Approach Your Next Job Interview with Confidence, Clarity and Charisma

Stand out from other candidates for all the right reasons!

The anxiety experienced before, during and after job interviews can be painful.

The inability to sleep the night before. The sweating palms and pounding heart. The fear that your mind will draw a blank when asked a question you know the answer to. The sense of being an imposter or underqualified.

You walk away from the interview saying to yourself, “Damn! I know I can do better than that.”

And you are right.

You know you can do better.

And we know you can do better.

Interview Coaching will prepare your mind, body and spirit. You will acquire techniques to keep you focused yet flexible and learn strategies for controlling your body language. You’ll have the opportunity to practice so that you can feel prepared and confident.  Most importantly, you’ll gain a fresh perspective that will change the way you look at job interviews, forever.

In this 1.5-hour one-to-one Confident Interview Skills

session you will :

Understand Your Unique Talents

Go through a process that identifies your core strengths and how to present them as desirable assets.

Speak with Confidence

Learn to use strategic storytelling to communicate clearly and confidently.

Feel at Ease Under Pressure

Get tools for building your mental agility and adaptability so you can comfortably respond to the unexpected.

Own Your Personal Brand

Take control over your verbal and non-verbal communication to demonstrate your natural charisma.

Our goal is for you to stand out from other candidates and actually enjoy the interview process. We completely understand the financial challenge of being in between jobs. If you can justify investing USD250 in your future, we would be delighted to help you walk out of that next interview thinking “Yes! That was great!”

Here’s what people say about working with us.

Pacific Collegiate

Education Technology Specialist

I am now in a job that I love that suits my personality perfectly. Rather than finishing my work days exhausted I am now energized and eager to get back to it day after day.

For anyone feeling like they need a career change I highly recommend working with Sam. Not only will you learn more about yourself to help you find a different path, but you will also get to know a fantastic human being!


Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Teresa is an exceptional executive coach. I had the privilege of working with Teresa in my role as CFO Global Circulation at The Economist Group. It was a pivotal point in my career, it was the culmination of several years of ascension to the top business finance role.

She makes the complex simple and shows you how to always make the most out of everyone and every situation you manage. She has an incredible repository of models and tools to be taken out of the sleeve when needed. She also recommends relevant books and goes the extra mile to dig up relevant articles that help enhance the coaching benefits.

Brinks Hong Kong

Project & Strategic Business

Development Manager

I was at a crossroads in my career when I began to work with Sam. We were able to identify what and why certain things came naturally to me as well as where I needed to focus my attention in terms of personal development.

Going through this process boosted my confidence and helped me get a clearer picture of how to move forward. I would recommend Sam’s services to anyone who is in a transition in their career or is just looking to optimize their own capabilities.


StarMaker's Founder has lived in Greater China for over thirty years. Having pioneered theater-based group training and coaching in Asia, she coaches C-Suite to Middle Managers, globally. Teresa helps leaders to communicate with confidence and engage teams of diverse personalities and backgrounds with authenticity and compassion.

In a career that spans four decades, Teresa has worked as a professional theater director and actor, published playwright, radio personality and newspaper columnist. She was a guest lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and held the position of President of Women in Media Hong Kong.

Teresa has contributed to Harvard Business Review and wrote a chapter on her use of improv in coaching in "Applied Improvisation - Leading, Collaborating and Creating Beyond the Theatre", published by Bloomsbury. She is invited to speak at international conferences about her unique approach to leadership development using theater-based approaches. Teresa’s partner at StarMaker is her son, Sam Bobertz. and together they deliver hybrid learning experiences that leverage his background in psychology, her background in theater, 30+ years in Greater China and their cross-generational experience as a mother/son team.

Sam Bobertz

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Sam moved to the United States to attend the University of Arizona, graduating with degrees in both Psychology and Chinese Language. After graduating he moved to Beijing in 2010 and lived there till he moved to Shanghai in 2017.

He and his business partner Teresa Norton launched StarMaker in 2014 and since then he has worked with thousands of professionals around Asia in both English and Mandarin.

Sam’s unique combination of Psychology and Theater-Based Training has drawn increasing attention from both academia and the corporate sector. He has worked in collaboration with the East West Center at the University or Hawaii, provided training for ShangHai JiaoTong University and University of Amherst as well as speaking as a guest panelist alongside other specialists at Hong Kong University.

Certified as a Workplace Big-Five consultant and coach, Sam uses this powerful tool to help his clients develop Confident Communication, Presentation Skills (Storytelling), Emotional and Social Awareness, Facilitation/Coaching Skills, Creative Ability and cultivate a Growth Mindset.

As a third-culture millennial, Sam understands the aspirations of an increasingly significant segment of the workforce in Asia and helps modern professionals enact actionable and lasting change for themselves and those they work with.

Confident Interview Skills



  • One-to-one session for 1.5-hour
  • Understand your unique talents
  • Communicate with Confidence
  • Feel at ease under pressure
  • Own your personal brand

Still Not Sure?

Schedule a 15-minute free consultation call with us to discuss your needs.