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CAREER COACHING | ASSESSMENTS

Are you unsure about staying in your current role, or is the Covid-19 crisis making you re-evaluate what is important to you?

Perhaps you have recently graduated and want to explore your options that may or may not be related to your studies.

 

Learning about yourself is the most crucial step in choosing or changing your career. It is helpful to identify how your skills may transfer into other industries and determine how your personality aligns with what you want to do. Also, it is critical to determine what is most important to you in a job and to discover your general interests/passions.

Three 50-minute Career Coaching Sessions Package (includes assessments: Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), SkillScan, and the Strong Interest Inventory)

 

  • An initial discussion of your employment, education, training and career goals.

  • Interpretation of assessments.

  • Clarification of your transferable skills, personality, preferred work environment, interests, and personal values.

  • Detailed written career reports summarizing possible options.

  • Discussion of next steps, goal setting, and developing your action plan.

 

       (Follow-up 50-minute sessions are available upon completion of this package) 

Single 50-minute Career Coaching Sessions (to address specific career-related issues and support during your decision making process).

RESUME REVIEW & WRITING

Recruiters receive hundreds of resumes each day and only spend six seconds, on average, reviewing each one. Resumes now need to be tailored to each job description. Learn how to make yours stand out. 

Services provided:

  • Reformatting, editing, and updating an existing document.

  • Creating a unique document directed to a specific job that is not from a template.

 

  • Including the necessary keywords on your resume improves the chance it will pass through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software used by 90% of recruiters at large companies.

COVER LETTER REVIEW & WRITING

Your cover letter is the only way to 'talk' to the employer. Whenever it is listed as 'optional,' always submit one. It must be unique (not a template) and tailored to each job listing.

​  Services provided:

  • Editing an existing document.

  • Creating a letter targeted to the employer. 

 

  • Ensuring your letter proves you have the specific qualifications the employer seeks.​

LINKEDIN PROFILE

REVIEW & WRITING

Approximately 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to search for candidates. When you apply for a job, potential employers will always view your profile. They will often look at your profile before reviewing your resume. The profile is a great way to tell your story.

Services provided:

  • Critiquing and editing an existing profile.

  • Creating a complete profile for you.

  • Including keywords on your profile sought by employers.

  • Quantifying your experiences when possible.

INTERVIEW  PREPARATION

Interviewing is a learned skill.  It is important to tell your story in a compelling way.  Try to think of it as a conversation. As a result of Covid-19, you need to  prepare for video interviewing. 

Services provided:

For Job Seekers & College/Graduate School Applicants:

  • Discussing the various styles including behavioral and résumé-based interviews.

  • Providing typical interview questions and appropriate responses.

  • Reviewing best methods to prepare and respond with confidence.

  • Determining appropriate attire which is dependent upon your targeted industry or academic program.

  • Learning about the criteria employers and college admissions officers use to rate candidates.

  • Advice for following up after your interview.

MOCK INTERVIEWS

This is the best way to evaluate your interviewing skills. You will receive an honest, objective critique of your strengths and areas to improve.

​Services provided:

You will be asked questions non-stop for half of the allotted time. No verbal or visual cues will be provided. After the Q&A, we will discuss the interview.

Job Seekers:

  • Questions will be tailored to the role for which you are applying based upon your resume, cover letter and the job description.

College & Graduate School Applicants:

  • Questions will be tailored for the college or program based on your application, resume, and colleges or programs to which you are applying.

 

 

JOB SEARCH & NETWORKING

Approximately 15% of all jobs are listed. Therefore, it is crucial to extend your search beyond job boards.

  Services provided:

  • Discovering the best strategies to uncover the ‘hidden job market.'

 

  • Learning how to develop your network and how to leverage LinkedIn to your advantage.

  • Discussing how to conduct informational interviews to learn about various industries and jobs.

  • Advice about how to negotiate salary offers.

  • Developing an excellent elevator pitch.