Get Unstuck.
Regain Your Confidence.
Love Work Again.

Monica Marcelis Fochtman, PhD, CPRW
Career Coach | Résumé Expert | Speaker
Stuck in a mid-career rut? Ready to pivot?
Frustrated with your old résumé?
You’re not alone. I can help!

How You Can Get Unstuck

Your mid-career job is just…OK. There’s no room for growth. You feel stuck.

You haven’t updated your résumé in years. You don’t know where to start. You’re overwhelmed.


If this sounds familiar, you’re in the right place.

I’ve been there. I can help.

Hi! I’m Monica Marcelis Fochtman, PhD, CPRW. I am a Career Coach and Résumé Expert. I help mid-career job seekers and industry-changers like you get unstuck, reclaim their confidence, and love work again.

I care about you and want you to be your best. I’m known for my compassionate honesty- asking heartfelt, yet direct questions that help you see things differently.

Working with me, you’ll get Clarity to boost your Confidence, Direction to increase Motivation, and a Strategy for Action. We’ll also craft Résumés, Cover Letters, LinkedIn Profiles, and Interview Answers that get results.

In addition to Coaching and Writing, I’m also a Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Administrator and Consultant. Since 2004, I have conducted Leadership Development Workshops to help people become stronger leaders and better teammates. You and your team will learn how to challenge the status quo and build an organization that is more humane and efficient.

I look forward to hearing more about you and how I can help. To Learn More, Book Your Complimentary Discovery Call HERE.


Why Sheldrake Consulting?

Monica’s Qualifications and Career Highlights:

Helped 100s of clients get clear, advance to leadership roles, or pivot to new industries.

Coached and written job search documents for mid-career pros and executive leaders from:

  • Apple, GE, and Thomson Reuters
  • Stellic, ZoomInfo, and Raftr
  • Tesla, 3M, and Deloitte
  • Bank of Montreal, Comerica, and Fifth Third
  • Moen and Caterpillar
  • Ford, GM, and FCA
  • AF Group, Jackson National, Progressive, and State Farm
  • Herman Miller and Steelcase
  • Walgreen’s and H-E-B
  • Gordon Food Service (GFS)
  • Universities, Non-profits, and Health Systems

Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Consultant since 2004.

Pre-vetted Career Coach for the MSU Alumni Office.

Earned PhD from top-ranked program in 5 years, while working part-time and parenting 2 young children, one of whom survived cancer.

Cast Member in the first Listen to Your Mother™ Metro Detroit Show.

Childhood Cancer Advocate and Testimonial Speaker with extensive public speaking experience, including national fundraising events, live TV, and radio.


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