Career Management and Mentoring Specialists


Empowering Your People to Fulfil Their Ambitions and Realise Their Potential

Antoinette Oglethorpe Ltd is a multi-award-winning professional training and coaching company specialising in career management and mentoring. Our unique models, tools and templates empower employees to take ownership of their career development with support from their manager and organisation.

What we help with

Research by the Corporate Executive Board shows that 70% of employees are dissatisfied with perceived career opportunities in their organisation. The average person spends 90,000 hours at work. That is too long to be unhappy.

We operate at three levels in organisations to empower managers and employees to realise and fulfil their potential. We call it the Power of Three.

Career Conversations

Our Career Conversations Programmes equip managers and employees to have discussions that engage, retain and develop your people.

Mentoring Matters

Our Mentoring Matters Programmes provide leaders and managers with the skills to empower their employees and get the best out of their people.

Leadership Development

Our Leadership Development Programmes support leaders and leadership teams to step up and operate more strategically.

An Exclusive eBook for Managers, Mentors and Coaches

Engage, Retain and Develop Employees Through Career Conversations

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Career Conversation model

Our approach to career conversations

The key to keeping and growing your best people is to help them develop their careers in line with the needs of the business. We offer a range of programmes to help you empower employees to take ownership of their development.

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Download your free copy of M-Power

A Practical Guide to Mentoring in the Workplace. An Exclusive eBook for Managers and HR Professionals.
Engage, Retain and Develop Employees Through Mentoring.

An Exclusive eBook for Managers, Mentors and Coaches

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Our approach to mentoring

If you ask any successful person, they will always have had a great mentor at some point. We can help you and your people feel the same way.


"The team at Antoinette Oglethorpe have been nothing other than impressive in their approach in supporting us over recent months.    They have exceeded all expectations of what they have been able to deliver for us.   It is through their “can-do” attitude, creativeness and drive to continuously push the boundaries and deliver, that we have fully interactive learning sessions using functionality in ways we did not know we could.  The team are always asking for feedback in order that they can continuously strive to improve – and they really listen."
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Other Ways We Can Help

Free & Affordable Resources

Are you looking for ideas that will help you develop your leaders, your organisation and your career? We have a range of tools and resources to help you.

Webinars & Events

We run a regular schedule of webinars, events and workshops.

Self-Paced Online Learning

Traditionally thought of as e-learning. An unlimited number of participants can work through content at their own pace, through our online learning portal.

Keynote Speaker

Are you looking for a dynamic keynote speaker for your next event? Antoinette brings her ideas to life through a variety of interactive speeches, talks and sessions.

Institute of Leadership Approved Programmes

All our Career Development and Mentoring Programmes have been awarded ‘Institute Approved’ status by the Institute of Leadership.

Latest News

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Gartner’s Insight on Career Development: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Reality

Recent research conducted by Gartner, Inc., underscores a crucial issue within many organisations: a significant gap between employee expectations for career development and what is actually provided. Only 46% of employees feel supported in their career growth endeavours, a statistic that highlights the urgency for organisations to rethink their career management strategies. Understanding Employee Expectations

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Everything you need to know about our Excellence Exchange Community

You may have noticed we recently launched a Certified Career Conversations Facilitator Open Programme. It’s designed to equip you with the skills and confidence to become a career mentor and champion, with the additional capability to empower others within the organisation(s) you support so you can foster a culture where career growth and fulfilment are

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Navigating Career Conversations with Gen Z 

By now, it’s well known that the COVID-19 pandemic caused lasting disruptions to work for all generations. But it had a particular impact on Gen Z.  Born between 1997 and 2012, Gen Z saw a significant drop in engagement. They felt less cared for, had fewer growth opportunities, and felt disconnected from the organisation’s mission.

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