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Joanne Yawitz, founder of Living Your Dream Coaching, offers career development coaching to individuals and small groups seeking to reach the next level in their careers. 


Joanne has more than twenty-seven years experience helping people find the work that’s right for them, an endeavor that becomes their life calling.  As someone who has had three successful careers, built a business while raising a family, and counseled people through job changes, Joanne knows the daunting challenges of making a successful career transition on your own.  


Since 1985, Joanne has completed executive search engagements for companies seeking to fill senior management positions with top caliber talent.  In 1990, she started her own boutique executive search firm, Bay View Resource Group, in San Francisco, California. To round out her decades of experience as an executive recruiter, Joanne chose to address the career issues of individuals.  She began her formal training as a life coach, completing the Coaching Training Institute (CTI) program in 2004. 


Joanne has a wealth of employment knowledge gained from her work in the private, public and not for profit sectors.  She's passionate about helping her coaching clients secure a job which matches their skill sets, challenges them professionally, and makes it a joy to go to work everyday. She knows the power of starting from a point of passion, purpose and congruence of your personal and professional values. Her background as an executive recruiter and training as a Professional Life Coach gives her that unique understanding for the employer’s point of view and what it takes to land your dream job.


Joanne received her MBA from Simmons School of Management in Boston, Massachusetts and a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in Cambridge.  She is a graduate of the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, where she earned a B.A. degree in sociology with honors.


Joanne provides her career development services at her San Francisco, California office or over the telephone/Skype video for those clients who are geographically remote.

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