongoing Coaching

Candidates are provided indefinite support for their career transition. In fact, support often extends into periods long after Candidates have arrived in new positions as they adjust to new surroundings and new relationships.














Our advisors have developed programs that are cost effective, allowing individuals the opportunity to obtain a high-end Career Transition Program that is affordable and that does not require signing hefty contracts.

For more information, please contact Flo Yee at 212-288-3811 for a complimentary discussion to assess career needs, our services and specific fee information.