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Architect, Design and Curate Your Unique Personal Story To Land Your Dream Career

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10 Steps to Finding Your Dream Career

Are you  frustrated with your job search?

Are you afraid you are never going to find your dream job?

Do you get anxious during interviews?

Do you know how to make connections and network?

Hi, I am Debra Olshan Cooper. After 30 years of owning the top Fashion & Luxury PR and Marketing firm in New York City & Miami,  I've honed the art of crafting and selling powerful stories, placing companies, brands, and people in The New York Times, New York Post, CNN and The Today Show, to name a few. 

NOW, I can do the same for YOU. I will help you craft, tell, and sell your unique personal story to land your dream career.

Find your passion with our "Ta-Da" List

Excavate who you are, find your passion and discover your pursuits with my “Ta Da” List - Free to download. 

These college graduates found their dream career

  • Danielle Farage
    Danielle Speaks
    "Debra helped me clarify my life goals, and build a vision for myself that I'm working toward every day. Since working with her, I feel more opportunities have come my way, my confidence is higher, and I am more aligned with where I want to be as opposed to feeling stuck."
    JoAnna Datz
    My Third Hand, Inc
    "I HIGHLY recommend taking Debra's programs. I have an interview next week, and had it not been for Debra, I would have felt completely overwhelmed and underprepared. But now I feel ready to crush it."
    Christie Cantor
    Northeastern University, Culinary Arts Chef Assistant at The Terrain
    "Having my stories on hand gave me such a sense of security knowing what to say for my background. Thank you, thank you! Debra is so good at what she does it’s almost scary."
    Sam Ligeti
    Washington University, PR Associate at Rbb Public Relations
    “I just landed a great career with one of the largest PR firms in South Florida because of and Debra’s knowledge and connections.”
  • Roisy Rickel
    CMO & Trade Sales Specialist at Brume & Adorn
    "All of your insights and wisdom were so impactful and I truly loved getting to know you as I’m preparing for a career shift."
    Sofia Rasmussen
    Syracuse University, A&R at The Futuristics.
    “I can’t believe I accepted my first job offer. I truly could not have done it without Debra. I am so thankful for all of the role playing, connections, and meaningful conversations.”
    Diego Recht
    NYU Graduate, Assistant VP, Global Investment Lab
    “Debra fully dedicated herself to me to ensure my story was impactful, and was able to tell it with confidence and conviction which enabled me to land my dream career.”
    Gabrielle Hope
    FIU, A&R at Se Lavi Music industry
    "Debra was a major turning point in my career path. With a vast knowledge of many industries and countless connections, Debra was able to shape me into the best candidate for my dream job. I'm now on my way to working at Universal Music - my dream career"
  • Brandon Roth
    University of Buffalo, Administrative Coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
    "I sought out Debra's help so that I'd ensure of landing my dream career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. She honed my story, helped me to share it with confidence with HR and this time, I landed it."
    Christie Cantor
    Northeastern University, Culinary Arts Chef Assistant at The Terrain
    "Having my stories on hand gave me such a sense of security knowing what to say for my background. Thank you, thank you! Debra is so good at what she does it’s almost scary."
    Michael Plutt
    Bryant University, Financial Assistant at PwC
    “I just landed my dream career job in accounting. It is crazy how I landed at one of the top companies in the world after working with Debra for only a month and a half.”
    Sam Ligeti
    Washington University, PR Associate at Rbb Public Relations
    “I just landed a great career with one of the largest PR firms in South Florida because of and Debra’s knowledge and connections.”
  • Danielle Farage
    Danielle Speaks
    "Debra helped me clarify my life goals, and build a vision for myself that I'm working toward every day. Since working with her, I feel more opportunities have come my way, my confidence is higher, and I am more aligned with where I want to be as opposed to feeling stuck."
  • JoAnna Datz
    My Third Hand, Inc
    "I HIGHLY recommend taking Debra's programs. I have an interview next week, and had it not been for Debra, I would have felt completely overwhelmed and underprepared. But now I feel ready to crush it."
  • Brandon Roth
    University of Buffalo, Administrative Coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
    "I sought out Debra's help so that I'd ensure of landing my dream career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. She honed my story, helped me to share it with confidence with HR and this time, I landed it."
  • Sam Ligeti
    Washington University, PR Associate at Rbb Public Relations
    “I just landed a great career with one of the largest PR firms in South Florida because of and Debra’s knowledge and connections.”
  • Christie Cantor
    Northeastern University, Culinary Arts Chef Assistant at The Terrain
    "Having my stories on hand gave me such a sense of security knowing what to say for my background. Thank you, thank you! Debra is so good at what she does it’s almost scary."
  • Michael Plutt
    Bryant University, Financial Assistant at PwC
    “I just landed my dream career job in accounting. It is crazy how I landed at one of the top companies in the world after working with Debra for only a month and a half.”
  • Roisy Rickel
    CMO & Trade Sales Specialist at Brume & Adorn
    "All of your insights and wisdom were so impactful and I truly loved getting to know you as I’m preparing for a career shift."
  • Sofia Rasmussen
    Syracuse University, A&R at The Futuristics.
    “I can’t believe I accepted my first job offer. I truly could not have done it without Debra. I am so thankful for all of the role playing, connections, and meaningful conversations.”
  • Diego Recht
    NYU Graduate, Assistant VP, Global Investment Lab
    “Debra fully dedicated herself to me to ensure my story was impactful, and was able to tell it with confidence and conviction which enabled me to land my dream career.”
  • Gabrielle Hope
    FIU, A&R at Se Lavi Music industry
    "Debra was a major turning point in my career path. With a vast knowledge of many industries and countless connections, Debra was able to shape me into the best candidate for my dream job. I'm now on my way to working at Universal Music - my dream career"

