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Alisa Bartholomew
021 802 188

About Us

Careers by Design is focused on providing outstanding services in the CV development, LinkedIn profile development and outplacement space.

With a client focused approach we specialise in creating compelling CV documents and LinkedIn profiles in addition to supporting clients with job search strategy and interview skills programmes.


Alisa Bartholomew is a Career and Outplacement Coach specialising in coaching solutions that help clients shape their career and navigate the job market. She has over 18 years’ experience leading initiatives that span job search strategies, interview preparation, career coaching, career assessment and, importantly, CV writing and LinkedIn.

Working across a broad range of sectors, from large corporates as well as smaller businesses in engineering, manufacturing, education, logistics and innovation, Alisa is focused on supporting organisations and their people to achieve their goals and aspirations, perform at their best and cope effectively with change, transition, growth, redundancy and restructure.

Alisa has worked with hundreds of clients at all levels of business to support their decision-making processes and enable them to successfully navigate the job market. The outcomes that she helps her clients achieve can range from identifying a new pathway or brainstorming career options, through to clarifying talents and creating a job search strategy, supporting them with the professional documents and tools needed to achieve their unique career aspirations.

As both a Coach and Workshop Facilitator, her outplacement solutions help individuals and teams affected by change. She is a regular presenter on the topic of LinkedIn at industry forums and is a Guest Presenter on career development every year at AUT for their MBA programme.

Alisa’s areas of expertise include:

  • Career Coaching
  • Interview Preparation and Job Search Plans
  • Performance Coaching
  • CV and Cover Letter Development
  • Creation of LinkedIn Profiles
  • Social Media Strategy for Job Seekers
  • MBTI and Morrisby Career Assessment
  • Workshop Facilitation

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Master of Health Science (Mental Health Development)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • MBTI® Practitioner
  • Morrisby Certified
  • Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors
  • Member of the International Coach Federation
  • Coaching Training, Jim Bright & Associates

You can contact Alisa on 021 802 188 or