Jim Drake


“Jim’s aim is to deliver targeted, relevant workshops and one-to-one interventions to assist individuals with tips and techniques, to boost self confidence and allow them to take control of their Career Transition”.

An experienced Career Consultant who quickly builds rapport with Client Companies and individuals, Jim works alongside and encourages individuals to explore career options, discover transferable skills and recall and articulate notable achievements.


With a background in the Armed Forces, the Charitable Sector and Human Resources, Jim has worked as a Career Transition Consultant since 2002 and has worked with individuals across the commercial and public sectors including:

  • Health and Pharmaceutical
  • Insurance
  • Banking and Finance
  • Production and manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Food and drink

Assignments have included:

  • Lead consultant on a large scale site closures including project management, workshop planning and delivery and one-to-one meetings
  • Delivering advice and guidance to Armed Forces Leavers on Career options

Proficient in the planning and organising of large scale support programmes yet flexible enough to work within the commercial needs of the business whilst still delivering an outstanding service to individuals.

Education, Qualifications, professional Positions

  • Chartered Member of CIPD
  • MBA Cranfield University

Selected Client Companies

  • Aviva
  • Hill House Hammond
  • Ofsted
  • HMRC
  • MOD
  • Land Registry
  • DWP
  • Federal Mogul
  • Terra
  • Barclays
  • British American Tobacco
  • Nippon Electric Glass
  • TRW automotive
  • Amcor Flexibles
  • BT
  • Scottish and Newcastle
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals