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Hi! I am Anja, an internationally experienced Hiring Manager and a Career Coach. I have worked many years in major cooperations around the world and have dealt with the full HR circle on a daily basis. Recruiting, onboarding and transition have always been my passion. I know how important it is to find the right words or questions when applying for a new position. Your job should be more than just a nine to five routine and you should define success in a way that is meaningful to you.

Create

Résumé, LinkedIn, interview and job search research assistance in person, by phone or via skype. Let's take the next step to find your best career fit and to prepare you for your dream job.

Shape

Professional implementation of HR strategies, such as recruiting, onboarding, talent acquisition, transition or outplacement.

Explore

Your 100 % customized career project. Tell me about it and we will find a solution.

I fully respect your privacy, therefore a confidentiality agreement is always signed.

Why me?

I am an internationally experienced Hiring Manager and a Career Coach.

I have worked in the Human Resources Industry for many years, after finishing my degree at the University of Passau in 2006. As a certified Reiss Profile Master and DDI Facilitator, I am equipped to support you in determining all your career options based on your interests and experiences.

Let’s talk about how you measure up compared to competitors in your field or how to find new career opportunities. I know how difficult it can be to go back to your job after having kids or finding a career without sacrificing a good salary and a certain standard of living. Sometimes it is as simple as a change in your career path, sometimes it is more.

I am here to support you on your way.

  • Harry B. – CEO

    I worked with Anja on my company's HR strategy. She is a pleasure to work with, very professional, thoughtful, thorough and fully committed to the client's interest. Being a British based start up video game company with subsidiaries in Germany and Eastern Europe, we didn't have a HR strategy yet but felt the urge to develop one for our employees. With Anja's professional advise and expertise I can provide my employees not only a modern and open minded HR and career path but also a profound way to be on top of any HR challenge in the future.

  • HR Consulting client

    Anja is a very reliable and capable professional fully committed to her client's success. She's been a pleasure to work with.

  • Hamid F. – CEO

    Anja is a pleasure to work with: professional, thoughtful, thorough and fully committed to the client's interest. I highly recommend her.

  • Norena J.

    Anja is a positive and skillful coach who asks deep questions to get to know you, your situation and what you want. Job hunting is stressful, intimidating and time consuming. It's easy to become stuck and lose your confidence but Anja's a calming force when you feel overwhelmed and brings a fresh and objective perspective to help push you forward. She helped me not only with updating my LinkedIn profile and CV but also came up with a carefully researched list of job ideas and strategies specifically for my background and the Norwegian job market. Anja's HR and recruitment experience is international so it doesn't matter where you come from. Needless to say she comes highly recommended and I'll be using her again. Thank you, Anja! :)

  • Chad D. – Director of Sales

    We had a couple meetings with consultants before finding Anja. As a management team with no HR process experience, our previous consultants kept telling us how to do business. The unfortunate truth is that we spent hours with these people, and had nothing to show for it. Then we found Anja. A ray of light! She quickly developed a simple onboarding process. What a relief. Thanks Anja!"

  • Erin L.
    I just want to say a big thank you, to you and your team for helping me out with my resume! The changes and suggestions made were awesome and helpful to say the least.
  • Ulla F.Office Manager
    It was really a pleasure working with Anja. 
    She is not just a professional person who knows her business but she is also able to work in a focused and disciplined way. She can certainly inspire and motivate employees.
  • Thomas D.Supply Chain Director

    I was working many years with Anja in her function as HR Generalist supporting all relevant business units in our Supply Chain organization. She is a highly experienced HR specialist, handling operational tasks as well as strategic challenges with a good personal mix of empathy and clear direction to achieve the goals oft he corporation.Her positivity and ability of wining other opinions was helping a lot to lead the full organization through fundamental changes over many years.

  • Dr. Christiane R.Advocacy Specialist

    Anja and I have known and supported each other in our careers for many years. She has lived in multiple European countries, in Japan and is now in Canada. Anja is approachable, compassionate, enthusiastic and encouraging - character traits that paired with her long-standing experience in Human Resources serve her well in her work as a career coach. She will sit and listen to your needs, encourage you to follow your dreams, and will provide you honest feedback and constructive criticism as you work with her towards getting your dream job!

  • Anja K.Vice President International Human Resources

    I met Anja during a job search and as a Recruiter she went out of her way to deliver an exceptional candidate experience to me. We stayed in touch since throughout the years of our professional HR careers and supported one another through best practice exchange and being a support network for each other. Anja is a wonderful person, empathetic, professional, operational and strategic at the same time. A great advisor in career questions for individuals and a great business partner for managers of a company.

  • Clemens S.Director Global Benefits

    I had the pleasure of working with Anja during an intensive international transition period in our company in 2009. It was a time of high pressure not only for our employees but also for the Human Resources team involved. Anja handled the situation professionally and was supportive towards the affected employees. She strikes a wonderful balance between professionalism and sympathetic interaction. She is a very knowledgeable, supportive and understanding HR person.

  • Graham A.Graham A.Senior IT Specialist

    It is thanks to Anja's excellent service, including her coaching, CV analysis and interview preparation skills that I was able to find my ideal position.
    Through the whole process of looking at and applying for new positions she ensured my CV and cover letter were incredibly well prepared and in each case I found I was called forward for interviews.
    I was well prepared for the interviews and was in a position to confidently answer and ask the right questions to ensure the Company and the position were right for me.
    I am still with the same Company and very grateful to Anja for all of her help and support.

  • Daniel A.Daniel A.Website Developer

    Dear Anja, thank you so very much for guiding me in the right direction. I always worked as a contractor but my dream was to become a website developer. With your support and good tips this dream came true. Your help with my resume was just perfect as I haven't applied for so many years and didn't know how to do this anymore. I can not say enough good things about your way of working.

  • Veronica S.Veronica S.Engineer

    Anja helped me to prepare my application documents, gave me tips to present myself in interviews, we even trained possible questions and right answers to emphasize my strongest points....and guided me to the right webs and gave me the contact of some headhunters she knew. After two months I was working; and 5 years later I still work for the same company."

  • Dr. Tudi L.Dr. Tudi L.Embedded Software Engineer

    "Anja went out of her way to ensure that I had a good profile to get started on my job hunt. In particular, she spell-checked the CV, helped me with my cover letter and did some research about the salary range.
    She contacted a few headhunters she had worked with in the past and that turned out to be a success. I got a contract offer just a few weeks after Anja started helping me. I started in that company after my university contract came to an end. Having help from Anja not only got me that job, it also lifted a lot of stress going through that transition, and secured a certain number of interviews in a rather short time."

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Anja Muecher
Career Coach & HR Services
Guelph, ON
info@anjamuecher.com

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