Experience and Expertise

With more than 30 years of experience in the corporate, non-profit, academic, healthcare, and professional services fields, we understand the hiring process and how it has changed over time. Emerging technologies continue to change the face of opportunity. We provide our clients with practical, effective tools to achieve their goals.

Our career coaching expertise is in the areas of career exploration, networking, informational interviewing, skill building, resume writing, cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, negotiating offers.

Our Human Resources Consulting Service advises clients in the areas of clarifying job descriptions, interview techniques, supervisory skills, team building, performance evaluations, and employee retention.

Contact us today to assess your organization's staffing requirements and challenges.

About Joan Shulman

As Co-Founder and President of A Hire Calling, LLC, Joan's hallmark is to deliver customized, personal and cost-effective client service.

Joan's career coaching clients benefit from her personal attention and accessibility. Her background as a former teacher and college counselor, coupled with her experience in both the for-profit and non-profit work environments, provides job seekers with a supportive and effective methodology for finding and landing the right opportunities.

Prior to founding A Hire Calling, LLC, Joan was a teacher in the Newton, Massachusetts Public School System; a Cooperative Education Counselor at Northeastern University, where she taught a course in Self Assessment and Career Exploration; the Director of the Women's Re-Entry Career Program; and the founder of the Placement Network, a placement agency for support staff. Throughout her career, Joan has maintained a private practice in career coaching and resume writing for clients in career transition.