Global Career/Transition Coach
Jihane Najjar is a Career Coach based in Athens, Greece. She has spent 20 years in the Human Resources field, partnering with professionals and leadership teams of multinationals, public sector organizations, family conglomerates, and startups in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Lebanon, and Greece. She enjoys coaching on CV writing, LinkedIn optimization, job search strategy, interview skills, job offer negotiations, and general communication with potential employers.
As a job search and career coach, she has walked alongside 100s of leaders, professionals, and fresh graduates across different roles and industries in Greece, the Gulf region, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and Canada. She finds it very rewarding to see the impact her coaching has on people’s careers, and how empowered they feel after Jihane equips them with the adequate skills and tools they need to manage the job search process and transition into their new roles successfully. Her passion and commitment to making a positive change in people’s lives is evident in each coaching engagement.
Along with her coaching experience, Jihane holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the American University of Beirut. She was awarded the Hussein Oweini Award for Academic Excellence upon graduation and later the Dr. Suad Sabah Award for the Second Best Social Research Work in Lebanon. In addition, she is certified as a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Coach. She has completed a number of trainings on Total Quality Management, Managerial Skills, and Psychometric Assessment.
Born and raised in Lebanon, Jihane is comfortable communicating in English, Arabic, and French; she is progressing in Greek! Currently, she lives in Athens with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her kids, traveling, cooking, exercising, reading, and volunteering.
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