Empowered to Make a Difference: My Journey to the UN with Career Coaching – Sarah’s Story

Landing a job with the United Nations had always been my ultimate dream. The UN’s global impact and commitment to positive change inspired me to pursue a career where I could contribute to making our world a better place. Today, I want to share my personal journey of how career coaching played a pivotal role in helping me secure a position with the UN. It is a testament to the incredible benefits of career coaching and the transformative power it holds for individuals seeking impactful careers in NGOs and the UN.


Hello everyone! My name is Sarah, and I’m thrilled to share my story with you. For years, I had a burning desire to make a difference in the world, but I felt lost and unsure of how to channel my passion effectively. That’s when I decided to seek the guidance of Daniel Mutuku, a career coach specializing in NGO and UN opportunities.

One of the key benefits of working with Daniel was his expert knowledge of the UN landscape. He helped me navigate the complex organization and understand its structure, recruitment processes, and requirements. Through personalized assessments and career development strategies, he coach guided me in discovering my unique strengths, skills, and experiences that aligned with the UN’s mission. His expertise was instrumental in building a strong foundation for my UN aspirations.

Crafting a compelling application for the competitive UN job market was a daunting task. Thankfully, my career coach provided invaluable support. Together, we tailored my CV, cover letter, and supporting documents to showcase my accomplishments and demonstrate how my skills could contribute to the UN’s goals. My coach’s deep understanding of the UN’s preferences and expectations gave me a competitive edge, positioning me as an ideal candidate for my dream role.

When I received an interview invitation from the UN, Daniel shifted gears to help me prepare. We conducted mock interviews, simulating challenging questions and scenarios I might face. This practice sharpened my responses, improved my communication skills, and boosted my confidence for the actual interview. He also provided insights into the UN’s interview structure and expectations, helping me align my answers with the organization’s values. Thanks to his guidance, I presented myself as a passionate and dedicated candidate, leaving a lasting impression on the interview panel.

But the support didn’t end with securing the job offer. Daniel Mutuku continued to be there for me during the transition into my new role at the UN. He provided guidance on adapting to the organization’s culture, building relationships with colleagues, and overcoming the unique challenges of working in a global context. His ongoing support was invaluable in helping me acclimate quickly and succeed in my new position.

Furthermore, Daniel emphasized the importance of continuous professional development to advance my career within the UN. He highlighted relevant training programs, networking opportunities, and resources to enhance my skills and keep me at the forefront of my field.

In conclusion, my journey to the UN with the support of Daniel Mutuku, a career coach has been life-changing. The expert guidance, tailored application support, interview preparation, ongoing support, and emphasis on professional development have been the key benefits that propelled me toward my dream job. Thanks to my career coach, Daniel, I am now empowered to make a tangible difference on a global scale.

If you have a burning passion for social change and aspire to work with NGOs or the UN, I strongly encourage you to seek the assistance of Daniel Mutuku. His guidance can help you uncover your true potential, navigate the intricacies of the sector, and land the job of your dreams. Remember, with the right support, you too can make a significant impact and contribute to positive change in our world.

Also Read: How I helped banking professionals get jobs with the UN and International organizations.


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I’m Daniel Mutuku, a Career Coach. I help professionals get jobs with the UN, NGOs and international organisations.

Discover and unlock your full career potential and achieve your top career goals. As your career coach, I will support you through the application process, all the way until you secure the job.

Professionals who want to get a job that pays them well for their skills, experience and who strongly want to be in charge of their professional life always have a COACH.

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”George Eliot

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