Stand out from the herd.

Love what you do for a living!

Your Career Connects™

Online career manager

Catherine speaks

On all things career

We’re the lifelong career partner you can trust … every step of the way.

Life's too short to suffer at work! There is a better way. Let us help you find your fun - now.

The average American is changing jobs every 4.6 years (Bureau Labor & Statistics). Nearly 70% of employees are unhappy at work, according to a recent employee engagement study by Gallup. Worldwide, it’s not much better. Are you one of those unhappy workers? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the tools & inspiration you need to stand up, chase your dreams & love what you do for a living. No matter where you are in your career, we’ve got a program for you. Make sure your next move (internal or external) is a smart one.

We make Dream jobs possible. 

From your first job to your last job, YOUR WORK MATTERS. Your health & happiness depend on it! Happy employees are 37% healthier and 2X as productive (Gallup). Let us help you find your joy at work!

Workshops

We cover all things career. Over 30,000 people (at companies, colleges, career firms, associations & big events) agree: “High-impact, inspiring and fun!” Recruit | retain | engage! more ...

Webinars

Time & distance are no longer barriers to high-octane, interactive learning and fun. Our live video-streaming webinars unite people all over the world ... from the comfort of their own offices, homes and coffee shops. more ...

Online learning library

Tight on time? Learn at your convenience! What you need, when you need it! On-demand library, packed with 50+ short Videos, 30 + Exercises, Checklists, Templates, Samples & Fresh Ideas from A to Z. more ...

Motivational emails

Got the Monday morning blues? Not anymore! Get a fun, positive jump-start to your week with our "Monday Motivator" newsletter. We cover everything from networking to negotiation to wrangling your natural strengths at work. more

Career asset management

Store all your stuff right here. Tired of searching for your resumes, certifications or project plans? Stop the madness! Ditch the piles of papers and folders. Your more important documents will be safe, secure and easy to get when you need it. more ...

Resume builder

Relax! With our Resume Builder, it's easy to create, tailor & edit as many resumes as you want - fast! Built by recruiters with 18+ yrs. of experience getting people hired, your new resume will WOWmore ... ​

Job Hunt Toolkit

30 years of recruiting & hiring secrets, plus a ton of tips & tricks … all packed into an easy, effective and inspiring online course. Stop guessing. Get the answers you need - now! Videos, easy exercises, sample resumes, checklists, templates and more! From A to Z.

Career Counselor Toolkit

Extend your reach and get them hired faster! We cannot replace the power of 1:1 coaching, but we CAN help you teach & motivate 24/7 online. Colleges, workforce centers and outplacement firms love counting on us to deliver cutting-edge insight and support to their job seekers.

Talent Manager Toolkit

High Potential employees (HIPOs) bring 91% more value than non-HIPOs and exert 21% more effort than their peers. And yet, 64% are dissatisfied with their career development experiences (CEB Global). Let us help you harness their power … and keep your HIPOs working for you.

We help individuals and organizations 

We can never replace the power of 1:1 coaching, but we can extend your reach. Since 2006, we’ve been giving tools, tips and tricks to keep job seekers motivated and productive … from A to Z. We’d love to help you do the same.

Individuals

The career you've been dreaming about is out there! We'll show you how to get it - faster & easier. If you join the herd now, you'll soon be shouting "I love what I do for a living!" too. Choose from monthly, quarterly or annual packages. more ...

Higher education

Graduation rates, placement rates & return on investment … oh, my! The pressure on college career services today is simply unprecedented. We can help! We helped one school increase its program placement rates by 31%. Let us help you do the same! more ...

Counselors

We can never replace the power of 1:1 coaching, but we can extend your reach with the career counselor toolkit. Since 2006, we’ve been giving career coachesthe tools, tips and tricks they need to keep their job seekers motivated & productive … from A to Z. We’d love to help you do the same. more ...

Organizations

We helped one Fortune 500 increase its career site traffic by 43% in 30 days. We helped another increase hires per month by 23%, and reduce turnover by 56%. Let us help you do the same. Recruitment, retention, new manager coaching, women in leadership, layoff relief and more. more ...

We love feedback about what we do.  

So this is what people are saying about what we do and how we do it. We would love if you want to give us your feedback.  Please use our contact form and let us know.

So this is us. We are Stripe Changers!

So this is what people are saying about what we do and how we do it. We would love if you want to give us your feedback.  Please use our contact form and let us know.

Catherine Byers Breet

Chief Stripe Changer

Catherine cut her teeth as a high-tech recruiter, and has been closing the gap between top talent & top employers since 1997. She launched ARBEZ to reinvent the way companies, candidates and employees work together. Since then, she has created new models for career management, job search, recruitment and retention. They’re working:  ARBEZ programs have slashed months off the average job search, increased one candidate pipeline by 43% and reduced turnover for one firm by 56%.

Joe the Zebra

Chief Zebra

Did you know that a zebra’s stripes are as unique as our fingerprints? We found that out the hard way while sitting under a hot South Africa sun. You see … we own a zebra. His name is Joe. After hours of looking for him in a herd of thirty, we realized something powerful: getting one zebra to stand out in a herd is a lot like getting one person to stand out in a crowd. It’s tough! The great news is, while our zebra cannot change his stripes, you can! Let us show you how. Zebra FAQs

Stefan Breet

Stripe Changer

Stefan has 25 years of business and information technology experience. His wide range of experience has taken him from hands-on delivery of technical work to the strategic planning of technology as an enabler of critical business initiatives. Stefan’s experience spans the globe, assessing customers’ challenges and building solutions in a wide variety of roles: Business development, project management, business analysis, quality assurance, software development and infrastructure deployment.

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