Riza Tantay

Expert job search coach helping early professionals start their career and millennial career changers transition into what they really want to do.

Expert job search coach helping early professionals start their career and millennial career changers transition into what they really want to do.

Riza Tantay is not accepting new clients right now
Riza Tantay is not accepting new clients right now

Riza is a previous information technology recruiter turned job search coach for early career professionals and millennials that feel stuck and stagnant. She helps candidates stand out and move fast in the job search process by implementing her recruitment training and sharing what recruiters and hiring managers really care about. She will help you figure out what is next, position your transferable skills, and increase interview conversion rates during your job search. Riza has successfully helped over 100 recent graduates and career changers land positions in companies such as Vanguard, Redfin, and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached a non-degree professional and landed an 85k position at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Provided negotiation coaching to a senior software engineering professional resulting in an increase his original salary offer by 20k.
  • Helped a pool maintenance professional land a software engineering position at Citibank.
  • Supported a real estate agent turned software engineer in a 90-day job search.
  • Helped a mid-professional land multiple offers (including Blue Cross Blue Shield) with no previous experience in the present industry.
  • Supported an entry-level client break into Blockchain tech by leveraging external networks.
  • Provided interview feedback to help a client land a new position in another country.

Riza helps you land a job you love and work at a company you believe in. Riza has a background in sales, education, and software engineering recruiting industry. She brings her extensive knowledge as a recruiter to help you stand out as an A+ candidate on resumes, LinkedIn, interviews, and networking. Her psychological background helps reveal mindset blocks that stop you from achieving your fullest potential and showing up confidently to ask for a salary you deserve!

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Work History
  • Senior Information Technology Recruiter
  • Senior Information Technology Recruiter
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • International Coaching Federation Certified
  • Previous Information Technology Recruiter
  • Job Changer Expert
  • Network Master
  • Helped individuals negotiate salary and benefits
Industry Specialties
Education, Computer Software, Retail, Hospitality
Functional Specialties
Customer Service, Software Development, Human Resources, Sales and more
Job Search Strategy, Career Direction, Resume Review, Improve At Networking and more
Describe your coaching style.

My coaching style is a goal and result-oriented approach. We take what you want to achieve and break them down into steps and together we cultivate strategies to get there. I’m direct and help you get where you want to go based on measurable results.

Do you have a specialty?

My specialties include LinkedIn networking, interviewing, and building strong resumes.

How do you measure success with a client?

Success is when the client has achieved the goal they set out at the beginning of our sessions together.

List some of the “big wins” you have helped your clients achieve.

I have helped many clients find their dream jobs at companies like Redfin, Vanguard, JP Morgan Chase and many others.

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