Mark Zides

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CEO | Author | Entrepreneur | TEDx Speaker

Join the Journey of Innovation, Growth, and Achievement with Mark’s Provocative Insights and Unparalleled Expertise. Elevate Your Career, Transform Your Business.


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I am Mark Zides, and I Help Students Overcome Career Challenges and Find Fulfillment.

Mark is the founder and CEO of CoreAxis Consulting, an award winning Learning and Development and Talent Management firm. He is also the founder of Katama, an agency specializing in sales strategy, marketing, and customer success for small-to-medium sized businesses, and Recipi, a digital marketing agency for rental event equipment companies. Mark works tirelessly to ensure his clients, at all levels, receive the best professional development and coaching, leading to a successful career and business outcomes.
Whether you’re a Fortune 1000 company, a bold start-up, or a person in need of professional coaching, Mark should be in your corner to help innovate, grow, and build your personal brand and business aspirations.

Worked with 100’s of global companies in every industry

Ready to Start a Winning Career?

Leveraging more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, company founder, businessman, and CEO, Mark teaches young adults the skills they need to get their feet in the door, keep their heads down, climb the ladder, and not stop achieving until they find success. Using real life examples, research, and a little tough love, The #PACE Process for Early Career Success will equip you to not just survive the modern work world, but to conquer it.

For aspiring future leaders

Who want to make an impact:

Whether you’re still in school, fresh out of college, trying to make moves within a company you love, or wanting to change paths, having career coach and serial entrepreneur Mark Zides on your side is your catalyst to long term success.

For Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Who want to thrive and grow:

You want to scale your business, create future value, acquire new clients, diversify your GTM and marketing channels, or build your personal / business network Mark brings over 25 years of experience, knowledge, and execution to your board room, leadership team, and organization.

On a Mission to Empower Young Entrepreneurs

Do you have the drive, grit, and perseverance to start and build your career? I provide practical experience, content, actionable methods, and overall mentorship; equipping thriving professionals with practical skills, strategic insights, and unwavering support to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve business goals with confidence


I could very much relate to what you were saying about being a Gen Z in the workforce, especially in sales. It is all about standing out and outworking the rest!

- Kristiyana Petrova

"In pre-event dinner, it was such a pleasure meeting a couple of amazing speakers. Mark Zides who shared his thoughts on "the difference between GenZ and Everyone Else." As a GenZ, I had a lot of self reflection after. As a recruiter, I was impressed by Mark's sharp and supportive view on new grads' talents of what "we" have to bring to the table and even change the table."

- Yirui Su

"Gen Z! As a proud member of Gen Z and a co-chair at TEDxBabsonCollege, I had the spectacular opportunity to meet Mark and work together to bring to life his idea worth spreading. His engaging and contemporary talk “The Difference between Gen Z and Everyone Else” posed challenging questions, exposed truths, and motivated the audience and me to move Ad Meliora (Toward Better Things). Mark inspired me to never stop seeking development, to improve my skills and to learn to step back and analyze how to be a better version of myself. But most importantly Mark’s talk encouraged all of us from Gen Z that what we bring to the table is valuable and much needed at work and in society!"

- Martina Garabedian

"Upon the ending of my internship and beginning of my job search, I pulled out The #PACE and I'm blown away by the advice. Forget job applications, just updating my resume and LinkedIn can be pretty overwhelming but the book breaks everything down into incredibly digestible advice and simple, actionable steps to strengthen on-paper appearances. Zides's advice is relevant and game-changing. I'd say the guidance is priceless but it would be more accurate to say The #PACE has a huge ROI in the form of presenting one's professional self in such a way that will lead to more career opportunities and successes."

- Abby Navon

“This is a book of monumental importance for any millennial or Gen-Zer looking to kick-off their career or take it to the next level. Mark’s tough-love approach gives insight into how to be successful—working for it! A must read for anyone looking for direct career coaching and honest advice on professional introspection.”

-Stephanie Cutter Co-founder of and partner at Precision, former co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, and former Deputy Campaign Manager for Barack Obama

“Navigating the job market and then distinguishing yourself once you’re in the door has never been more difficult. The #PACE Process for Early Career Success is the playbook that every emerging talent needs. This book answers the questions on everyone’s minds and does so through an insider’s lens. If you choose to read this book, know that you are at an immediate advantage against those that have not read it. Buy, read, and follow the guidance in The #PACE Process. Doing so will be the first, best decision of your long career ahead.”

-Mike Glass Vice President Global Talent Thermo Fisher Scientific

“Whether you are looking for your first job or already starting to climb the corporate ladder, The #PACE Process for Early Career Success is an invaluable resource for moving the needle quickly on your rise up the career ladder. The book is an easy read with tangible insights, strategies, and tactics giving you an edge in the career marketplace and enabling you to hit your career goals and aspirations. A must-read for any young professional.”

-Alan Osetek Global Digital, and Adtech Executive

“If you are starting out in your career and looking for outstanding practical guidance on achieving career success, then you must read this book. You will learn how to build your network, differentiate yourself, build your personal brand and attain your desired opportunities. Zides builds on years of experience to provide those just starting out a roadmap for career success.”

-Brad Johnson Babson College Lecturer and former Vice President, Wayfair

“This book provides practical strategies for this new generation to be successful in their pursuit of the dream job or destination company. Perfect for young professionals competing in today’s marketplace!”

-Curtis Jones , Global Learning Leader, International Global Financial Services Firm

Career guides are invaluable sources of job search and career advice. “The #PACE Process for Early Career Success” is definitely no exception. Mark Zides uses real life examples, research, and sometimes some tough love to arm workers with the necessary skills to not just survive the modern workforce but to thrive.

- Sandra Cruz


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