Education and Certifications
UCLA: B.A. in Sociology
USC: Master of Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Executive and career coach Jim Hjort specializes in helping intelligent, inquisitive professionals navigate vocational change, with the confidence born of innate wisdom coupled with proven science. He offers in-depth values discovery workups for people contemplating a career change, strategic planning for those facing career disruption or workplace problems, and step-by-step guidance in breaking through achievement plateaus, using cutting-edge motivational science. He also works with clients with career challenges precipitated by disruptions in other areas of life, like divorce, mid-life crisis or substance abuse. Hjort has provided coaching for organizations including AltaMed and the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television, lectured at UCLA’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and 2nd Act. He also served as an expert lecturer on Crystal Cruises voyages. He has been quoted or published in media outlets such as Self, Fast Company and Psych Central, and appeared as a guest on morning television programs across the U.S. Hjort is happy to offer a complimentary initial consultation to explore how he can help you take your next best steps.
Available Coaching Methods: In-person, Virtual (via video conferencing + phone)
Career Stages: Mid-Career, C-Suite, Career Pivot, Management, General Counseling / Coaching
Industry: Entertainment, Finance, Law, Medicine, Technology