About

Next Steps is a Professional and Career Development company run by Claire Bain. We’re based near Belfast, Northern Ireland and provide services to clients across the UK and Ireland. Our clients include organisations (public sector, businesses and charities) and individuals.

Overview of services:

We help organisations to manage and develop staff. Services include improving staff performance, resolving issues, increasing resilience, managing change and improving teamwork.

We help individuals to develop their careers. Services include interview training and support, preparation for competency interviews, career development mentoring and building confidence.

Key staff:

Claire Bain

Claire is a business graduate and qualified coach. She’s a Member of the Association for Coaching and is an accredited practitioner in Myers-Briggs (MBTI) and Whole Brain Thinking (HBDI).

Before founding Next Steps, Claire spent 15 years in management roles in leading multinational organisations; followed by 8 years in consulting, training and facilitation roles. At one stage, she was responsible for managing 120 staff in a global customer supply department.

It’s the corporate experience of managing and developing staff that makes Claire different.

In addition to her full-time business activities, she does voluntary work for the Prince’s Trust and the Association for Coaching. She is also an appointed regional Ambassador for Women in Business NI.

Associate Network

Over the years Claire has built up a reliable network of associates, who bring valuable skills and experiences to meet specific client requirements.

Want to make improvements at work or in your career? Call 07973 854 379 or contact us