Career Transition Advice
I had the pleasure working with Isabelita as a career coach. She is a fun person besides the positive angle looking at things, something which matches my career aspirations & outlook to life. A 360 degree angle to push oneself to new levels with a knack to details & a constant drive to teach, train & eventually reaching goals.
While | was transitioning careers in order to land an executive job in New York. First off, Isabelita is a force of nature: always available, upbeat, reliable and on point. As an adviser, coach & mentor, she is strict but fair (the best you could ask for, really!) and always looking out for you and for your best outcome. Isa is a font of knowledge on job hunting strategies, Linkedin profile optimization, and effective communication during interviews and offer negotiations, Isabelita is probably the best friendly professional for executive career changes and transitions, with plenty of tips and recommendations about headhunters' mindset. Last but not least, Isabelita has an innate and relentless propensity for networking, introducing professionals every day, always with a smile on her face!
I was impressed with her in-depth multifunctional knowledge in a number of diverse areas such as Human Resources, Psychology, Coaching, Training, Consulting, Talent management, Branding, Business Development/ Analytics, and Career transformation.
Isabelita is a positive influencer and change-maker with a passion for supporting the Executives by partnering with them on their growth journey to achieve their desired SMART goals, design action plans, and create accountability for targeted results.
Isabelita is a powerful and knowledgeable Career advisor who has the kindness and confidence rolled into one. She has years of experience as a Talent Acquisition professional who offers crisp and extremely valuable insights into helping her clients find their dream jobs. Her calm demeanor makes her approachable and easy to work with.
It’s rare that you come across standout talent like Isabelita. I had the pleasure of being able to hire her as a Career Advisor after seeing her spectacular CV and definitely could not have made a better choice. Isabelita's ability to juggle all the details was different from all the ones I've seen before and made a dramatic difference in the level of project completion. Any job seeker would be lucky to have Isabelita as a Career Advisor.
Isabelita is a powerhouse career advisor. She is sharp, knowledgeable, resourceful, and experienced in offering solutions and an effective action plan that yields results. Her expertise in using tools like LinkedIn and other online portals as well as navigating challenging situations like networking and negotiations was instrumental in helping me ascertain the role I wanted. Hence, choosing to work with her was the best decision I have made career-wise. Lastly, I just wanted to say, that I am indebted to her for all of her invaluable instruction and guidance, which has inspired me to write a book!
Isabelita was absolutely instrumental in facilitating my search for my next role. Her advice in the use of LinkedIn was invaluable and enabled me to hit the ground running with this essential tool. Her engaging manner and friendly supportive personality helped me to persevere and secure my next role! I would recommend her to anyone seeking a move here to Dubai.
Isabelita is transparent and thoughtful to others. I came to her when she was with The Barret Group and I was in a devastating mood. With her knowledge and experience, she managed to flip that mood and helped me in negotiating my latest job successfully. I recommend her for anyone who is having difficulty in landing the proper job. Thank you for all the great work you did with me…
Isabelita skillfully led me through a process to determine what I genuinely want out of life and a career. She was always engaged and provided useful tips, anecdotes, and even talking points to help me find my dream job.
Isabelita was my coach for the Clarity program of The Barrett Group.
She is very passionate about helping others in their career development, gives very clear and valuable information and practical tips. I would describe her as down-to-earth, realistic, concerned, and authentic, highly appreciated qualities.
Isabelita is an inspirational energetic person which is contagious. Thorough in detail and brave to follow, challenge and support you in new directions and ways!
One meeting with Isabelita, you can see her passion for helping others. Her approach to career coaching is effective, extremely practical, and high level. More importantly, her ideas are very much suited for the middle eastern job market. She played a pivotal role in preparing me to take the next big leap in my career. I highly recommend Isabelita for her integrity, professionalism, and warm personality that make you very" comfortable to work with her!
I had the pleasure to meet and get services from Isabelita. She really knows the UAE market and has done an extensive research to deliver an effective and personalized strategy. Isabelita examined my CV, LinkedIn profile and we had a 1-on-1 consulting session via Skype. She took her time to understand where I am coming from, areas of strength/expertise, and my goals for UAE. Aside from an inspiring and informative session, I received a personalized step-by-step plan with a complete profile analysis. I highly recommend working with Isabelita, her book is an amazing asset, and if anyone wants a personalized guide then it is worth getting a consulting session with her.
