Melissa Stone


Supporting Professional Individuals and SME’s in achieving
success for over 20 years

Unlock the greatest Positive Psychology Tools, along with all of the Secrets of the HR Department through a range of Executive Career Coaching Services, expertly devised with your future Career Success in mind.

Career Change and Transformation

Career Change and Transformation

Imagine waking up in just 30 days, feeling MORE CONFIDENT than you have in years. You have complete clarity over your next career move, and you finally feel ready to achieve life-changing career success.

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Leadership Excellence Program

Leadership Excellence Program

Ready to transform your Leadership potential? This program is meticulously crafted to elevate your skills and impact as a Leader in your field, and excel with confidence in today's competitive landscape!

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Resume Writing and Interview Coaching

Resume Writing and Interview Coaching

Learn the HR Secrets to Resume Writing and Interview Success! Secure your next job offer without taking a pay cut OR wasting your time on endless job applications through my expert Resume Writing and Interview Coaching Package!

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New Business Support

New Business Support

Dreaming Of Owning Your Own Business? Discover Top Entrepreneurs' Best Kept Secrets through this Pre-Accelerator Introductory Program!

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 Cannot recommend enough! Melissa cares so deeply about her clients...and really helped me to prioritise what I wanted from my career when I had just been drifting for so long! Thank you so much, Melissa! 

Helen, Executive Career Coaching Client
Theatre Director

 I have always found Melissa to be professional, knowledgeable and honest. I would highly recommend her company and the support they give, which is unique to every organisation. 

Rebecca, HR Consulting Services Client
Chief Executive Officer, Charity Sector

 Thanks to Melissa's coaching, I now have total clarity over my next career move. I've also worked through some confidence issues that have held me back, and feel like a new woman embarking on my career journey!!! 

Wendy, Executive Career Coaching Client
HR Manager

 I cannot recommend Melissa Stone highly enough, her mentoring skills are nothing short of transformational 

Caroline, Executive Career Coaching Client
Senior IT Project Manager

 Melissa's coaching program has provided me with the valuable tools and insights needed to unlock my full potential. This experience is not just about career progression, but about evolving holistically as a person. 

Gurjeet, Executive Career Coaching Client
Senior Risk & Data Analyst

 We recently engaged Melissa for our annual Employee Engagement Survey, and the experience was very positive...We would highly recommend Melissa and team for their professional and efficient service 

Jessica, HR Consulting Services Client
Investment Director, Private Sector (SME)

With over 20 years’ HR Advisory experience, Stone Executive Consulting delivers professionally-selected HR solutions for resilient, high performing and successful people operations.

HR Consultancy and Outplacement Support

HR Consultancy and Outplacement Support

Offering SMEs and Charities across Ireland a range of bespoke HR Advisory services from commencement of employment through the employee life cycle. We are here to guide you through each stage of the HR process.

Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment and Selection

As a small business or charity, we understand that you may not have the time or resources required to recruit the right people for your team. That's where we can help.

Performance Management

Performance Management

Whether you are pro-actively planning formal performance management processes, or want to deal with tricky performance management issues, we can support you with minimal disruption to your business.

Governance, Audit and Compliance

Governance, Audit and Compliance

Navigating the world of HR can at times feel cumbersome, confusing and time consuming. If you're feeling confused or concerned about your level of compliance, you are not alone! We help many small businesses across the country to understand their current situation, and provide practice advice as to the steps that may be required to ensure best practice and compliance.

Employee Handbook and Workplace Policies

Employee Handbook and Workplace Policies

Is your Employee Handbook out of date? Need an expert review or update to your current policies? Look no further!

HR Function Set Up

HR Function Set Up

Are you a new business or Charity in Ireland, seeking to establish your HR function and processes from scratch? Or perhaps you are an already established business, looking to update your policies, procedures and processes? We are here to help.

