Shelly A. Piper
Manchester, Massachusetts 1944
As president and founder of Make Your Mark, I am committed to
revolutionizing the way job seekers approach their job search:
coaching them on today’s best tools, strategies and revamped
mentality needed to thrive—and survive—in today’s new and
challenging job market landscape.
As a former agency/corporate recruiter and headhunter, I leverage
my recruitment experience to provide behind-the-scenes insight to
my clients on recruitment practices, stigmas and nuances that
directly impact (and impede) their existing job search strategy.
From there, I coach clients on how to best position and realign
themselves in the market.
As a job search and interview coach, I delight in empowering job
seekers. Leveraging my recruitment perspective, I am able to help
clients understand their unique value proposition in the market
and how to align their offer to relevant, targeted opportunities.
I then coach clients on how to powerfully articulate and
differentiate their offer in the marketplace.
My approach is direct, intuitive and supportive. I am known for
providing realistic, hard-hitting feedback and strategic
consultation that has delivered tremendous results for clients
…where other coaching and job search systems had failed to
In recent years, I have been asked to present as a keynote
speaker for a next-gen national job board, the Alliance for Women
in Media, Boston Herald’s Diversity Career Fair and Fox 25 News,
where I delivered insights on today’s best job search
I obtained my B.S. degree in Business Administration from
Northeastern University here in Boston, graduating cum laude, and
leverage both my corporate background and extensive training in
personal marketing and branding, resume writing, career and life
coaching and job search strategy to help clients succeed in
Additionally, as a lifelong learner, I completed a two-year
intensive program on embodied leadership at the Strozzi
Institute, and leverage this powerful training to help clients