Meet Our Team

Carla M. Gauthier, MBA, CCMC, CJSS, CPRW

Carla GauthierExecutive Career Coach / Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS)
Reach Certified Personal Brand Strategist
Certified Federal Resume Writer

"Inspiring people to accomplish great things!"

Carla is an executive career coach and resume writer with Inspire Careers Inc., with twenty years combined business experience in human resources, employee recruitment, and career transition consulting.

Partnering with Beth Stefani at Inspire Careers since 2000, Carla provides career transition and resume writing services to career-minded professionals and executives in all career fields.

Building Client Relationships across all Markets (including Fortune 500)

Carla has coached and trained mid-level, senior, and C-level executives, business owners, consultants, and professionals from privately held and start-up companies to non-profit and government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations including AOL, Ahold USA, Apple Computers, Applied Biosystems, AT&T, Citibank, Cisco Systems, Ford Motor Company, Fisher-Price, Google, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Ingram Micro, Mattel, Microsoft, Newell Rubbermaid, Sprint-Nextel, The Schwan Food Company, and others.

Since 2004, Carla has served on the Resume Review Panel at ExecuNet, offering honest professional guidance on resume writing and job search strategies to members of ExecuNet. She is currently a member of the ExecuNet Marketing Team, working with members to create "next generation" resumes and marketing materials.


Carla holds an MBA from the University of Hartford, and has completed graduate-level certification in Human Resource Recruitment and Industrial Relations at Southern New Hampshire University. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

As a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Carla is an active member of Career Management Alliance (CMA) and the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches (PARWCC). Carla is also certified as a Federal Resume Writer, and is adept at writing Federal resumes and KSAs, and guiding job seekers in the Federal job application process.

Carla is a Reach Certified Personal Brand Strategist and is listed as a resource in the book, Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building your Brand, by William Arruda and Kirsten Dixson.

She has an extensive background in the corporate, retail, legal, and manufacturing sectors. As human resource manager and consultant to Etonic/Tretorn/Puma, Carla was responsible for more than 1,200 employees. She also provided consultative human resource services to organizations located throughout the New England area.

Carla is an exceptional public speaker and group facilitator, working effectively with groups of up to fifty individuals. She is active in community service, and has held leadership roles with a variety of educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.

Inspire! Illuminate! Ignite!

Working with executives from across North America and abroad, Carla's mission is to “inspire new hope and confidence in your unique abilities, illuminate the path toward fulfillment of your goals, and ignite personal commitment, determination, and persistence in all that you do.” Carla lives this mission daily with her clients.

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