Career Coaches: The Pros, Cons and Costs

Career Alley

Thankfully for career coaches , these professionals will be able to help give career advice, get you a job and even polish your resume. What does a career coach do? Basically, a career coach is going to be very similar to a counselor.

5 Tips for Choosing a Career Coach

Career Alley

If you’ve already made the decision to work with a Career Coach, you will want to get the most for your time and money. Your decision should be based on your needs (resume writing, interview skills, targeted job search or all of the above). What is your coaching process?

Choosing a Career Coach

Career Alley

Most of the resumes that I receive nowadays come from job seekers using a career coaching service during their executive job search. We have always received unsolicited resumes, but it now seems like using an outside agency is becoming standard practice.

5 Hot Jobs in Career Coaching

Career Alley

There several types of career “help”, from career guidance (what careers you should consider) to career coaching (advice on how to further your existing career) to job search advice/coaching (helping you find that next job) to name a few.

Changing Fields: Advice from a Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Changing Fields: Advice from a Career Coach by Christine S on August 2, 2010 Today’s career dilemma is addressed by Chrissy Scivicque, founder of Career Girl?

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

After learning a bit more about it, I gathered my little list of resume experts that quickly expanded to experts throughout the careers industry. Whether you are new to Twitter or have been using it for a while, count these experts among your favorite go-to’s for career advice.

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???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need


A handy directory of top career coaches who let you try before you buy. Why do top athletes have coaches? But then, how do you find a good career coach who can get you that? Plus the fact that a career search coach is local in no way guarantees they're any good.

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Ask A Career Coach: FREE Career Q&A Show

Career Realism

Got a question about your resume? Get your question answered by a career coach… for FREE! New Live Q&A Web Show We’re launching a weekly career show ! Think of it as “Office Hours” for your career!) Video career homepage

Next Generation Career Coaching

Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Next Generation Career Coaching Skill Identification is a process that expands client’s personal skill vocabulary and effects and builds a positive change in self-confidence. New career direction.”

Dear Career Coach– I Need a Job!

Career Alley

Dear Career Coach: I’ve been out of work for a while, and it seems that it’s getting harder to get an interview. If your resume isn’t getting you the response you want, figure out what you need to do to change it. If not, find a way to legitimately include them on your resume—take a class, do some job shadowing, figure out how your skills transfer, etc. Research resume writing online for tips on how to write a killer resume. Career Coach.

Are Career Coaches a Waste of Money?

Career Rocketeer

There were 3 other career coach-types (technically I’m not a coach, but hey…let’s just call them coaches for this article to make things simple) talking to groups of 2 to 5 people at a time for about 15 minutes. One was doing resume reviews, the [.]. Everything Else Career Management Joshua Waldman SEO1Recently, I presented at a networking event for local job seekers.

10 Reasons You Need a Career Coach in 2012

Career Realism

Have you ever considered using a career coach? So, here are the top 10 reasons you need a career coach this year. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path Climbing the Ladder Internships Interviewing Job Search Networking Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job mania searchMost people have not.

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Career Coaching for Women

Resume Boutique

Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. ™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. I helped this business professional, with an MBA and Wall Street experience, to create a powerful resume.

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Infographic: Resume & Career Services

Careers Done Write

We recently conducted a survey of how professionals were using resume writers and career services in their job search. To learn more about how Careers Done Write can help in your job search, give us a call at 646-389-7335 or email

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State of the Union for Career Coaching: 4 Reasons Career Coaches Won’t Make Money in 2011

Career Realism

I’m seeing a very disturbing trend… The need for career coaching is at critical mass. President Obama’s speech last week drove home the point Americans need to be taught the new rules to career success and employability. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at And if he didn’t convince you, check out these stats: 23-year all time.

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Job Search Question Of The Week: How Can I Find A Good Career Coach?


At the end of my Resume Revolution complimentary webinars (enroll at [link] I open up the floor to job search questions … from you. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Job job search linkedin Planning question researchOccasionally, I’ll also answer especially interesting questions posted on my Linkedin. Continued at [link].

Is a Career Coach Really Worth the Investment?

Career Rocketeer

Being an Executive Resume Writer and Career Coach, I’d like to share my thoughts on this topic with you. Everything Else Career Management Job Search Perry Newman SEO1The following question was posed this week on a LinkedIn group I follow. For middle, senior and CXO level professionals who are currently or are soon to be engaged in a job search working with the right [.].

Do I Need a Career Coach?

Boomers Next Step

How do you find the right career path? All of us want to find fulfillment in some form or another; whether it’s in our careers, or other work such as volunteering or internships. Coaching Resume Help careerThe first step in your job search is about fulfillment. We all have an internal compass that tells us when we are [.].

If Career Coaches Are Such a Good Idea, Who’s Coaching You?

Resume to Referral

commentary : Career coaching is a highly under-utilized profession, probably next to the resume writer. career change career successWhy do individuals spend tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars getting their degrees and then go it alone? Why do individuals waste time.

What’s Your Career Plan?

Professional Resume Services

How about your career plans? Your career is certainly as important as the building you live in, and should be planned with as much expertise. There are many good suggestions for career plans to be discovered by reading blogs and doing the research, and that is a good place to start.

ask the readers: has career coaching ever helped you?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have been trying to find a different job/career for about 2 years, and specifically trying to relocate back to my hometown area. So at several points in my search, I have considered working with a career/life coach to help me assess my skills and perhaps get some clarity on what might be my best approach to a different career (and not really for the resume/cover letter services).

