Expert Career Counselling,
Career Coaching & Resume Writing

Feeling stuck in your career or job?  Partner with us & boost your success.

  • Find a career that fits you perfectly.  
  • Land the job you really want, with ease.
  • Get faster results with our 1-on-1 career coaching & resume writing. 

Career counselling via Zoom video or in person in
Toronto, Mississauga, Kitchener Waterloo, Calgary or Vancouver.


Welcome to Careers by Design

We're a team of heart-centred career counsellors & resume writers &
we're celebrating 16 years helping professionals like you get More Happy Mondays!

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Yelp 5 star rating
  • More than 200+ 5-star Google Reviews across US & Canada for our career planning, career counselling and resume writing services.  Perfect 5 star rating on Yelp.
  • More than 16 years in business across US & Canada; committed to customer service.
  • 100s of success stories from happy clients. 
  • Our career advice is trusted by national media outlets and has appeared in over 100+ featured articles.
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Careers by Design featured in hundreds of articles in national media.

A Message of Hope

from Shirin Khamisa
Founder & Practice Leader
Careers by Design

"Having a career you feel good about is an important part of life.  Sadly, it's a common challenge that many people seeking career counselling face. And, it can be hard to figure out your career goals while working full time or dealing with the challenge of unemployment.

For 16 years, our career services have helped thousands of people across Canada feel better and thrive in their careers.

Our career coaching gets results for all ages, career stages & all industries.

You deserve a career you feel good about and a happier life! Together, let's make it happen!"

Shirin Khamisa 



Experts in Online Career Coaching
Using Zoom Video or Telephone

In these challenging times, why take any further risk?
Our career counsellors have been coaching clients virtually across US & Canada every day for more than 15 years!  

From Vancouver & Victoria through Calgary & Edmonton 

all the way to Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal and across the United States.

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Get to Know Our Career Coaches

We interviewed our coaches on video so you can get to know them and learn how they've helped 1000s move forward, faster.
Just click below to access each interview.

Get Started With A Turning Point Session

Accelerate your success with our 1 hour Turning Point career coaching session.

Expert Career Counselling & Coaching - In Person
  • One-on-one expert career counselling with your choice of one of our highly qualified career coaches.
  • Get a personalized strategy for your unique situation. We work with all career stages and industries.
  • Work remotely via Zoom conferencing - perfect audiovisual quality, feels like you're in the same room, face to face.

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