Welcome to

Expand Careers Consulting

Empowering regional people through career coaching & skills development. Together we will identify and solve your career dilemma

Right for You 30 minute free service

We offer a 30 minute free meeting either in person or over Zoom so you get the right service. This is where you outline what your dilemma is and we discuss our service options with you.

We Are Rural & Regional

We have lived in rural & regional areas most of our lives.

We understand the complications that distance can create for people in these areas.

Personal Online Services

Our services are all designed to make geographic isolation and schedule conflicts a worry of the past.

We deliver services online via video conferencing, email, telephone or webinar.
Of course we love to meet you in person as well if it is possible.

Free 30 Min Consultations

We offer a 30 minute free meeting either in person or via online video conference to help you choose.

This is where you outline what your dilemma is and we discuss our service options with you.

We Coach You to:

  • Choose & plan your career
  • Identify your strengths
  • Get promotion ready
  • Work well with others
  • Write job applications
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Create an online personal brand
  • Develop productive work practices

8 Steps to Career Clarity

Our 8 Steps to Career Clarity is a whole package deal that takes you from confused to certain. Using our Narrative Counselling skills we provide expert counselling with the time and resources you need to help you make the right career choices for you.

This package is for you if

  • You are serious about changing your career
  • You want a system that will allow you to achieve the career that suits you
  • You want to learn how to make the most of any career opportunities that arise
  • You want to have a career system that allows you to navigate around life’s curve unpredictability

Meet Our Team

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Joanne Pilon

Joanne Pilon

Based in regional New South Wales. I look forward to using my academic knowledge, work experience and life skills to help others find their own exciting and rewarding career.
Kate Pilon

Kate Pilon

All of my education, work experience and life experience has lead me to this – empowering others to work towards the career they wand and/or to manage the one they have.

“Initially a school leaver when I contacted Jo Pilon. I have secured a two year Business Administration Traineeship position with Roads & Maritime Services in Parkes, NSW.

I am currently acting in a Business Administrative role in Newcastle while actively seeking full time employment still within RMS in the Newcastle region.

I had heard so many positive things about Jo’s ability to write great job applications. As I was fresh out of school with little knowledge on how to create an application, I knew I needed Jo’s skills and experience to produce a well written cohesive job application that would significantly increase my chance of being selected for the job

I could not be happier with where I am now, I am in both the position and location I work with the best bunch of people who make work enjoyable everyday. Without engaging Jo to write my job application I know for a fact I would not be where I am now.”

Katie -

Previously a school leaver

“I have worked in agriculture since I was a young bloke and have a lot of experience but no qualifications.

A job came up in the organisation that I worked for that I knew I could do, but I was not confident that I would get a look in due to my not having the required formal qualifications.

Kate Pilon helped me by asking a lot of questions that made me realise how much I had achieved and could offer, she then wrote me a CV based on our chat.

Even though I did not have the qualifications mentioned in the job advertisement, I made it to final round interviews based on my resume and how it communicated that I had relevant skills for what they were looking for.

I’ve since used that resume to apply for another job, which I ended up getting.”

Paul 52 -

New Plymouth, New Zealand