Typical Client Issues | EPR International
Our clients come from every sector. Their unique experiences, vast knowledge and professional skills are matched by their diverse goals. Their differences, however, are transcended by this important shared factor: At some point, each person decided the real cost of an unsatisfying career experience was no longer acceptable. This resulted in resolute action being taken.
For over twenty years it has been our privilege to assist many thousands of high calibre people to realise their career goals. Our alumni occupy some of the most fulfilling roles in their fields. The following anecdotes provide some insight into how we may be able to help you. Each is a non-identifying, creative composite reflecting the experiences of many clients.
Colleagues with less experience & fewer skills have been promoted into positions over Lisa...
Lisa is a qualified and skilled manager. She works hard and earns a decent income for herself and her family. One thing that sets Lisa apart is her absolute willingness to do extra work when she sees it is needed. She always lets people know she’s available to come in early and stay late to ensure the work gets completed. Lisa has been in the same firm for 7 years now, but colleagues with less experience and fewer skills have been promoted into positions over Lisa...Read more about Lisa
Nine months on and I am working with amazing people, learning a lot and making a substantial difference...
In his 50’s, David is a well paid manager in a highly regarded firm. His role requires travel but his children are older, so time away from home is less burdensome these days.
The problem is that David has become disengaged. After years in the same industry, (9 with the same firm) David has endured several complete financial cycles and even though this latest correction is touted as being the most far-reaching since the Great Depression he knows the world’s economic powerhouses will eventually take appropriate measures and things will settle down again in time...Read more about David
The discovery that I was actually much better than I realised freed me to change how I acted and related to others...
Roy had felt threatened by his ambitious junior colleagues and for a time, became so concerned he’d be passed over in favour of these young professionals that he grew more and more despondent. He became obsessed with the prospects of being made redundant and began reacting negatively even to minor issues. Roy also made some poor choices at work and home, which contributed to his significant loss of confidence.
He recognised he was at a crossroads in his life but was really at a loss regarding the best path to take...Read more about Roy
A lapse in judgement affected me so profoundly that I found it extremely difficult to regain my footing and achieve a suitable role…
An executive in a financial services firm, Mike was on a solid career path until he made an error of judgment. This threatened the financial security of the firm and considerably exceeded his authority. His mistake resulted in an amount of negative publicity and though that was quickly addressed, Mike was dismissed.
What occurred had affected him so profoundly that Mike found it extremely difficult to regain his footing and achieve a suitable role...Read more about Mike
After a major reshuffle I was advised that my position was to be made redundant...
Helen came to Australia in response to a skilled migration initiative focused on enhancing the nation’s qualified medical workforce. She came to Australia from Europe and while English is not her first language, she is fully fluent in it, including the technical terminology relating to her field.
Initially moving to Sydney, Helen quickly found work within her field. Working for the state government, Helen soon found that she could handle a higher workload than assigned so asked for more and her days were soon filled to capacity...Read more about Helen