Several years ago when I was working in Executive Search recruiting, a client that was searching for a new member of its Board of Directors asked for guidance on conducting reference checks. The questions that were compiled then have stood the test of time and a couple of them are particularly powerful in eliciting how […]
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Recently, I got a call from a small business owner on the best way to showcase his business on LinkedIn, essentially creating a resume for his business. The caller was a co-owner of a firm that had been in business for four years. Prior to that, both owners had respectable careers with two industry leading […]
Recently my team and I have put together a quick checklist of questions that we think help in creating a resume for a person whose goal is an internal promotion or finding a job at the next level in another organization. What is the next job? Often clients can’t actually define that clearly. They just […]
“I know that the bio we created has opened doors and given me a more polished look. During the past year I have joined a nonprofit Board and been appointed to two key government advisory bodies.” Board of Directors Candidate * Curious what grabbing the brass ring means?
“I am pleased to report I have taken a new job. I applied, had a live interview, and things progressed very quickly. Thank you for all your assistance and getting me on the right track.” Telecommunications, Strategic Account Manager
“Thank you for the tremendous job you did with my resume! Within less than 30 days of its completion, I have been offered an amazing opportunity with a successful and rapidly growing company.” VP, Multi-site Restaurant Operations
“Thank you Paula! You’ve helped me greatly in ways that are unmeasurable so of course I had to give you the news. I got the promotion and am moving to the West Coast to oversee network wide transportation programs of the North American facilities! Of all the things I’ll be needing to orient myself with […]
“I want to share good news, possible in large part because of your work on my resume. I have been hired by a major university police department just days after my retirement from the city police department.” Senior Patrol Officer
Based on the growing importance of career issues in today’s professional coaching engagement, Coach Academy International has partnered with Yellow Brick Path Career Management Coaching & Consulting to create a cutting edge, power-packed training program for practicing coaches, HR professionals, and career specialists such as outplacement counselors, college advisers, recruiters, and resume writers. This three-day intensive workshop launches […]
In today’s coaching environment, there are estimates that 70% or more of professional coaching engagements involve career coaching. Much of this coaching focuses on helping clients figure out how to optimize their careers and options.