I’m Lis McGuire, a registered career development professional (RCDP) and the founder of Sunrise Career Guidance.

My mission is to help people to feel confident, optimistic, and excited about their career.

I do this by offering personal and group-based career guidance to help my clients to identify, plan, and take positive next steps.

I want my clients to feel about their career the way I felt as a child early on summer mornings when we were heading to the beach.

I always felt so excited and I remember my heart feeling light in anticipation of what was to come. 

Through my work, I aim to help you feel a sense of optimism, promise, and possibility about your career, just as I felt hopeful and excited about my day out in the sunshine.

I have an MA in Career Management and a Level 7 Qualification in Career Guidance (QCG). I am also registered on the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.

As a registered career development professional (RCDP), I abide by the Career Development Institute (CDI) code of ethics and undertake 25+ hours of continuing professional development (CPD) each year to refresh and evolve my practice.

You can read about my journey to become a career guidance professional here.

When I am not offering career guidance, I also run Giraffe CVs, a professional CV writing service serving clients at all stages of their career. If you are already clear on your career goals and need an interview-winning CV, you can find out more about my services here.

Book your 50-minute, telephone-based personal career guidance meeting for £75

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