Career coaching

Feel lost or stuck in a job you don’t enjoy? Do you want to take the next step in your career? Thinking about a career change altogether?

We want to feel valued and recognised, contributing to a greater cause or business success. We want our work to be fulfilling and worthwhile our time. Life is simply too short to be stuck in a career we don’t enjoy.

In career coaching, I help you to close the gap from where your are right now to where you want to be.

What is career coaching?

In career coaching, I will help you understand what you want and how you get there. The process involves to bring to light everything there is to know about you – what drives you, motivators, strengths, values, skills, work achievements and so on. With this blueprint about yourself, I will guide you in finding out what is missing in your current job that would make it so much more enjoyable for you. This could be anywhere between making small changes to the current role to making a 180 degree career shift. By the end of the coaching work, you will leave knowing where you are heading and the steps involved to get there.

Career coaching is not advice about certain industries and I will not tell you what you should be doing. Instead, I will be objectively listening to what you are saying and support you in recognising what makes your heart sing.

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How does it work?

In a 12-session career coaching programme, you will form a clear vision of your ideal career along with an action plan to implement the changes.

The programme is formed of 3 stages; Explore, Dream, Discover

The EXPLORE stage (6-8 sessions) focuses on who you are and your resources. We will clarify your values, passions, strengths, skills, interests and achievements so that you are clear about what you must have in your career to be fulfilled.

During the DREAM stage (2 sessions), we will get creative and brainstorm career options that align with what you uncovered during the first stage. This stage is about unlimited possibilities, thinking outside the box, and literally dreaming.

The third stage, DISCOVER (2-4 sessions), is about narrowing down possibilities and closing the gap between where you are right now to your career vision with an action plan.

Who is it for?

Career coaching is for anyone who is unsatisfied with their work. Some will already know what they want and need support in making it happen, while others don’t know where their career is going but feel the urge that something needs to change. With options like a portfolio career, remote work, freelancing, and running your own business, it is sometimes difficult to know the right direction.

The most common topics include:

  • understanding what you really want to be doing
  • getting ‘unstuck’
  • getting clear on career goals
  • forming an action plan
  • returning to work after a break
  • understanding priorities after redundancy
  • changing career paths
  • knowing the direction after graduating
  • not knowing what to do

The logistics

The career coaching programme is formed of 12 sessions, either face-to-face (flexible around Central London and Richmond) or via Skype. Each session lasts approx. 1 hour except for the first one, which will be 1.5 – 2 hours. Most people prefer a bi-weekly interval, however this depends on your timeline and how much time you have available to work towards your goals.

In addition to the coaching sessions, there is time commitment required to work on exercises between sessions.

Next steps

It is important for me to give you the possibility to find out if career coaching is right for you. I therefore offer free, non-obligation consultation sessions. This is a good opportunity to see if we are a good fit for each other, discuss the career coaching programme in more detail, and to ask any questions you may have.

Click here to book your complimentary consultation session.