The Roles of an Executive Coach and Career Coach

By Ralph King

One of the chief questions that arise in the executive community is whether you require an executive coach or not. Coaching is a procedure which involves learning, transforming and growing into a new individual. It is the nucleus of executive development. It is an implicit prerequisite of any person who desires to progress.

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Making the Decision to Work With a Career Coach

By Debra Desmond

Making the decision that you need guidance from an outside career professional is one that usually comes after some conversations with yourself. To some, it’s a leap of faith to take on a new regimen and admit that your solo efforts didn’t render the final outcome you wanted. In reality using a career coach is the smartest decision a job-seeker can make.

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Need a Career Coach? 10 Ways a Career Coach Can Help You

By Karen E Williams

The word coaching is synonymous with sports teams. A coach can help athletes to develop the mindset to achieve, to set and achieve goals that to many people seem insurmountable, but with focus and clarity, can be met or exceeded. They can help a sportsperson to reach their full potential by planning structured training programmes, providing feedback on performance, and helping them to become more effective.

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3 Keys to Adjust Your Career Search to the Tough Economy

By Hallie Crawford

There’s gloom and doom everywhere regarding the economy, especially in the media. This can make it especially difficult to focus on conducting an effective job search . Let’s be real – the economy will have an effect on your career search. It is tougher to find jobs, but not everything is as bad as the media makes it out to be. There ARE jobs out there and there ARE opportunities for you.

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Career Search Tip – How to Locate and Harvest Your Sweet Spots

By Nina Ham

“Sweet Spot: a place where a combination of factors suggests a particularly suitable solution or direction.” (Wikipedia)

When mid-life women come to me for career search assistance, they already have a wealth of experience in the work world: a bank of skills, well-tested knowledge of work environments and structures that work – or don’t work – for them.

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The Science of Highly Effective Job and Career Searches

By James C. Tanner

Today’s job market is highly competitive market place for locating jobs and careers. It’s not uncommon, in some regions, to hear of a ratio of available job openings to actively seeking workers being in the range of 1:10. From Alabama to California, thousands of Americans are lining up in hopes of landing the ever elusive job. Jobs and careers searches have become a quest void of the once pursued goal of a dream job, replaced by the fleeting hope of a job which will enable survival. Continue reading

Career Search Engines – 3 Hot Career Sites

By Michael Lee

Career search engines have taken job hunting to a whole new level. Back in the day, job hopefuls had to make a personal appearance just to submit their resume. They had to look at the classified ads section of the paper to find out which companies had an opening or what kinds of jobs were available. Even then, not everything was listed.

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New Career Ideas – 7 Ways to Rethink Your Career Options

By Cherry Douglas

Are you desperate to change careers and looking around for new career ideas? Here is a great tip to help you free up your thinking. The secret is to take a sideways step and look at your career change from a new angle. So stop desperately trying to think of the job titles of some new career ideas that might inspire you and switch to considering new ways of working.

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The 5 Most Popular Career Options After 12th Grade

By John Maxted

So you are finishing 12th grade and are wondering what to do next. This is a common question that most school leavers find confusing and difficult to answer. It is such an important decision and will shape the remainder of your life. So where do you start when deciding on what is going to be best for you? Here are the 5 most popular career paths being taken by school leavers today. This is a great place to get you thinking what might suit you.

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Career Options – How to Choose Your Ideal Career

By Lisa McGrimmon

When you know how to research your career options, you’ll be prepared to make smart career decisions for yourself. Once you have a few potential career choices in mind, the next step in the career decision making process is to learn about those careers in depth and look for similar or related careers that could also be a good match for your needs.

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