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Pepe Afeaki: Embracing Motherhood and Worklife Career Coffee Chats

Summary:  Pepe Afeaki is an Auckland-based careers and employability coach who balances work with motherhood, community volunteering, family responsibilities and study. In this episode we have a frank discussion on the trials and tribulations of juggling personal and professional interests, and explore how her natural forte for serving others lead to a passion for career coaching.      Chat highlights: Pepe shares her career journey and how she became a careers coach Describing how ongoing connections are vital for engaging with Maori and Pasifika clients  Sharing insights into her side hustle, “Tautua”, a community-based initiative  Talking about the challenges mothers face when returning to work, and the importance of building confidence Links and resources: Pepe’s professional CDANZ profile: https://www.cdanz.org.nz/profiles/afeaki/161/ Keep in touch with Pepe on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/pepe-afeaki The Community Cafe: https://affirmingworks.org.nz/what-we-do/community-cafe/ Tupu’anga Cafe – A Social Enterprise: https://affirmingworks.org.nz/what-we-do/tupuanga-coffee/ Check out the Career Coffee Chats website:  https://careercoffeechats.com/ Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on future career coffee chats.  And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
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