Providing professional and compassionate outplacement support during times of organisational restructuring and redundancies

Coaching Support

Career Clarity and Confidence

Avoid legal action and support positive restructure engagement with Positive Mindset and Clarity Coaching. These sessions will help your people to navigate their career journey with confidence following a restructure

Interview Coaching

Interview Skills Preparation

By sharing the secrets of the HR Department and explaining exactly how and what the Hiring Manager wants to hear, a mock interview fully prepares your people for this pivotal stage of their job search process

Career Change Strategy

Action Planning for the Future

We will help your people to recognise their strengths and skills, and understand the right role or career move to make at this stage in their lives. Action Plans and Strategies for Success are a standard part of all Outplacement Services

Resume Writing Services

New Executive Resume

Professional resume writing advice will only go so far. Through our Outplacement Services, your people will also receive a new, high quality Executive Resume to support their job application process

Now more than ever, Management want to ensure their staff feel engaged, committed and supported. Our Online Employee Engagement Survey Package offers Corporate Clients:

  • HR Director dedicated to supporting your business across the entire process
  • Questionnaire support to design a bespoke survey that meets your business needs
  • Design and roll out of company branded online survey tool
  • Survey access for your people 24 hours a day (available via phone, pC or laptop) during the survey period
  • Post-survey analysis against up to date benchmarks (and/or previous year survey data where required)
  • Detailed reporting of findings
  • Executive Leadership Coaching Sessions for Management and Leadership team to help bridge the gap between survey findings and the required outcomes the business is seeking

To learn more about our online Employee Engagement Survey Package, contact us today!

I've seen other Coaches and Consultants online. Why Work With You?

In a market flooded with career coaching and consultancy services, what sets this business apart is not just Melissa's extensive background in Employment Law and HR best practices, but her unique ability to unravel the closely guarded secrets of HR departments to drive professional success.

Melissa and her team are well positioned as empathetic guides for individuals, small businesses and charities navigating the complexities of employment law, best practice and the corporate world, and can provide the tools to steer them in the right direction.

I Want To Proceed - What's Next?

Over the years, Melissa and her team have amassed a wealth of experience and expertise that they are dedicated to sharing to clients far and wide. If you are interested in working with us, drop us a mail in the contact box below.

We will set up an obligation-free Discovery Call to get a better understanding of your situation, and if and how Stone Executive Consulting might be able to support you or your business.

Once we agree the best services or packages that suit your needs, you will receive a detailed proposal the timeline of our service delivery, agreed fees, method of payment, and terms of engagement.

Note that all services are provided virtually, online and we do not generally attend in-person appointments.

What Support Can I Expert?

It’s important that our clients feel that we have a genuine, vested interest in their success long term. From career transformation programs and growth mindset coaching, to achieving corporate goals set by SMEs and Charities as these align to the organisation values and strategic plans, our goal is to empower our clients to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

We also frequently tap into our extensive network of contacts to establish strategic alliances and partnerships with experts in their area should additional services be required. This includes mediation, human capital management, employment law, payroll and financial planning, training and development, diversity and inclusion, and more.

Melissa Stone is particularly proud of the advocacy, support and guidance she provides to females seeking to break through glass ceilings and achieve the career success they want and deserve, as well as to her many clients within the charity sector in Ireland - genuinely reflecting her very real commitment to equal opportunities, female empowerment, and social responsibility.

I'm not based in Ireland. Can you still help?

Melissa's time in various HR leadership and executive coaching roles internationally, working with corporates across the UK, Australasia, Ireland, Paris, Spain, USA, Canada and the UAE, reflects a commitment to excellence that truly transcends geographical boundaries.

While HR Consulting and Support is limited to Charities and Small Businesses in Ireland, Melissa brings a global perspective to organisations and corporate professionals worldwide in Outplacement Support Services, Employee Engagement Surveys, and through her Executive Career Coaching services.

About image
Melissa Stone is an Irish Executive Coach and HR Consultant, having spent over 20 years' working at Senior HR Director & Executive Coaching level in Ireland, the UK, Australasia and the United States across a range of different industries and sectors. 

A Certified Executive Coach and Qualified with a Bachelor of Business (HR), Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Diploma in Employment Law from the Law Society of Ireland, and specialized training from the University of Michigan in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace, Melissa's qualifications and expertise span all areas of the HR and Executive Career Coaching remit.

Nestled in picturesque County Wexford, Ireland, Stone Executive Consulting doesn't just offer conventional executive coaching and career transformation; it also provides a holistic suite of consultancy services including:

  • Employee Engagement Surveys
  • Outplacement Support Services
  • Growth Mindset and Leadership Coaching
  • Career Clarity and Transformation
  • Leadership Excellence Coaching
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Induction and On-boarding
  • HR and Governance Audit, and more

By providing the tools and resources Executive Professionals, Small Businesses, and Charities need to break through challenges & build the right strategy for success, Melissa helps to empower clients through even the most challenging of crossroads, to get the best results possible.

Stone Executive Consulting Ltd Registered No: 674236 Knockrathkyle, Enniscorthy Co. Wexford, Ireland