10 Ways Your Resume Turns off Employers

Call to Career

Has it ever seemed to you that your resume just goes into a black hole? Could it possibly be your resume? Here are 10 ways that you may be eliminating yourself from consideration without knowing it: Blog job search resume writing Career Coach Find a job with social media Job opportunities keywords for resume resume resume accomplishmentsYou apply for different positions, but you are not selected for the interview.

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3 Reasons Coaching Can Improve Your Career

Professional Resume Services

You could think that since you have been in the workforce for years, you don’t need a coach. But isn’t that kind of like saying that a professional athlete doesn’t need a coach because they have been competing for years? A coach sees stuff you can’t see.

Changing Seasons Means Revamped Strategies

Professional Resume Services

It doesn’t matter if we are talking about your job search, your workplace, or the balance between your home and career. Many times a career coach can help you figure out which steps will get you there, and what will be a sidetrack you regret.

Would you like saving money on a professionally written resume?

Resume Help Blog

One of the best things you can do for yourself is let a professional resume writer put your experience in the best light. Advice and Articles Career Coaching Changing Careers Five Star Resume Writers building your resume career changes career counseling companies that are hiring entry level resume professional resume writer resume writing

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Why One Resume Doesn’t Always Fit All

Resume Writing

Wouldn’t it be nice if one executive resume would be enough in today’s job-search landscape? The post Why One Resume Doesn’t Always Fit All appeared first on Premium Resume Writing Services & Career Coaching.

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What If You Overqualify For The Job You Want?

Professional Resume Services

” with a resume that has highlighted the skills and experience you bring to the job, how those skills meet the job requirements, and some questions of your own during the interview that show your interest will be ongoing.

Resume Help: Resumes that Repel Interviews

Careers Done Write

As a writer, career coach, and former human resources director, I have seen many resumes. It is surprising when a candidate submits a resume like the example below. Would you ever know this looking at her resume? Not a problem; we can fix the resume.

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Call to Career

Even though some are predicting the end of the resume with the advent of sites like LinkedIn, the truth of the matter is that resumes are still very much alive. After all, what’s the point of sending out your resume if it gets no results? job search resume writing career advancement Career Coach get a job Job opportunities keywords for resume resume resume accomplishments

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A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips)

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl. There was a time before becoming a career coach that I felt lost, scared, and frustrated in my career path. In fact, I wish I knew career coaches existed because I could have really used one at one point. Career Girl.

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Resume Nightmares: Part Two

Career Realism

Resume Nightmares: Part Two. In Part I of Resume Nightmares, I laid out the scenario from reality shows like “The Profit,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” and “Bar Rescue,” where strong statements from the shows’ stars harshly attack product (food and/or service) and owners: “I’m 100% in charge.”.

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When I started focusing on the right things

Career Trend

The post When I started focusing on the right things appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Change Career Goals Whitney Johnson career advice career coach career management career strategy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

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Resumes Lie – Part 1


Studies have shown that over 50% of resumes contain lies. Learn how employers catch these lies and what's more powerful than lies on your resume. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment facebook hiring Job job search linkedin Planning pre-screen recareered research ResumeContinued at [link].

Employers Use Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Differently


Many job seekers make the mistake of assuming that their resume and LinkedIn profile are the same thing. There are three reasons that your resume and LinkedIn profile are not the same.

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Building A Solutions-Based Resume


Skills-based resumes are a deeply ingrained habit that worked during times of skills/candidate shortages. Here are 5 steps to transform your skills-based resume into a solutions-based resume. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach getting noticed hiring Job job search Planning research ResumeBut what do you use during job shortages?

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Call to Career

resume writing Career Coach job search resume resume accomplishmentsWhat is your brand? This is a very common question these days since branding has become such a hot topic, not just for companies, but for individuals. As part of this process, you need to determine what you want to be known for. After you have identified your unique qualities (there may be several), think about which ones you really want to market to a potential employer.

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Branding Your Resume So Age Is A Non-Issue


Age and experience used to be a good thing on a resume - Today, they can hurt your chances. Here’s 4 ways you can brand your resume so your age is a non-issue. Continued at [link].

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Check Out Our New Video

Careers Done Write

We just received our new intro video from Intelligent Video Solutions which describes Careers Done Write's capabilities in the resume writing, personal branding and career coaching space.

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Industry Keywords Bury Your Resume


Featured Resumes reCareered Blog applicant tracking systems ATS career career change career coach getting noticed Job job search keywords Planning Resume resume search optimizationWhen asked "What keyword industry lists do you recommend?", Candidates are often surprised when I answer this question with. Continued at [link].

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Discover Why Recruiters Are Ignoring Your Resume!

Call to Career

Have you ever felt like the resumes that you send out go into a black hole? Unfortunately, it is very common that job seekers expend a lot of energy searching for jobs and sending out resumes, but they don’t always get a response from companies. If you feel like recruiters are ignoring you, here are some reasons why: Blog Career Coach Executive Search Find a job Job opportunities job search resume

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