Let's start to find your dream career. 
Here are 5 ways.

Dream Career Formula Cohort
Group coaching program to learn the 10 steps to find your Dream Career.
The Dream Career Formula is a proven, step-by-step process to GET the career of your dreams. Led by Debra.
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Fast-Track One On One Coaching
5-week one-on-one coaching to find your Dream Career.
Find your passions to achieve your Dream  Career, expand your network with Debra's powerful connections.  
WORK WITH DEBRA
Getting (B)older One On One Coaching
A empowering program to explore your dreams in your 40s and beyond.
Whether you want to start a new project, re-join the workforce, or change career. Get ready to get (b)old.
WORK WITH DEBRA
Stories That Sell Coaching Program
Storytelling Program for Solopreneur, Entrepreneurs and Startups
Growing a business is hard. Telling your best story will help you succeed.

WORK WITH DEBRA
Launchpad Parenting Cohort
For Parents who want to see their young adults land their dream career!
Learn How To Guide Your Young Adult Through Career Uncertainty.

WORK WITH DEBRA
Medical Interview Storytelling Mastery
Storytelling program for your specialization interview
Connect passion with profession, authentically shaping your future in healthcare.
WORK WITH DEBRA

Meet Debra 
Olshan Cooper

I’m Debra Olshan Cooper, founder of YourCareerDesignLab, a premiere career coaching firm where we help land your dream career by finding who you are, excavate your passions and turn it into your pursuits.

After 30 years of owning the top Fashion & Luxury PR and Marketing firm in New York City & Miami, I've honed the art of crafting and telling powerful stories, placing companies, brands, and people in The New York Times, New York Post, CNN and The Today Show, to name a few. 
I help young professionals, like you, navigate a complex world of opportunities and find your passion.
Read More
Inspiration, tools and tips to strategize your career path
The Passionate Professional
Real-World Advice For Young Professionals Whose Passion Deserves A Chance!
ALL EPISODES HERE
Your Career Design Lab Blog
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Case Studies
Hear from other people who have landed their dream careers using the power of their stories.
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Media Appearances
It's a connected world. Debra has spoken in pretigious university, media networks and podcast.
ALL APPEARANCES HERE
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