Tamara O’Neill: Executive Coach and Career Advisor

Tamara brings a rich background in business with more than 20 years of combined experience working within leading corporations and advising executives. Through the years, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge while navigating through organizations, developing value propositions, attaining goals, and delivering results to meet business objectives.

Tamara has leadership experience within the consumer goods, apparel, and telecom industries. In her leadership role with AT&T, she launched their prepaid promotional phone card product and personally generated revenue over $30 million in one year.

Today, Tamara is the President of Careers On Course, a career executive advisory firm, which specializes in executive coaching. She collaborates with clients, such as business leaders, in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

Since 2005, Careers On Course has successfully served hundreds of executives from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses within the US and abroad.

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A Glance at Tamara’s Background

Tamara earned a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science Degree in Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Additionally, Tamara also received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Arts from the University of Alabama. Studies included thinking critically, expressing and advocating ideas effectively, and understanding and appreciating the diversity of human communication practices. This education emphasizes the connections between thought, action, and public participation, studying theory and practice in the areas of rhetoric, persuasion, political communication, interpersonal communication, organizational leadership, and culture.

Additionally, she has an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is certified to administer and interpret the EQi2.0, Hogan, the Birkman Method, and DiSC assessments. Tamara is currently in the process of earning an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation.

Tamara served as a president and board member of SHRM-Atlanta and as a member of the HR Advisory Board of United Way of Greater Atlanta.


The Role of an Executive Coach and Career Advisor

According to the International Coach Federation (ICF), a coach is not a psychotherapist, counselor, or mentor. Our professional coaches, maintain confidentiality, listen actively and ask powerful questions and communicate directly to help bring clarity to the situation and create a course of action. During the engagement, the coach remains objective and offers support and encouragement.

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