Consultant Profile

Caroline Sangal, PhD, SHRM-CP

Caroline Sangal, PhD, SHRM-CP

Company/Organization: Next Success, LLC
Durham, North Carolina USA
Clients Served: Students, Adults, Leaders, Teams



What would it be like to live in a world where you are filled with a sense of joy and purpose? To understand who you are and what you do best, so you don’t waste your talent?

My purpose is to help with career transitions or career discovery by providing the support, resources, and essential coaching to get adults and students to their next success. I know what it feels like to: change college majors, shift career directions, focus a job search on one specific location, be part of a reduction in force, return to work after being a stay-at-home mom, and to be successful by all external measures yet feel like something is missing and I was made for more.

Next Success, an elite and transformative career coaching company, was created in 2023 to serve others with helpful resources I wish I had previously.



My career began with ten years’ experience working directly in chemical industry related research and development positions. Later, I served nine years working to search, attract, and recruit talent for all levels of chemical industry related positions where I was recognized as a global top performer. I have coached hundreds of candidates through successful career transitions and would love to help you.

Education and Certifications


I am Highlands Certified Consultant, Don’t Waste Your Talent Certified Coach, Society of Human Resources Certified Professional SHRM-CP, and DISC certified practitioner. I’m pursuing designations as American Chemical Society ACS Career Coach, National Career Development Association Certified Master of Career Services, and hold multiple AIRS recruiting certifications.

My educational credentials are a B.S. in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Polymer Science, both from The University of Akron.

Your next success is my ultimate priority, and I am dedicated to providing the guidance and resources you need to thrive in your career and life.