Dorothy Tannahill-Moran is a certified life and career coach. She works with aspiring professionals who are looking for career growth, advancement and entry into the “C” suite. As well, she works with people to overcome the sometimes daunting task of changing careers. With over 21 years in management, Dorothy has coached, trained and guided other professionals who have gone on to impressive and fulfilling careers. Her personal philosophy about careers is: “It’s not JUST a job; it’s half your life – so love your career”. You can check out her resources, blog and services at Next Chapter New Life and MBA Highway.


Services & Offerings:

Dorothy Tannahill-Moran offers a variety of career package programs in addition to custom coaching, based on the specific needs of the client. Among the programs she offers:

For Job Seekers –Job Search Launch Basics– Comprehensive Job Search Makeover – Interview prep and practice kit

For Career Changers – Career Makeover Program for Career Changers

Growth Careerist – Personal Branding and Online Presence (also for Job Seekers) – Career and Professional Goal Setting and Results Program – Management Development

Please check with Dorothy for program specifics and ask for a complimentary career strategy session at or check her website for more details:

Why I Serve Careerists & Job Seekers:

More than anything else, I believe in the potential for greatness in each one of us. I also believe that for many people to achieve that greatness, you need help and guidance. That’s why I’m here – to help each person traverse the sometimes tricky career terrain. I’ve been there, done that and I know the best and most effective ways to get to your career goals.


How to Handle a Curveball Question During the Interview

Dorothy- I was asked this more than once even just Monday in my most recent interview. “What did you not like about your previous manager/boss?” How am I supposed to answer this?
My first response to this one was what a curve ball and yet it sounds like you’ve been asked this more than once. […]

How to Construct an Elevator Speech

Dorothy- How do I effectively craft an elevator speech? As a mid-50’s job seeker, this concept is foreign to me. I understand it in theory, but I am getting stalled actually doing it.
I understand your issue which led me to develop two methods for creating elevator speeches. Everyone talks about them but […]

How to Prepare for an Interview When You’ve Applied for Multiple Jobs

Dorothy- I have an interview coming up. I applied to three positions with the City and am equally qualified for all three. We agreed to conduct one interview for all three positions and then determine which position I am best suited for. How shall I prepare for this interview?
It sounds like there are enough similarities […]

How to Get More Interviews in a Competitive Job Market [WEBINAR]

Employers can receive hundreds of applications for every vacancy. How do you make your application stand out and get called for an interview? Learn how to shorten your job search and end the anxiety of getting that interview. We reveal the secrets to successful job applications.
What ROI […]

Designing a Powerful Career [WEBINAR]

How easy it is to land that hard fought for job and then kick back into a daily routine. The problem with doing that is there will come a day when you wake up to find you’re not too crazy about where your career is headed (or not headed).
Many people really don’t give it […]

Career Development: Are You Bragging or Self Promoting?

When it comes to self promotion, there seem to be about three groups of people:
1. No self promotion.  They either feel that the work speaks for itself or that self promotion is bragging.
2. Mindless bragging.  They give no thought to what they are saying or how it affects them or others; more than likely highly […]

If You Have a Job, Why Do You Need to Use LinkedIn?

Most of the commentary about LinkedIn usually has do to with job search, yet those with a job can also benefit from the use of LinkedIn, if they have any plans for career growth.  Four things you can accomplish with LinkedIn easier than ever before are:
1. Nurture your existing network
2. Expand your network
3. Extend  and […]

Clarifying Personal Branding and Why It’s Important to You

Personal branding is one of those terms that are largely unclear or misinterpreted.  As a result, some experts in the field are steering away from the term all together.  I like the term.  I think it is filled with meaning and can see why Tom Peters (business guru) coined the term a decade ago.
To get […]

What Are YOUR Reasons for Being on LinkedIn?

I recently had a discussion with a fellow Career Coach about the use of LinkedIn.  While we both thought that is was probably the best job search tool out there, we also felt people set up LI accounts, with very little thought to what they were going to do once they did.  I can truly […]

Mastering the Art of Follow Up

“I’ll follow up with you tomorrow.”  Only that follow up never happens.  How does that make you feel?  It makes no difference what the follow up was going to be. It can be a call back from a job interview all the way to your work associate following up to tell you if they can […]