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Pivotal Choices Incorporated, founded by career / Life Strategist, Mary Jane Ward, M.Ed., NCCC, is a global career counseling firm.

Mary Jane's experience combines a twelve-year background in business management and administration with her work in the field of career development. Since 1987, she has successfully assisted thousands of executives, professionals, college graduates and students with career moves, from determining direction to job search strategizing and marketing. Her work with clients is highly individualized and tailored to meet each person's unique needs.

Mary Jane earned her Master's degree in Counseling from Florida Atlantic University and her Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota. She holds two national Certifications in Counseling (NCC) and Career Counseling (NCCC) and has done graduate and undergraduate university and college program development and teaching.

Recognized as an expert in Career development by media and groups, Mary Jane has spoken widely to corporate, professional, community and government groups. In addition, she has been quoted in national publications, been interviewed on television and has published numerous articles on career/lifestyle/job change issues.

Pivotal Choices also has a network of consultants and experts to draw from as the need arises.