It is with great pleasure that I write to say all the good things about Isabelita and how great she was in helping me with rich details and motivation to find my new job. She is passionate, she is very experienced in the UAE market, she knows the little secrets that can move you forward in your career. Most important it took me only a month to get the results and I could get 3 interviews in just a week. She opened my eyes and gave me a complete and full strategy to find a job, she went over all my CV, LinkedIn, we had meetings and she also took care of the motivation part keeping me positive and making sure she was there for me in all the steps. She is a great professional, impeccable, and has a vast network in Dubai. I totally recommend her services as a career coach and I wish her all the success.
It’s my pleasure to recommend my dear personal career advisory, Isabelita Castilho. I can attest to her strength of character, her honesty, and her extraordinary dynamic attitude. As an experienced high-level career advisor, Isabelita is an actively contributing member of our community. I truly recommend her book “All the secrets of getting a new job in Dubai! Unleashed!
Her book is very “fresh”, easy to read, full of great advice, and very efficient! She certainly is a brilliant career advisor who excels at being able to create accurate plans to coach with a specific answer to your special career path and future career, your next step, and she is always thinking “out of the box”. Isabelita is one of the more proactive and driving Career advisors I have ever seen. She is also loyal, honest, and accessible.
I am strongly recommending Isabelita as a career coach. I have been working with her in 2021 and it was an exciting journey I must say. Isabelita is a highly-skilled career consultant and the value of her guidance during my job search was huge. Her superpower is networking.
What I like about working with Isabelita is that she is approaching every single client in an individual way and she always seeks the best possible options. And she always takes into account not only the professional aspect of your job search but also how it will influence your personal life as well. And believe me, it will!
Changing jobs is a crucial project for every leader and Isabelita will for sure make this project successful for you.
Isabelita -as an authentic positive thinker - has been extremely supportive and I could feel her passion and dedication to helping others. The advice Isabelita provided was always useful and she even exceeded the limits of the program: as a real LinkedIn expert, she provided much precious advice on how to use some of the features of this application.
Your support has been highly appreciated, Isabelita! Thanks
It was my first workshop I attended in DUBAI UAE. I find Isabelita is a deadly combination of being a dreamer and a doer. She speaks very clearly on real-world scenarios and how to achieve the targets within the time frame. I highly and strongly recommend her guidance and her book recent book "All the Secrets of getting a Job in Dubai
I heard Isabelita speak at a recent 'Career' wellness workshop. She brought in a lot of energy and shared real-life experiences with the audience. She is self-aware, and a self-taught professional. Definitely very hands-on with Career trends and knows a lot about effective and practical job hunting hacks. She has much to offer to professionals who seek new ideas and perspectives on how to go about building a personal brand on LinkedIn.
Isabelita was a speaker at an event in Deals in High Heels. She had mind-blowing ideas as to how to get a job in Dubai which I shared with my relative. He already got an interview. Thank you, dear!!! Keep up the good work!!!
I attended an event that Isabelita spoke at the Impact Hub Dubai and was very impressed about the advice she provided regarding job hunting in Dubai. I have applied these tips to my job hunting here in Dubai and noticed a tremendous difference in response from prospective employers. I highly recommend those who are seeking career changes or jobs in Dubai attend one of her sessions.
What readers say about the Book
There are no sufficient words to comment on your book other than "wonderful, complete and simple". Wonderful as you can't get away from it, simply because your writing style has some music. It plays heart to heart. Complete, as I find everything I'm looking for to achieve my target "being hired". Simple in language and structure. Congratulations, I was amazed by reading it.
I would really recommend the book written by Isabelita as it highlights some of the hidden aspects any job seeker wouldn't think about; especially being in a fast-paced and challenging city. The book opens your eyes to how a jobseeker and even working professionals on how to present themselves to the external society. It is an interesting book that would add value from an educational perspective and that would be beneficial to add to your own library! Simply, this book is highly recommended!
Her book that I have just started reading is the perfect Bible for job seekers looking to work in Dubai. It's so unique and delivers real-time solutions that work across any industry and for professionals across levels. The book is a must-have and once you start reading it, it's hard to put down. It's not a one-time read and acts as a reference guide and personal career coach.
It's a great book that gives all the Insights and Criteria of getting not just a job but a job that one is passionate about, which shares all the modern ways to stand out in any job search and all the secrets that prepare and gives the candidate the confidence to go get whatever job it is they want..! I highly recommend this book to anyone who is seeking a great place to work/a a dream job from whichever part of the world.
Isabelita’s book was a valuable resource in taking steps towards moving forward with my career goals! It hits home with a lot of the points made and really helps me focus on areas of myself that have not seen enough development. After reading it I feel as though I am better equipped to make use of all the tools and platforms available to me as a Job Seeker in the Middle East, but can also see this advice helping anyone looking for a job in most parts of the world!