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How to Find The Right Life Coach For You

How To Find The Right Life Coach For You

Whether you are looking for a life coach to help you build your business, find your dream career or choose the right college major, there are so many things to consider when choosing a life coach. The major things to consider are the life coach’s education and certifications, the life coach’s specialty, their approach and […]

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How To Not Get Ripped Off By A Coach

How to Not Get Ripped Off By A Coach

Every time I start to scroll through the internet time warp, I get smacked with serious buzzkill. You don’t have to look too far to find someone proudly promising “Hire Me to Make a Million Overnight Without Breaking a Sweat” or hear about someone’s friend of a friend who is also a “life coach” plus […]

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Is Career Coaching a Science or an Art?

Is Career Coaching a Science or an Art_

In short, career coaching helps people to make informed, smart career decisions. The process of coaching someone is a lot more complex than this sentence would lead you to believe, however, and it takes years of practice and experience to truly become an excellent career coach. I believe that everyone and anyone can benefit from […]

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Do I Need a Career Coach or Just Some Advice?

Do I Need a Career Coach or Just Some Advice_

At its heart, all coaching is about change. A career coach is a professional that people engage to help them make a change in the short-, medium- or long-term. A career coach can be holistic—looking at the meta-programs that guide our assessments, reactions and decisions relating to life events, right through to a specific focus […]

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How Coaching Saved Super Bowl Champ Amani Toomer’s NFL Career

How Coaching Saved Super Bowl Champ Amani Toomer's Career

Being drafted into the National Football League is like a dream come true for any college football player, but it also means a lot of pressure—especially at the ripe young age of 21. After playing college football at the University of Michigan from 1992 to 1995, Amani Toomer was selected to play for the New […]

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Career Counselor vs. Career Coach: What’s The Difference?

Career Counselor vs. Career Coach_ What’s The Difference_

Struggling to find your life’s work? Wondering what you are best suited for based on your skills and experience? As children we dream big, imagining a wonderful successful life where we can be anything and everything. All too often, as we plod through post-secondary we are taught, unfortunately, that we have limitations. When we reach […]

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Does a Career Coach Actually Help You Find a Job?

Does a Career Coach Actually Help You Find a Job_

Working with a career coach can help you accelerate your job search and increase your chances of success. So who will benefit from a career coach? How do I choose a career coach? And finally, what are the benefits of working with a career coach? Let’s break it down.

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The Great Debate: Career Coach vs. Recruiter

The Great Debate: Career Coach vs Recruiter

If you feel stuck somewhere in the job-search process, seeking advice and support from an expert is a great option. So, when should you start looking for assistance? And who is the right one to guide you to career nirvana? A career coach and a recruiter, also known as a headhunter, are two professionals that are equipped with the tools to get you a job. So which one should you hire? Let’s take a look at the differences between the two.

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What to Consider When Hiring a Career Coach

Ready to hire a career coach? Here’s what you need to know to find the right coach for your situation. Hiring a coach to assist and support you in your career can be one of the wisest investments you’ll make in today’s ever-changing world of work. Depending on your needs, you might find that coaching […]

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Do Career Coaches Offer Guidance or Advice?

Do Career Coaches Offer Guidance or Advice?

Ever have a friend ask you for advice about work or relationships or even something as specific as which dentist to go to? Have you ever asked a friend or anyone for advice or guidance? Sure you have—who hasn’t? Advice is a common commodity; sometimes wonderful, other times unasked for and unwelcome. But when it comes to professional career coaches, do you expect them to give you advice? Do you want a coach to tell you directly what you should do for your career or which job to take? Let’s take a look at different scenarios where both guidance and advice is suitable.

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