Monica Marcelis Fochtman

Get Unstuck.
Regain Your Confidence.
Love Work Again.

Monica Marcelis Fochtman, PhD, CPRW
Career Clarity Coach | Résumé Expert | Speaker
You're ready to get out of your mid-career rut.
Your old résumé needs some TLC.
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.

Monica Fotchman


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.

Qualifications and Highlights

Certified Career Transition Coach Certified Professional Résumé Writer Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Consultant

Certified: Career Transition Coach (CCTC); Professional Resume Writer; Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Consultant.

Pre-vetted Career Coach for the MSU Alumni Office.

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

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

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



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