Things to Work on with Your Career CoachCareer

 Choosing meaningful work
 Choosing work that meets my lifestyle needs and desires
 Understanding my Learning Style
 Understanding my Personality Type and which Careers may match my type
 Understanding my values
 Understanding my desired work characteristics
 Creating a List of Possible Careers
 Creating a List of Criteria to use in analyzing possible careers
 Selecting a Career (or business to start)
 Creating a Career Plan (or Business Plan)

Career Management

 Navigating company politics
 Personal Branding inside my company
 Shaping my job
 Seeking a promotion
 Long-term career planning

Job Search

 Job Search Marketing Collateral
 Resume (e.g., general feedback, guidance, resources, examples, &/or referrals)
 Cover Letter (e.g., general feedback, resources, examples, &/or referrals)
 Elevator Speech
 Network (People) List
 LinkedIn Profile (e.g., general feedback, resources, examples, &/or referrals)
 Executive Bio (e.g., general feedback, resources, examples, &/or referrals)
 Online Presence
 Personal Branding
 References
 Target Company List
 Job Search Plan

Job Search Strategies (Choose at least 6)

 Recruiters & Headhunters
 Work Your Existing Network
 Network to Find a Job
 Job Search Websites
 LinkedIn
 Company Website Job Listings
 Review & Consider the Other 20 Job Search Strategies

 Job Search Schedule
Job Search Metrics & Goals
 Organization
 Productivity & Accountability

 Hone Skills in Selected Job Search Strategies
 Interview Preparation & Follow Up
 Mental Game of Job Search

  • Motivation
  • Confidence
  • Perseverance
  • Rejection
  • Resilience

 Negotiate Job Offer(s)
 Onboard into Your New Job (“The First 90 Days”)
 Build Leadership & Professional Skills
 Maintain Your Business Network
 Search for the Next Job on Your Career Path



 Becoming more organized
 Overcoming Procrastination
 Improving my listening skills
 Creating strategies to complete important personal projects
 Giving myself credit for my accomplishments
 Gaining a broader perspective on the situations in my life
 Building reserves of money, energy, love, time
 Increasing the level of integrity with which I live my life
 Growing spiritually or personally
 Becoming more confident
 Becoming more organized
 Exploring options for problem-solving or decision making


Creating a Comprehensive Life Plan

 Determining my life mission and vision
 Goal setting:

  • Health management
  • Risk management
  • Personal finances
  • Housing
  • Lifestyle
  • Spiritual and personal growth
  • Romance
  • Business or career
  • Hobbies
  • Volunteer work
  • Relationships
  • Personal legacy

 Prioritizing my goals



 Reducing my stress
 Following my exercise plan
 Creating the discipline to eat healthy foods
 Setting up health screenings with my physician


 Creating more meaning, passion, purpose in my life
 Having more pleasure and leisure in my life
 Understanding and satisfying my personal needs
 Becoming more grateful
 Creating life balance
 Simplifying my life
 Being more at peace
 Eliminating what’s irritating me in life


 Creating and maintaining boundaries with friends and family
 Expanding or improving my social network
 Dealing with the difficult people in my life
 Improving my communication skills
 Building a social network